Flights to Samoa: practical information
Cheap airlines to Samoa
Is the South Pacific calling? Start planning your trip with cheap flights to the island of Samoa in Polynesia. It’s a long journey, but Somoa is worth the effort. Look for flights to Fagalii Airport (FGI) or Faleolo Airport (APW) onboard Polynesian Airlines, Air New Zealand, Virgin Samoa and Fiji Airways.
When to book flights to Samoa
Samoa has a rainy season and a dry season. The best time of the year to visit is from May to October during the dry season. Be sure to book your flights at least 6 months in advance for the lowest fares for your Samoan holiday.
- Peak season: May to October.
- Low season: October to March.
Flights to Samoa take 30+ hours with multiple stopovers from London.
Experience Samoa: what to see, what to do
Samoa is halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand and is a beautiful mix of coasting plains, volcanic mountains and tropical forests. Samos has been inhabited for more than three thousand years and has a unique culture waiting to be discovered.
Essentials in Samoa
Beaches: Samoa is home to some amazing and gorgeous beaches, miles upon miles of them. Beaches are fronted from everything from slushy resorts to humble beach fales.
National Parks: Between Samoa’s two islands there is an incredible amount of parkland. The canopy walk in Falealupo Rainforest Preserve is a must, also Lake Lanoto’o which is full of the biggest goldfish you’ve ever seen.
Playing Kilikiti: Love cricket? Then you’ll love this local version of the game. Both men and women play the game in the local villages and games are always surrounded by noisy and enthusiastic onlookers.
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Accommodation in Samoa
The most popular type of accommodation in Samoa is a beach fale, a thatched-roof hut with open sides. Resorts and hotels are on the rise and most have been built in the last couple of years so you can expect amenities to be new and modern.