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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 #1740 on: February 10, 2015, 11:39:01 PM »
+1, though I'd also look at staying at the Conrad...
What's the buy up currently?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1741 on: February 10, 2015, 11:40:36 PM »
Varies widely. Shoot 'em an email, but first check if there's even availability for your dates.
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« Reply #1742 on: February 10, 2015, 11:44:49 PM »
There is (95K, right?)
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« Reply #1743 on: February 10, 2015, 11:50:13 PM »
There is (95K, right?)

Yup, or with AXON, 300K for four nights.
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« Reply #1744 on: February 10, 2015, 11:56:32 PM »
Yup, or with AXON, 300K for four nights.
Only three nights anyways. And (if this EY thing works out) I'll probably get a reserve card for two of the nights
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1745 on: March 14, 2015, 08:21:55 PM »
Just wanted to give a quick review - went to the conrad this past week which was amazing - best decision - I opened up the city Hilton spent the 40k to get diamond status and booked 5 nights here - 2 nights com from card and 3 nights with pts.  Staff is unbelievable here - they knew my name when i got off seaplane and throughout my stay.  We did over water for 2 nights and beach for 3 nights - it was nice to try both out.  they have cocktail hour everyday for gold and diamond members - great amenity unlimited drinks.  they said hotel was 90% booked did not feel it at all - nobody was by the pool which is insane overlooking the ocean.  Breakfast was amazing they had so much food like i have never seen before also included for free for gold and diamond members - we have a late flight leaving male - hotel is giving us the room till right before our seaplane dept which they got me the last one of the day - we went to bora bora 2 years ago this beats it - the whole experience was insane- flew emirates first through dubai and cathay business class through hong kong home - went around the world

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« Reply #1746 on: March 14, 2015, 09:12:43 PM »
Just wanted to give a quick review - went to the conrad this past week which was amazing - best decision - I opened up the city Hilton spent the 40k to get diamond status and booked 5 nights here - 2 nights com from card and 3 nights with pts.  Staff is unbelievable here - they knew my name when i got off seaplane and throughout my stay.  We did over water for 2 nights and beach for 3 nights - it was nice to try both out.  they have cocktail hour everyday for gold and diamond members - great amenity unlimited drinks.  they said hotel was 90% booked did not feel it at all - nobody was by the pool which is insane overlooking the ocean.  Breakfast was amazing they had so much food like i have never seen before also included for free for gold and diamond members - we have a late flight leaving male - hotel is giving us the room till right before our seaplane dept which they got me the last one of the day - we went to bora bora 2 years ago this beats it - the whole experience was insane- flew emirates first through dubai and cathay business class through hong kong home - went around the world
Please elaborate, in what way does the Maldives beat BOB?

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« Reply #1747 on: March 17, 2015, 07:07:19 AM »
I thought the whole experience was better - seaplane was very cool that it goes directly to your hotel as opposed to bora bora where you have to fly into airport and then take boat.  we stayed at the four seasons in bora bora and it was amazing not saying anything bad about it we just thought the conrad in maldives was better - 2 very good destinations and experiences

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« Reply #1748 on: May 04, 2015, 01:09:06 PM »
Nothing in the Wiki about hotels. What's the best way to get an OWB?
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« Reply #1749 on: May 04, 2015, 01:37:36 PM »
Nothing in the Wiki about hotels. What's the best way to get an OWB?
Conrad MLE with Hilton diamond has a shot
Other than that you have PH + upgrade fee.
Or paying cash
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« Reply #1750 on: May 04, 2015, 01:39:22 PM »
Nothing in the Wiki about hotels. What's the best way to get an OWB?
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« Reply #1751 on: May 04, 2015, 01:43:24 PM »
Conrad MLE with Hilton diamond has a shot
Other than that you have PH + upgrade fee.
Or paying cash
How many points is Conrad?

What's the Fee at PH? $250 for a free night voucher and fee seems like it'll be the cheapest.

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« Reply #1752 on: May 04, 2015, 01:51:01 PM »
How many points is Conrad?

What's the Fee at PH? $250 for a free night voucher and fee seems like it'll be the cheapest.

Best cash options?
Seems like it is 95k a night.

Get the Citi card for two free nights.
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« Reply #1753 on: May 04, 2015, 01:51:22 PM »
How many points is Conrad?

What's the Fee at PH? $250 for a free night voucher and fee seems like it'll be the cheapest.

Best cash options?
$494.10 http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2015/03/12/park-hyatt-maldives-upgrades-my-head-hurts/

Conrad - 95K (less on Axon rewards). Citi Hilton reserve weekend certs work as well.

chuchem and others have recommended the Constance Halaveli
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« Reply #1754 on: May 04, 2015, 02:00:05 PM »
$494.10 http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2015/03/12/park-hyatt-maldives-upgrades-my-head-hurts/

Conrad - 95K (less on Axon rewards). Citi Hilton reserve weekend certs work as well.

chuchem and others have recommended the Constance Halaveli
Seems like $744 from lucky's article to upgrade. No?

Does Conrad allow paid upgrade?

Constance doesn't seem to have OWB for my dates.

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