- Hepatitis A
- $90 per shot
- Series of 2 shots, 6 mos apart. Okay if you have just the first one before leaving.
- Hepatitis B
- $80 per shot
- Series of 3 shots. Second shot 1 month after the first. Third shot 5 mo after the second or six mo after the first. Okay if you have just the first one or two before leaving.
- Every 10 years or 5 years after injury/travel.
- Unless you’ve already had one as an adult.
- Unless you’ve had these diseases as a child or unless you’ve already had a total of two shots of this.
- Typhoid (oral)
- The shot only lasts for 2 years, but the oral lasts for 5 years, so we recommend the oral
Prices listed above are approximate as of 2016. Compare vaccination prices with your primary physician and Passport Health.
You may want to check with your insurance plan as they may cover a portion of the cost of some of these immunizations, if you see your primary care doctor. Typhoid is the one immunization that will likely not be available this way, because it is uncommon in the U.S.
Recommended Malaria Prevention
- One per day starting 2 days before trip and continuing for 30 days after return.
- One per day starting 2 days before trip and continuing for 7 days after return.
Recommended Travel Agent
Diane has been to Papua New Guinea numerous times so she knows firsthand best routes, places to stay, tips and tricks, and do‘s and don’ts along the way.
+1 (602) 579-3192
A Message From the Department of State
We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Papua New Guinea enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at travel.state.gov to receive the latest security updates. By enrolling, you make it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in case of an emergency.