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Written by Arundhati Toshniwal on January 23, 2023 Share on

Maldives FAQs: Everything You Need to Know Before Visiting the Maldives

There is no other tropical paradise like the Maldives. The Maldives is the ideal location for anyone looking for a relaxing, romantic getaway because of its crystal clear waters, powder-white sand beaches, breathtaking views, and lush foliage. But the Maldives is more than simply beautiful beaches and turquoise waters. From snorkelling and diving among vivid coral reefs to learning about local culture and food, this tropical paradise has something for every traveller. There are 26 atolls in the Maldives, and each one has something special to offer. 

However, with so many islands and things to see and do, arranging a trip to the Maldives can be difficult. To assist you sort through the various alternatives available and enhance your Maldives holiday, here is the complete FAQ guide. From visa requirements to weather and transportation, you can solve all your doubts here! So, sit back and relax, and get all set to have a perfect Maldives vacation at its best! The Maldives will leave you with lifelong memories, whether you’re seeking a trip full of adventures or a lavish resort experience. 

Maldives FAQs: Solve all your doubts before travelling to Maldives

Q1: What are the Docs to carry for visa process in Maldives?

A1: There are four types of documents that are required for Maldives visa.
1. Return flight tickets
2. Hotel vouchers
3. Two passport size photographs, and finally, A passport with a minimum expiry of six months from the date of return.

Q2. What are the COVID-19 regulations for Maldives travel?

A2: There is no requirement for vaccination for Maldives Travel as of today. If anyone is travelling to the Maldives, they’re required to mandatory fill the online health declaration form called as the IMUGAA form, both on their onward and return journey. There is no testing requirement upon arrival in Maldives as of today, and please note that masks might be mandatory in some public areas 

Q3. What is the Currency And Phone carrier recommendation for Maldives travel?

A3: USD is the most commonly accepted currency in Maldives. An average expenditure will be between 50 and 70 US dollars per day depending upon the inclusions you have, if you’re going to do water sports, prices may vary accordingly. USD the exchange rates are very expensive and high in the Maldives, so we always recommend exchanging them in your departure city. Now, when it comes to the phone carrier Dhiraagu and Ooredoo or two top phone operators in the Maldives and the SIM cards can be purchased in the Maldives airport. The basic plan will start at 25 US dollars, which will include your call messaging and data. 

Q4. How does the Maldives Arrival Hall look?

A4: Once you have deboarded your flight and collected the luggage, and you come out of the airport this is how your arrival hall look in Maldives.

Q5. What is the Pickup / transfer Location in Maldives?

A5: There are two types of transfer location in Maldives. 
1. Is the arrivals hall, which you saw in the previous question.
2. Is the resort counter, which is specific to each resort.

Q6. How to check the voucher on Pickyourtrail app?

A6: Once you have installed and logged into your Pickyourtrail app, go to the voucher section. You will see an option which says View voucher. Once you click on it, you will be able to see your booking voucher for your vacation to Maldives.

Q7: What are the different Transfer Modes in Maldives and time delay that is to be expected?

A7: There are three types of transfers in the Maldives.
1. Is the speedboat
2. Is Seaplane
3. A domestic flight, the type of transfer it is decided upon the distance of the resort from the airport. Please note that the average waiting time could be anywhere between two and four hours depending upon the other guests coming from different flights and travelling to the same resort. Please note that if you’re travelling on a seaplane, you must ensure that your flight lands into the Maldives on or before 3:30 PM because the last seaplane departs from Male Airport at 4:00 PM.

Q8: What is the resort check in checkout policy in Maldives?

A8: The standard check-in time in Maldives could be between 2 to 3:00 PM and the standard checkout time in Maldives could be between 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM depending upon each resort. You can check this check-in checkout time accurately on your booking voucher.

Q9: What are the Meal options available in Maldives?

A9: There are three types of meal options available in Maldives
1. Half board, which includes your breakfast and one other meal of the day.
2. Full board, which includes your breakfast, lunch, and dinner and finally, all inclusive plan, which includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and selected alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Q10: What are the Water sports Activities available in Maldives?

A10: There are two types of water sports activities available in Maldives. One is motorized and other is the non-motorized activities. Once you have reached safely to the resort and checked in, please reach out to the resort counter. At the reception, they will be able to give you a brochure of all water sports activities available with them along with the cost. You can choose as per your liking, and pay to them directly and take the particular water sports activities. Hope you’re packed and ready for your Maldives vacation. 

You are now fully prepared to explore the magical Maldives! Get the greatest deals on an excellent Maldives resort packages from Pickyourtrail today to start planning your long-awaited getaway. Here, you may also personalise your Maldives itinerary and plan your trip anyway you like. Don’t hesitate to contact our travel specialists. Travel is only a click away, so hurry!

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