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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 #1800 on: May 10, 2015, 09:22:35 AM »
Did you give them the flight #'s? That usually helps
this trip was last year. Yes, of course i gave them the flight numbers.
I did some research back when i was booking it... It seemed to be pricing correctly as 2 awards. Im sure someone like AJK will explain to us the reason AA considers it 2 awards. Im sure i could find the answer on FT, but too lazy ATM

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1801 on: May 10, 2015, 09:24:57 AM »
Questions is what did Allune say or do to have them price it as one award.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1802 on: May 10, 2015, 09:26:59 AM »
Questions is what did Allune say or do to have them price it as one award.

I gave them the exact flight #'s I was looking at. They were able to confirm the availability and everything. 67.5k pts + $35 or something pp.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1803 on: May 10, 2015, 09:27:00 AM »
Questions is what did Allune say or do to have them price it as one award.
beleive me i tried everything as it makes no sense. Ill try to find the source

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1804 on: May 10, 2015, 09:27:58 AM »
When I did my award to MLE they priced it out as one award at 90k. The reason why the reps keep on saying that it is two awards is because they read off the notes on your ticket. Instead of agreeing that the first rep made a mistake, everyone just repeats the same mistake.
You can say what you think when you think what you say.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1805 on: May 10, 2015, 09:28:21 AM »
Perhaps it's a mixed-cabin bug.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1806 on: May 10, 2015, 09:31:59 AM »
http://millionmilesecrets.com/2014/04/23/etihad-award-routes/

"If you wanted to redeem an award ticket from North America to certain parts of Asia on Etihad, you have to redeem 2 separate award tickets.  Thatís because you canít transit via India and the Middle East on 1 award ticket between North America and certain parts of Asia using American Airlines miles."

http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2013/10/27/redeem-american-aadvantage-miles-maldives/

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1807 on: May 10, 2015, 09:36:07 AM »
http://millionmilesecrets.com/2014/04/23/etihad-award-routes/

"If you wanted to redeem an award ticket from North America to certain parts of Asia on Etihad, you have to redeem 2 separate award tickets.  Thatís because you canít transit via India and the Middle East on 1 award ticket between North America and certain parts of Asia using American Airlines miles."

http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2013/10/27/redeem-american-aadvantage-miles-maldives/
Maldives is considered an Indian subcontinent. Look at AA partner award chart.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1808 on: May 10, 2015, 12:16:33 PM »
It should be priced as one award. Anything more than 90k (for F) and 67.5K (for J) is a waste of miles.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1809 on: May 10, 2015, 12:36:01 PM »
I booked as one award MLE-AUH-JFK 67.5k in J recently.  No issues unless I wanted longer layover. 

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1810 on: May 15, 2015, 07:56:23 AM »
Has anyone here been to the holiday inn?
(even though I think it sounds so stupid to travel all the way to the Maldives and stay in a holiday inn)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1811 on: May 16, 2015, 05:53:29 PM »
Has anyone here been to the holiday inn?
(even though I think it sounds so stupid to travel all the way to the Maldives and stay in a holiday inn)
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/intercontinental-hotels-ihg-rewards-club-intercontinental-ambassador/1068764-holiday-inn-kandooma-maldives.html

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1812 on: May 16, 2015, 05:59:43 PM »
Thanks. I went that and some other reviews after I posted. it looks like it is Holiday Inn style.
I'm surprised that if IHG has only one hotel there it's a Holiday Inn.
What's next? A HoJo?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1813 on: May 16, 2015, 10:49:45 PM »
Not sure which one I should do.

Right now I have MLE-AUH-JFK on hold for my return, which is departing MLE at 8:10pm on Tuesday night.

Thinking about going to SIN for Shabbos and then taking a flight to MLE Sunday morning, which will allow me 3 days and 2 nights in MLE.

The other option is to go straight to MLE and get there Thursday afternoon and be there for 5 nights.

It seems 3 days and 2 nights are enough and besides I'd rather not spend Shabbos in MLE if I don't have to.




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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1814 on: May 16, 2015, 10:57:37 PM »
The thought of only two nights in MLE makes me want to cry.
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