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American Samoa

American Samoa is a tropical paradise located in the South Pacific Ocean, offering visitors a unique blend of Polynesian culture and American influence. The island is known for its stunning natural beauty, including pristine beaches, lush rainforests, and crystal-clear waters perfect for snorkeling and diving. Visitors can also experience traditional Samoan culture through dance performances, handicraft markets, and village tours. American Samoa is a great destination for adventure seekers, with opportunities for hiking, fishing, and surfing. The island's cuisine is a fusion of Samoan and American flavors, with fresh seafood and tropical fruits being the highlights. Overall, American Samoa is a hidden gem that offers a truly authentic and unforgettable experience for travelers seeking a tropical getaway.

American Samoa Immunization Recommendations and Requirements

Before traveling, make sure you are up-to-date on all of your routine immunizations including influenza and COVID-19. Note that many vaccines that are now considered "routine" were not available until recent decades so you may not have received them at all, depending on your age and other factors. 

Infants, 6 to 11 months old should receive one dose of MMR and Hepatitis A prior to visiting American Samoa. This does not count toward routine childhood immunizations.

Talk to a travel health specialist

At Away Clinic we specialize in getting travelers ready for their trips to the world's most exotic destinations. We would be glad to assist you at the following locations:

To set up an appointment, see our self-scheduling page, call us at (480) 712-8865‬, or email us

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