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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 1155314 times)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1960 on: July 10, 2015, 01:47:40 AM »
I thought you were not going
I wrote that i lost the desire to go, as no longer on my top 5 bucketlist.


Still wouldn't mind trying it out

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1961 on: July 22, 2015, 01:50:19 PM »
Just got back from an amazing 6 days in the PH. We brought our own food and the chef kept in the fridge for us and reheated whenever we wanted. There was a lot of confusion when we tried getting prices in advance (see upthread) but in the end they only charged us only $15/day per person for storage and reheating, irrespective of how many meals we had. Because we brought our own utensils/cutlery there was no other charge, even when we ate in the restaurants a few times. They claim to have kosher dishes, etc and they'll serve the food on that for you and that would then be an additional $20/person/meal but I wasn't going to just trust them that it was actually kosher and didn't care for it. We called our hostess to let her know when we wanted our food and whether we wanted it in our villa or by the restaurant and she took care of letting the chef know. By the second day of our stay all the restaurant staff knew exactly what to do for us and would just bring out our meals to the table as soon as we got there.



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They quoted me $49 per meal just to reheat

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1962 on: July 23, 2015, 06:49:19 PM »
Seems like the PH is now 25,000 a night again. Glitch or did it go down in category?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1963 on: July 23, 2015, 09:42:28 PM »
Seems like the PH is now 25,000 a night again. Glitch or did it go down in category?
Don't know, but I just booked.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1964 on: July 23, 2015, 09:43:58 PM »
Not a glitch.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1965 on: July 23, 2015, 09:49:20 PM »
That was fast.
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Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1966 on: July 23, 2015, 10:35:22 PM »
What makes them decide the category of the hotel ? I can't wrap my brains around the idea, that the PH Maldives is less points then the PH NYC.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1967 on: July 23, 2015, 10:37:24 PM »
Either REVPAR or ADR.

I've heard they get dragged down there due to heavily discounted packages marketed to the Chinese market.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1968 on: July 23, 2015, 11:02:32 PM »
Either REVPAR or ADR.

I've heard they get dragged down there due to heavily discounted packages marketed to the Chinese market.
Also very low occupancy rates
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1969 on: July 23, 2015, 11:03:05 PM »
That would directly affect the REVPAR
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1970 on: July 23, 2015, 11:25:19 PM »
That would directly affect the REVPAR

whats revpar? I can imagine what rev is but whats "par"?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1971 on: July 23, 2015, 11:33:29 PM »
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1972 on: July 23, 2015, 11:33:45 PM »
whats revpar? I can imagine what rev is but whats "par"?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1973 on: July 24, 2015, 09:57:57 AM »
whats revpar? I can imagine what rev is but whats "par"?
Revenue Per Available Room is a hotel industry financial metric calculated by multiplying the Average Daily Rate by the percentage occupancy. RevPAR can also be calculated by dividing the total room revenue in a given period (excluding discounts, sales tax and meals) by the number of available rooms in the same period.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1974 on: August 05, 2015, 01:10:09 PM »
I try to plan my trip for next year in april 2016, but when i try to book my flight on AA it seem like fee is $900 for 2 person on one way ticket from the west coast to MLE along with 90000 point? can anyone tell me what airplane i should use to avoid that $900 from BA? i have mile from United and AA but not with Alaska, thanks in advance.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1975 on: August 05, 2015, 01:11:59 PM »
I try to plan my trip for next year in april 2016, but when i try to book my flight on AA it seem like fee is $900 for 2 person on one way ticket from the west coast to MLE along with 90000 point? can anyone tell me what airplane i should use to avoid that $900 from BA? i have mile from United and AA but not with Alaska, thanks in advance.

If you fly with BA you will almost always (besides for LAN) be given lots of fuel surcharges even on award tickets.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1976 on: August 05, 2015, 01:15:01 PM »
Try posting in the award flight help thread

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1977 on: August 14, 2015, 01:27:01 PM »
What would be the most cost efficient route to take mileage wise to MLE from nyc, while stopping over on the way, or the way back ?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1978 on: August 14, 2015, 01:33:54 PM »
What would be the most cost efficient route to take mileage wise to MLE from nyc, while stopping over on the way, or the way back ?
Check the wiki. Shows quite a few options.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #1979 on: August 16, 2015, 09:22:33 PM »
Seems like the PH is now 25,000 a night again. Glitch or did it go down in category?

I see that's for a park villa, is there anyway to upgrade that to the pool or water villa?
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