Cheap flights to Papua New Guinea

Reasons To Visit Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is a beautiful country that has preserved its ancient culture and offers travelers many exciting and rewarding things to do out amongst its natural wonders. Hiking and trekking is one of the most popular pastimes in the country - if you fancy a long and rewarding trip then consider hiking the Kokoda Trail, although there are plenty of smaller trails for those looking for a less intense experience. Out in the waters surrounding the country there are many renowned scuba diving spots and plenty of beautiful beaches lining the coast, or you can consider venturing out to one of the country’s stunning islands like New Britain.

Arriving In Papua New Guinea

The main international entry point into Papua New Guinea is Jacksons International Airport, also known as Port Moresby Airport. The airport is located just 8 km away from Port Moresby, the capital of the country, and has an international terminal and a domestic terminal. If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Papua New Guinea, you won’t be able to make the journey directly as the airport mostly handles regional flights. However, UAE-based travelers will be able to make the trip with only a single stopover as the airport has connections to a few major airports in the region.

When your flight has touched down at Jacksons International Airport, the most convenient way to get to your destination is by flagging down a taxi just outside of the terminal. However, be advised that not all taxis are fitted with meters so you may want to agree upon a fare before departing. The airport itself offers a basic range of amenities and services including a restaurant and café on site as well as duty-free shopping, while you can also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi during your stay.

Papua New Guinea Travel Information

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Although some nationals including those from EU countries will be able to get a visa upon arrival in Papua New Guinea, UAE nationals will need to apply for a visa first before making the trip. In Papua New Guinea temperatures are relatively consistent throughout the year, although between May and September temperatures are slightly cooler compared to the rest of the year. You may want to avoid visiting the country between January and March which sees frequent rainfall, while July to October is the driest period in Papua New Guinea. You will need to change up your money to the Papua New Guinean kina, while the country is six hours ahead of the UAE.

* This information is correct as of January 2018

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