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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 1131050 times)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5800 on: November 05, 2021, 10:52:30 AM »
Thank you! Heard of any issues with the new Ritz Fari island hotel?
Has anyone gone here? How does it compare to the st regis maldives?

Also - any recent data points on how strict the St Regis is on bringing your own food and warming it up in your room? (I know people that went in march and had no issue aside from them refusing to store it, but like those above, very doable in the mini fridge) just want to make sure that they havent changed their polices with that.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5801 on: November 05, 2021, 10:53:15 AM »
Has anyone gone here? How does it compare to the st regis maldives?

Also - any recent data points on how strict the St Regis is on bringing your own food and warming it up in your room? (I know people that went in march and had no issue aside from them refusing to store it, but like those above, very doable in the mini fridge) just want to make sure that they havent changed their polices with that.

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How would they stop you from storing your own food?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5802 on: November 05, 2021, 10:54:56 AM »
How would they stop you from storing your own food?
More like stop you from using the toaster oven to heat it up...
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5803 on: November 05, 2021, 10:55:52 AM »
More like stop you from using the toaster oven to heat it up...
So hide it when needed.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5804 on: November 05, 2021, 11:01:33 AM »
So hide it when needed.
Of course. But sometimes places poke through your luggage a bit, so need to keep it well hidden. Also if discovered, can't eat frozen food for the rest of the trip :'( 

Again not something I'm going to paranoid about, but if that toaster is somehow confiscates you are really stuck.

Also I'm attaching an email response that the hotel sent to my friend key line is  - "Therefore our guests can't bring their own kosher foods to our resort".

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Re: HotLogic Warming Totes For Travel
« Reply #5805 on: November 08, 2021, 02:55:48 AM »
WA just opened tons of standard inventory in October/Nov 2022.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5807 on: December 07, 2021, 12:55:03 AM »
Are there any options other then Dubai for Shabbos if i would like to be in mle till Friday?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5808 on: December 26, 2021, 02:33:14 AM »
For those who like to plan ahead..




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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5809 on: January 03, 2022, 02:34:09 PM »
Has str completely pulled the option to get OWB with points upgrade?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5810 on: January 05, 2022, 02:06:40 PM »
Selling: 2 Emirates Voucher $1754 @85% obo plz pm [total $2981]

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5811 on: January 08, 2022, 08:08:56 PM »
Has str completely pulled the option to get OWB with points upgrade?
No
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5812 on: January 10, 2022, 01:51:06 PM »
Is OWV ever avail at WA for standard?
What is everyone doing these days for upgrade? They are quoting 520USD per night from reef villa to overwater... :o

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5813 on: January 10, 2022, 01:51:47 PM »
Is OWV ever avail at WA for standard?
What is everyone doing these days for upgrade? They are quoting 520USD per night from reef villa to overwater... :o
seemingly no real availablity anymore
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5814 on: January 10, 2022, 01:56:01 PM »
seemingly no real availablity anymore
IINM they dropped the ability to book OWV as standard at the beginning of 2021.

FWIW, many people argue that RV are better than OWV  :)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5815 on: January 11, 2022, 02:40:32 PM »
first time maldives traveler here.
whats the shortest time one can spend there?
best hotel with MR points?
whats the best flight options from EWR/JFK?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5816 on: January 20, 2022, 03:16:40 PM »
Selling: 2 Emirates Voucher $1754 @85% obo plz pm [total $2981]
Selling 1 Emirates Voucher $1754 @85% obo obo plz pm

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5817 on: January 25, 2022, 10:54:08 PM »
Here's my question.
Is there anywhere closer than the Maldives where you can find the same hotel style rooms that are sitting in the water with privacy in front of your villa??
19 hours flying time from NY is quite the trip!
Thnx!!

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5818 on: January 25, 2022, 10:54:56 PM »
Here's my question.
Is there anywhere closer than the Maldives where you can find the same hotel style rooms that are sitting in the water with privacy in front of your villa??
19 hours flying time from NY is quite the trip!
Thnx!!
probably Mexico
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #5819 on: January 25, 2022, 11:00:32 PM »
probably Mexico
Stayed in banyan tree once- Coolest most amazing place I've ever been!
But now I'm looking for the "villa in the middle of water " chill.
Not sure if they have that in Mexico? Do they?