Here you will find important tips and useful information for Maldives.
in US Dollar (USD)
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in US Dollar (USD)
Change cash in local currency
Local currency / ISO Code
Currency exchange rate
MVR 100 = ~ CHF 0.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ MVR 0.00 (07/2015)
Die gängigen Kreditkarten werden in begrenztem Umfang akzeptiert. Für detaillierte Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte an den Aussteller der betreffenden Karte.
The Travel Mastercard card is accepted at major hotels and restaurant
Acceptance of credit cards is limited. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Cash payment in USD nearly everywhere possible.
+ 4 h / + 3 h during our summer time
220 volt / adapter recommended
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival with visa (issued upon arrival), return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 30 days. Extension available on site.
Colombo (Sri Lanka), 63 Gregory's Road
Tel. +94 11 269 51 17
8.00 - 13.30 h (Sun - Thu)
8.00 - 23.00 h (Sat - Thu)
13.30 - 23.00 h (Fri)
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
We advise against all but essential travel to Male Island; airport and other parts of the country remain calm.
Observe elementary safety precautions.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Special legal regulations
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs (up to life imprisonment).
The Maldives are a Moslem country. Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
Ramadan 2019: 05.05. - 04.06.
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
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