Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: Where is The Maldives Located?

    A: The Maldives is a small island Nation scattered across the equator in the middle of the Indian Ocean between 7° 6' 35" and 0° 42' 24" south, 72° 33' 19" and 73° 46' 13" east of Greenwich. The closest neighboring countries are India & Sri Lanka.

  • Q: Where are the Hotels / Resorts in Maldives?

    A: Maldives is formed with 1,200 coral islands. The islands are formed with white sandy beaches and crystal clear water surrounding with the endless deep blue ocean. Some of these islands are developed as one resort.

  • Q: How can I get to Maldives?

    A: Almost all the visitors travel to Maldives by air. There are frequent flights operated on regular basis, flights originated from UK, Germany, Holland, Switzerland, Spain, Holland, Italy, Austria, France, Switzerland, U.A.E and Russia. The International Airport in Maldives is, Male’ International Airport.

  • Q: What is the time difference?

    A: The Maldives are five hours ahead (GMT +05:00) of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

  • Q: Do I require a Visa for Maldives?

    A: Maldives will grant all visitors 30 days visa on arrival. Visitors need to have a valid passport; expiry date of passport should not be minimum then 3 months.

  • Q: When is the best time to visit Maldives?

    A: The Maldives best season is from December to April. During this period Maldives is at its peak and all the resorts occupancy stands at 99%. Price for the resorts are higher then any other periods . May to November weather is moderate you can expect to have some showers however overall Maldives weather stays humid and most of the time with sunny days.

  • Q: Can I bring Alcohol to Maldives?

    A: No, if you bring Alcohol or Liquor along with you it will be confiscated by Maldives custom and it will be bonded in the airport. It will be returned back before you departure from the airport.

  • Q: How do I get to the resort I have booked ones I arrive to Maldives?

    A: On your arrival you will be met by our Maldives Traveller staff that will guide you to your resort transfer and handle all your arrangements.

  • Q: What if my flights arrive Maldives by evening?

    A: If no transfer were available you would be required to book a city hotel to stay over night and catch the first transfer to the resort in Morning. We will be at your service to arrange all the needful for your stay and make it less hassle to you on your vacation.

  • Q: How can I book a resort Holiday with Maldives Traveller?

    A: Simple we have categorized our collections in detail for you. Our categories are easy to browse and identify. Select the best suitable resort and package for you. Select the room type preferred and the dates of your holiday. Our system will show the price for the holiday. Fill the form and send it to us. We will send your confirmation within less then a day.

  • Q: How can I make a payment?

    A: You can pay by credit card or Bank Transfer for your booking.

  • Q: What is the cancellation Policy?

    A: Cancellation within 40 days prior to arrival will be charged 50% as cancellation fee, except the festive season, dec 20th to 10th January 100% will be applied. Cancellation done within 25 days prior to arrival will be charged 100% cancellation fee.

  • Q: What is the best currency to bring Maldives?

    A: Maldives resorts will accept USD, EUR, GBP and CHF. Best preferred currency is US dollars.

  • Q: Do we operate liveaboard Tours?

    A: Yes we do operate our own Liveaboard in Maldives, Oceanic Dreams Fathima . Our Liveaboard is operated for diving, snorkling, fishing and surfing tours.

  • Q: Is liveaboard tours coming with a fixed schedule?

    A: Mostly liveaboard tours are based on schedule, if there is possibility to amend dates of the tour while initially booking the tour we can do it. Or else its mostly fixed tour dates.

  • Q: How many nights is normally a liveaboard tour?

    A: Normal liveaboard tours are schedule for 7 nights. Check in time: 11 am, Check out time: 09am