Your Health and Safety Guide
We are delighted to announce the re-opening of our exquisite little island on the 10th of November 2020 with a fresh new look while promising you a safe holiday with us. As we prepare to welcome all of you, we have collaborated with Diversey to ensure that our resort is safe because we know cleanliness is your utmost priority.
‘Fushi Care’ is committed in delivering our promise of a safe holiday experience with enhanced safety and hygiene measures, in collaboration with Diversey for your wellbeing and comfort. Our refined hygiene standards and dedication will create a home away from home to you while enjoying your patch of paradise at the fullest. We look forward to creating fantastic memories with you, again!
How safe is The Maldives?
Maldives has been granted the safe travel stamp by World Travel & Tourism Council from 15th September 2020 onwards.
How safe is Velana International Airport?
Velana International Airport (VIA) has received ‘Airport Health Accreditation’ by Airports Council International. VIA is the second Airport to receive accreditation in Asia Pacific Region.
• All guests who are traveling to Maldives and Airport staff are required to wear face masks, use hand sanitizers and observe safe distancing.
• Thermal temperature screening upon arrival to Maldives and it is advised for guests to download “TraceEkee” app for contact tracing purposes.
• 24hrs self-service, digital kiosk was inaugurated at VIA providing contact-less and prompt service for tourists to buy SIM cards and recharge services.
What should I do before I travel to The Maldives?
You will need to have a confirmed hotel reservation of your stay at Fushifaru Maldives.
A “Traveler Health Declaration” via immigration portal must be filled 24 hours prior to your departure to the Maldives. This is an Online form that needs to be completed via: https://imuga.immigration.gov.mv/
Do I need to undergo COVID-19 test before I travel to The Maldives?
Health Protection Authority of Maldives (HPA) has issued a press release for all tourists arriving to Maldives to present a mandatory negative PCR test result for Covid-19 translated in English (or) positive anti body test report taken maximum two weeks prior to landing in Maldives.
Sample for the PCR testing must be taken not more than 96hrs prior to the scheduled time of departure from the first flight en route to Maldives.
Tourist visa is subject to a valid NEGATIVE PCR test.
Do you have medical facilities available on the island?
YES! On the island we do have a Clinic with fully equipped first aid medical facilities and a doctor available 24hrs. The nearest hospital can be reached within 15 minutes by speedboat.
How do I test for COVID-19 in the Maldives?
Should you require COVID-19 test results to return to your country or another destination, we provide testing services 96hrs prior to your departure. Sample for the PCR testing will be taken by our Resident Doctor and is subject to a charge of $150 net per person.
Can I visit more than 1 island during my stay at Maldives?
It is not recommended to travel to other islands. However it is subject to an authorization from HPA which has to be requested 48 hours prior to traveling.
• Day visit to another resort is not permitted.
• Visit to local islands are not permitted.
What will happen if I develop symptoms of COVID-19 while at the resort?
If you develop any symptoms, you will be tested by the Resident Doctor in your villa with full PPE and you shall remain in your villa
until test results are received.
The PCR test is subject to a charge of $150 net per person.
Fushifaru COVID-19 task-force will perform contact tracing and the identified contacts will be isolated in designated rooms until your test results.
What will happen if I test Positive for Covid19 while at the resort?
If the PCR test is positive, HPA will be informed immediately. If you are clinically stable, you will be given the option to quarantine at the resort, or move to a government isolation facility.
If you choose to stay quarantined at the resort, you will be offered a ‘14 Day Quarantine Package’, subject to additional charge.
We encourage you to take COVID 19 insurance prior to your arrival to Maldives.
We encourage you to check your medical insurance for COVID-19 coverage prior to your journey to The Maldives.
Does Maldives provide COVID-19 insurance packages?
Allied Insurance Maldives has introduced COVID-19 insurance policy focusing on guests traveling to Maldives. For further information about insurance packages; https://allied.mv/personal/allied-inbound#tab-details
Please note that the information provided on our website may be subject to change and we recommend visiting the Ministry of Tourism, Immigration and Ministry of Foreign Affairs websites for the most updated information.