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Updated 16 June 2022

With turquoise waters, white sands, and swaying palms, the Maldives makes an excellent choice for an idyllic beach getaway. Much to the delight of UAE travellers, the island nation has long resumed international flight operations from Dubai and the UAE. 

Keep reading to know the latest travel guidelines on travelling from Dubai to the Maldives. 

Eid Adha 2022 hotel deals on Wego

With the Eid break looming on the horizon, hotel deals and offers from Wego and its partners are now readily available. Please check below for details.

Wego – up to 5% off

Offer valid worldwide

This Eid, Wego is offering a 5% discount for hotel bookings (up to AED 50) using the code SUMMERSALE22. Details are as follows:

  • the promo code is valid for bookings made between 1 to 17 July 2022. Travel dates from 1 July to 30 September 2022
  • the promo code is valid for all bookings with a maximum discount of 5% or AED 50
  • the promo code can’t be used in conjunction with any other promotional offer or bonuses

Otelz – up to 5% off

Offer valid when booking through Wego Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Turkey

Book through Otelz and get a 5% discount for hotels. Details are as follows:

  • book with an extra 5% discount on all hotels
  • use Coupon Code: WEGO05 to avail of the offer
  • no minimum booking amount is required
  • the promotion is applicable to all hotels
  • for any inquiries and concerns related to making a hotel reservation, please reach out to [email protected]

Booklogic – up to 7% off

Offer valid when booking through Wego

Book through Booklogic and get a 7% discount on all hotels. Details are as follows:

  • book with an extra 7% discount on all hotels
  • use Coupon Code: WEGO07 to avail of the offer
  • no minimum booking amount is required
  • the promotion is applicable to all hotels

Agoda – up to 3% off

Offer valid when booking through Wego UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

Enjoy an additional 3% off by using the code: AGWEGO07.

Makemytrip – up to 15% off

Offer valid when booking through Wego UAE

Enjoy up to a 15% price slash on some hotels. Final price inclusive of discounts with details as follows:

  • offer applicable only for customers coming via Wego
  • no promo code is required for this offer
  • offer applicable on select hotels only
  • applicable on both desktop & PWA

Rotana Hotels – up to 20% off

Offer valid when booking through Wego in the MENA region

Live life to the fullest, unwind and enjoy some exciting benefits all season long, with Rotana hotels and resorts across the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Turkey.

Book your stay now and receive:

  • 20% off the lowest public room rate
  • a complimentary extra bed in all room categories for family stays
  • free dining for kids under 6 and 50% off for kids up to 12
  • free cancellation and no prepayment needed

This offer is valid for Rotana Rewards Select members (log in or sign up for free during booking) from the 1st of June until the 4th of September 2022. Free cancellation without charge until 2 PM on the day of arrival. Hotel rooms are subject to availability. Promotion is not valid in conjunction with any other offer or discounts.

Cheap flights Dubai to the Maldives 

Cheap flights from Dubai to the Maldives are now fully operational allowing travellers from Dubai and the UAE to travel to the Maldives without breaking the bank. Direct flight roundtrip tickets range from AED 1,800 to AED 4,398. For details, please consult the flight schedule below.

Cheap flights from Dubai to the Maldives Cheap flights from Dubai to the Maldives

 

Dubai to the Maldives flight schedule

Emirates Airlines, Flydubai, Qatar Airways, and IndiGo are some of the available carriers currently servicing direct and non-direct flights from Dubai to Malé in the Maldives. They also offer the cheapest rates for roundtrip tickets.

Note: All prices are for the month of September 2022 and are accurate at the time of writing

Emirates

Dubai – Maldives: Up to 4 direct flights available all days of the week. Roundtrip tickets start from AED 4,398.

Flydubai

Dubai – Maldives: Up to 2 direct flights available all days of the week. Roundtrip tickets start from AED 3,491.

IndiGo

Dubai – Maldives: Multiple connecting flights available most days of the week. Roundtrip tickets start from AED 1,800.

SpiceJet

Dubai – Maldives: Up to 3 connecting flights available most days of the week. Roundtrip tickets start from AED 2,970.

Qatar Airways

Dubai – Maldives: Multiple connecting flights available on most days of the week. Roundtrip tickets start from AED 3,810.

Dubai to Maldives flight time

A direct flight from Dubai to Malé typically takes 4 hours to complete. Non-direct flights can take anywhere between 7 to 20 hours.

Maldives entry regulations from Dubai

The latest travel and entry requirements to the Maldives are as follows.

Documents required

The following documents will be required for entry into the Maldives:

  • the tourist’s passport must have at least 1-month validity from the date of expected departure to the Maldives
  • the Travel Declaration Form should be filled out and submitted within 72 hours prior to departure.
  • a return/onward ticket.

Vaccination criteria

Vaccination is mandatory for entering the Maldives. A traveller will be considered fully vaccinated only if the second dose for vaccines with a two-dose schedule has been administered at least 14 days before departure, or at least 21 days after passed after the administration of the vaccine with a single-dose schedule.

Furthermore, international arrivals are NO longer required to present their vaccination certificates and other COVID-19 documents.

Maldives-approved vaccines are as follows:

  • Pfizer / BioNTech
  • Moderna / Spikevax
  • Sputnik V
  • Janssen / Johnson & Johnson
  • Covishield
  • Covilo

Testing and quarantine requirements

Arrivals in the Maldives are NO longer required to present a pre-departure negative PCR test certificate for entry into the country. However, except for arriving tourists and Maldivians to the Maldives, other travellers are advised to undertake a PCR test between days 3 and 5 of arrival. Furthermore, travellers who have symptoms of COVID-19 may take an antigen test.

Travel-related quarantine is no longer a requirement for entry into the Maldives.

Maldives visit visa from Dubai

Travellers do not need to obtain a visa if visiting the Maldives as a tourist. Tourists from all nationalities are issued a 30-day visa on arrival.