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Funafuti is the capital of Tuvalu.

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A valid passport and onward ticket is required for entry to Tuvalu.

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The only international airport in Tuvalu is located at Funafuti, with the amusing airport code of FUN.

Flights are carried out by Pacific Sun part of the Fiji Airways group using a ATR 42/72 air craft

Get around[edit]

The best way to get around Funafuti is to hire a Motorbike/Scooter for AUD $10.00 daily

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The currency of Tuvalu is the Australian dollar (AUD), and the currency symbol is $. Tuvalu has also issued its own coins which are different from the Australian coins and can only be used on Tuvalu. The most common one is the Tuvalu 50 cent coin.

There is a handicraft centre at the Airport Terminal selling local handicrafts.

The Tuvalu Co-operative Society has 2 stores on Funafuti that sells a limited range of Grocieres.

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  • Vaiaku Lagi Hotel is the only hotel in Funafuti and is operated by the Tuvalu government. The hotel is located 50 metres from the Airport Terminal, facing the lagoon. The hotel has 16 rooms of a basic standard, together with a restaurant serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. All rooms have air-conditioning and a telephone, although no hot water - only cold showers.
  • Fale Tolu Motel, Northern side of the airstrip on Funafuti, +688-20545. [email protected] 70 - 150 AS$.  edit
  • Vailuatai Lodge, Alapi, Funafuti, Tuvalu, +688-20664. [email protected] 60 - 80 AS$.  edit
  • Militano Lodge, Senala, Funafuti, Tuvalu, +688-20497. Mobile phone: +688-91019 60 - 80 AS$.  edit
  • Filamona Moonlight Lodge, Vaiaku, Funafuti, Tuvalu, +688-20833/20983. [email protected] Fax: +688-20951. Contact: Ms. Penieli Metia (Manager) 70 - 80 AS$.  edit
  • Guest houses. There are a number of privately run guesthouses of a very basic standard.

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