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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 666059 times)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #740 on: December 04, 2013, 06:29:34 PM »
I had a very nice relaxed shabbes there. Cant beat eating a shabbes meal with your wife in a OW villa

I think Air Asia also flies there. So does Malaysian via KUL (oneworld)

If its a once in a lifetime trip, dont screw it up, as you cant get free flights for a 4 hour flight

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #741 on: December 04, 2013, 06:32:50 PM »
I had a very nice relaxed shabbes there. Cant beat eating a shabbes meal with your wife in a OW villa

I think Air Asia also flies there. So does Malaysian via KUL (oneworld)

If its a once in a lifetime trip, dont screw it up, as you cant get free flights for a 4 hour flight
kapish.

thanks will work on it more tom.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #742 on: December 05, 2013, 08:35:49 AM »
I'd be weary about going that time of year.

You have a good chance of getting no sun

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #743 on: December 05, 2013, 09:41:31 AM »
I was there in June and had solid nice days
I was in HKT in August and had 10 out of 14 days nice weather

There is always a risk in the tropics

Dec is supposed to be high season with nice weather 99% here is what can happen as well

http://metro.co.uk/2012/12/29/david-and-victoria-beckham-cut-short-250000-family-holiday-in-maldives-after-constant-rain-3332133/

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #744 on: December 05, 2013, 05:31:51 PM »
I'd be weary about going that time of year.

You have a good chance of getting no sun

I was there in June and had solid nice days
I was in HKT in August and had 10 out of 14 days nice weather

There is always a risk in the tropics

Dec is supposed to be high season with nice weather 99% here is what can happen as well

http://metro.co.uk/2012/12/29/david-and-victoria-beckham-cut-short-250000-family-holiday-in-maldives-after-constant-rain-3332133/

thanks and thanks. yes damaxer91 i know about the bad weather, but what else am i able to do? i have only time in the summer and maybe (if i can convince myself its ok) after purim.

i went last yr to CNX and HKT i didnt have amazing weather but i def had nice weather, i think on my 10 day trip one day i had rain in the middle otherwise it was just late night rains...

any other options for that time of yr (as in a trip of a lifetime?) alaska maybe?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #745 on: December 05, 2013, 08:00:36 PM »
When I was there in August the weather was very nice, and it may have rained once for a few minutes. The only thing is that the water was choppy I don't know if that's seasonal.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #746 on: December 05, 2013, 08:05:30 PM »
i have only time in the summer and maybe (if i can convince myself its ok) after purim.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #747 on: December 29, 2013, 10:32:56 AM »
So the Conrad is closed next summer for renovations, and that is when my speculative pre-deval booking was made for.
They sent me an email saying that I'm being rebooked into the 4 Seasons Kuda Huraa, or the Gili Langafooshi if I need over water accomodations.

I'd be curious to hearing your folks advise about the quality of the 3 properties, and what my plan of action should be going forward.
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Looks like I'll be going in July, and we'll work out babysitting closer to the date.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #748 on: December 29, 2013, 09:43:59 PM »
Bump
Looks like I'll be going in July, and we'll work out babysitting closer to the date.
Nice enjoy. That's one place I would return to.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #749 on: December 29, 2013, 10:45:49 PM »
Nice enjoy. That's one place I would return to.
Which of the 2 options would you recommend?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #750 on: January 01, 2014, 07:37:33 AM »
4S
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #751 on: January 01, 2014, 08:06:01 AM »

2) if you land after 4PM there is no seaplane transfer anymore to the resort, so you will have to sleep in MLE
The PH confirmed twice that they have a flight we could take at 1130 pm (landing after 9pm) this is not the itinerary we are taking in the end but just saying.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #752 on: January 01, 2014, 08:22:22 AM »
4S
My SO is leaning towards that, but Gili is a 210m 2 story OWV, while the 4S is a 50m beach villa.
I wouldn't pay to upgrade at the 4S, so Gili is my one chance at being in an OWV.

I'm leaning towards Gili, and as the man in the house, I can decide (if she allows me to that is).


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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #753 on: January 01, 2014, 08:25:34 AM »
You didn't mention that.

I'd def go with the OWB.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #754 on: January 01, 2014, 08:32:23 AM »
Which of the 2 options would you recommend?
I was referring to the Maldives in general. Are you asking which hotel I would choose? I stayed at the W=A I'm not really very familiar with any other hotels, but definitely go for a OWB.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #755 on: January 01, 2014, 08:34:57 AM »
You didn't mention that.

I'd def go with the OWB.
Too bad you can't join us for our long-awaited reunion.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #756 on: January 01, 2014, 08:41:58 AM »
If Jonah comes to MLE; AJK is coming to MLE.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #757 on: January 01, 2014, 08:42:24 AM »
If Jonah comes to MLE; AJK is coming to MLE.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #758 on: January 01, 2014, 11:17:54 AM »
has anyone gone - jfk - dubai - maldives ???

spend a day in dubai for layover ?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #759 on: January 01, 2014, 11:21:29 AM »
has anyone gone - jfk - dubai - maldives ???

spend a day in dubai for layover ?

What's the problem with it? Plenty to do in a day.