**Updated April 2018** Budget-friendly trip to the Maldives? Yes, it's possible! Check out this 6-part budget Maldives budget-friendly trip report and itinerary, so you can see how we were able to visit five islands on the cheap. One of the common themes of 2016 was how crappy the year was, and how everyone just couldn't wait for it to be over. I'm not gonna lie, I found myself in that . . .