Travel Risk Report: The Maldives

Travel to the Maldives can continue despite the ongoing state of emergency (SoE), which will be in place until at least 22nd March 2018. Travellers are advised to exercise caution within the Capital: Male and Addu City. Avoid demonstrations and the areas where protests are likely to take place. Demonstrations are likely to continue until the SoE is lifted so expect an increased security force presence. Always listen to the advice given by local authorities and keep up to date with local developments in Male and Addu City. Travel to other parts of the country can continue as normal. Please be aware this is a brief overview and our advice would be to thoroughly research your destination prior to travel. Our travel risk department can provide country reports, travel risk summaries, advice and support to help mitigate risk further.