Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Falkland Islands are available from the NHS website
For up to date information around safety and security in Falkland Islands read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Falkland Islands.
The best time to visit the Falklands is between October and April, although within this timeframe November to February is likely to be more agreeable weather-wise.
British nationals do not need a visa to enter the Falkland Islands, but you may need a visa to transit Chile. There are no facilities to issue Chilean visas on the Falkland Islands.
The official currency of Falkland Islands is the Falkland Islands pound.
The Falkland Islands boast not one, but five penguin species. With the islands' only native land mammal, the Falkland Island wolf, extinct, the Rockhopper, Magellanic, Gentoo, King, and Macaroni penguins have bred on the islands in relative safety. There are now around a million penguins living in the Falkland Islands.
Lamb, mutton and beef: The Falkland Islands are known for organic meat that is ranched on the plains of the islands. Lamb dishes are particularly noteworthy and are almost always served with fresh, local vegetables.
The only official language of the Falkland Islands is English, and this is spoken by almost everyone on a day-to-day basis. Spanish is spoken by 10% of the population, a significant minority. Most of the Spanish speakers are immigrants, foreign workers, and expats, predominantly from Chile and Argentina.
The currency in Falkland Islands is the Falkland Islands pound. Tipping in restaurants is common but not the standard. If you feel that you've received exceptional service from a guide, you may give him or her a tip, but again, this is not required.
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