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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 #1665 on: January 22, 2015, 10:53:01 PM »
What made her think you had anything to do with dansdeals ?

No idea. I think she was asking if we were there using points. It was her way of bageling me

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1666 on: January 23, 2015, 07:22:16 AM »
LOL Would love a TR when you have time :)

How much did you pay for the last little leg?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1667 on: January 23, 2015, 08:32:46 AM »

LOL Would love a TR when you have time :)

How much did you pay for the last little leg?

Hopefully soon

The last leg meaning the transfer from MLE to PH? Cost is 510/person and Hyatt takes care of arranging it. Unfortunately you're at the mercy of the airline schedule and there's no real way of knowing in advance so you may have a few hour wait depending on when you arrive. It's paid through Hyatt so you'd get relevant bonus points (3X on Hyatt card, 2X on SP, etc) but you cannot pay for it with the Hyatt certificates

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1668 on: January 23, 2015, 08:41:21 AM »
Hopefully soon

The last leg meaning the transfer from MLE to PH? Cost is 510/person and Hyatt takes care of arranging it. Unfortunately you're at the mercy of the airline schedule and there's no real way of knowing in advance so you may have a few hour wait depending on when you arrive. It's paid through Hyatt so you'd get relevant bonus points (3X on Hyatt card, 2X on SP, etc) but you cannot pay for it with the Hyatt certificates
Wow, that's crazy. (Not saying you did something wrong.) It's just a pity to use points to fly all these wonderful routes and then have to take a quick flight for $500. Is that RT or each way?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1669 on: January 23, 2015, 08:47:15 AM »
Wow, that's crazy. (Not saying you did something wrong.) It's just a pity to use points to fly all these wonderful routes and then have to take a quick flight for $500. Is that RT or each way?
There is no way around it any resort there. It includes the speed boat and flight RT

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1670 on: January 23, 2015, 08:48:14 AM »
There is no way around it any resort there. It includes the speed boat and flight RT
Right, I heard that. Stinks.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1671 on: January 23, 2015, 08:52:30 AM »

Right, I heard that. Stinks.

Yep stinks but part and parcel of the experience but def worth it. As others have said above, expect to pay a nice amount out of pocket for any trip to the Maldives or you'll be wasting your time traveling that far for a subpar experience.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1672 on: January 23, 2015, 09:04:13 AM »
There are resorts near MLE that can be reached for free.  Reef isn't as good.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1673 on: January 23, 2015, 09:21:45 AM »
Yep stinks but part and parcel of the experience but def worth it. As others have said above, expect to pay a nice amount out of pocket for any trip to the Maldives or you'll be wasting your time traveling that far for a subpar experience.
And same for BOB.
There are resorts near MLE that can be reached for free.  Reef isn't as good.
Right, and those resorts probably can't be had from opening a credit card (at least not as easily as PH)?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1674 on: January 23, 2015, 09:40:32 AM »
Check what the Sheraton charges.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1675 on: January 23, 2015, 09:42:37 AM »
Please post a TR!!  PLEASE :)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1676 on: January 23, 2015, 09:48:20 AM »
Check what the Sheraton charges.
20K/night for a regular room. Not sure (read: interested enough to call up and find out) how much you have to pay to reserve the OWB.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1677 on: January 23, 2015, 11:30:16 AM »
Well, it doesn't matter for you, because you're not going anyway :P
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1678 on: January 23, 2015, 11:32:25 AM »
Well, it doesn't matter for you, because you're not going anyway :P
When are you scheduled to fly out to BoraBora?

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« Reply #1679 on: January 23, 2015, 11:34:45 AM »
When are you scheduled to fly out to BoraBora?

Not until later this year. If I'm going to BOB, I'd prefer going during peak time.
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