The Maldives has welcomed a new charter flight; LOT Polish Airlines, from Prague, the capital and largest city of Czech Republic, to Velana International Airport, Maldives on Wednesday.
According to statistics released by the Ministry of Tourism, from January until September 2021, Czech Republic was ranked the 13th top tourist source market for the Maldives, with 1.5 percent of the market share during that period.
Since the reopening of its international borders on July 15, 2020, the island nation has been welcoming all global travelers with very few requirements. The visitors get 30-day on arrival free visa, with no additional fee, and does not have a mandatory quarantine upon arrival at Velana International Airport in the capital, Male’. With the coronavirus negative test proof, visitors must submit an online health declaration form within 24hrs prior to the departure and have a confirmed booking in a registered tourist facility.
Travelers showing symptoms of Covid-19 will be subjected to a PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test at their own cost and sent to a designated facility for isolation. But as enticing as it sounds to hop on a plane for the Maldives right now, travelers will have to comply with their own country’s quarantine measures upon their return.