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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 #150 on: September 30, 2012, 09:17:05 AM »
2.6k is that a typo? 26k?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #151 on: September 30, 2012, 09:19:30 AM »
2.6k is that a typo? 26k?
pretty sure he means $2600

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« Reply #152 on: September 30, 2012, 09:29:56 AM »
pretty sure he means $2600

Ah, thanks.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #153 on: October 01, 2012, 02:47:10 PM »
pretty sure he means $2600
+1

How much is the upgrade to OWB?
W/ $$ or miles? For miles, it prices out the rooms at some astronomical price. Maybe calling and asking for an upgrade w/ points would be better.

Although, $2,600 seems way too much. I'm wondering if anyone pays that.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #154 on: October 02, 2012, 10:37:59 PM »
For those interested, the upgrade price to a water villa is $375+/night.
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« Reply #155 on: October 02, 2012, 11:05:22 PM »
For those interested, the upgrade price to a water villa is $375+/night.

Yikes. Not cheap. And not worth it compared to the other options...
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #156 on: October 03, 2012, 12:51:31 AM »
Yikes. Not cheap. And not worth it compared to the other options...
Debatable.
The water villa has a plunge pool.  37.5K+$375 is about $562/night in my book.
For high season, say February, I'm not sure you can do better for an OWB now that the W=A has left HH.  If you can I'm all ears.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #157 on: October 03, 2012, 02:41:49 AM »
Debatable.
The water villa has a plunge pool.  37.5K+$375 is about $562/night in my book.
For high season, say February, I'm not sure you can do better for an OWB now that the W=A has left HH.  If you can I'm all ears.
How many nights stay till you reach 37.5k?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #158 on: October 10, 2012, 12:48:28 PM »
How many nights stay till you reach 37.5k?
For cat 7:
1-3=50K/night.
4=42.5K/night.
5=40K/night.
6+=37.5K/night.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #159 on: October 10, 2012, 12:51:38 PM »
For the record the Conrad will go down to $350+ upsell, same price as the Park Hyatt Water Villa upsell.

My hunch is that both are a good value in high season and a poor value in low season, though I'd love to be proven wrong.
For 5 nights at the Conrad you're looking at 200K HH (+$1,750+$315 tax upsell for water villa)
For 5 nights at the PH you're looking at 110K HGP (+$1,750+$315 tax upsell for water villa)

In February it seems that 5 nights at the Constance Halaveli is $6,175 with tax, or $4,110 more than the HGP and HH options.  That's 2.06cpp for HH and 3.74cpp for HGP.

In July it seems that 5 nights at the Constance Halaveli is $4,500 with tax, or $2,435 more than the HGP and HH options.  That's 1.22cpp for HH and 2.21cpp for HGP.

Those are the rates on their site at least, if there's a cheaper place I can check please post.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #160 on: October 10, 2012, 01:04:14 PM »
Don't have time to check right now, but I paid significantly less than the numbers your quoting for Halaveli in May.

Definitely did not make sense to book PH (at least in May). I did all the calculations in that thread.
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« Reply #161 on: October 10, 2012, 01:07:57 PM »
You booked through a TA, right?
Have his number handy?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #162 on: October 10, 2012, 01:14:46 PM »
I did.

Not handy, but I do believe that I posted it on the other thread. If not, PM me, and I'll dig it up.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #163 on: October 10, 2012, 02:33:34 PM »
You booked through a TA, right?
Have his number handy?
So you're going?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #164 on: October 10, 2012, 02:34:36 PM »
So you're going?
I have 5 ticketed SQ itins to MLE, but that doesn't mean much.
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