Capital: Port Moresby

Currency: Papua New Guinean Kina (PGK)

Country Code: +675

Do I need a Visa? Visas are  required for many  countries – best to consult VisaHQ to view the requirements for your home country

How will I charge my devices? Papua New Guinea’s electrical current is 240 v, AC 50Hz.

How do I get there?  Well, if you’re heading to Port Moresby (POM) and flying from…
New York: 36 hours
Los Angeles: 18.5 hours
Toronto: 37 hours
Sao Paulo: 22 hours
London:  18 hours


Geography: Papua New Guinea neighbors Indonesia to the east, together with surrounding islands in the southern Pacific Ocean.  Most of the country is mountainous, with a heavy concentration of rain forest.

Time Zones: GMT +10

How's the weather? Papua New Guinea experiences warmer weather, between 70-80 degrees F year-round but one must take note of the monsoon seasons before planning travel. The northwest monsoon occurs December to March while the southeast monsoon occurs May through October