Falkland Islands Trip Planner
Know Your Trip Budget for Your Dream Vacation to Falkland Islands
How to plan a trip to falkland islands
Want to see those countryside images for real? Want to see what a bird watcher’s paradise looks like while giving happiness to water babies all around, then you are in for a treat. Falkland Islands form South Atlantic archipelago and are a spot for many Antarctic excavations. There are hundreds of museums here dedicated to maritime explorations, wars and history that have made Falkland Islands what it is today. A group of hundred islands and little islets, this place is perfect to have a tryst with nature.
You are exempted from procuring a visa in the following cases- Visitors who arrive on a cruise ship and do not stay for even a single night on the islands. Visitors who are passport holders from European Union, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Liechtenstein, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, San Marino, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, United States, Uruguay or Vatican City. Visitors who are in possession of a passport or international travel document issued by the Red Cross or United Nations are also exempted from getting a visa.
When to go
The best time to visit Falkland Islands is between the months of November and March. The days are long during this time and there is plenty to do this time around.
Destinations to cover
There is plenty to see and plenty of things to do in Falkland Islands. While drawing out your Falkland Islands travel guide, remember to include Stanley for museums and the penguins here. Another place to spot penguins is St Andrews Bay, South Georgia. East Falkland and West Falkland have completely different types of experiences to offer to you. Lafonia, Mount Pleasant and Choiseul Sound should definitely find a place in your itinerary as well.
Get in and around
There are many ways if you are thinking of how to reach Falkland Islands. You can get in by plane or boat. To get around the islands, you can use the Falkland Islands Government Air Services. You can also use the boat, taxi or by land rover.
Hotels and Food
There are no set budget or mid range accommodation options here as the conversion rate of the currency is quite high. Alcohol here is quite decently priced. Although if you are looking for beds and breakfasts here, they are available in plenty. There are also various in house lodging options. But most of these are available only in Stanley and you will need to compromise on the budget for staying in other places. The cuisine of Falkland Islands is based on British as well as Spanish influences. Fish and chips, roast beef, mutton and tea are quite a part of the tradition here There are some Spanish influences such as Milanesa and Cazuela. Apart from this, there are many eateries and pubs that you can eat at and drink from.
How much does it cost to travel to Falkland Islands
Plan your trip to Falkland Islands with an estimated budget for your travel. The average daily cost of food in Falkland Islands is USD 56 per person. For a family of four, the cost of eating out is USD 224. For getting around Falkland Islands, you will need a rough figure of USD 52 per day. For detailed Falkland Islands trip cost calculator, use Falkland Islands Trip Planner.
*Based on Food, Accommodation & Transportation