Added 6th February 2018 - Updated 6th February 2018 - Current 16th April 2018
On the 5th of February a state of emergency has been declared in the Maldives.
Security forces have been deployed in the capital Malé in response to political developments.
There are no reports that outlying islands, resorts or Malé International Airport is affected.
Please follow the travel advice of your Government:
STA Travel are monitoring this situation and updates will be added to this Travel Advice page.
Anyone with concerns about travel in this area should contact their Booking Store for advice.