Best Time to Fly to Fiji
The weather is good on Fiji throughout the year, even in the wet season. Peak season is determined more by the departing country. For Fiji flights from North American and Europe, prices tend to rise around the Christmas time.
Cheap flights to Fiji and discounted hotel accommodations can be found in February-March, which is usually the rainy season, though this is still a pleasant time to visit.
Why you should take a flight to Fiji
The blue lagoons and mountain backdrop make the Fiji islands synonymous with Paradise. Travelers booking flights to Fiji encounter miles of white-sand beaches bordered by coconut palm trees, blue lagoons as far as the eye can see, and colorful reefs that feed any scuba-divers soul. Fiji flights bring travelers to a land where enjoying tropical climate is on the agenda 12 months a year.
Fiji is made up of 322 islands and is one of the more developed economies of the Pacific islands. Fiji is highly dependent on tourism for revenue, so visitors booking Fiji flights can be certain they’ll encounter friendly faces and fun times.
Unlike some other high-tourist islands, Fiji caters to all budgets. Travelers can book Fiji flights and accommodations that range from deluxe five-star resorts to no-frills-added hostels catering to the younger generation.
Fiji’s warm tropical climate is tempered by trade winds cooling down the islands to a comfortable range. The highs in the summer average a temperature of 88 F and the winter is only a bit lower. It rains throughout the year, but April, May, June and October are considered the dry months.
The fastest way to travel between the islands is to catch a plane. Domestic Fiji flights are available from the national carrier, Air Fiji, which has about 65 departures every day to 15 islands, and Sun Air. Most domestic Fiji flights depart from Suva.
Ferries and other boats also offer many services between the islands. Travel is slow, but usually relaxing and it’s a great way to the see the country.
To travel within an island, the cheapest option is to take a bus. Roads are often filled with potholes, suspension on the buses is bad and they often have no windows. Unsurprisingly, buses have become known as “rattlers”. You can normally just hail a bus when you see one and it will stop and take you on to the next town. There are no “express” routes, so if you’re traveling a long distance, be prepared to stop everywhere along the way.
(prices quoted are from London)