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FAQs

How long does it take to get to Fiji?From North America
Air Pacific and Air New Zealand provided non-stop services from Los
Angesles to Nadi seven flights a week. Flight time is approximately 10
hours.

From Australia & New Zealand
Air Pacific, Qantas & Pacific Blue fly direct from Australia. Flight
time is approximately 4 hours from the East Coast.

Air New Zealand and Air Pacific fly from New Zealand. Flight time is
approximately 3 and a half hours.

From UK and Europe
Air New Zealand flies from London to Los Angeles, with connecting
flights to Nadi. Air Pacific/Qantas have special fares in conjunction
with British Airways or Virgin to Los Angeles, with connecting flights
to Nadi. Flying time from London to Los Angeles is approximately 11
hours and then another 10 to Nadi.

From Asia
Air Pacific flies from Tokyo to Nadi. Flight time is approximately 9
hours. Korean Airlines flies from Seoul. Flying time is approximately
10 hours.


Can I accumulate Frequent Flyer points?
Air Pacific operates on a codeshare basis from Australia with Qantas and
recognises the Qantas Frequent Flyer Program.
Nadi is included on both the Oneworld and Star Alliance programs.


What kind of Currency do I need when I am at Turtle Island?
Fiji’s unit of currency is the Fijian dollar. Because your stay at
Turtle Island is completely prepaid, you will have little need for local
currency. If you plan to spend any time in Nadi sightseeing or
shopping, we do suggest that you convert a small amount of money. The
Nadi International Airport currency exchange is open during all flight
arrival and from 9am to 4pm weekdays. It is the first office on the
left after clearing customs at the arrival concourse.

How much Luggage can I take on the seaplane?
A total of 33lb. (15kg) is allowed per person on the seaplane. Dress is
casual and daily laundry service is available on Turtle Island,
therefore, a minimal amount of luggage is required. In particular, we
provide beach towels, bathrobes, and hairdryers, so leave them at home.
If required we have complimentary luggage storage available at Nadi
International Airport.


Do we need to Tip our Bure Mama?
Your stay on Turtle Island is entirely pre-paid. However, most guests
leave a gratuity to the staff fund, which is distributed twice a month
between all the staff. You can also contribute to the School Fund if
you would like.


Can I get married on Turtle Island?
Turtle Island is renowned for beautiful weddings. We have a beautiful
chapel as well as a number of gorgeous beachside locations. Please
contact one of our offices to discuss all the options.