Travellers must be up-to-date with all routine vaccinations before travelling to Micronesia. Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, polio vaccine are the vaccines you’ll need to obtain before boarding your flight to this island destination. In addition to the routine vaccines, it is advised to obtain vaccines against hepatitis A, hepatitis B and typhoid as the risk of contracting these diseases can occur in the country.
Tourists are advised to practise caution on the island destination as with visiting any destination. A low incidence of serious crime is prevalent in Micronesia. Tourists visiting Chuuk, Pohnpei and Yak should be wary of petty crimes such as car break-ins and pick-pocketing.
Take caution when driving as the roads outside the towns are mostly unpaved and can become dangerous during torrential rain periods. It is quite common to see livestock on the roads which can lead to unpleasant incidents.
Always make use of reputable companies when going on adventurous activities such as scuba diving and hiking.