How safe is The Maldives?
Maldives has been granted the safe travel stamp by World Travel & Tourism Council from 15th September 2020 onwards.
How safe is Velana International Airport?
Velana International Airport (VIA) has received ‘Airport Health Accreditation’ by Airports Council International. VIA is the second Airport to receive accreditation in Asia Pacific Region.
- All guests who are traveling to Maldives and Airport staff are required to wear face masks, use hand sanitizers and observe safe distancing.
- Thermal temperature screening upon arrival to Maldives and it is advised for guests to download “TraceEkee” app for contact tracing purposes.
- 24hrs self-service, digital kiosk was inaugurated at VIA providing contact-less and prompt service for tourists to buy SIM cards and recharge services.
What should I do before I travel to The Maldives?
You will need to have a confirmed hotel reservation of your stay at Fushifaru Maldives.
A “Traveler Health Declaration” via immigration portal must be filled 24 hours prior to your departure to the Maldives.
This is an Online form that needs to be completed via: https://imuga.immigration.gov.mv/
Do I need to undergo COVID-19 test before I travel to The Maldives?
Yes! All tourists travelling to the Maldives are required to present a mandatory negative PCR test result for Covid-19 translated in English.
Do you have medical facilities available on the island?
YES! On the island we do have a Clinic with fully equipped first aid medical facilities and a doctor available 24hrs.
The nearest hospital can be reached within 15 minutes by speedboat.
How do I test for COVID-19 in the Maldives?
Should you require COVID-19 test results to return to your country or another destination, we provide testing services 48hrs prior to your departure.
Sample for the PCR testing will be taken by our Resident Doctor and is subject to a charge of $75 nett per person.
Can I visit more than 1 island during my stay at Maldives?
It is not recommended to travel to other islands. However it is subject to an authorization from HPA which has to be requested 48 hours prior to traveling.
- Day visit to another resort is not permitted.
- Visit to local islands are not permitted.
What will happen if I develop symptoms of COVID-19 while at the resort?
If you develop any symptoms, you will be tested by the Resident Doctor in your villa with full PPE and you shall remain in your villa until test results are received.
The PCR test is subject to a charge of $75 nett per person.
Fushifaru COVID-19 task-force will perform contact tracing and the identified contacts will be isolated in designated rooms until your test results.
What will happen if I test Positive for Covid19 while at the resort?
If the PCR test is positive, HPA will be informed immediately. If you are clinically stable, you will be given the option to quarantine at the resort, or move to a government isolation facility.
If you choose to stay quarantined at the resort, you will be offered a ‘14 Day Quarantine Package’, subject to additional charge. We encourage you to take COVID 19 insurance prior to your arrival to Maldives.
We encourage you to check your medical insurance for COVID-19 coverage prior to your journey to The Maldives.
Does Maldives provide COVID-19 insurance packages?
Allied Insurance Maldives has introduced COVID-19 insurance policy focusing on guests traveling to Maldives. For further information about insurance packages; https://allied.mv/personal/allied-inbound#tab-details