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Welcome to Bauerfield International Airport

The airport is seven miles (11km) from Port Vila on the island of Efate.

Information & Facts

Car Rental

Hertz, Avis and Budget are represented at the airport.

City Transfers

Local buses serve the airport on a regular basis and the major resort hotels offer shuttle services for guests. Taxis are to the left of the terminal building and operate on a standard fare structure of around Vt1,500 to most locations in or near the city.


Tel: +678 25111.

Departure Tax
Vt2,500 per person, usually included in the price of package holidays.

The airport offers limited duty-free shopping, two bars, a currency exchange desk and a café. There is an ATM and tourist information desk.

The three official languages of Vanuatu are English, French and Bislama (a pidgin language). A further 113 indigenous languages are used by local people in the islands.

The unit of currency in Vanuatu is the Vatu (VUV), although Australian Dollars are widely accepted in Port Vila. The Vatu has no subdivisions. Exchange facilities are readily available at banks and kiosks in Port Vila. Banking services are sophisticated and major credit and debit cards, as well as travellers cheques, are widely accepted in Port Vila and Luganville, but cash is required in the countryside away from tourist resorts. MasterCard and Visa are the most widely accepted. There are ATMs accepting most international cards in Port Vila. Banking hours are generally weekdays between 8am and 4pm.

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