Travel Information

French citizens travelling to Nicaragua

Citizens of French Southern and Antarctic Lands that are travelling to Nicaragua can travel without a visa.

What to expect in Nicaragua

🤝 friendly locals
🐌 Below average wifi
⛅ warm weather
inexpensive cost of living

Flights and Prices

Flight prices to Nicaragua from French Southern and Antarctic Lands usually are around 481.00 EUR. Aeromexico (aerm) is a common carrier airline.

International and domestic airlines

Common international airlines are

KLM, and American Airlines

. Popular domestic airlines are

KLM, and American Airlines

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

Claro, and AT&T


💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

We currently don't have information on ride-sharing services. Local taxis may be the best option. Check with local authorities upon landing.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is NIO.

1 EUR = 37.072286 NIO

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $4.38 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa is not required for citizens of Nicaragua. Tourists are able to visit without a visa for a certain amount of time.

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 90 days past your travel date.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to Nicaragua. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Due to COVID-19, Nicaragua has heightened its screening on entry and exit including requiring the completion of a health form. Follow the advice of local authorities and check with the nearest embassy or consulate of Nicaragua to confirm the latest entry requirements. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Nicaragua.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Nicaragua. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (2.28 / 5)
Safety (2.00 / 5)
Cost of Living (4.91 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$59.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$4.38 USD

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