While planning your trip to the wonderful island of Maldives, it is of prime importance to know the money of Maldives. Well, the Maldives currency is Rufiyas (notes) and Laaris (coins) and 1 Rufiya is equivalent to 100 Laaris. Rufiya is available in the denominations of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 500. The commonly used foreign currency in Maldives is the American dollar.
You can make the payment at the resort through any mode then be it
cash, traveler's cheque or credit card. Commonly used credit cards
include American Express, Master Card, Visa, Diners Club, JCB and
Euro Card. Usually; the travelers' cheques are accepted in Sterling
and US Dollars. Talking about the currency exchange in Maldives, you
can get it done at the banks, tourist resort islands, hotels and