Visit French Polynesia

2021 Is The Year To Visit French Polynesia!

Comprised of over 100 islands in the South Pacific is French Polynesia.  The most famous of the islands that make up French Polynesia are Tahiti, Bora Bora, and Moorea.  Each one of these South Pacific islands offers travelers a unique experience that can’t be matched.  With some of the most beautiful beaches and water in the world, these destinations are a must-see.

Travel Pulse reports that On July 15, 2020, the islands of Tahiti, Bora Bora, and Moorea reopened to tourists from all countries and each island does not have a mandatory 14-day isolation period for visitors.  The article indicated that there are health and safety protocols the French Polynesian government requires of visitors. They include:

  • A negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure

  • Proof of travel insurance

  • Wearing a mask during the inbound flight

  • Completing a sanitary entry form online before boarding 

  • Arrive with proof of accommodation

  • Wearing a mask as requested during their stay

  • Completing a self-test on Day 4 of the trip (the test will be given to each passenger upon arrival)

Now that you know quarantining is not required and the regulations you must comply with while visiting the French Polynesian islands.  It’s time to find out what Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea tourism organizations have to say about each destination.

Tahiti - possesses one of the most spectacularly beautiful and diverse environments on earth. Perfect for the adventurous types interested in hikes to any of the beautiful Tahiti waterfalls.  Jump in to truly experience the ocean and try your hand at Tahiti’s scuba diving.  Clustered into five archipelagos: the Society Islands, the Tuamotu Islands, the Gambier Islands, the Marquesas Islands, and the Austral Islands.  The Islands of Tahiti have a delightful delight blend of Polynesian and French cultures and a consistently tropical climate.

Bora Bora - undoubtedly the most famous island in the South Pacific, the island lies just northwest of Tahiti, less than an hour away by plane. Upon arrival, you will be greeted with a warm smile and fragrant flower lei and transferred by boat to your Bora Bora resort, meaning you hardly have to wait for your first encounter with the island's famously translucent lagoon.  From the day you arrive until the moment you part ways, you will be in awe of how her soaring mountain peaks, turquoise lagoon, and luxuriant overwater bungalows.

Moorea - is one of the most scenically striking islands in French Polynesia. It's a geographical marvel. Eight voluminous mountain peaks rise from its translucent lagoon, creating a distinctive and rugged silhouette. The island is a true reflection of the laid back Tahitian lifestyle and the warm, welcoming character of French Polynesia and its people.

As mentioned above, one of the requirements for travelers to enjoy French Polynesia is they must have proof of travel insurance.  So if you want to experience all of these fantastic islands, make sure you reach out to Trawick International to obtain a customized travel insurance plan!

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