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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 #1605 on: December 07, 2014, 08:19:10 AM »
i.e. You want Dan to get on here and confirm it :)

That's the only way I'll ever know for sure right?!  8) 8) 8) just kidding... except not really.

I am actually get goosebumps reading about the scuba diving and the experience of an OWB...
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1606 on: December 07, 2014, 08:49:08 AM »

Ah I didn't realize u were talking about the value of the cert if I were to sell it. Not really sure how it's relevant cuz of course I would never sell such a thing!

Anyway, I'm just trying to mitigate my out of pocket costs, using a cert for a free night doesn't cost me a penny, so I don't consider if as an out of pocket cost.

So, any other over water bungalow options where my out of pocket costs will be less? I'm looking at 510$ x2 for flight to Hyatt island + 350$ x 4 = 2420$ out of pocket (am I missing any other significant costs?).

Obviously if we could get an OWB without having to pay the 510$ per head to get to an island that would cut the costs drastically...
Yes, it does seem to be looking more and more like the case and may have to bite the bullet.... Just wanna make sure I'm not missing something.
if you want it for cheaper, wait till I go and ask me then. I will def be going and unless life takes a serious turn I will def not be paying that much 

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1607 on: December 07, 2014, 08:54:52 AM »
if you want it for cheaper, wait till I go and ask me then. I will def be going and unless life takes a serious turn I will def not be paying that much 

When are you going / more importantly when are you going to start planning and ALSO do you require an OWB at all costs like me?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1608 on: December 07, 2014, 09:01:13 AM »

When are you going / more importantly when are you going to start planning and ALSO do you require an OWB at all costs like me?
i don't have dates yet so planning will prob start after you go. I have two vacations prior I have to plan (Thailand and Hong Kong) although when I go I will most definitely be getting an OWB. Basically I'm of no use to you

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1609 on: December 07, 2014, 09:05:53 AM »
i don't have dates yet so planning will prob start after you go. I have two vacations prior I have to plan (Thailand and Hong Kong) although when I go I will most definitely be getting an OWB. Basically I'm of no use to you

I also have to finish planning Thailand, it's coming up in less than two weeks and instead of planning thailand I booked Maldives  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D .. i'm insane lol
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1610 on: December 07, 2014, 09:16:33 AM »
if you want it for cheaper, wait till I go and ask me then. I will def be going and unless life takes a serious turn I will def not be paying that much 
??? It's very clear that you have to pay cash for the flight to an island and for reserving an OWB.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1611 on: December 07, 2014, 09:42:20 AM »

??? It's very clear that you have to pay cash for the flight to an island and for reserving an OWB.
for the layman..

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1612 on: December 07, 2014, 09:46:38 AM »
for the layman..

lol, help a layman out!

But on a serious note, if you have Diamond status it sounds like you might be able to have them confirm your upgrade with Hyatt. Esp off-season which is when I'm going. Problem is we don't have Diamond. I am trying to get the "Diamond trial challenge" for the booking, but it requires status with other hotel chains which I don't have. Gave it a shot anyway, but they'll probably deny me. Lame. There's definitely no avoiding the domestic flight cost, *if you go to a place that requires a domestic flight*, which the Hyatt for instance requires...
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1613 on: December 07, 2014, 09:48:05 AM »
lol, help a layman out!

But on a serious note, if you have Diamond status it sounds like you might be able to have them confirm your upgrade with Hyatt. Esp off-season which is when I'm going. Problem is we don't have Diamond. I am trying to get the "Diamond trial challenge" for the booking, but it requires status with other hotel chains which I don't have. Gave it a shot anyway, but they'll probably deny me. Lame. There's definitely no avoiding the domestic flight cost, *if you go to a place that requires a domestic flight*, which the Hyatt for instance requires...
1) They will confirm for a fee.
2) the OWB there doesn't have a pool. It's either over water, or a private pool. Not both like other resorts

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1614 on: December 07, 2014, 09:52:56 AM »
1) They will confirm for a fee.

They won't confirm if your just nice? And have Diamond? And say that it's for a special occasion ?

2) the OWB there doesn't have a pool. It's either over water, or a private pool. Not both like other resorts

I noticed that. You know of a better OWB redemption option?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1615 on: December 07, 2014, 10:04:48 AM »

lol, help a layman out!

But on a serious note, if you have Diamond status it sounds like you might be able to have them confirm your upgrade with Hyatt. Esp off-season which is when I'm going. Problem is we don't have Diamond. I am trying to get the "Diamond trial challenge" for the booking, but it requires status with other hotel chains which I don't have. Gave it a shot anyway, but they'll probably deny me. Lame. There's definitely no avoiding the domestic flight cost, *if you go to a place that requires a domestic flight*, which the Hyatt for instance requires...
the diamond trial was discontinued. And there are ways to avoid paying the fee for the flight at all but they are extremely sneaky and unethical.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1616 on: December 07, 2014, 10:42:20 AM »
They won't confirm if your just nice? And have Diamond? And say that it's for a special occasion ?

I noticed that. You know of a better OWB redemption option?
No they wont. Upon arrival pending availability they seem to upgrade Diamonds.
You can say what you think when you think what you say.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1617 on: December 07, 2014, 11:16:18 AM »
No they wont. Upon arrival pending availability they seem to upgrade Diamonds.
Everyone goes there for a special occasion...

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1618 on: December 07, 2014, 12:40:37 PM »
Everyone goes there for a special occasion...
Not churners
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1619 on: December 07, 2014, 12:41:45 PM »
Everyone goes there for a special occasion...
Aka our special occainsion is saver availability!
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