French Polynesia

Area: 4,000 km²
Capital: Papeete
Population: 267,000 inhabitants (2010)

Travel advice
Availability: No special safety risks.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
May, June, July, August, September and October are the best months to travel to French Polynesia. This avoids the lengthy rainy season.

Maohi (Tahitian) and French are both official languages ​​in French Polynesia.

Travel documents
You must have a passport valid for at least three months on departure from French Polynesia.
A visa is not required if you are less than 3 months in French Polynesia.

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to French Polynesia is advisable to get one or more vaccinations.

Money and Money
In French Polynesia is paid by the CFP franc (XPF).

Traffic and route
In French Polynesia, you must drive on the right side of the road.

In French Polynesia, you can use a Dutch flat plug.
A round plug needs to have a recess for the earth pin present in the outlet. travel adapter is required if your plug does not have such a recess.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding French Polynesia available on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from French Polynesia available at Abyznewslinks .

Websites in French Polynesia end on .pf.
Official website of French Polynesia: .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of French Polynesia.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of French Polynesia.


An overview of all the holidays in French Polynesia available at .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in French Polynesia available at Protected Planet .
French Polynesia is not on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.