India to USA Via Maldives – There are many people stuck in India who wants to travel to the USA on a visit/H1B1 visa but due to the travel ban they are still stuck. However, there is still a way out and that is Indirect routes. People from India are spending 14 nights in a 3rd country from where travel to the USA is allowed.
This 3rd country indirect route is not only used by people who want to travel to the USA but also people who are travelling to Canada, UAE, Saudi Arabia etc.
India to USA Via Maldives
One of the most popular 3rd countries among Indians to travel to the USA is the Maldives and the reason is the exotic feel of an island, direct flights from India to Maldives and food familiarity 🙂
Can one travel from India to USA via Maldives
As of the time this article is getting published, travel to the USA from India via the Maldives is very much Valid and many people have already taken the benefit. However, it is very important to be aware of which flight itinerary should you go for before booking it. You can always seek expert advice 🙂
Do Indians need visa to enter Maldives ?
Visa is on arrival for the Maldives for Indian nationals, you just need below documents –
- Valid Passport with 6 months Validity
- Valid Travel ticket from India to Male
- Valid Travel ticket from Male to USA
- Valid Travel ticket from Male to India ( Requirement to fly from India to Maldives)
- Valid Visa of USA
- Insurance (Recommended)
- QR code of IMOUGA form which is to be filled
For how many nights is it required to stay in Maldives to travel to USA from India ?
Also, read – Can I travel to USA on B1/B2 Visa?
One would need to stay at least 14 nights in the Maldives to travel to the USA from India.
Can one book a stay anywhere in Maldives for 14 nights or there are special accomodations assigned ?
No, you cannot book and stay in all the Resorts and Hotels in the Maldives as there are certain rules, regulations and guidelines which is required to be followed.
There is a list of approved govt resorts and hotels in which south Asian people can book their stays.
Are there good flight connections from India to Male ?
Although July is very uncertain, yes there are good flight connections from India to the Maldives as there are many carriers that operate in this sector like Go first and Indigo.
Also, read – Can I travel to USA with Covaxin Vaccination?
Are there good flight connections from Male to USA ?
One can face issues in finding good flight connections from the Maldives to the USA but it can be found
Isn’t Male too Expensive to stay for 14 nights ?
Maldives resorts are quite expensive but few of these resorts are giving 15 nights quarantine packages which will still be expensive not as expensive as normal prices.
Also read – India to the USA via Mexico , Safe Indirect routes from India to USA ?