Let’s have a look at a few things that you should know about Maldives before you plan your visit.
What is the best time to visit Maldives?
With a tropical climate, the temperature in Maldives is soothing for most of the year. The best time to visit is between November to early April, when the sky is clear and your Maldivian adventure can be uninterrupted. From May to October, Maldives will often see rain and that can spoil your plan for water activities or sailing and have you cooped up in your room.
How to get a Maldives Visa?
No pre-approval of Visa is required. Vacationers from all nationalities are granted a 30-day free tourist visa on arrival. However, if one wants to extend the visa, the additional charges are applicable. Indians receive a 90-day free visa on arrival.
What should be your budget for a Maldives trip?
Your budget for Maldives greatly depends on the resorts and services you choose. But estimating on the average expenditure, you should carry INR 4500-5000/day per person (that includes your food, lodging, transport and miscellaneous expenses).
What is the currency in Maldives?
Rufiyaa is the official currency of Maldives. 1 Maldives Rufiyaa is equal to INR 4.90 (approximate). But if you plan on paying for few items or services, the USD will be acceptable. If you book a Maldives Honeymoon trip for 4 days with Duniya Safari, then your trip can be entirely
cashless as all arrangements will be done from our end.
What kind of electric outlet is used in the Maldives?
Most electric outlets support standard UK 3-pin plugs. Electric current is 220-240 volts.
What you should pack for a trip to the Maldives?
Summer clothes, sun-block cream, swimwear, flip-flops. Bring walking shoes only if your visit includes tourist hubs like Malé.
Is insurance necessary to travel to Maldives?
Insurance has not yet been made mandatory for tourists, but it is still advised.
Where can I get a SIM Card?
You can purchase and local SIM Card at the airport.
What will be the best mode of transport in Maldives?
For cities like Malé and Addu, you can avail bus or taxi for internal travel.
For island hoping (or reaching you resort island from airport) you have many options – Ferry, Speedboat or Seaplanes. Ferries are the most convenient and affordable. Speedboats can be hired to reach islands where the ferry sails on alternate days. Lastly Seaplanes can be availed for a faster transfer and seaplanes flying at a lower altitude give a breath-taking view of islands and reefs.
Our destination experts at Duniya Safari has been planning Maldives Holiday Packages from India, and catering to clients from all over India. If you’re planning for Maldives for your next vacation, give us a call or write to us. We will be happy to create a custom-tailored Maldives Holiday experience for you.