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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 #4395 on: October 21, 2018, 04:57:06 PM »
How bad of an idea is it to overnight in MLE?
Coming from HKG seems the CX flight forces it. What are my other options?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4396 on: October 21, 2018, 04:58:06 PM »
How bad of an idea is it to overnight in MLE?
Coming from HKG seems the CX flight forces it. What are my other options?
Definitely not ideal if there's another option. Not the end of the world either.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4397 on: October 21, 2018, 05:01:29 PM »
Is there max weight and pieces for luggage on the seaplane?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4398 on: October 21, 2018, 05:16:54 PM »
How bad of an idea is it to overnight in MLE?
Coming from HKG seems the CX flight forces it. What are my other options?
I'd prefer not, but I wouldn't let that hold up an otherwise workable trip.
Is there max weight and pieces for luggage on the seaplane?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4399 on: October 21, 2018, 05:24:08 PM »
I'd prefer not, but I wouldn't let that hold up an otherwise workable trip.Yes. GIYF with respect to particular hotel's agreement.
On the bright side, an overnight can let you potentially check in early and maximize the value of your stay. But of course not ideal.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4400 on: October 21, 2018, 07:34:25 PM »
Does your lawyer also say that I can presume if they didnít contact me that they will be honoring their contract with me? I want to book loads of nonrefundable expenses

Has anyone NOT had their Accor reservation cancelled by Angsana? Mine are still showing as normal reservations on the Accor site. I'm really interested in taking this as far as I can to try and re-claim that reservation, since it was booked legitimately. Not sure what legal route I could take - other than saying I already purchased non-refundable airfare?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4401 on: October 21, 2018, 10:40:57 PM »
Just confirm it's ok before checkin. Feel free to pm for tips.

Usually not a problem.

@Dan Private pools are great for frum couples. Not as special for other people imo.

+1 private pools donít have nearly the added value for people that arenít frum.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4402 on: October 22, 2018, 09:25:10 AM »
+1 private pools donít have nearly the added value for people that arenít frum.
Disagree. No one is doing laps in these pools (even frum people). They're plunge pools. The purpose is to cool off while you're outside reading, tanning or wash off from a dive in the ocean. If you're someone who values your privacy (isn't that the point of your OWB in the Maldives?) or not someone who wants to hang out by the main areas, then the private pools is super useful.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4403 on: October 22, 2018, 01:13:30 PM »
Has anyone NOT had their Accor reservation cancelled by Angsana? Mine are still showing as normal reservations on the Accor site. I'm really interested in taking this as far as I can to try and re-claim that reservation, since it was booked legitimately. Not sure what legal route I could take - other than saying I already purchased non-refundable airfare?

Mine still shows up on the Accor website just like it always has.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4404 on: October 22, 2018, 01:26:03 PM »
Mine still shows up on the Accor website just like it always has.
+1, though it's now showing the pricing in euros instead of dollars.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4405 on: October 22, 2018, 01:47:03 PM »
Disagree. No one is doing laps in these pools (even frum people). They're plunge pools. The purpose is to cool off while you're outside reading, tanning or wash off from a dive in the ocean. If you're someone who values your privacy (isn't that the point of your OWB in the Maldives?) or not someone who wants to hang out by the main areas, then the private pools is super useful.
I see no need for a plunge pull along with jacuzzi bathtubs.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4406 on: October 22, 2018, 01:51:09 PM »
Disagree. No one is doing laps in these pools (even frum people). They're plunge pools. The purpose is to cool off while you're outside reading, tanning or wash off from a dive in the ocean. If you're someone who values your privacy (isn't that the point of your OWB in the Maldives?) or not someone who wants to hang out by the main areas, then the private pools is super useful.

+1
Did not care for the tiny private pool at the Conrad Maldives, and would not mind (lol) an OWB with none

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4407 on: October 22, 2018, 02:19:38 PM »
+1
Did not care for the tiny private pool at the Conrad Maldives, and would not mind (lol) an OWB with none
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4408 on: October 22, 2018, 02:24:00 PM »
Unless, that is, you get this:
SR plunge pool isn't that, but it's nothing to sneeze at.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4409 on: October 22, 2018, 02:27:36 PM »
SR plunge pool isn't that, but it's nothing to sneeze at.
Conrad pools do look very small though.
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