We can arrange airport transfers or the airport bus will drop you
straight to our door at Vaiala Beach just down from Palolo Deep
Marine Reserve. View map
may also come in with Schuster bus,
or Jane's tours, or Aggie's
buses if they have room. These buses charge only SAT
$12 and are the best way into town. We
will be here to greet you when you come in. Please let
us know your flight number and arrival time.
A flurry of taxis stand just outside the airport arrivals area.
Taxi fare from the airport should be agreed before you leave and
should be about Tala $40 (about USD $12) for the 45 minute ride
into Apia. Bargaining is not common in Samoa, but another driver
may give you a lower price. Samoa taxis have regulated fares but
do not have meters. Taxis are good inexpensive transport, but the
cars may be modest.
New Zealand and Polynesian
Airlines have regular international arrivals into Apia. Air
Pacific has a weekly flight from Nadi, Fiji. Both Samoa
Air and Polynesian
Airlines have several flights daily from American Samoa where
you may connect with Hawaiian
Around the World
discounts and special cheap fares are available at the
the almost constant changes in the world of travel,
most airlines have interline agreements and share travel arrangements
in one of the large international marketing groups such as:
Air New Zealand flies direct to Apia from both
Los Angeles and Auckland and Qantas has direct services with
Polynesian Airlines, Round-the-World
fares are good value. The main features of the
Round-the-World fare include travel with any member airline
and frequently include a stopover in Samoa.
Treks may also be worth a look for Round the World
for Free on your Frequent Flyer Program points.
Check out the different programs on http://flyaow.com/frequentflyer.
You may be able to redeem your frequent flyer points on another
associated airline. For example, you may fly on Air New Zealand
(Los Angels Apia direct or stopover in Apia on your
way to New Zealand and back) using your United Airlines points.
out Flight Centre for cheap tickets
prices of several airlines at once:
From Europe www.flightcentre.co.uk
from Australia http://www.flightcentre.com.au
from New Zealand www.flightcentre.co.nz
other good sources for cheap tickets:
all else fails, you may want to search
Soifua, we hope to see