Travel Information

Dominica citizens travelling to Solomon Islands

Citizens of Dominica that are travelling to Solomon Islands can get a visa on arrival.

What to expect in Solomon Islands

🤝 friendly locals
💰 expensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi
⛅ warm weather
🏖️ beaches

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

Our Telekom


💦 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 SBD.

1 XOF = 0.013707 SBD

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $11.00 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa will be provided by Customs and Immigration at the port of entry to citizens of Solomon Islands

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 3 months 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 Solomon Islands. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Solomon Islands is restricting entry for travellers from a range of countries, not currently including Australia. It may change these restrictions. Contact the nearest High Commission or consulate of Solomon Islands for the latest information. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Solomon Islands.


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

Internet Speed (1.07 / 5)
Safety (3.50 / 5)
Cost of Living (3.17 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$113.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$11.00 USD

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