Are you leaving for French Polynesia soon? After reading our travel advice about French Polynesia, you will know better how to prepare yourself for your trip. Which specific precautions French Polynesia requires will amongst others depend on your trip and the length of your stay in this country.
French Polynesia is an overseas collectivity of France and its sole overseas country. Papeete, located on Tahiti, is the capital of French Polynesia.
Vaccinations French Polynesia: common risks
You may encounter diseases in French Polynesia against which you are normally not immune. The right vaccinations can protect you against these diseases. Check out the main health risks in this country below, so you know immediately which specific vaccinations French Polynesia requires. Also read our tips for travelling. This way you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.
In this country Yellow Fever is not prevalent. However, when you’re traveling FROM a Yellow fever area vaccination can be COMPULSORY. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
Vaccination against hepatitis A is recommended for all travelers to this country.
Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
Vaccination against typhoid fever depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
In this country Zika virus is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.