If you are seeking an exciting, adventure-filled vacation in the South Pacific Ocean then book cheap flights to American Samoa to visit the unincorporated U.S. territory. This tropical paradise, located midway between New Zealand and Hawaii, has been inhabited for more than 3,000 years. Comprising of five islands (Tutuila, Ofu, Anu’u, Ta’u and Olosega) and two coral atolls (Rose and Swains Islands), American Samoa is ready to attract tourists with its lush rainforests, rugged mountains, pristine white-sand beaches, genuine hospitality, authentic taste of Polynesian culture and unparalleled natural beauty. Its no wonder that holiday in American Samoa is a magical experience.
Pago Pago: American Samoa’s territorial capital Pago Pago is located in Maoputasi County on the main island of Tutuila. It is strategically located and home to one of the South Pacific Ocean’s deepest natural deepwater harbors. Pago Pago is American Samoa’s main port and its only modern urban, industrial and commercial center. You will find many hotels and shops in Fagatogo, the downtown area.
Tafuna: The village of Tafuna is located on the east coast of Tutuila Island, one mile north of Pago Pago International Airport. A part of the Ottoville district, the tourists visiting here will be attracted to a rainforest reserve and a well-preserved ancient Polynesian mound at an archaeological park near the Catholic Church at Ottoville. The major attractions worth visiting here include Tia Seu Lupe Park, Lions Park and Tony Sola'ita Baseball Field.
Leone: The village of Leone on Tutuila Island’s southwest coast was also the island’s ancient capital. It was in Leone that the first missionary John Williams arrived in Samoan Islands on 18th October 1832. American Samoa’s largest church was also the first to be built here. Leone is also home to two historical sites – Tataga-Matau Fortified Quarry Complex and Fagalele Boys School (which may be the oldest building on Tutuila Island) – listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Plan to get discounts on American Samoa best airfare in advance for a vacation in the driest and coolest months between June and October. This is the time when the weather is comfortable with the humidity and temperatures decreasing by a few degrees. The travel between November and April should be avoided as it is the wet season as well as tropical cyclone season throughout the South Pacific. American Samoa experiences sunshine year-round, so don’t forget to bring umbrellas for protecting against both the hot sun and rain.
The unincorporated U.S. territory of American Samoa is located in the South Pacific and renowned for its reefs, pristine beaches and beautiful natural surroundings. Make group flight reservations with a reputed online travel agency like FlyOfinder for an adventured-packed vacation in this wonderful destination. Whether you love history, nature, waters or outdoors, American Samoa caters to all tastes with plenty of things to do.
All the flights from the United States and international destinations arrive at Pago Pago International Airport (PPG), also called Tafuna Airport. It is American Samoa’s only international airport, situated 7 miles southwest of the central business district of Pago Pago, in the village and plains of Tafuna on the island of Tutuila. The airport is served with direct twice-weekly flights by Hawainan Airlines from Honolulu.
If you buy tickets to American Samoa for travel from the United States then you have the option to only fly with Hawaiian Airlines, which is the only U.S. airline offering twice-weekly flights from Honolulu, Hawaii, which will take more than five hours to reach American Samoa.
Taxis and rental cars are the best mode of transportation for getting around in American Samoa, and are easily available in Tutulia, the only island in the territory with a significant road infrastructure. Exploring American Samoa’s largest island Tutulia on colorful aiga buses is also unique experience.
American Samoa experiences two distinct seasons. The dry season is long, lasting between April and September. The wet season is from December till March. The tropical temperatures remain stable throughout the year. The average daytime temperature is 83 F in dry season, while it only slightly increases to 86 F in the wet season. Night temperatures also rarely dip below 70 F throughout the year. Sun-seekers should buy airline tickets to American Samoa to enjoy year-round sunshine, even during the wet season.
When taking nonstop American Samoa roundtrip flights from U.S. cities the duration will be of 28 hours 49 minutes on average to cover a distance of 5840 miles. The flight time on the most popular Los Angeles-Pago Pago route will be 13 hours 20 minutes on average.
U.S. citizens planning to fly to American Samoa will be provided entry after providing documents such as an American Samoa Certificate of Identity, or a U.S. passport and proof of residency in American Samoa, or a U.S. passport and proof of onward travel from American Samoa. Additional documents may also be required.