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    Our FAQ page answers all the commonly asked Questions regarding General Information about Maldives, Travel Informations and Payments etc.

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    The Maldives is a pristine island location on the Indian Ocean, with its closest neighboring nations being South India and Sri Lanka. It comprises of a total of 1,190 islands.

    Male, is the capital of the Maldives. It is home to approximately 80,000 people and is the economic center of the country.

    The best travel period to the Maldives is during the peak season which commences in November and ends in April. The prices of the resorts will be relatively high during this time; travelers are advised in making advanced reservations when planning a visit during the peak season. Although during the low season, resort prices are least priced making the Maldives an all-year round destination. The temperature generally ranges between 28° – 30°C.

    The national language in the Maldives is called ‘Dhivehi’; albeit English is commonly used amongst the locals, be it the different resorts and tour operators or even the local shops given that it attracts many tourists from all across the globe.

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    Not required – upon your arrival to the country you shall be issued with a free 30-day tourist visa subject that all your documents, such as: passport, valid tickets and hotel booking confirmation are in place.

    It is our advice that you obtain a travel insurance as a precautionary measure given the uncertainties that can occur during your travel period. This will ensure that you have all areas covered.

    The Maldives is a tropical country - so all you need is your summer & swim wear and loads of sunscreen. And if you are a photo freak – you might not want to miss your camera!

    The maximum luggage allowed is 20kg for all checked-in luggage and 5kg allowed for hand carry luggage. Should there be luggage in excess of the above – there would be charges on luggage on a per kg basis in the range of USD 5++; in addition to limitations on the safety front leading to leaving off your excess luggage.

    This would largely depend on the location of your resort – at most, speedboat transfers are widely available and should be able to move you swiftly as you land off the airport. The waiting time will be to group the guests together. No doubt it is the best option to choose to commute. However, if you have chosen the Seaplane option bear in mind that the operating hours are between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily. In case your arrival time is during mid-night hours, you will need to seek accommodation at a nearby hotel.

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    Credit cards are generally accepted in the Maldives. The local currency is called the ‘Maldivian Rufiyaa’ – you may exchange your foreign currencies into the local currency upon your arrival at the airport at the exchange counters. Do note that not all foreign currencies are accepted. On a caution note – traveler’s cheque is not an accepted method of payment in the Maldives.

    About Maldives

    The Maldives is a pristine island location on the Indian Ocean, with its closest neighboring nations being South India and Sri Lanka. It comprises of a total of 1,190 islands.