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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 #195 on: November 07, 2012, 02:17:37 PM »
Although biz availability is almost impossible going to MLE.
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just checked for 2 seats from april-sept...  tons of avail dates in j

problem is you have on the way out a 5 hour stopover in ist, makes it a long trip   way back is 3 hours

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #196 on: November 17, 2012, 07:18:42 PM »

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #198 on: November 17, 2012, 08:48:13 PM »

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #199 on: November 17, 2012, 09:15:10 PM »
Sorry, didn't come up in tap a talk for some reason (usually does)
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #200 on: January 21, 2013, 03:58:52 PM »
Some news

Review of HI
http://www.tjacobi.com/13232755/holiday_inn_resort_maldives_kandooma_review.php

And Radisson is opening up 2 hotels in MLE, so it's a good chance to burn those stashes of 50k points you may have lying around.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #201 on: February 05, 2013, 10:38:36 PM »
Anyone know which airlines offer the highest quality first class cabins/seats to the Maldives?

Skipping to the next question... out of those airlines which has the best points system?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #202 on: February 05, 2013, 11:08:18 PM »
Emirates A380 booked via JAL is best.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #203 on: February 05, 2013, 11:26:37 PM »
Emirates A380 booked via JAL is best.

That depends.

SQ F on the A380 has to contend.  And Asian service trumps middle eastern service 11/10 times.

Also easier to accrue Krisflyer miles (tho, unless your Dan or damaxer91, you can't get 2 saver awards) but there's YQ.

Also EY F is up there but I imagine the hard product is trumped by the wow-factor of EK.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #204 on: February 05, 2013, 11:29:31 PM »
1. EK F is far fewer miles than SQ F. 
2. SQ service may be better, but EK has a shower #CoolFactor
3. Heavy YQ with SQ.  No YQ for EK. 
4. There is no SQ F from SIN-MLE while there is EK F from DXB-MLE.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #205 on: February 05, 2013, 11:39:25 PM »
Far fewer and exponentially harder to accrue.

Like I said.

Like I said.

That's a definite plus for EK.

So it's service + double bed in F + easier to accrue miles vs. shower + no YQ + F on MLE leg + fewer miles.

EK by a hair ;)
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #206 on: February 05, 2013, 11:41:16 PM »
Fair enough.
Really just boils down to your stock of SPG and MR.  I don't think you can go too wrong either way :D
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #207 on: February 06, 2013, 05:09:23 AM »
(tho, unless your Dan or damaxer91, you can't get 2 saver awards)
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« Reply #208 on: February 06, 2013, 05:10:26 AM »
2. SQ service may be better, but EK has a shower #CoolFactor
Bar is also cool
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« Reply #209 on: February 06, 2013, 05:15:49 AM »
And Asian service trumps middle eastern service 11/10 times.
That's a matter of opinion. And EK isn't middle eastern, their employees are Western.
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