Maldives Information for travellers in regards to the coronavirus (covid-19 pandemic) Update on 10 Oct 2020
Maldives begins to open on 15 July 2020 up for leisure travelers, we are happy to welcome you to Maldives. We want to reassure you that our travel service providers are adhering to all health guidelines to ensure your safe and comfortable stay with us.
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Frequently asked questions
Do I have to make a booking before I come for Maldives ?
How about Visa Process changed?
What is the process for completing the Traveler Health Declaration?
Will I have to do a COVID-19 test?
What kind of tests will be done before I can go to my hotel?
Will I have to pay if I get chosen for random testing?
No, if chosen for random testing on arrival, the Maldives government will bear the cost for testing.
Do I have to spend 14 days in quarantine before I can start my holiday?
No, tourists who do not have COVID-19 symptoms are not required to quarantine on arrival to the Maldives.
Do I have to wear a mask?
How will I know the social distancing practices to follow at the airport?
All physical distancing guidelines are clearly marked with visible distance information and floor markings in passenger terminals. Hand sanitisation and hygiene facilities are also available throughout the airport.
How will I get to my hotel?
A representative from your hotel will be at the airport to assist you with the domestic flight or transfer to your hotel.
Are there medical services available at my hotel?
Yes, all tourist facilities operating during this phase will have access to medical services.
Can I visit a different island while I am here on holiday?
No, under the current circumstances, the tourist must stay at the resort establishment booked prior to their arrival. Travel to other islands or to the capital, Male’ City is not permitted.
Are there any arrangements for transit stay?
The tourist establishment representatives will help you make special arrangements for any overnight transit stay. For your safety, there are designated transit hotels in place.
What do I need to know if I am traveling to Maldives for a safari trip?
A tourist who books a safari should spend the entire duration of their stay on the safari. They must not disembark onto a resort or to an inhabited island.