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booking your own speedboat transfer from Male to resort?

Wales
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booking your own speedboat transfer from Male to resort?

Hi all,

I'm looking to return to the Maldives next year but don't want to do it on a package tour.

Does anyone have experience of booking their own travel, particularly how to book the transfer from Male to the resort island

Thanks

Jayne

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1. Re: booking your own speedboat transfer from Male to resort?

Jayne

Try emailing the island to arrange it.

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2. Re: booking your own speedboat transfer from Male to resort?

Sorry………just to add Its possible depending on your flight they will just put you on their own package transfer. Assuming there is room, which on a boat transfer should not be a big deal.

Only issue to check is how long you may have to wait.

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3. Re: booking your own speedboat transfer from Male to resort?

there is actually no good way to book transfer yourself , no matter if speedboat or seaplane. the transfers are ALWAYS handled by the resort - never by tour operators (even though some agents like to make it sound like they are working reeeaalllyyy hard for you)

you will be charged the transfer cost through the resort - it will show as an item on your final bill.

you have to do absolutely nothing other than book with the island and book your international flight > the island will ask for your flight details .

when you arrive, someone from the island will be on arrivals and show you the way . it is always possible that you might have to wait for passengers slower to clear customs or who might be arriving on the next flight - but there is no way anyone can give you that information far ahead of time . these details are usually worked out the evening before - but the wait is always pleasant and tolerable.

Wales
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4. Re: booking your own speedboat transfer from Male to resort?

Thanks very much both. That's really helpful

5. Re: booking your own speedboat transfer from Male to resort?

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