Maldives is part of Asia with main city at
Male. It's usually 🌤️ 28.63 °C in Maldives with a rainfall of 🌧 139.19 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Maldives. Internet speed in Maldives is on average 3.2 Mbps. Its Developing country with a
population of 344K people. The main currency is Rufiyaa. The languages
spoken are Divehi. Automatic teller machines are common in Maldives. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~28.63 °C 🌧 ~139.19 mm 👨👩👦👦 344K people
🛡️ Travel safety
Do not travel
We advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from COVID-19. If you’re in Maldives and wish to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. The Maldives Government has declared a State of Public Health Emergency for a period of 30 days. Maldives has implemented curfews, travel and entry restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. If you're staying, follow the advice of local authorities and take care to avoid exposure to COVID-19. Plan for an extended stay, and keep in contact with friends and family so they know you are safe and well. We now advise you to: Do not travel to the Maldives.
issued date: April 2, 2020
Maldives uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D, Type G, Type J, Type K and Type L.
The languages that are typically spoken are Divehi
💱 Currencies Used
Maldives uses the Maldivian rufiyaa (symbol: Rf), code MVR.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20 and 10 rufiyaas. Rufiyaa is subdivided into 100 laaris. Coins come in denominations of 5, 2 and 1 rufiyaas and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 laaris.
Automatic teller machines are common in Maldives. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Maldives. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip.