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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 1127717 times)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3220 on: December 30, 2016, 01:13:18 PM »
No way to change the dates without repricing on these St Regis stays?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3221 on: December 30, 2016, 02:03:24 PM »
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3222 on: December 30, 2016, 03:20:05 PM »
For folks offering their MLE stays, what's the preferred method of settling the balance. Change address and transfer SPG points?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3223 on: December 30, 2016, 04:04:09 PM »
For folks offering their MLE stays, what's the preferred method of settling the balance. Change address and transfer SPG points?
pretty sure they are looking for cash

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3224 on: January 01, 2017, 06:17:58 PM »
Upthread, Dan said $750/night.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3225 on: January 01, 2017, 06:42:13 PM »
If anyone has St Regis stays for sale for anytime after pesach, please PM me.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3226 on: January 01, 2017, 07:07:19 PM »
For folks offering their MLE stays, what's the preferred method of settling the balance. Change address and transfer SPG points?

pretty sure they are looking for cash

If anyone has St Regis stays for sale for anytime after pesach, please PM me.

I don't have SPG bookings but like I've said before, I'm happy to book people into the Conrad for 30k SPG and you can transfer me the points.  I just did it for a DDF'er who is going in a few days. Conrad was totally cool with him as my "additional guest" and giving diamond benefits. I made sure the awesome chef who'll cook kosher food would be there and expecting them and confirmed the OWV upgrade, which was less than $300 a night during peak Jan. Season.  The seaplane transfer is less than S. Regis also.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3227 on: January 01, 2017, 07:14:41 PM »
I don't have SPG bookings but like I've said before, I'm happy to book people into the Conrad for 30k SPG and you can transfer me the points.  I just did it for a DDF'er who is going in a few days. Conrad was totally cool with him as my "additional guest" and giving diamond benefits. I made sure the awesome chef who'll cook kosher food would be there and expecting them and confirmed the OWV upgrade, which was less than $300 a night during peak Jan. Season.  The seaplane transfer is less than S. Regis also.
What does the Conrad go for usually?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3228 on: January 01, 2017, 07:21:59 PM »
I don't have SPG bookings but like I've said before, I'm happy to book people into the Conrad for 30k SPG and you can transfer me the points.  I just did it for a DDF'er who is going in a few days. Conrad was totally cool with him as my "additional guest" and giving diamond benefits. I made sure the awesome chef who'll cook kosher food would be there and expecting them and confirmed the OWV upgrade, which was less than $300 a night during peak Jan. Season.  The seaplane transfer is less than S. Regis also.

The $750/ night that they are offering books into an OWV (I'm assuming but considering the amount of times Dan has said it's not worth it to go unless you're getting OWV...). That being said, you are offering a stay at the Conrad for 30,000 SPG/night vs. pay $450/night (difference) at the St. Regis. And Seaplane difference is about $125 per passenger. We aren't sure of the platinum status benefits yet at St. Regis. Seems like a weak deal, unless someone really doesn't have the extra $2,000 and reallyyyyyy wants to go to the Maldives.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3229 on: January 01, 2017, 07:32:36 PM »
How did you figure you're math there? Something isn't making sense to me.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3230 on: January 01, 2017, 07:36:33 PM »
How did you figure you're math there? Something isn't making sense to me.
Dan wants $750/night.

Denverrite said 30k spg +$300 for OW/night.

The mathematical difference between the two is 30k spg = $450/night

The other differences between the two are the hotels and everything the have to offer. But purely math, thats what it works out to be. Unless Denverrite is swallowing the $300 for OWV, which didnt seem to be the case from his post.

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Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3231 on: January 01, 2017, 07:41:59 PM »
I see, I missed the $300 for the upgrade. Is the St. Regis really that much nicer?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3232 on: January 01, 2017, 07:52:28 PM »
The $750/ night that they are offering books into an OWV (I'm assuming but considering the amount of times Dan has said it's not worth it to go unless you're getting OWV...). That being said, you are offering a stay at the Conrad for 30,000 SPG/night vs. pay $450/night (difference) at the St. Regis. And Seaplane difference is about $125 per passenger. We aren't sure of the platinum status benefits yet at St. Regis. Seems like a weak deal, unless someone really doesn't have the extra $2,000 and reallyyyyyy wants to go to the Maldives.

Cz60 is correct IF someone can get there on those
Few dates Dan and AJK are selling.  We're not offering the same "good." I TOTALLY agree you should buy from them IF you can go on one of their dates (not trying to take business or "compete" with anyone) but they can't book anymore at those rates and I can book almost any date. I'm just offering another option for DDFers that want to go on other dates, don't have HHonors and would rather use SPG points instead of money.  Another guy asked me how much money I'd charge to book him at the Conrad (bc no one had SR for the dates he needed) and I told him, if he's willing to pay for the whole thing he's much better off to pay elsewhere.

 
What does the Conrad go for usually?

It REALLY depends on the season, for the Jan. Dates I booked, an OWV, including tax and service was $1457, so that 30k SPG got him about $1200 off a night, I think it was a "good redemption"  :P

BUT for example, week after Pesach, you can pre-pay an OWV at the Conrad, including tax and fees, for only $775 and with HHonors and CC earn back for sure at least 100-150k HHonors and if every penny isn't tight, you'd totally better to book and pay directly...

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3233 on: January 01, 2017, 08:00:17 PM »
I was really asking how many HHonors points.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3234 on: January 01, 2017, 09:41:04 PM »
I was really asking how many HHonors points.

95k or 76k for 5 nights

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3235 on: January 02, 2017, 05:57:47 AM »
Anyone interested in 1/7-22, 2/9-14, or 2/5-20?
I'm currently trying to book for either 2/9-14 or 2/15 -20

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3236 on: January 02, 2017, 05:00:25 PM »
I have 1/17-1/22 and 1/22-1/27 avail as well.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3237 on: January 02, 2017, 05:37:21 PM »
I'm currently trying to book for either 2/9-14 or 2/15 -20
Planning on cancelling:
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Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3238 on: January 03, 2017, 10:41:22 AM »
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3239 on: January 03, 2017, 11:17:12 AM »
Anyone have 1/31 - 2/7?