Approximate flight times: from New York to Majuro is 14 hours; from Tokyo it is 11; from Guam it is eight hours to Majuro and five hours from Honolulu. To give a sense of scale, the journey from Majuro to Jaluit is approximately 40 minutes by plane and 24 hours by boat.
Wet season from May to November; hot and humid; islands border typhoon belt. Tap water is not drinkable. It’s recommended to use bottled water even for brushing your teeth.