Maldives is part of Asia with main city at
Male. Its Developing country with a
population of 344K people. The main currency is Rufiyaa. The languages
spoken are Divehi. the Republic of Maldives is the formal name of Maldives It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~27.43 °C 🌧 ~128.45 mm 👨👩👦👦 344K people
⚠️ Travel advice
Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our travel advice for the Maldives. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise normal safety precautions in the Maldives overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.
issued date: November 8, 2019
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.