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Possible routings to MLE and costs:

JFK-AUH-MLE (EY) -- 45/67.5/90 AA
JFK-DOH-MLE (QR) -- 45/67.5/90 AA
JFK-FRA-SIN-MLE (SQ) -- East Coast: (Including 15% off booking online) 46,750/91,375/116,875; West Coast: 89,250/144,500/229,500
JFK-DXB-MLE (EK) -- 42.5/82.5/150 AS
JFK-IST-MLE (TK) -- 42.5/70/90 UA (United routing allows a stopover in TLV)
JFK-VIE-MLE (OS) -- 42.5/80 UA
JFK-LGW-MLE (BA) -- 45/90/135 BA
JFK-ICN-CMB-MLE (KE) -- 60/107.5/137.5 KE
JFK-HKG-MLE (CX) -- 57.5/85/112.5 AA
JFK-HKG-MLE (CX) -- 50/70 AS
TLV-IST-MLE (TK)-- 20/35 UA
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Conrad Upgrades:

Upgrade from King Beach Villa to King Water Villa US$ 200 + 10% service charge + 12% T GST per night.
Upgrade from King Beach Villa to King Deluxe Beach Villa US$ 210+ 10% service charge + 12% T GST per night.
Upgrade from King Beach Villa to King Superior Water  Villa US$ 250 + 10% service charge + 12% T GST per night.
Upgrade from King Beach Villa to King Retreat Water Villa US$ 400 + 10% service charge + 12% T GST per night.
Upgrade from King Beach Villa to King Deluxe Water Villa US$ 480 + 10% service charge + 12% T GST per night.
Upgrade from King Beach Villa to Family Water Villa US$ 720 + 10% service charge + 12% T GST per night. ( 2 bedrooms)

Airport transfer fee: $560 including tax

PH Upgrades:

Upgrade from Park Villa to Park Pool Villa $USD 252.56++ per villa per night
Upgrade from Park Villa to Park Water Villa $USD 405++ per villa per night ( Villa Number 38-44)
Upgrade from Park Villa to Park Water Sunset Villa $USD 610++ per villa per night ( Villa number 45-51)

Airport transfer fee: $520 RT per person
 

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #90 on: July 10, 2012, 04:32:04 PM »
Can you book the OWB for the suite rate of 33K

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #91 on: July 10, 2012, 04:41:25 PM »
Can you book the OWB for the suite rate of 33K
Try and let us know :)
I'd guess that doing so would take an override from the location as they only have suites.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #92 on: July 10, 2012, 05:07:00 PM »
22K/night.
Confirmed upgrade to OWB runs about $350 IIRC.

And as per my analysis in my TR, not worth it.

Can you book the OWB for the suite rate of 33K

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #93 on: July 10, 2012, 05:20:29 PM »
It looks like I'll be taking leave of you folks on this thread, and heading over to the Thailand thread.
Btw the HH issues I'm having, weather concerns, Dan's TR on Thailand, the great value SPG properties over there, and AA's 45/60/90 redemption, I hope I've finally found s/t assuming the flights can be worked out.

But I hope to return to this thread as soon as possible!

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #94 on: July 10, 2012, 09:14:56 PM »
And as per my analysis in my TR, not worth it.

99% ain't going to happen. I wouldn't even waste the electricity it would take to send the email.
Your analysis was for off-peak season.

For January peak season 5 nights at Halaveli=$8,330.00
5 nights at PH MLE=110K+$1,750 upgrade fee.
$6,580/110K=6 cents value per HGP.
Even more lopsided if the hotel agrees to buy kosher breakfast.

And I've seen hotels agree to much crazier things, I'd definitely send that email to the GM.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #95 on: July 10, 2012, 09:22:00 PM »
And as per my analysis in my TR, not worth it.

99% ain't going to happen. I wouldn't even waste the electricity it would take to send the email.

Ask very nicely and don't mention anything before that about you don't plan on spending a shekel while there on food :)

I've seen GM's agree to much more extreme things

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #96 on: July 10, 2012, 11:02:17 PM »
Your analysis was for off-peak season.

For January peak season 5 nights at Halaveli=$8,330.00
5 nights at PH MLE=110K+$1,750 upgrade fee.
$6,580/110K=6 cents value per HGP.
Even more lopsided if the hotel agrees to buy kosher breakfast.

Even in peak season, you can get the Halaveli for ~$1,000/night. So that's $5,000 for 5 nights (including transfer).

Also, the upgrade fee is $400/night (with taxes), so that'd be 110K+$2,000+$1,000 (transfer).

Thus, $2,000/110K=1.8 cents per HGP. Meh.

And I've seen hotels agree to much crazier things, I'd definitely send that email to the GM.

I've seen GM's agree to much more extreme things

Many people have asked (here and on FT), and no one has thus far been successful. I'd say the odds are no more than 50-1.

And, I'd love to hear what other things you guys are referring to.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #97 on: July 10, 2012, 11:04:56 PM »
Many people have asked (here and on FT), and no one has thus far been successful. I'd say the odds are no more than 50-1.

And, I'd love to hear what other things you guys are referring to.
Dan and Damaxer were talking about requesting kosher brekkie.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #98 on: July 10, 2012, 11:08:46 PM »
Even in peak season, you can get the Halaveli for ~$1,000/night. So that's $5,000 for 5 nights (including transfer).
With tax? Link?

Dan and Damaxer were talking about requesting kosher brekkie.
That's one.  Opening C&P, after shabbos checkouts, confirmed upgrades, etc.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #99 on: July 10, 2012, 11:09:57 PM »
With tax? Link?
That's one.  Opening C&P, after shabbos checkouts, confirmed upgrades, etc.

Two ways; one through my TA, and another through Agoda.com

I don't think any of those compare to getting the PH MLE to take a points booking for a suite.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #100 on: July 10, 2012, 11:15:00 PM »
through Agoda.com
Quote I just ran was wayyyyy higher than your quote.
What's your TA's email addy?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #101 on: July 10, 2012, 11:20:12 PM »
Dan and Damaxer were talking about requesting kosher brekkie.

Don't even think you need to make the request anymore. They process it automatically if they see a 718 or 732 zip in your profile

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #102 on: July 10, 2012, 11:40:48 PM »
Don't even think you need to make the request anymore. They process it automatically if they see a 718 or 732 zip in your profile
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« Reply #103 on: July 11, 2012, 12:02:22 AM »
Quote I just ran was wayyyyy higher than your quote.
What's your TA's email addy?

I just did a quote for $1030 (IIRC) a night in January... not sure what you're doin' differently.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #104 on: July 11, 2012, 01:21:28 AM »
I just did a quote for $1030 (IIRC) a night in January... not sure what you're doin' differently.
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And it breaks down transfers and tax on the following page.
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