Cheap flights to Maldives

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The dry season months (Dec - Apr) are generally considered to be the best time to visit the Maldives. The average temperatures range from about 20 - 30 degrees Celsius. This is the best time to visit if you want to enjoy outdoor activities, such as exploring the beaches, snorkel the outer reefs & enjoy watersport activities.

The cheapest flight season is between May - Nov - this is due to the wet season being in full swing, so expect less people travelling!

The best time of day to get the cheapest flight to Maldives is either early in the morning or late at night - you'll beat the rush!

The closest airport to the Maldives is Velena/Male International Airport which also serves as the best airport for all flight routes.

An IATA (International Air Transport Association) airport code is a three-letter code that is used to identify airports around the world. For example, MLE is the IATA airport code for Velena/Male International Airport. Sometimes, it's just that simple!

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There are a number of airline services like Qatar Airways, Emirates, Etihad & Air France who fly to and from Maldives- check them all out here:

To get the best deal on a flight to the Maldives, it's generally recommended to book your flight at least a few months in advance. Prices can fluctuate daily, so it's a good idea to keep an eye on prices through the Flight Centre App & Website - then book when you see a good deal.

There are currently no direct flights to the Maldives from South African airports. All flight paths to Maldives will require a stop on the way.

The best airport to get a connecting flight out of the Maldives is Velena/Male International Airport which also serves as the best airport for all flight routes.

Your flight will land in and depart from Velena/Male International Airport, which serves as the main airport for the Maldives.

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