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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 #4830 on: July 01, 2019, 07:41:02 AM »
Curious question:
If one is staying at the Waldorf which is relatively close to the airport, what's stopping you from hiring a private boat-taxi for $100 to get to the hotel and saving a few hundred $$ per person?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4831 on: July 01, 2019, 07:47:58 AM »
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4832 on: July 01, 2019, 03:20:01 PM »
Booked 5 nights at the JW Marriott Maldives first week of October. Island is around the same size as the St. Regis and about 20% fewer rooms. Fifth night free makes an over water villa 340k points. Transportation is $630 all-in per person by seaplane. They completed a tiny airport not too far from the resort that should see flights from MLE soon. Not sure if this will lower the price of transportation as you'd need to add on a short boat ride.

Interestingly Marriott took down the ability to book a reservation today for the property. Not sure if that means they are delaying the opening again.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4833 on: July 02, 2019, 05:06:23 PM »
What activities are a must for PH Maldives?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4834 on: July 03, 2019, 08:31:38 AM »
Planning my August trip to MLE, I have 5 nights in OWB at the W, I arrive the previous evening on the CX flight from HKG. Is my best option to stay at the Sheraton Moon so that I don't need to stay in Male for the night?
Seemingly.
They are offering a speedboat transfer for $1725. While it would be nice to go straight to the W, that's too much of a premium to pay. Oh well. I asked if they had another guest who was arriving late and wanted to share a ride, but they said they didn't.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4835 on: July 04, 2019, 05:53:40 PM »
Cancelling tomorrow if anyone is at all interested
Have 07/17/2019 - 07/22/2019 booked in OWB at the SR MLE on plat account that I, unfortunately, won't be able to make. Anyone interested?

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« Reply #4836 on: July 24, 2019, 10:57:39 PM »
Back from PH Maldives. Paid $520 a night including $250 daily resort credit which can be used toward the hotel transfers. Food/drink were affordable in the resort, but activities were expensive. We got upgraded to OWV for one night. Amazing trip, best time ever. Hotel had about 40  total guests when we were there. Total privacy. Was exactly what we were looking for. Weather was unbelievable, it was perfect every day.

BTW, 7 of the 14 OWV have pools.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4837 on: July 24, 2019, 11:01:48 PM »
Back from PH Maldives. Paid $520 a night including $250 daily resort credit which can be used toward the hotel transfers. Food/drink were affordable in the resort, but activities were expensive. We got upgraded to OWV for one night. Amazing trip, best time ever. Hotel had about 40  total guests when we were there. Total privacy. Was exactly what we were looking for. Weather was unbelievable, it was perfect every day.

BTW, 7 of the 14 OWV have pools.
How did the rooms compare to each other?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4838 on: July 24, 2019, 11:04:54 PM »
The room to get at STR Maldives

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« Reply #4839 on: July 24, 2019, 11:15:30 PM »
The room to get at STR Maldives
How did you get it?
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« Reply #4840 on: July 24, 2019, 11:17:10 PM »

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4841 on: July 24, 2019, 11:17:57 PM »
Asked?
Gonna need more details than that.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4842 on: July 24, 2019, 11:19:24 PM »
Gonna need more details than that.

Asked via email?

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« Reply #4843 on: July 24, 2019, 11:25:33 PM »
Asked via email?
Did they confirm in advance or on site?
Upcharge?
Status?
Etc...
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« Reply #4844 on: July 24, 2019, 11:26:54 PM »
Did they confirm in advance or on site?
Upcharge?
Status?
Etc...

2 days in advance. Suite was a week in advance, but I wanted this or the corner one.
No up charge
Someone else’s platinum status