The popular holiday destination of the Maldives is a great choice for a honeymoon or just those looking to relax in the sun. With non-stop direct flights from London Gatwick or Heathrow, you have plenty of choice regarding flights so can pick one that best suits you. There are eight airlines that serve this route including Thomson Airways and British Airways, which is the most popular from Gatwick Airport, and Sri Lankan Airways from Heathrow. The Ibrahim Nasir Male' International Airport is the main international airport and is situated on an island only fifteen minutes away from the capital of the Maldives, MalÚ. It is a busy airport servicing over 30 airlines, and has duty-free shops and restaurants for you to enjoy once you arrive. There is a ferry that runs between the islands every few minutes so you will not be stuck around waiting after your flight gets in.Flight time from London to MalÚ is around ten hours. From the island you can then get a boat, seaplane or domestic flights, depending on the distance to the resort island you have chosen.
You wouldn't expect to be able to find cheap flights to the Maldives; however with the help of Easyvoyage's online flight comparator tool you can find all the cheapest flight deals. The international airport in the Maldives is MalÚ but tourists tend not to spend too long on this island. Instead, they prefer to take a smaller connecting flight to one of the other isles. Airline tickets to the Maldives tend to remain between ú500 and ú600 throughout the year, with a small increase in price in the build up to the summer holidays. If you're looking for weather dependent flights you will be happy to hear that you can fly at any time of year since the temperature maintains a pleasant 27░C all year round. The only difference in weather in the Maldives is during the rainy season which last from April until October. Sri Lankan airways offers the cheapest flights to the Maldives with a stopover in Colombo, closely followed by Turkish Airlines which offer discount deals with a stopover in Istanbul. In any case, it will be necessary to fly to one of the smaller islands with a Maldivian company. Now it's up to you to reserve your flights to the Maldives and discover the coconut palms, white sands, villas, restaurants, submarine spas and scuba diving parties for yourselves. And for the most adventurous amongst you, why not arrive by seaplane?!
January: Eid Ul Adha. One of the major religious festivals celebrated in the Maldives. It is celebrated on the 10th day of the Thul Hijjah according to the Muslim calendarMarch: Eid-Milad Nnabi. For nine days Muslims celebrate Mohammed's birthday with a festival full of parades, parties and feasts across the Maldives. 26th July: Independence Day. Official celebrations are held in the evening with a march, drills and traditional dancing, as the locals celebrate becoming independent from Britain.October: Kuda Eid. Lively Eid celebrations mark the end of Ramadan as Muslims in the Maldives celebrate and get together with family and friends for feasts. The atmosphere is vibrant in all the heavily populated areas.11th November: Republic Day. A celebration with parades and marches in honour of the Maldives becoming a Republic again, locals will be in high spirits as the celebrations last the entire day.
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