Information & Facts
Short term and long-term parking available
Funway Rentals, Apia Rentals and Juliana Car Rentals
Taxis are readily available, charging approximately ST$45.00 for
the 40 minute drive into Apia. Confirm the price before departure
as taxis are not metered. An irregular bus service also runs.
ST$40 for all travellers over 15 years of
Short term parking, post office, bank and bureau de change
facilities, restaurants, VIP lounge, duty free shop, travel agent,
information desk, and disabled access.
Samoan and English. English is widely spoken in cities
and tourist areas, but is far less common in more outlying
The unit of currency is the Tala (ST$), made of 100 Sene. Major
credit cards are accepted at most hotels, restaurants, shops,
rental car agencies and travel agents. The best currencies to carry
are Australian, New Zealand or US dollars, which can be exchanged
at all banks. Most ATMs accept the full range of international
credit cards and travellers cheques and cash can be exchanged in
banks and currency exchange bureaux in Apia and at the airport.
Local time is UTC -11. As Samoa is east of the international
date line it shares the same date as North America is one day
behind Australia and New Zealand.