Current travel advisories for Samoa

Last Update: Wednesday, 06. July 2022 at 08:18

Please reconsider your need to travel to Samoa.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 4 / 5

Samoa is a country in Oceania (Polynesia) with around 1 million citizens and a land mass of 2,944 km². We detected travel advisories from 3 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 0 / 5

This country does not share any land based borders with another country.

Current informationen on Covid-19

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control currently reports of no cases of COVID-19 (infection with SARS-CoV-2 or Coronavirus).

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu


Single advisories / travel warnings

Canadian government

Quelle: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/samoa

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Take normal security precautions

Danger level: 0

Take normal security precautions.

New Zealand government

Quelle: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/samoa

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
If you are planning international travel at this time, please read our COVID-19 related travel advice here, alongside our destination specific travel advice below.

Danger level: 0

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Australian government

Quelle: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/pacific/samoa

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Samoa is currently in COVID Alert Level 1 until 28 June. Guidance on restrictions under each COVID Alert Level can be found on the Samoan Government website (see ‘Travel'). Samoan citizens, permit holders and approved contracted workers can now travel to Samoa. Weekly flights to and from Australia have been approved for June. When boarding your flight, you'll need a legitimate vaccine certificate. You'll also need to show a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test within 48 hours or a supervised rapid antigen test (within 24 hours) of entering Samoa. If you test positive on arrival to Samoa you must self-isolate for 7 days. Samoa's borders will re-open to all passport holders from 1 August. To receive information on current border settings, Australians can contact the Australian High Commission at this email: apia.admin@dfat.gov.au. We advise: Reconsider your need to travel to Samoa due to the impacts of COVID-19.

Danger level: 4

Reconsider your need to travel.

US American government

Quelle: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/samoa-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Reconsider travel to Samoa due to COVID-19-related restrictions. Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Samoa. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined Samoa has an unknown level of COVID-19. Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel. CDC-compliant testing for COVID-19 is either not available or the results are not reliably available within one calendar day of testing. Travelers should expect delays returning to the United States. Commercial transportation to/from Samoa is not available or only sporadically available. It may be difficult to enter or leave the country, and travelers should expect delays entering Samoa and/or returning to the United States. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Samoa.

Danger level: 4

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If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information. Additional Disclaimer: Since the evaluation is an automated process, it can only provide first steps for your own research. Please make sure to consult the sources.


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Country information

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Basic facts

Citizens
less than one million
Covering landmass
2,944 km²
Electricity
220V - 50Hz
Currency
Tala (WST)
ISO 2-Letter Code
WS
Phone prefix
+685
Top Level Domain
.ws
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
1900

Airports in Samoa (extern)

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Frequently asked questions

This section gives some brief answers to common questions regarding travel safety in Samoa.

Is Samoa safe to travel in 2020?

There are some travel advisories for Samoa. With a risk index of 4 out of 5 possible point, we suggest you consult your local authorities before booking a flight.

How many countries have issued advisories for Samoa?

We currently know of 3 countries having issued advisories for Samoa.

What countries does Samoa share land borders with?

This country does not share any land based borders with another country.


Note of the displayed travel advisories
These travel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown is a first indicator. Additional remark: the websites address does not endorse the situation of a 'Reisewarnung' (with its name). Often, it's just formal notifications by other countries. These can be the reason a country reaches scores of aorund 2.0 and still be a generally safe country to visit. Lower risk grades are usually no sign of a immanent threat!