All arriving and departing passengers via airports and seaports are required to complete the Traveler Declaration form within 72 hours to the flight time at https://imuga.immigration.gov.mv/. PCR result is not mandatory from any passenger during arrival and departure. This applies to unvaccinated travelers as well.
Green tax of US$ 6 per person per night, regardless of age, has to be paid directly at the resort or hotel (unless specified otherwise in inclusions).
For a resort which requires speedboat or seaplane transfer, please note that the transfer (if included) will be arranged according to your international flight timings and will be combined with other guests. This can sometime mean that you may have to wait little longer for your transfers while arriving or reach the airport early while departing. If your flight arrives after 3 pm, it is recommended to book overnight accommodation in Male before continuing to the resort the next morning.
For your departure, seaplane transfer can be arranged for international flights that depart from the Maldives from 09:15 hrs onwards. The last flight departure from the resorts are usually between 2 pm and 4 pm.
If your stay is inclusive of lunch at the resort and you are arriving by speedboat or seaplane directly from airport, then there are chances to miss the lunch on the arriving day.
If your flights involve a combination of different airlines, you may have to collect your luggage on arrival at the connecting hub and register it again while checking in for the return journey to your origin.
At the time of check-in to your hotel, hotel may ask you to make an advance/security deposit (amount depends upon hotel policy). This amount is refunded at the time of check-out, minus the cost of any items taken from the mini-bar or other charges (like late check-out or any damages done to the accommodation).
Any ticket to attractions, museums, train, cable car, ferries, rides, safari, etc. are not included unless explicitly mentioned as an inclusion.
For queries regarding cancellations and refunds, please refer to our Cancellation Policy.
We reserve the right to issue a full refund in case we believe that we are unable to fulfil the services for any technical reasons.
Terms and Conditions
Airline seats and hotel rooms are subject to availability at the time of confirmation.
In case of unavailability in the listed hotels, arrangement for an alternate accommodation will be made in a hotel of similar standard.
There will be no refund for unused nights or early check-out (In case of Medical condition it completely depends on hotel policy).
Check-in and check-out times at hotels would be as per hotel policies. Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and may be chargeable by the hotel.
The price does not include expenses of personal nature, such as laundry, telephone calls, room service, alcoholic beverages, mini bar charges, tips, portage, camera fees etc.
We reserves the right to modify the itinerary at any point, due to reasons including but not limited to: Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals, weather conditions, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels / flights, cancellation / re-routing of flights, closure of / entry restrictions at a place of visit, etc. While we will do our best to make suitable alternate arrangements, we would not be held liable for any refunds/compensation claims arising out of this.
In case a flight gets cancelled, we will not be liable to provide any alternate flights within the same cost, any additional cost incurred for the same shall be borne by the traveler.
If your stay falls on special dates (like 24th December, 31st December, 14th February, etc.) when hotel organize gala dinner, then there may be mandatory Gala Dinner Charges additional that you need to pay at the hotel directly.
Country guidelines may change without notice, hence do check travel rules and your eligibility for travel on the regulatory website of the respective country/state, before booking your travel.
Our Scope of Services
We are holiday organizers only. We inspect and select the services to be provided to you. However, we do not own, operate or control any airline, shipping company, coach or coach company, hotel, transport, restaurant, kitchen caravan or any other facility or provider etc. that is engaged to provide you services during the course of your tour. Therefore, please carefully note that:
You will need to adhere to the conditions, rules and regulations of each service provider. For instance, you will need to check the baggage rules of the airline, you will need to check the hotel rules to check what the mealtimes are, at which you should make yourself available. The company is not responsible / liable for the consequences if you breach such rules and regulations.
If you cause any injury or damage affecting the service provider, then you may be liable to the service provider and if the service provider recovers any monies from us for such injury or damages, we shall separately charge you for the same.
We cannot be held responsible / liable for any delay, deficiency, injury, death, loss or damage etc. occasioned due to act or default of such service providers, their employees or agents.
Airline Cancellation Policy
Cancellation will be as per the airlines cancellation policy. If the flights are non-refundable, you will not get any refund for flights in the event of cancellation.
Refund will be done within 30 Workings days post deduction of cancellation charges by airlines (as per airline cancellation policy) and service charge of 5% on total value for cancellation and 2.5% for amendments by Tripfactory.
For infant bookings Date of Birth proof has to be presented at the time of checking-in.
Standard airline policy shall be applicable to all changes.
Please note one-way cancellations are not allowed for any flight.
Please note name changes are not permitted for any flight.
Due to the impact of COVID-19 worldwide, refunds will be processed in accordance with the latest airline policies. Please note that at the airline's discretion, refunds may be made in the form of airline vouchers. The final decision regarding the refund method will be made by the airline. Some airlines may charge processing fees for flight changes or cancellations made due to flight schedule changes. Actual fees charged will depend on the final decision by the airline.
Hotel Cancellation Policy
Hotel cancellation will be as per the hotel cancellation policy. If the hotels are non-refundable, you will not get any refund for hotels in the event of cancellation.
Any transfers or activities included in the trip will be non-refundable if cancelled within 3 days of the travel start date, unless otherwise specified during the quotation stage in the "Points to Note" section. Some services handle different cancellation policies and they must be respected accordingly.
Entrance tickets of any kind are non-refundable from the moment of booking, unless specified otherwise
There will be also a service charge of 5% on total value in case of cancellation of Land and 5% on total value for any amendments.
Any transfers or activities included in the trip will be non-refundable if cancelled within 3 days of the travel start date.
There might be an increase in total package cost offered at the time of bookings in case the payments are not received by us as per the terms mentioned and the extra cost need to be borne by the guest.
We will never ask you to pay in a personal account. Please always pay using our website or in our company bank account.
Amendment of Booking by Guest
If you wish to amend or change your booking, you have to communicate your request to us in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Such requests for change or amendment will be accepted subject to availability. Please note that the amended or changed booking will be regarded as a new booking. In case the amendment is carried out within the cancellation period, then a cancellation charge shall apply as if a cancellation was made on the date the request for amendment or change is made. Please note the cancellation charges will be as per the airline and hotel policies.