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Maldives Holiday Travel Guide Money Matters

Money Matters

Maldives Holiday and Travel Guide
Maldives Holiday and Travel Guide

The Maldivian currency is the Rufiyaa and Laaree. The exchange rate for US Dollar at the time of writing (2006) is MRf 12.75 for the dollar. One Rufiyaa is equivalent to 100 laarees. Rufiyaa bank notes come in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 500. Coins are in the denominations of MRf.2.00, MRf.1.00, 50 laarees, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 laaree. The US Dollar is the most commonly used foreign currency. Payments in the resorts and hotels can be made in most hard currency in cash, travellers’ cheques or credit cards. Commonly used credit cards are American Express, Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, JCB and Euro Card.

Banks
The Bank of Maldives is the national bank of the country and has different branches in the capital Malé. It also has branches in some of the major populations centres such as Addu Atoll, Haa Dhaalu Atoll, Lahviyani Atoll etc. A branch of bank of Maldives is in Male International Airport.

Other banks in the capital Malé include HSBC, State Bank of India, Habbib Bank and Bank of Cylon.

ATMs
Most of the banks represented in the capital Malé provide Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) services. You can find several ATM points conveniently located in key points of Malé.

 

Resort Names

Ananthara Maldives Ananthara Maldives
Angsana Resort & Spa Angsana Resort & Spa
Athuruga Island Resort Athuruga Island Resort
Bandos Island Resort Bandos Island Resort
Baros Maldives Baros Maldives
Dhonveli Beach & Spa Dhonveli Beach & Spa
Ellaidhoo Tourist Resort Ellaidhoo Tourist Resort
Embudu Village Embudu Village
Eriyadu Island Resort Eriyadu Island Resort
Holiday Island Holiday Island
Island Hideaway Island Hideaway
Kuramathi Cottage Club Kuramathi Cottage Spa
Kuramathi Blue Lagoon Kuramathi Blue Lagoon
Kuramathi Village Kuramathi Village
Kuredu Island Resort Kuredu Island Resort
Kurumba Village Kurumba Village
Laguna Maldives Laguna Maldives
Meeru Island Resort Meeru Island Resort
Olhuveli Beach & Spa Olhuveli Beach & Spa
Paradise Island & Spa
Royal Island & Spa Royal Island & Spa
Sun Island & Spa Sun Island & Spa
Taj Coral Reef Taj Coral Reef
Taj Exotica & Spa Taj Exotica & Spa
Vadoo Island Resort Vadoo Island Resort
Velidhu Island Resort Velidhu Island Resort
Veligandu Island Resort Veligandu Island Resort
Vilamendhoo Island Resort Vilamendhoo Island Resort
Vilu Reef Beach & Spa Vilu Reef Beach & Spa
White Sands Resort White Sands Resort

 

 
 
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