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Frequently Asked Questions on Tahiti

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Q. Where is Tahiti?

A. Tahiti lies in the South Pacific, in the same sone as Hawaii yet south of the equator.

Q. How long does it take to get there?

A. 7 1/2 hours from Los Angeles, with non-stop flights leaving nearly every day.

Q. Tahiti has how many island?

A. Tahiti is the largest of the 118 islands and atolls that comprise the country of French Polynesia. The islands are sprinkled over one and a half million square miles of ocean in the South Pacific. French Polynesia is divided into five island groups, or archipelagoes. The island of Tahiti is located in the Society Island, an archipelago which includes the islands of Moorea and Bora Bora.

Q. What documents are needed for travel in Tahiti?

A. All U.S. and Canadian citizens must have a valid passport and a round-trip ticket. Visas are not required for U.S. citizens; visitors will be granted a 30-day stay.

Q. Is English spoken in Tahiti?

A. French and Tahitian are the official languages, but English is spoken in virtually all tourist locations.

Q. Is multiple islands stay available?

A. Yes, we do offer multiple islands vacations with inter-islands airline or inter-islands catamaran. For a 7-days vacations we recommend two islands to avoid to much move in and out. For some example multiple islands vacations, click on the picture links below and call us at (800) 990-3454 for reservation.

Q. Can staying at overwater bungalow be arranged?

A. Yes, we can arrange for part or all of your stay at the overwater bungalow depending on your preference and budget.

Q. Will we need to exchange money? If so, what's the rate?

A. Upon arrival in French Polynedia, most visitors exchange some money ar the Faaa Airport in Papeete or at your hotel. Generally, it's not necessary to change very much, since credit cards and U.S. dollars are accepted. The currency used in French Polynesia is the French Pacific Franc, or CFP. The average exchange rate is approximately 94 CFPs to 1 U.S. dollar (although the actual rate may vary).

Q. What's the water temperature?

A. The water temperature averages 79 F (26 C) in the winter and 84 F (29 C) in the summer, with less than a degree of variation from the surface down to 55 yards.

Q. We are not departing from Los Angeles?

A. We have low cost add-on fares from 16 major U.S. gateways. Please give us a call, we can get you the best airfare to Tahiti from your city of departure.

Q. Why should I buy a package?

A. It is a very good ideal to get a complete package for many reasons. For example:-

  1. Some resorts offer discount if you stay with the affiliated hotels on multiple islands. Let us get you the best possible discounts.
  2. Resort tax and service charge are included in a package. These charges are not included if you buy bit and pieces.
  3. A complete package includes roundtrip tranfers (local service to pickup you up and make sure you arrive at the resort and on return make sure you arrive at the airport for your flight home) and if you buy bit and pieces you could end up stranded on an island unable to reach destinated island. Remember you will be on a foreign vacation where your destination consists for many islands, you do not have time to learn the local transportation system. Trust us you might be dropping $1,000 (typical resort rate $500 per day, your vacation time $250 per day and your companion's vacation time $250 per day) to save $200. Above all you don't want to discover the missing components while you are on your trip, sometime those missing components may not be available to be purchased on the spot.

Call (800) 990-3454 for reservation


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