The Maldives, one of the most famous and popular tourist destinations for Indians has reopened its borders for Indian travelers as the spreading ratio of coronavirus reduced drastically in India. The Maldives is to reopen tourism from India and other South Asian countries from July 15 too without the quarantine regulations. But there are still some mandatory rules to follow and important guidelines to know before visiting the Maldives.
The Maldives is a small island nation in South Asia situated in the Indian ocean. It is a popular foreign destination for Indian nationals. The Maldives had banned travel from India for the past 3 months due to the rising cases of the Covid-19 virus in the country. But now as the coronavirus slowdowns in India, Maldives reopens tourism to Indian tourists from 15 July 2021.
But before you pack your bags remember that the Covid-19 pandemic is not over yet, the virus is only slowdowns a little. You must have to be very careful and conscious of the precautions in order to ensure your safety and those of others around you.
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Maldives To Reopen Tourism From India and Other Asian Countries From July 15
The Maldives to reopen tourism from India & other South Asian countries from July 15 after the 3 months of Covid-19 travel ban. Here is all you need to you about the reopening details and some new rules.
Maldives Ministry of Tourism has announced that the island nation is going to reopen its border for the South Asian countries from July 15. Also, there will be no quarantine regulations for the tourists visiting the Maldives. But it is mandatory for all passengers to have a negative RT-PCR test report on arrival. However, passengers who had not taken the complete two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine had to undergo a mandatory quarantine on the arrival.
Moreover, all travelers must have to fill out a Health Declaration form and submit it on the Maldives immigration portal 24 hours before arrival. All tourists should download the Maldives contact tracing app TraceEkee. And it is mandatory for everyone to wear a face mask in the Maldives.
Tourists coming from India will not be allowed to visit inhabited islands. Only approved islands and resorts are open for tourists. A list of approved resorts is also available on the Maldivian government’s website. Also, travelers are required to have a confirmed hotel reservation for their entire stay in one hotel (no change of address allowed), and having a valid return ticket is also compulsory.
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