US State Dept Travel Advisory
There are no Guam visa requirements for citizens of the US who wish to travel to Guam. However, citizens of other countries might need a Tourist Visa if they want to travel to Guam. Although there are visa waiver countries that allow certain foreigners of countries to enter Guam without a visa
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) travelers can face unique challenges when traveling abroad. Laws and attitudes in some countries may affect safety and ease of travel. Legal protections vary from country to country. Many countries do not legally recognize same-sex marriage. Approximately seventy countries consider consensual same-sex sexual relations a crime, sometimes carrying severe punishment.
Local Emergency Phone
The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccinations for Guam: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, meningitis, polio, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis), chickenpox, shingles, COVID-19, pneumonia and influenza.
Tropical marine; generally warm and humid, moderated by northeast trade winds; dry season (January to June), rainy season (July to December); little seasonal temperature variation
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110 V / 60 Hz / plug types(s): A, B
English, Filipino, Chamorro, other Pacific island languages, Asian languages
Christian (predominantly Roman Catholic) 94.2%, folk religions 1.5%, Buddhist 1.1%
UTC+10 (15 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
International Driving Permit
Suggested for non-US citizens.
Road Driving Side
Chamorro Village; Guam Museum; Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica; Fort Apugan; Latte Stone Park; Ritidian Point; Two Lover's Point; War in the Pacific National Historic Park (includes Apaca Point)
Soccer, basketball, rugby
Respect for family, community, and elders are major components of traditional Chamorro culture. Island culture has also been heavily influenced by both Spanish and American customs. The latter are pervasive in government and the media. Korean, Micronesian, Filipino, Chinese and Japanese immigrants have also enriched Guam's culture.
Tipping is common practice in the same way as it is in the US.
Marmar flower headbands, woven baskets, shell necklaces and beaded jewelry, sarongs, machetes with carved wooden handles, natural beauty products
Kelaguen — a seafood, fish, or meat dish served either as a main course, appetizer, or side dish; the ingredients are typically marinated in a combination of lemon juice, salt, and hot peppers and sometimes enriched with grated fresh coconut
Please visit the following links to find further information about your desired destination.
World Health Organization (WHO) - To learn what vaccines and health precautions to take while visiting your destination.
US State Dept Travel Information - Overall information about foreign travel for US citizens.
To obtain an international driving permit (IDP). Only two organizations in the US issue IDPs:
American Automobile Association (AAA) and American Automobile Touring Alliance (AATA)
How to get help in an emergency?
Contact the nearest US embassy or consulate, or call one of these numbers:
from the US or Canada - 1-888-407-4747 or from Overseas - +1 202-501-4444
Page last updated: Friday, September 22, 2023