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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 646512 times)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5380 on: December 20, 2020, 02:58:40 PM »
I heard something about Maldives restricting food on arrival due to Covid. Did anyone hear of such a thing? Wasn't able to find anything about it online.
As of when?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5381 on: December 20, 2020, 04:56:58 PM »
As of when?
Figured was just misinformation, just confirming in case I missed something.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5382 on: December 21, 2020, 03:50:58 PM »
as of end of october i had no issue bringing food in. Can not comment if anythign has changed.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5383 on: December 21, 2020, 04:10:36 PM »
as of end of october i had no issue bringing food in. Can not comment if anythign has changed.
TR?
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 #5384 on: December 22, 2020, 09:24:31 AM »
TR?
Honestly @Wizmanison TR covered almost everythign (we were there at the same time). Happy to answer any specific questions and will try and put a mini TR together soon.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5385 on: December 22, 2020, 09:27:23 AM »
Honestly @Wizmanison TR covered almost everythign (we were there at the same time). Happy to answer any specific questions and will try and put a mini TR together soon.
Where did you guys stay?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5386 on: December 22, 2020, 09:27:48 AM »

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5387 on: December 22, 2020, 09:34:41 AM »
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Nice!

I'm trying to pencil in a stay there in 2021 but i can hardly find more than 3 back to back nights at basic redemption.

How do you guys book? Do you first grab what's available and then hope that more nights will open closer to time?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5388 on: December 22, 2020, 09:51:59 AM »
Nice!

I'm trying to pencil in a stay there in 2021 but i can hardly find more than 3 back to back nights at basic redemption.

How do you guys book? Do you first grab what's available and then hope that more nights will open closer to time?
yes, that is what i did. As thigns got closer more opened up. Also whenever i cancelled to rebook my nights always came back. This is imprtant bc you want to be able to get 5th night free.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5389 on: December 22, 2020, 09:56:18 AM »
yes, that is what i did. As thigns got closer more opened up. Also whenever i cancelled to rebook my nights always came back. This is imprtant bc you want to be able to get 5th night free.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5390 on: December 22, 2020, 10:00:49 AM »
Here are some of my pictures from our trip.



















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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5391 on: December 22, 2020, 10:04:08 AM »
Nice!

I'm trying to pencil in a stay there in 2021 but i can hardly find more than 3 back to back nights at basic redemption.

How do you guys book? Do you first grab what's available and then hope that more nights will open closer to time?

I booked around a month before my stay and had no issues finding 5 nights available. I guess I got lucky!

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5392 on: December 22, 2020, 03:56:16 PM »
i have been trying to get 3 night in a row for anytime during february or march and cant find anything they semmed to have blocked all points

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5393 on: December 22, 2020, 04:49:15 PM »
i have been trying to get 3 night in a row for anytime during february or march and cant find anything they semmed to have blocked all points
Try the end of April.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5394 on: December 23, 2020, 07:31:56 AM »
i have been trying to get 3 night in a row for anytime during february or march and cant find anything they semmed to have blocked all points
It's very dynamic at the moment.
I checked last night and didnt find anything, but just looked now and found 5 back to back: march 11 to 16




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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5395 on: December 23, 2020, 02:43:09 PM »
thanks have just booked it

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5396 on: December 23, 2020, 04:41:22 PM »
thanks have just booked it
I'm glad I was able to help.  :)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5397 on: December 24, 2020, 09:36:43 PM »
It's very dynamic at the moment.
I checked last night and didnt find anything, but just looked now and found 5 back to back: march 11 to 16




Wow, that's amazing. I know people who are hawking WA Hilton site a year in advance to get those 5 consecutive nights as soon as award inventory loads.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5398 on: December 24, 2020, 09:44:41 PM »
I was just looking into a potential stay at STR.
On many dates I found that the cost of cash upgrade on top basic award redemption is extremely low:
OW: $25
Beachfront: $45
Sunset OW: $50
STR OW: $75
2BR OW or 2BR Beachfront: $200

This has been this way since the end of 2019. I had booked in mid 2019 the base room for early 2020 and inquired about upgrades and was given their normal very high pricing of around 500++ per night. I didn't bite and decided to wait and see. End of 2019 the above rates began showing and as I was still within the ability to cancel, I did so , and immediately rebooked directly into an STR OWV.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5399 on: December 24, 2020, 09:47:11 PM »
WA MLE

Were either of you guys there over Shabbos?