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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

SR:
Airport transfer fee: $665 RT per person
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1080 on: July 30, 2014, 11:16:11 AM »
Because chuchem has ingrained in all of use that if you don't have a private pool you may as well not go :)

But I agree, the reviews seem outstanding.
while i agree a pool is probably a good thing, reviews seem to indicate that it has a superb house reef which is probably weighted more heavily in my book. its not like there arent any swimming opportunities in the vicinity

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1081 on: July 30, 2014, 11:17:48 AM »
while i agree a pool is probably a good thing, reviews seem to indicate that it has a superb house reef which is probably weighted more heavily in my book. its not like there arent any swimming opportunities in the vicinity
W has a mind-blowing house reef.

Pool is really nice when you come out of the ocean to dip into.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1082 on: July 30, 2014, 11:27:20 AM »
Because chuchem has ingrained in all of use that if you don't have a private pool you may as well not go :)

But I agree, the reviews seem outstanding.

I didnt say its bad, but I just think there are much better options in the maldives. It has a amazing house reef, but if diving is not the only reason you are going you can do much better.

The PH has alot of negatives, villas are not the best... no seaplane...

The maldives is not a place you should go and be blinded by a chain hotel....

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1083 on: July 30, 2014, 11:28:46 AM »
Thulusdhoo island has local population.  Those Israelis are idiots.

On a true resort island there is practically no local population and you definitely wouldn't encounter a sign like that.

I wouldn't venture in Male though like I did last year.  At least now at this point in time.

I wouldn't worry for safety, but if you don't your tax dollars to support a country giving donations to Hamas perhaps look into Bora Bora?

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The israelis go to some cheap local island... you expect them to love us there? Its a muslim country

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1084 on: July 30, 2014, 11:40:18 AM »
The PH has alot of negatives, villas are not the best... no seaplane...
What are the negatives?
Why is a jet over a seaplane a negative?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1085 on: July 30, 2014, 11:50:23 AM »

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1086 on: July 30, 2014, 11:56:11 AM »
For anyone planning a Maldives trip in the near future, this article may be of interest.
http://www.vosizneias.com/173527/2014/07/30/kaafu-thulusdhoo-island-maldives-34-israeli-tourists-evacuated-from-thulusdhoo-amid-growing-anti-israeli-pressure-from-locals/

Thulusdhoo island has local population.  Those Israelis are idiots.

On a true resort island there is practically no local population and you definitely wouldn't encounter a sign like that.

I wouldn't venture in Male though like I did last year.  At least now at this point in time.

I wouldn't worry for safety, but if you don't your tax dollars to support a country giving donations to Hamas perhaps look into Bora Bora?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1087 on: July 30, 2014, 11:58:09 AM »
For anyone planning a Maldives trip in the near future, this article may be of interest.
http://www.vosizneias.com/173527/2014/07/30/kaafu-thulusdhoo-island-maldives-34-israeli-tourists-evacuated-from-thulusdhoo-amid-growing-anti-israeli-pressure-from-locals/

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Minister at the Maldivian President's Office, Mohamed Shareef, said they evacuated the tourists for their own safety. 

"There could have been an ugly incident and that is why the tourists were evacuated from the resort," Shareef told AFP by phone.

He said Israelis were not banned from entering the archipelago, better known for its upmarket tourism, but the Maldives was bitter with Israel over the violence.

"We have not banned them, but Israeli tourist must remember that they are visiting a 100 percent Muslim country," Shareef said. "We unequivocally and unconditionally support the Palestinian cause."

He said the Maldives had also put in place measures to express their opposition to Israel. 

The Maldives this week began implementing a ban on Israeli-made goods and also abrogated three cooperation agreements on health, tourism and education.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1088 on: July 30, 2014, 01:15:50 PM »
@dan

A regular flight with a choppy boat ride after a long flight to the maldives can be quiet tough... besides, that a seaplane experience is special...


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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1089 on: July 31, 2014, 02:47:05 PM »
What were you able to eat/drink from the free breakfast and drinks? What was kosher? Were the drinks free all day, or just in the morning? Anything with alcohol?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1090 on: July 31, 2014, 04:27:09 PM »
#Boycottmaldives

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1092 on: August 04, 2014, 07:39:01 AM »
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=313070002203615&set=vb.312878085556140&type=2&theater
whats the point of this? is he a government official? he might just be joe the plumber. im sure you have people in the us prepared to say a similar message

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1093 on: August 04, 2014, 07:49:25 AM »
whats the point of this? is he a government official? he might just be joe the plumber. im sure you have people in the us prepared to say a similar message
Someone should invite them all to come stay in Gaza, side by side with Hamas. Would be the best way to show their support...

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« Reply #1094 on: August 04, 2014, 10:33:15 AM »