Guide to Driving In Vanuatu - Drive Safe in Vanuatu

With our Drive Smart guide you're fully prepared to hire a car in Vanuatu and stay safe on unfamiliar roads.

URBAN SPEED LIMIT

50 km/h

urban
More info  

RURAL SPEED LIMIT

80 km/h

rural
More info  

motorway speed limit

N/A km/h

speed limit
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Drink Drive Limit

 No limit

drink and drive limit
More info  
urban
You drive in Vanuatu on the Right side  
urban
The currency in Vanuatu is VUV
urban
To rent a car is  25 years and to drive is 23 years of age
urban
Vanuatu 1.42 €/Ltr

Driving Laws in Vanuatu

Driving in Vanuatu
Pocket guide to driving in Vanuatu
Profile:
Vanuatu
Port Vila
VUV
Driving in Vanuatu
SPEED: (km/h)
50
80
N/A
Speed limit in Vanuatu
Holiday:
Rush hour in Vanuatu
Cameras:
NO
YES
Speed cameras in Vanuatu
FUEL:
1.42
1.30
EUR/Litre
Fuel prices in Vanuatu
DRIVE:
RIGHT
Drive RIGHT in Vanuatu
MIN AGE:
23
25
Min driving age in Vanuatu
DRINK:
No limit
Blood alcohol content
Drink driving in Vanuatu
EMERGENCY:
112
Emergency phone number in Vanuatu
DOCUMENT:
Driving documents in Vanuatu
PHONES:
No
Hands free only
Mobile phone driving in Vanuatu
SEATBELTS:
YES
YES
Seat belt in Vanuatu
See here for current child seats law in Vanuatu

Are there any special requirements for driving or hiring a car in Vanuatu?

In Vanuatu you drive on the right, speed limits range from 50kmh in urban areas to 80kmh in rural areas. When driving in Vanuatu rural roads are usually made of dirt and in general poor state of repair. Even paved roads can be very narrow in places so you should take particular care if driving at night. The law on overtaking in Vanuatu is you may only overtake if it is safe to do so and should turn on your warning lights to warn others.

Rules of the road

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Emergency Services Numbers

Police Police: 112

Police Fire: 112

Police Ambulance: 112

Notes:

DieselUnleaded
Jan , 2016

€ 1.30

€ 1.42

Parking Information

Parking regulations

Parking Information
It is quite easy to park in the streets in Vanuatu and there are main car parks near shopping areas.

Paid Parking
There is currently no paid parking in Vanuatu.

Parking Enforcement
If you have parked on a public road without due car and attention a fine could be issued or a prison sentence sometimes even both.

Taxi's and tour operators need to buy parking permits yearly to pick up passengers at the Airport terminal. If you do not have a permit but park at the airport to collect a traveler you could be fines VT 1,000.

Disabled Parking
There are currently no disabled parking spaces in Vanuatu.
 

Emergency Information

Emergency Information

Police Police: 112

Police Fire: 112

Police Ambulance: 112

The emergency services can be contacted on 112 in Vanuatu.

What to do in an emergency

In case of a road accident in Vanuatu, a driver must stop immediately and report it to the police within 24 hours. If injury or death has occurred the emergency services must be called on 112.

Handy Guides

World Driving Guides

Road Signs

Handy Phrases

Hello- Halo
I don’t understand - Mi no kasem save / Mi no harem save
Where? -Wea?
Turn right -Tanem long raet
How much is this? - Hamas long hemia?
Call the police - Telem olgeta polis se oli mas kam kwiktaem!
Please- Plis

Vanuatu Fuel Price History

DieselUnleaded
Jan , 2016

€ 1.30

€ 1.42

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Jan , 2016 1.30 1.42
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