Cocos (Keeling) Islands travel advice

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Cocos (Keeling) Islands travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Cocos (Keeling) Islands with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Cocos (Keeling) Islands - quick facts
Time difference UK +6.5 hours
Language(s) English
Currency Australian Dollar
Electricity I plug (230V)
Driving side Left

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Cocos (Keeling) Islands weather

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The Cocos (Keeling) Islands weather guide shows long term monthly averages for West Island.

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Cocos (Keeling) Islands travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Cocos (Keeling) Islands from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

No travel advice for Cocos (Keeling) Islands is currently available.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Cocos (Keeling) Islands travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Cocos (Keeling) Islands with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Cocos (Keeling) Islands, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Cocos (Keeling) Islands covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Cocos (Keeling) Islands with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Cocos (Keeling) Islands travel features

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Cocos (Keeling) Islands FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Cocos (Keeling) Islands including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Cocos (Keeling) Islands due to Covid-19?

Cocos (Keeling) Islands is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Check out Indian Ocean Territories Health Service for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Cocos (Keeling) Islands?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Cocos (Keeling) Islands. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between Cocos (Keeling) Islands and the UK?

The time difference between Cocos (Keeling) Islands and the UK is UK time+6.5 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Cocos (Keeling) Islands?

The main language spoken in Cocos (Keeling) Islands is English.

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What is the currency in Cocos (Keeling) Islands?

The currency in Cocos (Keeling) Islands is the Australian Dollar (AUD).

Which plugs are used in Cocos (Keeling) Islands?

Cocos (Keeling) Islands uses electrical plug type I (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Cocos (Keeling) Islands?

They drive on the left side of the road in Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

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