Maldives is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean consisting of nearly 1,200 coral islands. The islands have a tropical climate that is dominated by trade winds. The strongest winds occur in October, during the transition from the wet season (July and August are usually wet) to the dry season that runs from December to April. Whatever your holiday plans, it is important to protect yourself well against infectious diseases and to avoid mosquito bites as dengue occurs in the Maldives. Malaria is not prevalent on the islands.
Vaccination against yellow fever is required if coming from or if you have been in transit for more than 12 hours in a country with a high risk area.
In this country Yellow Fever is prevalent. There is a potential risk for travellers. Vaccination is recommended. Vaccination is possibly COMPULSORY when traveling from a Yellow Fever area. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
Vaccination against hepatitis A is recommended for all travelers to this country.
Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
Vaccination against typhoid fever depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
In this country Zika virus is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.