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At a glance

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Tok Pisin
Plug type i
Electricity
240V/50hz
Jun-Sep
Best time to go
Winter
Thursday
HRS
15
15
MINS
36
36
Current Time
GMT +10

Money and costs

Currency
Kina (PGK)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated July 04, 2019 10:47AM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
K300
  • Staying in village guesthouses: K50 to K100 per night
  • Focusing on one region (rather than flying between areas)
  • Eating in local markets: taking PMVs whenever possible
Midrange
K300-600
  • Double room in midrange hotel: K300 to K450
  • Flying between regions: K350 to K600
  • Hiring local guides: for village-hopping, treks, birdwatching
Top end (more than)
K600
  • Lodging in a resort: from K500
  • Fine dining: K60 to K150 per person
  • Adventure: Kokoda Track (from A$3000 for eight days)

Visas

All nationalities require a visa to visit PNG and must have a valid passport or internationally recognised travel document valid for at least six months beyond the date of entry. There are heavy penalties for overstaying any visa.

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