A car hire in Tonga is a perfect holiday choice. Travel the sweeping coastal roads lined with palm trees and a sandy coastline. The islands main roads are in good condition; however do be careful when trailing off the beaten track. Keep your eye out for children and animals crossing the road.
The time difference in Tonga is 13 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time. If you are collecting your Tongatapu car hire straight from your flight, it is best to set your watch mid-flight to the correct local time.
Collect your car hire in Tonga and learn a little of the local language, which is Tongan. English is also spoken across the islands.
The electricity in Tonga operates on 240 volts Ac at 50Hz. The electrical outlets in Tonga usually accept one type of plug, which has V-shaped flat prongs.
The currency of Tonga is the Pa'anga, TOP. Before you travel check the latest exchange rates. Most major hotels have ATM machines.
When planning your holiday be sure to have a look at the following websites to find out Tonga tourism office locations, places to visit and further information you may need before travelling. Visit the official Tonga tourist website for holiday ideas and information.
You can holiday in Tonga for up to 30 days with no need to obtain a visa. If you decide to stay longer when you are already in Tonga you will need to contact the Immigration Department in Nuku'alofa on telephone number: 26 970, fax: 26 971. There is no British Embassy office in Tonga. There is a non-resident British High Commission located in Suva Fiji.
Before you book your car hire, it's probably worth taking a look at the above essential Tonga travel information, which includes everything you need to know when planning your holiday, as well as all arrangements you need to make before travelling.