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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 #5325 on: September 25, 2020, 08:52:41 PM »
I booked it on the way home from maldives -- much worse experience then qatar - both in business class.

EY was booked using aeroplan

I had a similar issue -- they could only see AUH to ORD but not MLE to AUH - when I called them they were able to do it, there was a route they saw it open when flying to Cairo, so the aeroplan agent knew the segment was available.
Have QR on the way there and want to try the EY apartments on the way back. Also saves me in taxes on infant ticket booking with AC. Did you book the AUH-ORD segment first and then call in to add the MLE segment? Was it easy once she say the Cairo flight or did you have to HUCA? Any advice or a walkthrough of how you/the agent was able to book it will be helpful!

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5326 on: September 26, 2020, 11:10:52 PM »
I just called them and told them each was available separately, but not together.  The agent on the first try was able to book it.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5327 on: September 29, 2020, 11:47:39 PM »
Has anyone stayed at the SR MLE with the reservation being in someone else's name? Did they give any issues?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5328 on: September 29, 2020, 11:49:34 PM »
Has anyone stayed at the SR MLE with the reservation being in someone else's name? Did they give any issues?
Email them and have them change the name on the reservation. Say it was gifted. Shouldn’t be an issue I was able to do it for someone 6 months ago

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5329 on: September 30, 2020, 12:14:43 AM »
Has anyone stayed at the SR MLE with the reservation being in someone else's name? Did they give any issues?
Email them and have them change the name on the reservation. Say it was gifted. Shouldn’t be an issue I was able to do it for someone 6 months ago

Closer in to your reservation, they email you to ask you the actual name of the travel companion, they need it for the see plane...  you can respond with actual guest names.

Email looks like this
"Sunny greetings from The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort!

 Thank you very much for choosing The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort as your preferred holiday destination.

 Furthermore to your reservation with us for Garden Villa with Pool from 19 – 22 October 2018 for 02 adults, kindly advise us the complete name of your travel companion and your arrival and departure details (international flight numbers / name of the hotel or resort that you will be staying at prior or after your stay with us) so that we may arrange return airport transfer accordingly."


Always praying for delayed baggage.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5330 on: October 01, 2020, 07:35:31 PM »


Closer in to your reservation, they email you to ask you the actual name of the travel companion, they need it for the see plane...  you can respond with actual guest names.

Thanks. Do you remember approximately how much before the actual reservation they sent out this email?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5331 on: October 01, 2020, 07:39:03 PM »
Thanks. Do you remember approximately how much before the actual reservation they sent out this email?
A bit less then a month before. 
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5332 on: October 03, 2020, 04:12:41 PM »
Ritz Carlton now accepting bookings from May 1st.
Basic room is a OW pool villa


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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5333 on: October 04, 2020, 05:52:23 AM »
Ritz Carlton now accepting bookings from May 1st.
Basic room is a OW pool villa
$906 for taxes and fees??

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5334 on: October 04, 2020, 05:56:43 AM »
$906 for taxes and fees??
Very strange. Especially since they say it's a 10mn flight from MLE.. you'd think it would make it cheaper  :-\

Just read on OMAT that there might be a good chance that breakfast will be included on all bookings, including reward ones. So maybe that explains the steep fees
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5335 on: October 04, 2020, 09:35:08 AM »
Very strange. Especially since they say it's a 10mn flight from MLE.. you'd think it would make it cheaper  :-\

Just read on OMAT that there might be a good chance that breakfast will be included on all bookings, including reward ones. So maybe that explains the steep fees
the fees are for the flight? or resort fees?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5336 on: October 04, 2020, 09:45:05 AM »
the fees are for the flight? or resort fees?
They include both IINM

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5337 on: October 04, 2020, 03:30:33 PM »
the fees are for the flight? or resort fees?
Not sure it would be a flight, it's the same distance as the WA from MLE

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5338 on: October 04, 2020, 03:32:44 PM »
Not sure it would be a flight, it's the same distance as the WA from MLE
The RC advertises either 10mn flight, or 50mn speedboat available 24-hour a day

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5339 on: October 11, 2020, 05:53:51 AM »
There are private transfer boats that cost a lot less then what the hotels charge. You can pre-book your transfer in advance and advise the hotel of your arrival time.