National Convention Centre & Accommocation

Travel to Vanuatu

+ Accomodation

Hotel NameRatesWebsite
Warwick Le Lagon - Vanuatu Special Group Rates:
Run of House:
Garden & Lagoon View Room: 16,200 VUV per room per night (including breakfast for one person)
Garden & Lagoon View Room: 18,800 VUV per room per night (including breakfast for two person)
Garden Bungalow: 22,500 VUV per room per night (including breakfast for one person)
Garden Bungalow: 25,500 VUV per room per night (including breakfast for two person
Iririki Island Resort & SpaIsland Fare: 18,000 VT
Deluxe Ocean View Room: 20,000 VT
Includes: Breakfast for one daily, bottled water, daily, Wi-fi, complimentary 24 ferry shuttle to & from Port Vila

For exclusive delegate rate
Phone: + 678 35060
Grand Hotel & CasinoStarting Rates - 17,000VT/
Chantillys on the BayStarting Rates - 16,000VT//
MooringsStarting Rates - 10,000VT/
The Melanesian Hotel Port-VilaStarting Rates - 11,5000/
Vanuatu Holiday HotelStarting Rates - 5,000VT/

+ Airlines

Vanuatu is served by major international airlines:

Air Vanuatu Direct flights to Vanuatu from:
  • New Zealand (Auckland)
  • Australia (Sydney, Brisbane)
  • Fiji Islands (Nadi, Suva)
  • New Caledonia (Noumea)
  • Solomon Islands (Honiara)
Air New ZealandDirect flights to Vanuatu from Auckland, New Zealand.
Virgin AustraliaDirect flights to Vanuatu from Australia and New Zealand.
Air CalinDirect flights to Vanuatu from Noumea, New Caledonia.
Fiji AirwaysDirect flights to Vanuatu from Fiji Islands.
Solomons AirlinesDirect flights to Vanuatu from Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Air NiuginiDirect flights to Vanuatu from Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

Please contact the airlines or travel agents for accurate flight schedules and availability.

+ Airport Transfers

Bauerfield International Airport is located approximately 6kms (10 minute drive) away from Port Vila, the Capital city of Vanuatu and the location of major hotels.

Shuttle services may be prearranged for transfers to and from the airport; delegates are to check with their hotel during booking. All Shuttles will be stationed outside Arrivals at Bauerfield International Airport. Approximate taxi fare from the airport to Port Vila centre is 2,000VT (USD21) or bus fare is 150VT (USD2) per person for all destinations within Port Vila. For town area transferring, taxis services can usually be requested at the Hotel reception.

+ Visa & Immigration

People from countries from which entry into Vanuatu is authorised may not need a visa for short term visits. For a complete list of countries exempted from the necessity of having visas to land in Vanuatu, CLICK HERE. You must have a valid, ongoing or return airline ticket and your passport must be valid for six months beyond your intended stay. CLICK HERE for Immigration & Visa Permits.

CLICK HERE to download the application form for a visitor's visas.

+ Departure Tax

VUV 2,500 per person (over 12 years) at the International Airport which is included in airfares. A separate domestic departure fee of 200v applies for departures from specific domestic terminals and is not included in fares, but paid separately.

+ Weather

Vanuatu's climate is tropical all year round, with two distinct seasons - the cooler/drier season running from May to October and the wetter/hotter season from November to April. Average daily temperature is 29 degrees Celsius. Light weight clothing plus a sweater is usually sufficient, year round.

+ Electricity

Electricity is 230 volts AC 50 Megahertz with 3-flat pins plug (like the ones we find in Australia and New Zealand). You are advised to take along your universal adaptor if you are from any other country with dissimilar plug and voltages.

+ Currency

Vatu (VT) is the local currency. Exchange rates vary around USD 1.00 = VUV 95.50. Check Online Currency Converter on Banks established in Vanuatu include: ANZ, Westpac, National Bank, Pacific Bank. Foreign cash, traveller's cheques and credit cards are widely accepted in Port Vila.

+ Time

Local time in Vanuatu is GMT/UTC +11. There is no daylight saving in summer.

+ Telecommunication Services

Communication services in Vanuatu include fixed line telephony, internet, and GSM mobile phone & data services.

  • Telecom Vanuatu Ltd (TVL) is the sole service provider for fixed line telephony.
  • GSM Mobile services are provided by Telecom Vanuatu Ltd and Digicel Vanuatu Ltd.
  • Internet Services providers include Telecom Vanuatu Ltd, Digicel Vanuatu Ltd, Wantok Vanuatu Ltd and Telsat Broadband.

Internet: Internet Access will be provided on the Conference site and is available at the hotels.

Vanuatu IDD Country Code: +678

Costs of calling overseas available on: TVL website or Digicel website.

+ Dress Code For Conference

Island smart casual / Business smart casual. Recommend no suits and ties.

+ Extend your stay

Vanuatu is known for its natural beauty and rich culture. For more information about our beautiful destination, visit the Vanuatu Tourism Office website:


Visit the APrIGF secretariat website for information how to participate:



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