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MALDIVES FAQS

Are you planning to travel to Maldives? If you have no clue what to expect, these Questions and Answers will be a great help to you in planning your holiday for the better. Either way, just skim through these FAQs and polish some of the knowledge you know about Maldives, the sunny side of life!!.

WHERE IS MALDIVES?

Maldives is situated amid the vast Indian Ocean and is said to be Southwest of India and East west of Sri Lanka, It is just a one hour airplane ride from Trivandrum in India and Colombo, which is the capital city of Sri Lanka! (Maldives FAQs)

HOW IS THE COUNTRY LIKE?

Maldives is a collection of island countries consisting of 1190 coral islands and 26 atolls. It is considered to the ‘Pristine Pearl amid the Indian Ocean’ (Maldives FAQs)

COULD YOU ENLIGHTEN ME MORE ABOUT THE ISLANDS?

Of the islands rising above 1000… just about 200 are inhabited. From that 200 inhabited islands, 120  are wonderful luxury island resorts!! (Maldives FAQs)

WHAT IS THE POPULATION?

Maldives has a population of around 340000. A quarter of this amount resides in Male’, the capital city!! The heart of Maldives!! Male’ is just a 10 minutes boat ride from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport!! (Maldives FAQs)

A VISA TO THE MALDIVES?

You need not pay a pre-visa! All tourists get  30 days free visa on arrival!! If you prefer, you get extend it by 90 days by paying $90. This visa extension will be approved by the immigration authorities!.

WHAT IS THE CURRENCY USED IN THE MALDIVES?

Maldives uses a currency called, “Rufiyaa”. You factually do not need to be apprehensive about tis before almost all resorts, hotels and shops accept credit cards like American Express, Visa, Mastercard and JCB cards!

IS IT MANDATORY TO CARRY CASH ON ME?

Having money along with you is surely a great idea! But if you book an all-inclusive travel package from a prestigious website such as www.travelcentremaldives.com, you have nothing to worry about as your expenses are taken care of days before you reach your destination resort!!

ARE THERE HOTELS IN MALÉ?

Indeed, there are hotels in Male’! It provides high quality accommodation services followed by the finest hotel services!! You can even reside in budget guest houses. A vast majority of hotels and lodges are just a few minutes of walking away from main jetties

SHOULD I STAY IN MALÉ?

You can choose to explore Male’ for its historical sites but it is highly recommended not to opt to spend your whole vacation in Male’ if you are yearning to have a relaxing holiday filled with epitomes of tranquility and basis of immaculate services!!

IS IT EASY TO GET A ROOM IN RESORTS?

Rooms can be ranged from 8 to 350. If you decide to book in advance, you shall sure Number of rooms in each resort could be from anything between 8 to 350. Opt for last minute booking services, through an experts like Travel Centre Maldives!! (Maldives FAQs)

HOW FAR IS THE SPEED BOAT JETTY?

It is just a  2-minute walk from the Ibraahim Naasir International Airport!! (Maldives FAQs)

 

WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT THE ISLAND RESORTS?

“Exclusive” “Wonderful” “Fascinating” “Alluring”!! – these are the main keywords to give you a description of the authentic Maldivian experience. Most Maldivian resorts are the finest quintessence of the finest Maldivian luxury!!

IS ALCOHOL EXPENSIVE?

YES INDEED!! Due to the fact that Maldives is a 100% Muslim country, alcohol is heavily taxed!! You could purchase alcohol only in resorts!! If you just want to drink on vacation!! Just contact us on [email protected]

CAUTIOUS: You cannot just bring alcohol in your own country!! It is illegal and comes with a high penalty!!

HOW IS THE FOOD LIKE?

The resorts are well re known for their gastronomical delights!! The finest chefs in the world create a range of cuisines!!! Of course, the succulent seafood and fish in the Maldives is indeed a beautiful!! (Maldives FAQs)

CAN I TAKE MY PET TO THE MALDIVES?

No dogs or pigs are allowed in Maldives as it is against Islam!! But you can take along your cats but must be vaccinated for rabies!! (Maldives FAQs)

 WILL I HAVE FUN IN THE MALDIVES?

UNEQUIVOCALLY! Maldives is an appealing place!! Even if its culture is Islamic and is quite strict, the resorts are quite laid-back!! Nothing to worry about!! Bathing suits are customary in the resort islands! Nevertheless, if you are in Male’, the please do dress with elegance!! (Maldives FAQs)

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