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Conrad Maldives

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  1. Anonymous

    Hey travel connoisseurs

    Me is planning a trip to the maldives and me doesn’t know how much Maldivian currency to carry! We will surely be carrying credit cards, but can some one chime in, how much of their currency is good enough?

    – Does conrad have good rates of exchange available onsite if needed?

    Thanks in advance!

  2. David W

    I’d recommend opening up a Schwab investor/checking account. Theres no minimum deposit, you can link it to transfer funds to/from your regular checking account and can pull money out of most ATMs worldwide with no fees. Schwab uses forex rates that are very close to market rate. Personally, I put as much spend on cards as I can and only pull out local currency as necessary since I dont want to end the trip with a chnuk of foreign currency, unless I already have plans to return.

  3. Anonymous

    I actually don’t think you’ll need ANY Maldivian currency (though [USER=29]@David W[/USER]’s advice is perfect globally).

    There’s nothing to buy at the resorts that can’t be charged to your room, and you really don’t interact with the local economy in any way, typically.

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