Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the best time to come ?
In regards to the weather, you will get more sun and lower temperatures during the dry season that goes from May to October. This is also the most busy period (especially in July and August). Try to avoid January as it may rain for one full week non-stop !
3. What should I take with me ?
ID card (passport), driver’s licence, credit cards, small first-aid case, sunglasses , sun lotion, hat or cap, mosquito repellent, plastic sandals, foldable umbrella, plenty of good mood )
5. What language is spoken in Tahiti ?
French and Tahitian are the 2 official languages spoken in Tahiti & her islands. But you will meet many people that speak English in all tourist areas such as airports, hotels and excursion desks.
6. What currency is used and where do I change ?
The local currency is the Pacific Franc (XPF). You can change upon arrival at the airport or in many banks of Papeete. Changes is also available in deluxe resorts.
7. Can I withdraw cash with ATM’s
ATM’s are only available in large islands (Tahiti, Moorea, Huahine, Bora Bora, Rangiroa). Beware of business hours ! Apart from Tahiti where ATM’s work 24/24, most of them are located within a bank.