very quick. On departure from domestic airport to American Samoa
they required a hand search of checked & hand carried luggage.
Don't put your cash in your hand carried or they will try to check it!
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= ST $ 1.4575
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- worst power fluctuations I have seen in years.
drink the water!!
FLIGHTS: Flight delays seem to be standard here. My
flight to Pago Pago departed almost 2 hours late and my flight to
Fiji was over 7 hours late. The lady at the airlines office
politely told me "It hasn't been delayed, it has been
TO THE AIRPORT: Taxi's charge ST $45, but you can have your
hotel call the airport bus. It goes to the airport for all
international flights and the cost is ST$ 10.
AIRPORT: On arrival it is good. There are many taxis
available to take you downtown or to the domestic airport. For
departure it is virtually NIL. As with many places you will be
required to sit in the area near check in until the immigration
people are ready. Here it was about 1 hour before the
flight. In the outside waiting area there is one small snack
bar on the second level with a terrible selection. Past the
immigration area there is one duty free store with some good prices
AIRPORT: On arrival there are plenty of taxis to take
you into town. The charge is ST$ 5. For departures there
are about 8 chairs in a hot, dirty terminal. Across the street
are a couple of small roadside stores with soda, water, etc.