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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: $745 RT per person

Author Topic: Maldives Master Thread  (Read 582543 times)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4125 on: July 01, 2018, 04:39:36 PM »
Any recent experiences regarding bringing your own food at the St Regis?
Are they accommodating regarding warming up food?

Any other tips or nuggets?

They were very accommodating when I was there in late December and can’t imagine them suddenly stopping servicing our “dietary restrictions”. Ask for Nasyb as your butler

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4126 on: July 02, 2018, 12:33:12 PM »
whats the deal with Zika in the Maldives? according to CDC there is zika but ive been told its not so true. does anyone know what the real situation is? TIA

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4127 on: July 02, 2018, 12:48:15 PM »
whats the deal with Zika in the Maldives? according to CDC there is zika but ive been told its not so true. does anyone know what the real situation is? TIA
Doubt anyone will know the “real situation” but each hotel is its own island and some hotels put out mosquito repellant every morning/night. Whilst I was there I didn’t see one mosquito but you could also bring repellant bands and deet hope for the best.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4128 on: July 02, 2018, 01:41:22 PM »
and some hotels put out mosquito repellant every morning/night.
will the Conrad do that?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4129 on: July 02, 2018, 01:51:26 PM »
will the Conrad do that?
They do that all over their two islands, i had a long shmmoze with the guy in charge of the team (yes there is a team there that sprays twice a day). They know just as well as we do that if there is a reported case of zika on a resort that will kill business.


FYI - there is one evening a week (dont recall offhand which one, maybe Tuesday i can check my notes) that you can hang out with the people in charge of the resort and ask them any questions you have, quite cool actually.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4130 on: July 02, 2018, 02:13:31 PM »
hope for the best.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4131 on: July 02, 2018, 08:02:57 PM »
whats the deal with Zika in the Maldives? according to CDC there is zika but ive been told its not so true. does anyone know what the real situation is? TIA
its hard to get an answer and facts out of a corrupt country which relies so heavily on tourism

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4132 on: July 20, 2018, 09:44:26 AM »
Conrad Maldives has a max of 3 ppl for OWV. Do they ask for passports of guests? We want to go with a 4 yo and a just-turned 2 yo. They only count guests from 2 yo I believe.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4133 on: July 20, 2018, 09:47:51 AM »
Conrad Maldives has a max of 3 ppl for OWV. Do they ask for passports of guests? We want to go with a 4 yo and a just-turned 2 yo. They only count guests from 2 yo I believe.
sorry i cant answer your question. but im curious how do you manage to get there with these little kids? the flights wont be too difficult?  not scared to be in an owb with a 2 year old?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4134 on: July 20, 2018, 11:25:33 AM »
I wouldn't choose an OWB with young kids.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4135 on: July 20, 2018, 11:41:55 AM »
I wouldn't choose an OWB with young kids.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4136 on: July 20, 2018, 12:01:52 PM »
sorry i cant answer your question. but im curious how do you manage to get there with these little kids? the flights wont be too difficult?  not scared to be in an owb with a 2 year old?

Coming from Israel it's 12 hours to MLE, so not too bad.

I wouldn't choose an OWB with young kids.

I'm thinking I'll start off in an OWV, and if it's too stressful, move to a beach villa. Probably would switch in the middle anyways because 7 days in an OWV would probably make us stir crazy. While in the OWV we'd probably be by the beach half the day anyways. But I have 380k HH and and 2 weekend certs to use, so everything seems to be lined up for this trip.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4137 on: July 22, 2018, 09:21:59 AM »


Conrad Maldives has a max of 3 ppl for OWV. Do they ask for passports of guests?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4138 on: July 25, 2018, 03:48:05 PM »
I confess that I've only read back to December 2017, but I didn't find any information in this thread on the schedule of flights into MLE via SQ and CX. From what I can tell on Google Flights, SQ and CX nonstop flights from SIN and HKG arrive at MLE in the evening.  That would mean over-nighting in MLE, as the seaplanes only fly in daylight? 

Please advise.

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« Reply #4139 on: July 25, 2018, 03:57:33 PM »
I confess that I've only read back to December 2017, but I didn't find any information in this thread on the schedule of flights into MLE via SQ and CX. From what I can tell on Google Flights, SQ and CX nonstop flights from SIN and HKG arrive at MLE in the evening.  That would mean over-nighting in MLE, as the seaplanes only fly in daylight? 

Please advise.
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