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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 788697 times)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4700 on: February 07, 2019, 08:35:17 AM »
They weigh that also.
Wow.. 5kg seems so little for carry on weight

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4701 on: February 07, 2019, 08:56:16 AM »
Nothing about a trip to MLE is cheap.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4702 on: February 07, 2019, 09:12:17 AM »
Nothing about a trip to MLE is cheap.
Not having to buy food because you BYOK
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« Reply #4703 on: February 07, 2019, 09:17:21 AM »
Still need food and need to pay for excess weight.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4704 on: February 07, 2019, 10:24:35 AM »
Still need food and need to pay for excess weight.
Ya I'm def gonna pay the extra weight fees and be able to bring what I need

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4705 on: February 07, 2019, 05:10:11 PM »
Waldorf Astoria looks amazing and is now bookable. I didnít see any standard rooms but if anyone does find any, please post...it looks like it blows the SR and Conrad away...

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4706 on: February 07, 2019, 05:35:30 PM »
Waldorf Astoria looks amazing and is now bookable. I didnít see any standard rooms but if anyone does find any, please post...it looks like it blows the SR and Conrad away...
JW looks amazing as well

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4707 on: February 07, 2019, 05:48:21 PM »
Waldorf Astoria looks amazing and is now bookable. I didnít see any standard rooms but if anyone does find any, please post...it looks like it blows the SR and Conrad away...
It's even possible to book a private Island on points.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4708 on: February 07, 2019, 06:19:17 PM »
When I try to see reward availability at SR, the OWV always come up as a premium redemption, costing 100-140K per night. Am I doing something wrong? How are other people getting OWV at SR for the base 60K redemption, or is everybody paying the upcharge for it?

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« Reply #4709 on: February 07, 2019, 06:20:51 PM »
When I try to see reward availability at SR, the OWV always come up as a premium redemption, costing 100-140K per night. Am I doing something wrong? How are other people getting OWV at SR for the base 60K redemption, or is everybody paying the upcharge for it?
They got it before when it was a glitch and pricing out wrong. You can only get a garden room for 60K now

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4710 on: February 07, 2019, 08:32:52 PM »
Waldorf Astoria looks amazing and is now bookable. I didnít see any standard rooms but if anyone does find any, please post...it looks like it blows the SR and Conrad away...

And I just came here to post the rooms don't hold a candle to the SR.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4711 on: February 11, 2019, 08:42:35 AM »
WA now bookable with points and certificates, standard rates are 120K (96K for 5 nights).

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4712 on: February 11, 2019, 09:53:40 AM »
So much for the 95K cap.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4713 on: February 11, 2019, 03:28:35 PM »
Do free nights work for the WA Maldives?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4714 on: February 11, 2019, 03:39:17 PM »
It doesn't show a charge for a transfer from the airport.
Does that mean that the airport transfer is free? If so, the minimum $1200 or so saved should more then offset the extra 100k points needed.

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« Reply #4715 on: February 11, 2019, 03:46:31 PM »
It doesn't show a charge for a transfer from the airport.
Does that mean that the airport transfer is free? If so, the minimum $1200 or so saved should more then offset the extra 100k points needed.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4716 on: February 11, 2019, 03:47:36 PM »
Only in your dreams.
In my dreams the whole thing is free ;D ;)
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4717 on: February 11, 2019, 03:56:00 PM »
Do free nights work for the WA Maldives?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4718 on: February 11, 2019, 03:57:07 PM »
The WA would have to really be special to be worthwhile booking a beach villa there for 120k over an OWV at the conrad for 90k.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4719 on: February 11, 2019, 04:45:52 PM »
What are the odds WA will upgrade a diamond to OWV if I book a beach villa on points at an off-peak time?