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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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Park Hyatt MLE + Diamond Suite Upgrade gets you nothing as all are considered suites. -AJK



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 #2220 on: January 05, 2016, 11:39:52 PM »
The DBV do look really nice, with private pools but those are also generally about $200 a night to upgrade (although I'm gonna try to see what I can do).  Numerous people have commented in reviews though that the regular villas have no privacy, so I think we're gonna go 3 nights in a DBV and then splash out for one of the nicer OWBs for the last two nights ;)

As a DIA with some charm, there should be no reason you shouldn't be upgraded to a DBV. Trust me, if I went, I wouldn't be paying.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #2221 on: January 05, 2016, 11:40:05 PM »
Actually, I may be wrong about FS, at least acc to TA: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotels-g293953-Maldives-Hotels.html

this is the FS Landaa one.. Oy bashefer! Wow

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #2222 on: January 05, 2016, 11:43:02 PM »
As a DIA with some charm, there should be no reason you shouldn't be upgraded to a DBV. Trust me, if I went, I wouldn't be paying.

Lol, don't worry I'm gonna try for the upgrade. Maybe it'll help too if they see that we'll pay for one of the premium OWB bungalows for the other nights and schedule some activities for that revenue too.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #2224 on: January 05, 2016, 11:51:06 PM »
this is the FS Landaa one.. Oy bashefer! Wow

That pic is amazing but all their bungalows looked crammed together there too.  Also, I am biased because I'm going for free on points but I love that the Conrad has three separate islands (one is just for staff) so that I don't have to see any workers quarters, can enjoy all the activities and action on one and complete privacy, quiet and no kids on the other!

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #2226 on: January 05, 2016, 11:55:39 PM »
LOL, and here's Gili: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-3105791/Wanderlust-warning-TripAdvisor-s-best-hotel-world-2015-Maldives-perfect.html



Now THAT place is sick!  I love the pics of the Crusoe Residence that has the hammock out over the Ocean!

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #2227 on: January 05, 2016, 11:56:59 PM »
yeah Gili is rated 1 I see. WOWOWOWOW I must go  :'( :'( :'(

We want tons of pics and a TR if you go! 😝

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #2228 on: January 06, 2016, 12:06:05 AM »
We want tons of pics and a TR if you go! 😝

oh you bet, for now i'm not going lol

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #2229 on: January 06, 2016, 02:10:03 AM »


Gili.
How can that be? No seaplane transfer, merely a speedboat ride.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #2230 on: January 06, 2016, 10:18:43 AM »
Has anyone tried those Kosher meals that some of the resorts offer from Australia? Are they edible?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #2231 on: January 06, 2016, 01:35:11 PM »
Has anyone tried those Kosher meals that some of the resorts offer from Australia? Are they edible?

At the Park Hyatt?  I believe they have and its discussed up thread.  I want to know if they are even available at the Conrad and the cost if they do have them.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #2232 on: January 06, 2016, 01:41:21 PM »
At the Park Hyatt?  I believe they have and its discussed up thread.  I want to know if they are even available at the Conrad and the cost if they do have them.

I had them a few years ago at the Conrad. They charged me the same price as an average main wherever I ate. So I had a good steak at the Rangali bar for around $15 - $20. I think they may have changed policy after that..

For breakfast they bought a brand new frying pan (in its wrapping).  They made fried eggs with it every day for my wife and I.

Milk was all longlife from Australia, so is OK if you use Chalav Stam.
Cereals etc is fine.

Ice cream (Movenpick) was kosher (on Kosher Australia and Switzerland list).

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #2233 on: January 06, 2016, 02:08:20 PM »
I had them a few years ago at the Conrad. They charged me the same price as an average main wherever I ate. So I had a good steak at the Rangali bar for around $15 - $20. I think they may have changed policy after that..

For breakfast they bought a brand new frying pan (in its wrapping).  They made fried eggs with it every day for my wife and I.

Milk was all longlife from Australia, so is OK if you use Chalav Stam.
Cereals etc is fine.

Ice cream (Movenpick) was kosher (on Kosher Australia and Switzerland list).

that is pretty impressive? Are they this nice because you're paying (burning lots of points) a premium to stay in these places?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #2234 on: January 06, 2016, 02:13:41 PM »
I had them a few years ago at the Conrad. They charged me the same price as an average main wherever I ate. So I had a good steak at the Rangali bar for around $15 - $20. I think they may have changed policy after that..

For breakfast they bought a brand new frying pan (in its wrapping).  They made fried eggs with it every day for my wife and I.

Milk was all longlife from Australia, so is OK if you use Chalav Stam.
Cereals etc is fine.

Ice cream (Movenpick) was kosher (on Kosher Australia and Switzerland list).

Amazing!  Thank you!  I was going to bring my own pan and spatula so I could have a proper breakfast but if they'll give me a new pan, even better.   Did you pre-order all the Australian meals?  Did they send you a list ahead?  Thanks again for all the info.