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The Marshall Islands is a grouping of islands located in the Pacific Ocean. Its closest neighbors being Micronesia and the equator. The grouping of islands, which is made of more than 1,150 individual islands and has around 53,000 citizens.
Because the islands are small, they have few natural resources. As a result, the citizens of the Marshall Islands rely on tourism to stimulate their economy. Luckily, the Marshall Islands have a lot to offer. Travelers are drawn to the Marshall Islands for its plentiful beaches and rich, eclectic history.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for the Marshall Islands. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for the Marshall Islands: typhoid, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
Dengue is present on the Marshall Islands. Make sure you’re protected with repellent and netting.
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A visa is not required to travel to the Marshall Islands. But, you will need a valid passport.
For more information contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
The Marshall Islands has a tropical climate. The country only sees two seasons a year. A dry season from December to April and a rainy season from April to December.
The islands are known to experience typhoons between the months of July and November. Travelers should be wary of traveling during these months as flooding is common.
The average temperature stays in the 80’s all year long.
The Marshall Islands is considered safe because the crime rate is low. The most common crimes are break-ins and thefts from homes, hotels and vehicles. These crimes are preventable if you always make sure your doors are locked.
If you plan to partake in the nightlife, be aware that violence can and does break out in nightclubs and bars. Intoxicated people can become combative and pick fights. Be sure to keep your wits about you and avoid any type of confrontation that comes your way.
The Marshall Islands has more beaches than any one person can count. But, not very often do you find a beach with a pearl farm. While visiting the Marshall Islands, make the RRE Mariculture pearl farm in Majuro one of your stops.
Visitors to the farm will see that it is home to a clam farm. This is where large clams are bred. These are sold off to the aquarium market.
Majuro has much to offer including beach cottages near the RRE Mariculture pearl farm that are able to be rented. Tourists can also dive with sharks near this area as well.
Here are some essential items to consider taking on your trip to the Marshall Islands:
All Americans visiting Marshall Islands should register online with the U.S. Department of State before departure. This will inform the office of your travel plans within the country and will allow them to reach out in the case of an emergency or evacuation.
Once in Marshall Island, the information for the U.S. Embassy is:
U.S. Embassy Majuro
Mejen Weto, Ocean Side
Majuro, Marshall Islands
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