Hawaii travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Hawaii with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Hawaii.

Hawaii travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Hawaii 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.

Hawaii - quick facts
Flight time 18 hours
Time difference UK -10 hours
Language(s) English
Currency US Dollar
Electricity A + B plug (120V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

Why visit Hawaii?

Considering a holiday to the Hawaii? Here are some of the very good reasons it makes such a wonderful holiday destination be it for beaches or nature to ensure you get the most out of your 2023/2024 escape.

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Hawaii tourist information

✝ = Typical flight time from the UK and visa requirements for UK travellers.

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Hawaii weather

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Hawaii travel advice

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

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 Hawaii.

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

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Hawaii travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Hawaii 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 Hawaii, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Hawaii covid live updates

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

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Hawaii FAQs

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

Are there entry restrictions to Hawaii due to Covid-19?

Hawaii is open to fully vaccinated travellers only from the UK.

Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK.

Check out Hawaii State Department of Health for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from the USA?

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

What is the flight time to Hawaii from the UK?

The flight time to Hawaii from the UK is typically 18 hours.

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What is the time difference between Hawaii and the UK?

The time difference between Hawaii and the UK is UK time-10 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Hawaii?

The main language spoken in Hawaii is English.

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What is the currency in Hawaii?

The currency in Hawaii is the US Dollar (USD).

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Which plugs are used in Hawaii?

Hawaii uses electrical plug type A + B (120 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Hawaii?

They drive on the right side of the road in Hawaii.

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Do you need a visa for Hawaii?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Hawaii.

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