Planning a trip to Maldives: You can do so from July 15
New Delhi, June 30: Maldives has announced that it will open its border to South Asian countries starting July 15. While making the announcement President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih said that the situation will be reviewed periodically between July 1 and 15 in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ministry of Tourism in Male said that the only prerequisite will be a negative RT-PCR test. This decision has come as a huge relief to Indians who have been wanting to go abroad.
"#Maldives will restart issuing of on arrival tourist visa starting July 15 to tourists travelling from South Asia. Tourists need a negative #PCR result to enter Maldives. Further details will follow accordingly," a tweet by Ministry of Tourism reads.
#Maldives will restart issuing of on arrival tourist visa starting 15th July to tourists travelling from South Asia. Tourists need a negative #PCR result to enter Maldives. Further details will follow accordingly. #VisitMaldives @visitmaldives— Ministry of Tourism (@MoTmv) June 29, 2021
Soon after the announcement was made, several tour operators started inviting tourists from India through tweets.
Dear Sir— Maldives - TTA (@MaldivesTta) June 29, 2021
*Maldives is opening from 15th July onward for Indian tourist*
More details are still awaited
Please advice if you want special hotel package. We have special rates for all resort
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Maldives which is heavily dependant on tourism was almost the last destination to close its borders during the early stage of the second wave. Maldives has been waiting for the situation to ease so that it could restart business.