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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 807933 times)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5840 on: March 02, 2022, 02:42:31 PM »
Does EY still offer first class awards (AA)?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5841 on: March 13, 2022, 04:09:31 PM »
Selling: 1 Emirates Voucher $1754 @85% obo obo plz pm

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5842 on: March 13, 2022, 05:04:38 PM »
Anyone planning on taking advantage of the LM redemption rates before it moves up next month?
30-40k per night, 5th night free

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5843 on: March 27, 2022, 04:19:07 PM »
Just wanted to share that I completed a stay recently at the Radisson Blu, which is a brand new hotel that opened up about a year ago. Short review: great hard product, although the service was missing at times. We used 75K points for night that we earned a year ago in a CC sign up bonus, and points book into a overwater villa with a private pool.
They heated our meals up with no issues, but they weren't so great about storing our meals in their fridge, although they did give in eventually. I have the chef's email and phone number if it helps someone traveling there in the future.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5844 on: March 28, 2022, 11:03:14 PM »
Anyone planning on taking advantage of the LM redemption rates before it moves up next month?
30-40k per night, 5th night free

I made a speculative booking, hopefully I'll be able to make it there

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5845 on: March 29, 2022, 09:55:50 AM »
Has anyone stayed at the JW? Have speculative at both StR and JW, both in OVW.  JW is bigger by about 300 sqft.
Can anyone comment on the service between the two or any other Pros/Cons? Amenities? etc. Thanks!

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5846 on: April 06, 2022, 05:08:11 PM »
Selling: 1 Emirates Voucher $1754 @85% obo obo plz pm

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5847 on: April 08, 2022, 11:35:11 AM »
Have reservations in November to maldives - Conrad RI. 10 nights on points. Sweet.   Many have posted that they had no issues with bringing Kosher food to  the resort.   However when I asked them about storing and warming up our frozen meals  I got the following reply:


"Please allow me to assist further regarding the Kosher meal arrangements
 With this current pandemic situation, we regret to inform that brining in food from outside which is not handled by the company's health and safety standards will not be recommendable
 Our Culinary team can do alike Kosher meal preparations as we regularly have Kosher guests in our resort and we dedicate a Chef that deals with the guests directly. However, we would like to specify that we do not have a kitchen dedicated only for kosher meal preparations.
As currently practiced, we can offer fresh fish, kosher meat items, and vegetables prepared using our Culinary Cooking Utensil Set dedicated only to Kosher meal preparations, and with the option of watching the Chef while preparing the food. Should you require us to use brand new cooking utensils, we will be happy to source it out, however, it will chargeable.
Pre-cooked Kosher meals and other Kosher certified food items can be soured out but will require a pretty much advance order from our supplier and following the delivery lead time. Please let us know specific items you wish to have during their stay and we will assist to arrange accordingly."

Is This Something New ????  Has anyone else had this issue there ?  Any advice on what to do ?




 

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5848 on: May 23, 2022, 04:01:40 PM »
Has anyone here stayed on the island over shabbos? Curious to know about chulent, soup, and other food item preparations are possible with minimal amount of "shlepping"? If someone can link trip reports I'd appreciate it.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5849 on: May 23, 2022, 04:31:33 PM »
Has anyone here stayed on the island over shabbos? Curious to know about chulent, soup, and other food item preparations are possible with minimal amount of "shlepping"? If someone can link trip reports I'd appreciate it.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5851 on: May 23, 2022, 04:58:10 PM »
@nafnaf12 can you weigh in? Did you have chulent, soup, eggs, liver, challah, and dips? How did the preparations come along?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5852 on: May 24, 2022, 05:39:07 AM »
Has anyone here stayed on the island over shabbos? Curious to know about chulent, soup, and other food item preparations are possible with minimal amount of "shlepping"? If someone can link trip reports I'd appreciate it.
Stayed over shabbos, but why worry about difficult to prepare foods rather than simpler foods?
cold cuts, salad, chicken breast from home, etc
if you have a kitchen area, it's easy to prepare bread on a cooktop. Just need to prepare the ingredients before leaving.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5853 on: May 24, 2022, 05:53:14 AM »
@nafnaf12 can you weigh in? Did you have chulent, soup, eggs, liver, challah, and dips? How did the preparations come along?
sure we had all of the above other than chulent.

For Friday night we left the burner plugged in had the butler unplug it after the meal ( and sweep up the challah crumbs  8) )

Shabbos day was all cold/room temperature
Shnitzel/salmon etc
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5854 on: May 24, 2022, 09:50:08 AM »
We've brought a crock pot for Shabbos on trips. No big deal.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5855 on: May 24, 2022, 09:57:19 AM »
We've brought a crock pot for Shabbos on trips. No big deal.
I'm thinking Hot Logic premade cholent frozen wrapped in 2 cholent bags.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5856 on: May 25, 2022, 11:42:56 AM »
Has anyone gotten to WA via private transfer? (Ik it's against their policy)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5857 on: May 25, 2022, 11:45:56 AM »
Has anyone gotten to WA via private transfer? (Ik it's against their policy)
the WA general manager often posted on his insta videos of celebrities arriving on their superyachts  ::)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5858 on: May 26, 2022, 08:04:10 AM »
Any decent award route originating in TLV besides for TK and AC?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5859 on: June 26, 2022, 08:07:14 AM »
Any decent award route originating in TLV besides for TK and AC?
Just booked with UA, 38.5k one way on TK metal.
Better than AC/TK pricing.