Hi, I am still a little confused about money in the Maldives.
It seems to me that I can sign for everything on the island and just pay at the end of my honeymoon. It also seems that I can use my visa debit card to pay with (although I am waiting confirmation from the hotel).
but...what is best to pay in? Dollars or Pounds (I am from the UK). If I pay in pounds will it cost more because they will need to convert it into dollars for their own use or is that back to front?
Also for 7 days, how much would you recommend having in cash (dollars) for tipping and possible trip to Male?
Last of all, we are on a B and B package. We were thinking of upgrading to AI but this will cost £2,000 extra and doesn't include drinks (just lunch and evening meals in designated restaurants). Roughly how much is lunch, evening meals and drinks? I know resorts vary but a rough idea would be helpful.
Thanks, sorry for all the questions :)