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Tuvalu Travel Information

The Basics

Local Customs

Social interactions in Tuvalu are friendly and informal. Respect for elders is important. The population of Tuvalu is predominantly Congregationalist, and conservative Christian values are practised.

Duty Free

Visitors to Tuvalu can freely import 200 cigarettes or 225g of tobacco or cigars; 1 litre of wine or spirits; and 1 bottle of perfume. Although free of duty the following must be declared on entry: any binoculars, still cameras, rolls of unexposed film, portable radios, portable tape recorders, portable type writer and a reasonable quantity of sports equipment.

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