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Cheapest flights to the Maldives

Cheapest flights to the Maldives in the next 3 months

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Flights from Johannesburg to the Maldives

Flights from Johannesburg to the Maldives will get you to this tropical holiday destination within approximately 13 hours and 45 minutes. Airlines depart from O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) and fly to Velana International Airport (MLE), also known as Malé International Airport. Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, Air Mauritius, Kenya Airways, and SriLankan Airlines are the main airlines operating between Johannesburg and the Maldives. Non-stop flights from Johannesburg to the Maldives are unavailable, but a connecting flight with one stop-over will get you to this island nation.

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Things to know before you travel to the Maldives

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip.

Country Maldives
Currency Maldivian Rufiyaa
Exchange rate 1 ZAR = 1.19 MVR
Language Dhivehi
Hub airport Velana International Airport (MLE)
Time difference The Maldives are 3 hours ahead of Johannesburg.
Travel adaptor Type D & G

Travel documents

South Africans will need a valid passport and visa to travel from Johannesburg to the Maldives. A visa can be obtained on arrival.

Airport information

From Velana International Airport, it will take a 35-minute drive to get to the capital city of Malé.

Main attractions

Veligandu Island Beach, Alimatha Island in Vaavu Atoll, and Hukuru Miskiiy in Malé are must-visit attractions in the Maldives.

Cost of living in the Maldives

Compare the costs of everyday items in Johannesburg and the Maldives

Average meal

Inexpensive restaurant

Johannesburg R 105.00
Maldives Male R 65.36

Local beer

0,5L Draught

Johannesburg R 25.00
Maldives Male R 54.09

Pack of cigarettes


Johannesburg R 40.00
Maldives Male R 46.43

Taxi 1km

Normal Tariff

Johannesburg R 10.00
Maldives Male R 22.54



Johannesburg R 23.26
Maldives Male R 35.80
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