Travelling in Samoa with a car hire, is a great experience, allowing you to explore this charming country at your leisure. Make the most of the winding roads along the shore, enjoy the stunning scenery and stop by the many villages you'll come across. Since many villages are right off the road, make sure to drive carefully, since there may be children or animals near or on the road.
The Western Samoa time difference is 11 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time, so remember to set your clock when driving your car hire in Apia.
Samoa's official language is Samoan, but thanks to New Zealand's influence, English is widely understood and spoken.
Electricity in Western Samoa is 230 V (50 Hz) and outlets usually accept plugs of the V-shaped flat prongs type.
After booking your cheap car hire in Western Samoa, remember to take a look at the current exchange rates. The currency in Western Samoa is the Tala (WST).You will find ATM machines in the main tourist areas.
When planning your holiday with a car hire in Western Samoa, be sure to have a look at the following websites to find out tourism office locations, places to visit and further information you may need before travelling. Start by visiting the website of the Samoan Tourism Authority.
British citizens don't require visas for stays in Western Samoa up to 60 days. Since there is no British Diplomatic Mission in Western Samoa, most consular issues are dealt with by the British High Commission in Wellington, New Zealand. In case of an emergency, contact the Honorary Consul in Apia.
Before you book your car hire it's probably worth taking a look at the above essential Western Samoa travel information, which includes everything you need to know when planning your holiday, as well as all the arrangements you need to make before travelling.