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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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Upgrade from King Beach Villa to King Water Villa US$ 200 + 10% service charge + 12% T GST per night.
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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

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Airport transfer fee: $745 RT per person

Author Topic: Maldives Master Thread  (Read 686594 times)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5240 on: August 16, 2020, 07:06:38 PM »
Why not?


The flights are a pain in the butt, even in business class.  I mean, we will end up going, but it would be nice to add something else for a week to the end of it.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5241 on: August 16, 2020, 07:25:32 PM »
We are going just to go to the Maldives for 6 days/5nights. Flying Qsuites and staying at the Waldorf I think it will be well worth it.


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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5242 on: August 16, 2020, 07:32:09 PM »
We are going just to go to the Maldives for 6 days/5nights. Flying Qsuites and staying at the Waldorf I think it will be well worth it.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5243 on: August 16, 2020, 08:09:14 PM »
flying qsuites there - but no availability on anything we checked on the way back -- any suggestions?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5244 on: August 16, 2020, 08:16:59 PM »
flying qsuites there - but no availability on anything we checked on the way back -- any suggestions?

Thursday september 10 -- 2 passengers MLE to ORD
check just DOH-ord that should be available.
QR is blocking most of MLE-DOH, especially in J
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5245 on: August 17, 2020, 10:38:14 AM »
Looking for opinions. Currently booked on the below itinerary.



Original plan was to go into the city during the evening for a few hours since we have an 8 hour layover. Now due to Covid that probably wont happen.

Would you change to the below to not have an 8 hour layover but get to MLE at 3pm instead of 9am?




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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5246 on: August 17, 2020, 03:33:49 PM »
Due to COVID they arenít allowing any tourists to enter Doha but there is a hotel in the terminal that you can stay overnight which is before immigration that would be a good choice for a 9 hour overnight stopover. Itís called the oryx hotel

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5247 on: August 17, 2020, 03:41:49 PM »
Due to COVID they arenít allowing any tourists to enter Doha but there is a hotel in the terminal that you can stay overnight which is before immigration that would be a good choice for a 9 hour overnight stopover. Itís called the oryx hotel
Will QR comp a night there?
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Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5248 on: August 17, 2020, 03:50:58 PM »
« Last Edit: August 17, 2020, 03:55:20 PM by Theg »

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5249 on: August 17, 2020, 03:52:42 PM »
Yes on a paid flight but not on award
Some here bought the Q suite fare to Kiev with the free change up to 5k miles.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5250 on: August 18, 2020, 08:55:19 AM »
Yes on a paid flight but not on award

*needs to be a minimum stop of 12 hours

https://www.qatarairways.com/en/offers/qatar-stopover.html?CID=AFALL0204026300000000000&PID=7718223&CJEVENT=4b7ce3c4e0c311ea812b00870a240611
That is unfortunate. I am on a paid business class flight but only 8.5 hour layover.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5251 on: August 20, 2020, 12:18:29 PM »
Any must do activities at the Waldorf?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5252 on: August 20, 2020, 12:23:31 PM »
Any must do activities at the Waldorf?
Read @israshot 's TR.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5253 on: August 23, 2020, 03:02:29 PM »
whats the updated cost to have kosher food at the main places?
St Regis, Waldorf, Conrad?
Thanks!

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5254 on: August 24, 2020, 09:29:51 AM »
Pretty surprised the Waldorf admitted this via email.



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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5255 on: August 24, 2020, 09:31:28 AM »
Pretty surprised the Waldorf admitted this via email.


It's been written everywhere and I wrote it on my TR. I don't think it was a secret from the first place.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5256 on: August 27, 2020, 11:31:44 AM »
It is a bit disappointing that the WA charges $50 ++ per meal to heat up. Spending around $120 per day to heat up food is a lot.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5257 on: August 27, 2020, 11:32:24 AM »
It is a bit disappointing that the WA charges $50 ++ per meal to heat up. Spending around $120 per day to heat up food is a lot.
Bring a toaster oven

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« Reply #5258 on: August 27, 2020, 11:33:06 AM »
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« Reply #5259 on: August 27, 2020, 11:33:40 AM »
Pretty surprised the Waldorf admitted this via email.



Ridiculous. Should send to Hilton corporate.
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