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Maldives international travel guide

Landscape view of Maldives

Maldives πŸ‡²πŸ‡»

Maldives is part of Asia with main city at Male. It's usually 🌀️ 27.91 °C in Maldives with a rainfall of 🌧 82.15 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Maldives. Internet speed in Maldives is on average 3.2 Mbps. Its Developing country with a population of 344K people. The main currency is Rufiyaa. The languages spoken are Divehi. Automatic teller machines are common in Maldives. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developing Β  🌀️ ~27.91 Β°C Β  🌧 ~82.15 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 344K people
Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Exercise a high degree of caution
You no longer need a COVID-19 (PCR) test to enter the Maldives. Check before travel if your airline requires any specific COVID-19 tests. You must complete a Traveller Declaration form 72 hours before departure to and from the Maldives. Unvaccinated COVID-19 travellers entering the Maldives under specific visa categories may still be required to undergo PCR testing and mandatory quarantine periods on arrival. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in the Maldives overall due to the impacts of COVID-19. Other levels apply in some areas.
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Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Maldives uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D, Type G, Type J, Type K and Type L.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Divehi
Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Maldives uses the Maldivian rufiyaa (symbol: Rf), code MVR.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20 and 10 rufiyaas. Rufiyaa is subdivided into 100 laaris. Coins come in denominations of 5, 2 and 1 rufiyaas and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 laaris.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Maldives. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ’β€β™‚οΈ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Maldives. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small β€˜extra’ tip.
Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Maldives is on average 3.2 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Maldives is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 265.51 MVR, which includes 3 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: Dhiraagu or Ooredoo. Maldives uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Maldives upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Maldives, dial +, then 960 (the country code for Maldives), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Maldives, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 6 .
Driving

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Universal
112
Police
112
Ambulance
112
Fire department
112
Travel
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πŸ₯ for Maldives
$42 / 4 weeks
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