The Maldives was one of the first nations to reopen its borders to tourism in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Now Maldives have introduced a program called the Maldives Border Miles with the aim of boosting tourism in Maldives. Launched on 1st of December 2020 this program is one of a kind, which will reward frequent holidaymakers to Maldives.


The Maldives had a record year for tourism in 2019 with 1.7 million arrivals to the country. The goal for 2020, with more diversified and aggressive marketing activities in place, was 2 million tourist arrivals by the end of the year.


Travellers can earn points depending on the number of visits and duration of the stay. The “Maldives Border Miles” is a 3 tiered loyalty program for tourist; Aida (bronze tier) which can be reached by earning 500 points, Anantara (silver tier) can be reached by earning 2000 points and Abaarana (gold tier) by 4000 points. Each tier is defined by a set variety of rewards, services or benefits, which increase in value as members progress.


You can enroll as a member of a Maldives Border Miles if you are visiting the island for tourism purposes however, the points will only be rewarded if you stay for at least 3 nights in a registered tourist facility
Extra points will be awarded for visits that celebrate special occasions such as honeymoon, wedding anniversary or birthdays.