Tonga destination information

All you need to know before visiting Tonga

Tonga summary

Tonga is a small country with around 103K Tongan. Official languages are Tongan and English. Tonga uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+13:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Tonga is Paanga (TOP).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 174
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 86

ATMs in Tonga are Common. Internet speed in Tonga is on average 2.0 Mbps.

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🗣️ English Tonga
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 103K ☀️ ~25 °C 🌧 ~148 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 1k km2 (0k mi²)
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🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Tonga uses 240V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type I.

Languages 🗣️

  • English
  • Tonga


Currency 💱

1 TOP = 0.42 USD

Tonga uses the Tongan pa?anga (symbol: T$), code TOP.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 pa?anga. Pa?anga is subdivided into 100 senitis. Coins come in denominations of 1 pa?anga and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 senitis.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are common in Tonga. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

Not expected, but can leave extra tip

Tipping is usually not expected in Tonga. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip.

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Mobile Phone 📱

Roaming 🌐

Emergency Calls 🚨

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Ambulance :


Fire department :


Calling ☎️


To call Tonga, dial +, then 676 (the country code for Tonga), then the area code and the local number.


international: + 676 1234567
calling local: 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Tonga is on average 2.0 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Tonga is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

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Rules 🚗

Limits 🚦


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

Countries nearby Tonga

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Visa Exemption

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Passport Strength

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Health regulation

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Customs rules

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LGBT Destination info

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Tongan embassies

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