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Written by Deepika on June 13, 2021 Share on

Full Board Vs All Inclusive – Maldives

Land of pristine blue waters, Maldives is a group of islands in the Indian ocean. Looking for a luxury escape from the city? Maldives is the go to destination on your bucket list. With each resort spread across a huge area, you feel like you are in a different dreamland altogether. Lots of fun filled activities are lined up in each of resort to make your stay a memorable one. Meal plan is an important element of your Maldives itinerary. Keep reading to find out the different meal plans and how to choose between full board vs all inclusive :

List of contents:

  1. What is a meal plan?
  2. Why is it necessary to choose a meal plan?
  3. What is full board meal plan?
  4. What is all inclusive meal plan?
  5. Full board Vs All inclusive
  6. Which one to choose and why?
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What is a meal plan?

Ideally every resort in Maldives or rather every room category comes with a pre-specified meal plan. You might be wondering if I am going to tell you about the AP, MAP, CP and EP plans. Definitely not. Maldives on the other has similar plans but with a subtle difference. Let me take you through them:

  • Bed with Breakfast plan that is the accommodation with complimentary breakfast.
  • Half Board Meal plan comes with Breakfast and Dinner
  • Full Board Meal plan rewards you with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • All Inclusive Meal plan entitles you with Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner including beverages and much more. Read through to find out more.
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Why is it necessary to choose a meal plan?

Wondering why you need a meal plan in the first place? Why can’t you as well go out and have your meals? Sadly, you will not be able to. Each resorts in Maldives is in a private island. You will have to soak yourself up in the luxury of the resort. Going out of the island is nearly impossible. Looking for a budget trip? If yes, choosing a meal plan is indispensable. Basically, this will save you from spending a bomb on getting meals on the spot. Trust me you won’t regret this decision. Be sure to take any basic meal plan as per your food habits. I can’t promise you that you will not be spending any money, but I can assure you that you can save a lot.

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What would you get in a Full Board Meal Plan?

Full Board meal plan comes with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.Most widely chosen meal plan, it is something that fits in every budget. One can rest assured that there wouldn’t be much overheads. All resorts across Maldives comes with this meal plan. Wondering if only food is included in the Full Board meal plan? Surprisingly not, it comes with snorkelling equipment and non – motorised water sport equipments like Paddle, Kayak and a few more at no extra charges. Don’t miss to use it to your hearts content until you leave the place. A quick tip, reconfirm with the resort if they provide the same before booking a Maldives Package given that a few resorts do not provide the same.

Fun fact: Snorkelling is one activity which allows you to experience the underwater world. Best part is you don’t have to know swimming to snorkel. Get your gears on and plunge into the waters

 

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What comes with an All Inclusive Meal Plan?

All inclusive meal plan is something every party person would look forward to. It comes with Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and both Alcoholic and Non- Alcoholic beverages. Guess what? You can consume it to your hearts content at the Bar anytime. Apart from the inclusions that come under the Full Board meal plan, the resorts give few other amenities as well. Although it varies from resort to resort, you can rest assured, for the money you pay you will have an edge over others. From floating breakfast, free snorkelling lessons, mini bar to spa coupons you may get any of it.

Also do understand that it has a few drawbacks as well. One may not be able to get or order the drinks to the room at the same cost. One may not have your favourite drink on the list. You may not be provided with evening snacks. The water sport lessons maybe of extra cost. It totally depends. Just make sure that you do a thorough check on the inclusions so that you don’t feel cheated on trip

Also read: Must try food at Maldives

Full Board Vs All Inclusive

Confused on which meal plan to choose? Here are some questions you can ask yourself before choosing the one that best suits you :

  • Will Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner suffice you?
  • Which inclusion impressed me on the All Inclusive meal plan?
  • Are my favourite drinks included in the list?
  • Do I get any advantage over the Full Board meal plan?
  • Is the difference in cost worth spending? Will I spend less if I get it on the spot?
  • In case you want something else apart from the All Inclusive meal plan, am I willing to take up the extra expense?
  • Will my kids be benefited from an All inclusive meal plan?
 

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Which one to choose and why?

Choosing the package with the best inclusions is of utmost importance. A couple going on a Honeymoon will want to take an All Inclusive meal plan, given most of them won’t have a budget constraint. Going as a family? You can as well take a full board meal plan and get the drinks/snacks you want on the spot. People going on a friends trip can take an All Inclusive given that liquor can’t be carried from here. You can make the best use of it. Nevertheless, make sure you go through the package and inclusions and make an informed decision. Happy vacationing 🙂

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