Best time to visit
Unsure when to visit the Maldives? Our travel experts at First Class share the best times to go depending on your interests.
Barefoot luxury, overwater bungalows and the world's best snorkelling - welcome to the heavenly islands of the Maldives.
Be inspired by our range of itineraries in our Islands brochure. We can personalise any element of your trip to how you want it.
A visa is not required if staying in the Maldives for less than 30 days
For all the latest travel advice and updates visit the Government website here.
GMT +5 hours
10 ½ hours direct
Maldivian Rufiyaa, but US Dollar is accepted in most resorts
Language and Capital
Divehi, but English is widely spoken in resorts