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Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Travel Guide

Falkland Islands (Malvinas) — Travel Tips

  • Visitors are required to pay a GPB £20 (US $30) departure tax when leaving the airport.
  • Stanley is home to the archipelago’s only medical care and serious incidents usually result in airlifting to nearby Chile.
  • It is advised to buy a return ticket from the islands, whether traveling via air or sea, as services are fairly limited and can be fully booked during high season.
  • Tipping around 10 percent is recommended in restaurants and taxis.

Contact Numbers

Police: +500-27222
Emergency: 999
King Edward Memorial Hospital: +500-28000
British Governor’s Office, Stanley: +500-28200
Town Taxis: +500-52900

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