Hawaii is part
of the United States, so you won't get a real cool stamp in your
are very inflated.
Meals and beverages are
usually not included in Hawaii resorts' nightly rates.
Most of the
upscale Hawaii resorts are large which lack in privacy. The Hawaiian beaches are crowded and
tourist traps are everywhere. Fiji is like Hawaii was 70 years ago.
Hawaii has grown into a metropolis with high rise accommodations
and over populated beaches, traffic jams and air pollution. Even
the outer islands have “tourist traps” coaxing you to man made attractions.
Fiji relies on its natural beauty and friendly natives to entice
travelers to stop and discover what a South Pacific island used
to be like.
Fiji is an independent
country. Everyone speaks English.
The US dollar
is strong. Shopping prices are very comparable to the rates
in the US. You can find some great bargains.
Meals are usually
included in the nightly rate.
resorts include many activities as well as food, soft drinks and
most include alcohol.
are the friendliest people. They are curious about you and try to
get to know you better. They want to share their culture with you.
Hawaii vs Fiji
If you want
a metro/touristic feeling go with a Hawaii vacation.
If you want
a getaway for the stresses of modern life and natural tropical fun
go with a Fiji vacation.