Common Questions Travellers Ask About Maldives
What credit cards are accepted in Maldives?
Master and Visa cards are accepted on the island.
Is Maldives safe to visit?
Yes, it is safe to visit. The Maldives is one of the worlds safest travel destinations.
Is alcohol allowed in Maldives?
Since the Maldives is a Muslim country alcohol is highly prohibited to its local population. But alcohol is served on its resort islands as long as you are legally up to 18 years of age and not Muslim.
What currency is used in Maldives?
Do ATM in Maldives disburse dollars?
Yes, an ATM at the Malé branch of the Bank of Maldives do disburse dollars, however, it only disburses to Bank of Maldives cardholders. Without a bank of Maldives card, you can only withdraw local currency MVR.
Is English Spoken in the Maldives?
Yes, it is. English is widely spoken in the Maldives.
What are the mobile network operators and internet service providers in Maldives
There are 6 mobile network operators and also quite a number of internet service providers in Maldives. You can checkout the
list of networks operators in Maldives
and also details about each of them.