Travel advice for Cook Islands.

Here you will find important tips and useful information for Cook Islands.

Travel money:

Prepaid Travel credit card

in Swiss francs (CHF)

  • For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online

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in local currency

  • For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination

Local currency / ISO Code

New Zealand dollar NZD

Further Information

Credit cards


  • Die gängigen Kreditkarten werden in begrenztem Umfang akzeptiert. Für detaillierte Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte an den Aussteller der betreffenden Karte.

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Practical Information:


240 volt / adapter required



Country code for calling Switzerland

00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)

Time difference with Switzerland

- 11 h / - 12 h during our summer time

National language

Official language


Travel documents for Swiss citizens

Passport still valid 6 months or more after end of stay, return or onward travel ticket, confirmation of hotel reservation and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 31 days.

Swiss Embassy / Consulate

Wellington, 10 Customhouse Quay, Level 12
Tel.: +64 4 472 15 93

Opening hours


9.00 - 15.00 h (Mon - Fri)


8.30 - 16.30 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 12.00 h (Sat)

  • Left-hand driving.

  • International driver's license required.

  • Minimum age for car rentals: 21 (varies by rental company).

Health situation
  • Do not drink tap water.

  • Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and measles recommended.

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While every precaution has been taken to verify the information provided, Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of Country Information. Swiss Bankers therefore shall not be held liable for any damage or loss sustained in connection with any errors or omissions contained therein.

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