Travel to JMC Resort Fiji Map

TRAVEL INFORMATION

 

We can assist you with information regarding your travel to Fiji. There are many non-stop flights on major airlines from principal cities in Australia, US, NZ, Asia and other countries.

DIRECT FLIGHTS TO FIJI (NADI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT)

From Airline Duration
Sydney Fiji Airways. Qantas. Virgin Australia. Jetstar. 4 hrs.
Melbourne Fiji Airways. Qantas. Virgin Australia. 5½ hrs.
Brisbane Fiji Airways. Qantas. Virgin Australia. 3½ hrs.
Auckland Fiji Airways. Qantas. Virgin Australia.
3 hrs.
Wellington Fiji Airways. Qantas. Virgin Australia. 3 hrs.
Christchurch Fiji Airways. Qantas. Virgin Australia. 3 hrs.
Los Angeles Fiji Airways. 10½ hrs.
San Francisco Fiji Airways 11 hrs
Honolulu Fiji Airways. 6½ hrs.
Hong Kong Air Pacific. 10 hrs.
Seoul Korean Air. 10 hrs.
Tokyo Fiji Airways 9 hrs

HOW TO GET FROM NADI TO SAVUSAVU AIRPORT

Fiji Link, Fiji’s domestic airline and subsidiary of Fiji Airways. [fijiairways.com] and the local airline Island Hoppers [islandhoppers.com] have daily 1-hour flights between Nadi and Savusavu. Pacific Island Seaplanes [pacificislandair.com] has a private charter service from Nadi direct to the end of the jetty at the resort.

 

HOW TO GET FROM SAVUSAVU AIRPORT TO THE RESORT

The resort provides complimentary transfers between Savusavu Airport and the resort in our air-conditioned vehicles. Our driver will be waiting for you to take you on the shoreline drive to the resort in about 20 minutes.

 

WE HAVE A LAYOVER IN NADI. WHAT HOTELS ARE AVAILABLE?

If your layover is a few hours you may wish to stay at one of the hotels close to Nadi Airport such as the Raffles Gateway Hotel or Novotel Airport Hotel. If your layover is longer or over-night the Sofitel and Hilton are located in Denarau, about 20 minutes by taxi from Nadi Airport.

 

WHAT ARE CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT TIMES?

Check-in time is after 2:00pm and Check-out time is by 11:00am. The resort will do everything possible to accommodate you if you arrive before 2:00pm. If a bure is not available for early check-in, your luggage can be stored in the meantime until your bure is available. You will be able to enjoy breakfast or lunch while you wait, at no extra charge.

 

WEATHER

You can expect warm temperatures between 24-30 °C (75-85 °F) with some humidity during the day and 21-26° C (70-80 °F) at night. The resort is located on a point and receives cool ocean breezes most of the year. In your bure you will find wall to-wall louvered windows that allow you to take advantage of these balmy breezes. Fiji is located in the tropics, so there is the possibility of occasional short rain showers. Because Fiji is close to the equator there is little variation in the seasons, although the “summer” months of December through March are known to have slightly more rain and humidity.

 

ATTIRE

Guests find casual resort attire the most appropriate. If you take the excursion to the local native village, it is customary for men and women to cover their shoulders and also the legs to below the knee, and to remove hats.

 

WHAT SHOULD WE BRING?

Tropical strength sunscreen. Mosquito repellant. Reef-walkers or other shoes suitable for walking along the coral sand beach.

 

COMMUNICATION AT THE RESORT

There are no phones in the bures, however, phones are available at Reception. In-coming phone messages are immediately hand-delivered to the guest’s bure. WiFi is available around the resort at no charge. Most mobile phone services will work at the resort. Check with your service provider regarding coverage

Phone: +67 9 885 0188
Fax: +67 9 885 0340
Email: frontoffice@fijiresort.com
Mailing address: Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, c/o Private Mail Bag, Savusavu, FIJI

 

DO WE NEED VACCINATIONS?

No vaccinations are required to travel to Fiji.

 

WHAT DOCUMENTS WILL WE NEED TO ENTER FIJI?

For passport holders of the following countries – Australia, China, France, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, UK, and USA, your passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond your departure date. An entry visa is granted upon your arrival at Nadi International Airport. For passport holders of other countries, please check with your local Fijian Consulate.

 

CURRENCY

Most places in Fiji accept major credit cards. (VISA, MasterCard, American Express). It is a good idea to have some Fijian money on hand. You can obtain Fiji Dollars at Nadi International Airport.

 

IS THERE TIPPING AT THE RESORT?

There is no tipping in Fiji. Guests are certainly welcome to contribute to the Employee Christmas Fund if they wish.

 

GIFT SHOP

There is a boutique at the resort with a wide variety of gift items and apparel.

 

ELECTRICITY

Electricity in Fiji is 240 volt 50Hz AC. The plug has 3 prongs, the same as is used in Australia and New Zealand. Make sure your personal equipment can operate on 240 volts.