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How To Get To Maldives

Published on 21 August 2019 by Avila Holidays

You have been mulling over which Maldivian resort to stay for months. And you finally settle for the All Inclusive resort with the water bungalow and the beautiful dive sites nearby.

But how do you get here?

Do you need a visa to enter Maldives?

Entering the Maldives is easy. Make sure you have a passport or travel document valid for up to six months, return flight tickets and a hotel booking. 30 day tourist visa is granted to all visitors. Most visitors arrive in to the Maldives by air. The main International airport is Velana International Airport situated on the island of Hulhule. Hulhule is ten minutes by dhoni (Local motorboat) from the capital island, Male’. One can also choose to take a short taxi ride across the Sinamale Bridge also.

Resort representatives or representatives from travel agencies are on duty at flight times.  Guests are greeted on arrival.  Transfer to Male’ and the resorts are available by dhoni, speedboat, or seaplanes. The transportation mode usually depend on the distance between the airport and the resort.

Velana International Airport now has great connectivity mainly from Asia, Middle East and Europe. Direct flights fly to the Maldives from the following destinations:

Colombo

Mumbai

Chennai

Bangalore

Kuala Lumpur

Singapore

Bangkok

Dubai

Abu Dhabi

Doha

Moscow

Rome

Frankfurt

Milan

Paris

London

Istanbul

Check out the daily flight schedule on this page here.

View our list of Maldives Hotels and Resorts, OR view Maldives Packages and Offers to organise a hassle free holiday to the Maldives.

 

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