The official languages of Bora Bora and French Polynesia are French and Tahitian. French is Bora Bora’s official language and is used in schools and business, while Tahitian is spoken by most locals at home.
All you need to know about money and related services including credit cards, money exchange & ATMs.
The official currency for Bora Bora and French Polynesia is the French Pacific Franc (CFP Franc), known as the franc (currency code is XPF).
One of the most important pieces of Bora Bora travel advice is what to pack. Thanks to Bora Bora’s steamy tropical climate, the dress code across the island is quite casual. Shorts, T-shirts, and sandals are suitable everyday wear for both men and women.
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Do you need a visa to travel to French Polynesia?
Citizens of many countries/regions, including Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the US, and the European Union, do not require a visa to visit French Polynesia for a period of up to 3 months.
If you are visiting Bora Bora for the first time, here is reference guide with quick travel facts to help you plan your vacation:
Location - Bora Bora is located in French Polynesia, about 4200 km south of Hawaii and 270 km northwest of Tahiti.
Time Zone - UTC/GMT-10:00 hours.