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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #270 on: April 25, 2012, 01:40:03 PM »
Based on reports from FT, it seems like no

Yeah, after I posted, I went to FT and it seem YMMV. I've emailed Etihad to try and get permission in writing.

Just to look?
They offer chauffeur service to your hotel, right?

Ideally to partake!
I think that's right, yes. Why?
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #271 on: April 25, 2012, 03:22:14 PM »
I had the same thing. Halaveli had a sale, pay for 4 nights and get 3 nights free. We only went 6 nights. With the time we had for the trip I wanted to spend one night in Dubai. 6 days was plenty, but we would not have minded staying any longer... You will love Halaveli. Did you book it with Richard?

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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #272 on: April 25, 2012, 03:27:16 PM »
I had the same thing. Halaveli had a sale, pay for 4 nights and get 3 nights free. We only went 6 nights. With the time we had for the trip I wanted to spend one night in Dubai. 6 days was plenty, but we would not have minded staying any longer... You will love Halaveli. Did you book it with Richard?

Yeah, been working with Richard, and wow he seems to know his stuff.

In two weeks, he's actually headed to the Hilton Iru Fushi for a week and then FS for another week, but he said he loved the Halaveli.

He said the island on which the Hyatt sits is stunning, but its a pain to get there, and the OWBs are not as nice as the Halaveli.
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #273 on: April 25, 2012, 03:30:20 PM »
Yeah, been working with Richard, and wow he seems to know his stuff.

In two weeks, he's actually headed to the Hilton Iru Fushi for a week and then FS for another week, but he said he loved the Halaveli.

He said the island on which the Hyatt sits is stunning, but its a pain to get there, and the OWBs are not as nice as the Halaveli.
Sounds like a pretty good job. Plus comped stays in the nicest hotels in the world...

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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #274 on: April 25, 2012, 03:35:22 PM »
Sounds like a pretty good job. Plus comped stays in the nicest hotels in the world...

+2

If I could do it all over again, I'd so something along those lines :)
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #275 on: April 25, 2012, 03:37:38 PM »
+2

If I could do it all over again, I'd so something along those lines :)
You sound like youre retired ;)

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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #276 on: April 25, 2012, 03:38:50 PM »
I told you richard is great. He goes every year on a trip to the maldives for free, halevai by me...
He can also get good rates, as he is one of the biggest agents
So the scond dd member goes to halaveli, good times. You might want to check if some of my kosher ice creams are still in the freezer :-)


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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #277 on: April 25, 2012, 08:06:28 PM »
DD concierge can get a OWB for a fraction of those rates :D

I heard they went out of business... :P
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #278 on: April 25, 2012, 08:55:53 PM »
Yichidei segula.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #279 on: April 25, 2012, 09:11:16 PM »
Yeah, after I posted, I went to FT and it seem YMMV. I've emailed Etihad to try and get permission in writing.

Just got written confirmation from EY. Hopefully that should help.
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #280 on: April 30, 2012, 11:01:22 PM »
The MLE-AUH-JFK in F cost 180K

180k each?

Just remembered that it'll actually only cost 170K after this new Citi benefit of getting 10% rebate on redeemed miles up to 10,000.

So 85K each :)
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #281 on: May 10, 2012, 03:08:13 PM »
Just remembered that it'll actually only cost 170K after this new Citi benefit of getting 10% rebate on redeemed miles up to 10,000.

So 85K each :)

Miles posted:

Anyone wanna guess what would happen to those miles if I redeposited my award?  ;)
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #282 on: May 14, 2012, 07:46:46 PM »
Off to MLE. Thanks for your help everyone!

Etihad Chaffeur Service = Escalade (pleasantly surprised it wasn't a Lincoln Towncar!)
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #283 on: May 14, 2012, 07:49:31 PM »
Off to MLE. Thanks for your help everyone!

Etihad Chaffeur Service = Escalade (pleasantly surprised it wasn't a Lincoln Towncar!)
have fun cant wait for the TR
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #284 on: May 14, 2012, 09:22:34 PM »
have fin cant wait for the TR
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plz include pics if possible