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General Information

The official language of Maldives is English · Dhivehi.

The national currency of Maldives is Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR).

1 MVR equals  .
equals  MVR.

Location

Maldives

The distance from to Maldives is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Maldives. Exercise increased caution in Maldives due to terrorism. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Maldives is 53. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 119 to call the police in Maldives.

LGBT

Maldives has a score of -8 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Maldives ranks #159 worldwide.

LGBTI Travelers.

Travel Vaccinations

Your country is on the list of confirmed local Zika virus transmissions. Zika is transmitted by mosquito bites. No vaccine is yet available for the prevention or treatment of Zika virus infections.

All travelers to Maldives should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Maldives:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Maldives to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Maldives differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Maldives, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type D
  • Type G
  • Type J
  • Type K
  • Type L
Weather

The temperature difference between Maldives and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Maldives. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Light rain throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 81–86°F  /  27–30°C 78% 93%
Sat November 09 81–85°F  /  27–29°C 80% 89%
Sun November 10 81–85°F  /  27–29°C 78% 41%
Mon November 11 81–85°F  /  27–30°C 75% 6%
Tue November 12 80–84°F  /  27–29°C 72% 4%
Wed November 13 81–85°F  /  27–29°C 76% 0%
Thu November 14 82–85°F  /  28–30°C 81% 91%
Fri November 15 82–86°F  /  28–30°C 82% 98%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 05:54 am and sets at 05:50 pm. This equates to 11.9 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Maldives, it is in . When the sun sets in Maldives, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Maldives is 25.00 MVR. Every kilometer costs an additional 25.00 MVR. Every hour of waiting time costs 100.00 MVR.

Car Rental

International driving permits are not recognized in Maldives.

Left-hand traffic, keep to the left side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 12.00 MVR in Maldives.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 121.10 MVR.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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