From LAX, Air New Zealand and Fiji Airlines offer nonstop service to Nadi. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,258.
FOR THE RECORD
Fiji airline -- In the Travel section Sunday, an information box incorrectly listed Fiji Airlines as flying nonstop to Nadi, Fiji. Air Pacific flies nonstop to Nadi.
To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (the international dialing code), 679 (country code for Fiji) and the local number.
I traveled with Blue Lagoon Cruises, 183 Vitogo Parade, P.O. Box 130, Lautoka, Fiji; 666-1622, fax 666-4098, www.bluelagooncruises.com. A three-night cruise for two costs $503-$1,108; seven nights are $1,511-$2,015. In high season, which begins April 1, a three-night cruise costs $721-$1,411, a seven-night cruise, $1,950-$2,540.
Captain Cook Cruises also sails the Yasawa Islands; 6 Jetty, Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia; toll-free 011-800-6754-8888, fax 011-61-2-9206-1178, www.captaincook.com.au. Four-night cruises are $854-$1,182 per person, double occupancy.
TO LEARN MORE
Fiji Visitors Bureau, 5777 W. Century Blvd., Suite 220, Los Angeles, CA 90045; (800) 932-3454 or (310) 568-1616, fax (310) 670-2318, www.bulafijiislands.com.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times