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Samoa travel guide

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Check out our Samoa travel guide which is jam-packed full of all the Samoa travelling information you could hope for before you go, including fast facts, when it’s best to go, what attractions to visit, travel hints and tips, and a sample of the local language. Use our guide below to help plan your trip to Samoa.

Fast facts

Population  186,100 
Languages spoken  Samoan is the national language, although English is the official language of business. 
Currency  Name: Tala
Code: ST
Symbol: $  
Electricity  The electrical current in Samoa is 120V and the cycle is 60Hz and you will need a converter if you have appliances that don’t accept this voltage. Square three-pin plugs are standard. 
Country dialling code  +685 

Samoa Flights

Discover Samoa

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Samoa's climate

Whether you're visiting Samoa in the summer or winter, discover what weather to expect. Check out our handy Samoa travel guide to find out when best to go to suit your needs. View more


Samoa visa requirements

Contact STA Travel today to sort out your Samoa tourist visa. Find out what the requirements are for your Samoa visa. View more

Travel hints & tips

Samoa travel hints & tips

Have the time of your life when you visit Samoa but make sure you respect the local culture. Check out our handy hints and tips before you embark on your Samoa adventure. View more


Travel to & around Samoa

Find advice, and our top flights deals on getting to Samoa. Check out our handy travel guide on getting to and around Samoa. View more

Speak like a local

Speak like a Samoan

Wanna fit in with the locals in Samoa? Get a few of these phrases under your belt and you'll soon be talking like the locals! View more

Samoa Accommodation

Hand picked hotels and hostels in Samoa to make your holiday stay as comfortable as a home away from home! View more

History & society


Samoa's currency

It's always a good idea to budget for your trip to Samoa so you don't run out of money.  Check out our sample prices and current English pound exchange rates to help you budget better. View more

Health & safety

Samoa health & safety

Be safe, not sorry!  Find out all about Samoa's health services, travel insurance, vaccinations and more with our handy Samoa travel guide. View more


Attractions in Samoa

Check out our list of Samoa's top tourist attractions. Don't miss these places to see and visit when you go sightseeing around Samoa! View more

*The Small Print
We’ve tried to make this destination guide as accurate as possible but please double check the essentials like visas, health and safety, airport information etc with the relevant authorities before you travel. STA Travel takes no responsibility for loss, injury or inconvenience caused as a result of this guide. All prices listed are in the currency of the destination, unless otherwise stated.