Getting Around

As Maldives consists of several islands sea transport is essential. Each resort has its speed boat service or sea plane service. There are ferry services available form the airport and also to the atolls from Malé. There are two main hospitals and both are in Malé.
All major credit cards are accepted in all the resorts and most guest houses. For the traveler visiting guest houses it is better to do that banking in Malé as similar to resorts, ATMs may not be available in some islands.
The banks operating in the Maldives are:
Bank of Maldives: +960 332 2948
State Bank of India: +960 331 2111
HSBC: +960 333 0770
Habib Bank: +960 332 2948
Bank of Ceylon: +960 332 3045
Mauritius Comm Bank: +960 330 5656
Maldives Islamic Bank: +960 332 5555

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