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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

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3690 on: May 09, 2017, 03:17:01 PM »
Publicity kills promos as well

As long as it's not in the main page, you'll be fine. DDF'ers made probably hundreds of bookings before it died...just get moving if you wanna go!

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3691 on: May 09, 2017, 03:20:02 PM »
As long as it's not in the main page, you'll be fine. DDF'ers made probably hundreds of bookings before it died...just get moving if you wanna go!
dont want to go yet and don't have millions of SPG like dan to tie up

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3692 on: May 09, 2017, 05:43:32 PM »
dont want to go yet and don't have millions of SPG like dan to tie up

I understand, but this is a publicized promo on their website, not a mistake so I doubt they'd pull it because of publicity and it's anyway got a fixed lifespan.  On another note, someone just PM'd me about it so I thought I'd let people know, I'm still happy to book people into the Conrad on a Diamond account for SPG 35k a night or 30k if it's for 5 nights.  You all would have to do the heshbon of whether the upgrade fee to an OWV, cheaper seaplane, activities, etc. at the Conrad is worth the approx. 20k more a night to just book yourself into the SR.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3693 on: May 09, 2017, 06:01:33 PM »
I understand, but this is a publicized promo on their website, not a mistake so I doubt they'd pull it because of publicity and it's anyway got a fixed lifespan.  On another note, someone just PM'd me about it so I thought I'd let people know, I'm still happy to book people into the Conrad on a Diamond account for SPG 35k a night or 30k if it's for 5 nights.  You all would have to do the heshbon of whether the upgrade fee to an OWV, cheaper seaplane, activities, etc. at the Conrad is worth the approx. 20k more a night to just book yourself into the SR.
If Im travelling all the way there I would like a confirmed upgrade to a OWB.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3694 on: May 09, 2017, 06:56:59 PM »
If Im travelling all the way there I would like a confirmed upgrade to a OWB.

You do get a confirmed OWV there but you just have to pay for it...depending on the season it's anywhere from about $100-$300 a night.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3695 on: May 09, 2017, 06:58:23 PM »
You do get a confirmed OWV there but you just have to pay for it...depending on the season it's anywhere from about $100-$300 a night.
you're sure its that cheap?

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« Reply #3696 on: May 09, 2017, 07:51:09 PM »
you're sure its that cheap?

Yup, when I went (in September) it was like $150 and then when I booked for someone else (in January) it  was also that price.  I was honestly shocked it was so cheap for him to upgrade during the high season.  Because I could always cancel, I booked the room for him and checked the upgrade price so he could see the total price and decide whether it was worth it to trade me his SPG points AND pay for an upgrade.  Because the fee was so low, and rates at nice resorts were so high in winter season, it was still a significant savings over just paying outright for a room or let's say using UR points.  It really depends on what other resorts are charging for points or paid stays to figure out whether it's worth it.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3697 on: May 09, 2017, 07:59:43 PM »
Yup, when I went (in September) it was like $150 and then when I booked for someone else (in January) it  was also that price.  I was honestly shocked it was so cheap for him to upgrade during the high season.  Because I could always cancel, I booked the room for him and checked the upgrade price so he could see the total price and decide whether it was worth it to trade me his SPG points AND pay for an upgrade.  Because the fee was so low, and rates at nice resorts were so high in winter season, it was still a significant savings over just paying outright for a room or let's say using UR points.  It really depends on what other resorts are charging for points or paid stays to figure out whether it's worth it.
which room do you get?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3698 on: May 09, 2017, 08:02:40 PM »
which room do you get?
Just the basic OWV.  Both times I made reservations, the Superior OWV was only like an additional $50 so instead of $150 it was $200.  I got a complementary upgrade to the Deluxe Beach villa which isn't guaranteed but I think is pretty common. We did that for 2 nights and upgraded to the OWV for 3 nights.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3699 on: May 09, 2017, 08:17:47 PM »
Is it called the water villa? Also do the basic OWBs have private pools?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3700 on: May 09, 2017, 08:39:28 PM »
Is it called the water villa? Also do the basic OWBs have private pools?

Yup, all the OWV's and the Deluxe Beach Villas all have pools.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3701 on: May 09, 2017, 08:41:07 PM »
Yup, all the OWV's and the Deluxe Beach Villas all have pools.
the water villa is cheaper than the deluxe beach villa

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3702 on: May 09, 2017, 08:57:55 PM »
the water villa is cheaper than the deluxe beach villa

it happens some times.  Some people prefer the beach villa because it's 1600 sqft, has an outdoor shower and bigger pool.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #3703 on: May 11, 2017, 07:47:51 AM »
probably going to the PH Mle in the beginning of august, coming from tlv. traveling with 1.5 year old toddler. was wondering if anyone has ideas what to bring for food. can i bring an electric grill or anything like that?

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« Reply #3704 on: May 11, 2017, 08:11:00 AM »
probably going to the PH Mle in the beginning of august, coming from tlv. traveling with 1.5 year old toddler. was wondering if anyone has ideas what to bring for food. can i bring an electric grill or anything like that?

Others can chime in but it's not the kind of place to bring a grill, lol. Bring frozen and wrapped whatever you want they will reheat it and deliver it to your room.