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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: $665 RT per person
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4875 on: August 01, 2019, 05:57:08 PM »
Upcoming stay at the W. What do I need to request in advance?
1. What is the best OWB?
2. Technician to turn off automatic air conditioning shutoff for shabbos (anything specific I should say or they will know?)
3. Store frozen food and heat up meals
What else?
What does a guy have to do to get an answer around these parts
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4876 on: August 01, 2019, 06:17:44 PM »
What does a guy have to do to get an answer around these parts
Be part of the what's app groups, maybe.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4877 on: August 01, 2019, 06:55:56 PM »
Upcoming stay at the W. What do I need to request in advance?
1. What is the best OWB?
2. Technician to turn off automatic air conditioning shutoff for shabbos (anything specific I should say or they will know?)
3. Store frozen food and heat up meals
What else?
Sounds right.
I'd assume sunset side is better, but it's been too long since I was there.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4878 on: August 01, 2019, 07:04:02 PM »
What does a guy have to do to get an answer around these parts
Patience sorry for stealing ur thunder
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4879 on: August 08, 2019, 10:40:38 PM »
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4880 on: August 08, 2019, 10:52:49 PM »
Crazy
https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/31392829-post1830.html
Crazy, indeed.

See, things like this are made so much worse when resorts make reasons up instead of just being upfront.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4881 on: August 08, 2019, 10:55:47 PM »
While they are lacking in communication, they are new hotel and this type of stuff should've been clarified long ago.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4882 on: August 08, 2019, 10:58:27 PM »
Crazy, indeed.

See, things like this are made so much worse when resorts make reasons up instead of just being upfront.

I wonder what happens if you'll just show up. Are they going to arrest you? Would they give you a free ride back?

Reminds me of when I booked jetskiing in USM 40 minute drive from conrad (cheapest place). They asked me if I wanted to jetskii back to hotel instead of drive. I said sure. Little did I know, we pulled up to the hotel beach via jetskii to crash a wedding ceremony on the beach :). The hotel didn't say anything to me, but I'm sure the couple were furious :).

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4883 on: August 08, 2019, 11:02:56 PM »
I wonder what happens if you'll just show up. Are they going to arrest you? Would they give you a free ride back?

Reminds me of when I booked jetskiing in USM 40 minute drive from conrad (cheapest place). They asked me if I wanted to jetskii back to hotel instead of drive. I said sure. Little did I know, we pulled up to the hotel beach via jetskii to crash a wedding ceremony on the beach :). The hotel didn't say anything to me, but I'm sure the couple were furious :).
That's the point, imagine staying any Maldives resort and continues streams of people transit and just show up at random parts of the islands. Sea planes take off and land at specific areas, imagine ppl showing up with their own sea plane just landing out of no where...

The resorts are trying to keep stuff formal.......

Their lack of communication is abvisiosly lacking  but hey they just opened and it part of the process.





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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4884 on: August 08, 2019, 11:03:24 PM »
Absurd. I would have showed up and let them evict me.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4885 on: August 08, 2019, 11:05:51 PM »
Absurd. I would have showed up and let them evict me.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4886 on: August 13, 2019, 09:51:19 AM »
I'm looking to extend my stay at the WAI. If someone has a booking on 1/31, 2/1 or 2/2 and is about to cancel - please let me know.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4887 on: August 20, 2019, 02:24:53 PM »
Everyone that follows the FT thread about the new WAI can see that the management is lacking in price structure.
Well, now it came out to be on the guests' favor. For 2020 they changed the base room to be the RF and the BV is the higher category, Although they didn't change it for point redemption. So if you have already a booking for a BV you can get a free upgrade to a RV or an OWV, they actually call it a downgrade...
you can also book now a BV with points with available dates and then 'downgrade' it to an OWV.
This is what they wrote to me today:
"Please be informed that for next year we have changed our villa category. Kindly note that the Reef Villa will be our based category next will be the Overwater Villa and the Beach Villa.

 Basically the Beach Villa will be a higher category compared to reef Villa and Overwater Villa."

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« Reply #4888 on: August 22, 2019, 09:14:22 AM »
This is what they wrote to me today:
"Please be informed that for next year we have changed our villa category. Kindly note that the Reef Villa will be our based category next will be the Overwater Villa and the Beach Villa.

 Basically the Beach Villa will be a higher category compared to reef Villa and Overwater Villa."

So it's confirmed! OWV for the standard room award price.


Find any standard room award in 2020, book it (120k HH/BMG/weekend cert), then send an email to the one showed in the picture and ask to be 'downgrade' to the OWV et voila!

(Disregard the 0 points mention at the total, Hilton's IT need lots of improvement).
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #4889 on: August 22, 2019, 01:12:16 PM »
Why is it 120K points? Arent standard rooms capped at 95K?