The Maldives is a country located in Southern Asia. The country has no land neighbors. The official language of The Maldives is Divehi.
The national currency in The Maldives is Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR). The rufiyaa (rf) is subdivided into 100 laari.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 16.12 MVR and 1 USD is worth 15.41 MVR.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in The Maldives is 33.74 Mbps and mobile is 108.42 Mbs.The global average is 164.00 Mbps and 114.16 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density The number of ATMs per person in The Maldives is close to the world average.39.95 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.
SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in The Maldives, a passport or ID is required as identification.
There are 6 socket types used in The Maldives. Type A & Type B are widespread in North America (incl. the U.S.), Central America, Japan, and the Philippines. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries. Type G is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
What hotel chains are present in Maldives?
There are no Mariott hotels in The Maldives.
The Hilton hotel chain operates in The Maldives.
The IHG hotel chain operates in The Maldives.
What fast food chains are present in Maldives?
The McDonald’s chain does not operate in The Maldives.
The KFC chain does not operate in The Maldives.
The Burger King chain does not operate in The Maldives.
What is the weather like in Malé?
Weather data for Malé (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are no passenger trains available.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in The Maldives.
Emergency phones in Maldives
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban No known rules against smoking, or no information is available.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.
The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.
According to Maldivian Law, importation of liquor and alcoholic products without prior approval is prohibited.
- 200 cigarettes or 25 cigars or 250g of tobacco