post offices offer the same kind
of services as you would find in
your home country. Mail sent to Europe
and the U.S.A. will reach its destination
from 8 to 15 days. Post offices
are generally opened Monday to Friday
from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Direct dialing for local and international phone calls is available everywhere in French Polynesia, from your hotel or from a public phone. Calling cards are available for purchase at any post offices, newspapers stores or shops with phone booths nearby. Local phone numbers are composed of 6 digits and there is no area code applicable.
phone service in French Polynesia
uses the GSM system and the main
touristic islands are connected.
However there might be some blackout
zones. For more informations about "roaming" you can consult Vini website, the local operator.
There is two ISP with headquarters located in Tahiti called MANA and VITI that charges a rate of 33 CFP per minute (ie : 0,25$ / mn).It is possible to retrieve your emails while on vacations since several Internet cafes are now available in Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora. Very few hotels have a modem plugs directly available in the rooms and they may charge an extra-fee, so please check with your hotel.