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Getting to Palau

Roman Tmetchul International Airport (ROR) situated 6km from town of Koror, is the only international airport within the island archipelago. There are daily flights with United Airlines from Manila, Philippines, via Guam or there are direct flights from Manila at 10pm on Tuesday and Friday evenings. You may also fly via Seoul, S. Korea or Taipei with China Airways and Asiana Airlines.

International Flight Recommendations


All non-US citizens opting to travel via Guam must obtain a US visa or Electronic System of Travel Authorization (ESTA) at least 72 hours prior to travel. Travellers without the required visa or ESTA may be denied flight boarding. Citizens of 37 countries, including most European nations, Australia, New Zealand and Japan are eligible for the ESTA and should apply online. There is a charge of US$14 and the issued authorisation is valid for 2 years and allows for multiple entries into US territores within that period.


Country Departure City Route/Airlines
Australia Sydney Sydney (SYD) - Taipei (TPE) - Koror (ROR)
Qantas & United
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Sydney (SYD) - Manila (MNL)- Koror (ROR)
China Airlines
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Brisbane Brisbane (BNE) - Incheon, South Korea (ICN) - Koror (ROR)
Korean
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Perth Perth (PER) - Singapore (SIN) - Manila (MNL) - Koror (ROR)
Multiple
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Perth (PER) - Kuala Lumpur (KUL) - Manila (MNL) - Koror (ROR)
Malaysian & United
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China Beijing Beijing (PEK) - Incheon, South Korea (ICN) - Koror (ROR)
Korean
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Shanghai Shanghai (PVG) - Incheon, South Korea (ICN) - Koror (ROR)
Korean
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France Paris Paris (CGD) - Incheon, South Korea (ICN) - Koror (ROR)
Korean
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Germany Berlin Berlin Tegel (TXL) - München (MUC) - Austrlia (AXL) - Manila (MNL) - Koror (ROR)
Etihad
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Frankfurt Frankfurt (FRA) - Bangkok (BKK) - Manila (MNL) - Koror (ROR)
Thai / Etihad & United
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Frankfurt (FRA) - Taipei (TPE) - Koror (ROR)
China Airlines
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Netherlands Amsterdam Amsterdam (AMS) - Manila (MNL) - Koror (ROR)
Etihad / KLM & United
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Amsterdam (AMS) - Incheon, South Korea (ICN) - Koror (ROR)
Korean
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Spain Madrid Madrid (MAD) - Dubai (DXB) - Manila (MNL) - Koror (ROR)
Emirates & United
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Madrid Madrid (MAD) - Incheon, South Korea (ICN) - Koror (ROR)
Korean
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United Kingdom London Heathrow (LHR) - Manila (MNL) - Koror (ROR)
Emirates / Thai / Malaysian & United
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Heathrow (LHR) - Incheon, South Korea (ICN) - Koror (ROR)
Korean / Asiana
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United States Chicago Chicago (ORD) - Incheon, South Korea (ICN) - Koror (ROR)
Multiple
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Chicago (ORD) - Los Angeles (LAX) - Manila (MNL) - Koror (ROR)
Multiple
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Los Angeles Los Angeles (LAX) - Honolulu (HON) - Guam (GUM) - Koror (ROR)
United
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Los Angeles (LAX) - Taipei (TPE) - Koror (ROR)
China
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New York New York (JFK) - Incheon, South Korea (ICN) - Koror (ROR)
Korean
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New York (LGA) - Houston (IAH) - Honolulu (HON) - Guam (GUM) - Koror (ROR)
United
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International Flight Recommendations


Roman Tmetchul International Airport (ROR) situated 6km from town of Koror, is the only international airport within the island archipelago. There are daily flights with United Airlines from Manila, Philippines, via Guam or there are direct flights from Manila at 10pm on Tuesday and Friday evenings. You may also fly via Seoul, S. Korea or Taipei with China Airways and Asiana Airlines.


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Palau – Getting there


On Arrival

Citizens of the United States are granted a 1 year visa upon arrival while passport holders of most other western countries may obtain a 30 day tourist visa on arrival, at no extra charge. All visitors to Palau are required to be in possession of a current passport and a return airline ticket. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months from date of entry into Palau.

For non U.S. citizens intending to stay longer than 30 days, you may obtain two 30 day visa extensions for a total of 90 days. Applications for an extension must be approved at least 7 days prior to visa expiry and there is a charge of 50US$ for each 30 day extension.

It is the responsibility of our guests to ensure they have the correct visa and fulfill the requirements for entry into the Palau.
For updates and changes please check the Palau Visitors Authority website.

Departure Fees & Taxes


A departure tax of US$20.00 and a US$30.00 “Green Fee” is required for each person departing Palau. The “Green Fee” is used to fund Palau’s Protected Area Network’s for conservation purposes. The $50.00 USD is required to be paid in cash prior to exiting the ticketing area.

Banking facilities in Koror are limited, therefore we advise our guests to make their currency exchange prior to arrival. 300-400 US$ cash is recommended for incidental local and on board expenses. All prices on board are in Euros, however we are pleased to accept cash payment in Euro, US$, GBP, AU$ and NZ$. The S/Y Palau Siren also has a credit card facility for on board expenses, for which there is an admin charge of 3.5%.

Further assistance


We have a dedicated travel team who are on hand to assist you with any of your domestic travel arrangements that will make your stay in Palau even more enjoyable. Please contact us should you wish to avail of this service, although we regret we are unable to assist with international travel at this time.

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