Avia Traffic schedules Bishkek – Male charters in January 2021

Kyrgyzstan’s Avia Traffic Company in January 2021 designs to work sanction trips to The Maldives, in association with Kazakh visit administrator Atlas-1. In view of timetable posting from Atlas-1, Airbus A320 or Boeing 737-300 to work Bishkek – Male course with following timetable on 02JAN21 and 09JAN21.

YK4281 FRU0005 – 0710MLE JET 02JAN21

YK4282 MLE1500 – 2355FRU JET 09JAN21

COVID-19 PCR TEST from Tree Top Hospital

Avoid Quarantine on your return home. Tree Top Hospital PCR Testing in association with Maldives Ministry of Tourism.

Many airlines and countries require a PCR test before you board or enter the country. Also, depending on your final destination, some countries allow you to either reduce or remove the need to quarantine on the production of a negative test result on arrival. Tourists must check the immigration regulations of their destination country regarding the requirements of the PCR test result and inform the tourist establishment regarding the requirement. Pre-departure PCR screening for tourists has been established in different facilities.

If where you are staying in the Maldives is unable to provide PCR Testing, Tree Top Hospital providing PCR testing for foreign travellers departing the Maldives at the fixed rate of MVR 1,199 (approximately $78).

The new capacity will deliver results in less than 12 hours from sample collection. Guests requesting results urgently will be facilitated at a premium. Tree Top Hospital has opened PCR testing services for outpatient (OPD), inpatient (IPD) and travel certification.

To book online and more information visit https://treetophospital.com/covid19/ or call 3351610 or email care@treetophospital.com

MALDIVES EXTENDS ON-ARRIVAL NEGATIVE PCR TEST SUBMISSION PERIOD TO 96 HRS

The Ministry of Tourism has now expanded the negative PCR test legitimacy time from inside 72 hours to inside 96 hours before vacationers takeoff to Maldives. This was a choice made by the Ministry of Tourism to ease go limitations to Maldives, viable from fifteenth October 2020 onwards. Guesthouses returned around the same time and will be working under exacting security rules, including required public cover wear in islands where guesthouses continue tasks.

With the new change, PCR test results will be acknowledged whether the time period between the planned season of takeoff from the principal port of embarkation on the way to the Maldives and the hour of inspecting doesn’t surpass 96 hours.

Then again, if the traveler makes a travel during the excursion, the underlying PCR test will be legitimate if the travel time doesn’t surpass 24 hours. Henceforth, if a traveler makes a travel surpassing 24 hours, the traveler must recurrent the PCR test, inside 96 hours preceding embarkation at the port of travel.

The PCR test archive containing the test outcome should express the name of the traveler (name as in identification), name and address of the testing research center, sort of test expressed as PCR test, date of inspecting and test outcome.

The accompanying classes require negative outcome PCR test, before section into the Maldives:

All Tourists

Uncommon Visa holders whose term of remain in the Maldives is as long as seven days

Business visa holders whose length of remain in the Maldives is as long as seven days

Unfamiliar negotiators and their going with relatives

Carrier/airplane team, if the travel remain in the Maldives is orchestrated in a convenience other than an assigned travel office or if their stay surpass seven days

Team of boats who show up via air to sign onto a boat

Aside from the previously mentioned travelers, others are needed to go through obligatory home isolate (in their place of residency or labor) for 14 days after appearance to the Maldives.

Furthermore, all showing up travelers and carrier group should finish and present the online Traveler Health Declaration structure accessible from “Imuga” Portal, (https://imuga.immigration.gov.mv/) inside 24 hours before their flight to the Maldives. Travelers who are needed to introduce PCR test results on appearance ought to join it while finishing the online Traveler Health Declaration structure.

All showing up travelers and carrier team should answer to the Immigration counter on the off chance that they have respiratory side effects or report legitimately to the International Border Health counter.

SRILANKAN AIRLINES TO OPERATE LONDON-MALDIVES DIRECT FLIGHTS


SriLankan Airlines is set to commence direct flights between London and Maldives this winter from 12th December 2020 onwards.
The flights will operate twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Flights will depart Heathrow at 7:30 PM, arriving in Male’ at 10:50 AM the following day. Return flights will depart Male’ at 11:40 AM, arriving in Heathrow at 6:00 PM.
From 30th March 2020, flights will depart Heathrow at 8:10 PM, but are scheduled to arrive in Male’ at 10:50 AM the following morning. This route will be run through 30th March till April 13, running alongside Oneworld alliance partner British Airways’ 6 weekly direct Heathrow-Male’ service. British Airways had resumed its flights from Heathrow Airport, London to Velana International Airport with three weekly flights on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Maldives recently landed on the UK’s Global Travel Advisory list, enabling travelers to return to the UK without the need for mandatory self isolation from 25th October 2020.
Maldives opened borders to all nationalities from 15th July. All visitors are granted a 30-day free on-arrival visa with a confirmed booking for a stay at any registered tourist facility in the country. The reopening of borders came with stringent safety measures in place to ensure the safety of both tourists and staff.
Tourists are required to fill an online health declaration form within 24 hours prior to departure and also present a negative COVID-19 test, conducted 96 hours prior to departure to the Maldives.
Maldives has also introduced the first COVID-19 travel insurance in the country, Allied Inbound, which covers medical charges, isolation facility charges, emergency medical transportation charges and interment charges following a positive diagnosis for COVID-19 during their stay in the country.
Prior to the lockdown on 27th March, Maldives observed 382, 760 tourist arrivals. Since the reopening of borders, there have been over 50,000 arrivals up until now, with tourist arrivals from major markets such as the Middle East, India and UAE.

RUSSIAN AZUR AIR LAUNCHES MALDIVES FLIGHTS

Russian charter airline Azur Air is set to commence flights from Moscow to Male’, Maldives on Boeing-777 from 28th November 2020 onwards. Flights will be operated once a week during the autumn-winter season. Previously, only Russia’s flag carrier Aeroflot operated flights to Maldives.
“Azur Air is expanding the possibilities of Russian tourists to spend their holidays in the Maldives. On November 28, regular flights from Moscow to Male will open on Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The program is scheduled once a week, on Saturdays, for the entire autumn-winter season,” the company said.

Maldives opened borders to all nationalities from 15th July. All visitors are granted a 30-day free on-arrival visa with a confirmed booking for a stay at any registered tourist facility in the country. The reopening of borders came with stringent safety measures in place to ensure the safety of both tourists and staff.
Tourists are required to fill an online health declaration form within 24 hours prior to departure and also present a negative COVID-19 test, conducted 96 hours prior to departure to the Maldives.
Maldives has also introduced the first COVID-19 travel insurance in the country, Allied Inbound, which covers medical charges, isolation facility charges, emergency medical transportation charges and interment charges following a positive diagnosis for COVID-19 during their stay in the country.
Prior to the lockdown on 27th March, Maldives observed 382, 760 tourist arrivals. Since the reopening of borders, there have been over 50,000 arrivals up until now, with tourist arrivals from major markets such as the Middle East, India and UAE.

Allied Insurance launches the first Covid-19 Insurance for tourists

Allied Insurance company in association with the Ministry of Tourism, has launched a Covid-19 insurance policy focusing on tourists who visit Maldives.

In a collaborated press conference held today by both parties, the insurance plan was launched by the Minister of Tourism Dr. Abdulla Mausoom.

The covid-19 Insurance policy namely as Allied Inbound consists of two options that covers medical charges, isolation facility charges, emergency medical transportation charges and interment charges which may follow a positive diagnosis for Covid-19 of a tourist during their stay in Maldives. This plan only includes isolation centers designated by HPA. A willing tourist should apply for this plan prior to entering the country. This plan is now available for tourists on Allied’s website. More details about this plan will also be available on https://allied.mv/ and the tollfree hotline 1600.

Maldives achieved the Safe Travels Stamp, granted by World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)

Maldives achieved the Safe Travels Stamp, granted by World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has recognized the effort’s of Maldives in implementing enhanced health and safety measures, in line with the WTTC global Safe Travels protocols, and creating a safe, gradual plan by rebuilding confidence among travellers and ensuring a coordinated approach in restarting our Tourism industry.

Maldives achieved the Safe Travels Stamp, which is endorsed by the World Tourism Organization and more than 200 travel companies. The objective of the Safe Travel Stamp is to provide confidence to travellers and re-establish consumer confidence in Travel & Tourism and ensure travellers of enhanced standards of hygiene are in place and the assurance that they can once again experience ‘Safe Travels’. It is the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp for Travel & Tourism, designed to address COVID-19 and similar outbreaks.

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) also embraced the WTTC Safe Travels stamp, which have the safety and hygiene of travellers as their top priority. Since the launch of the stamp, major destinations around the world have signed up to the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp.