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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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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #240 on: February 07, 2013, 03:26:44 PM »
Plenty of the European routes have 2 seats on the A380. Its JFK-SIN thats the issue

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #241 on: February 07, 2013, 03:35:59 PM »
Plenty of the European routes have 2 seats on the A380. Its JFK-SIN thats the issue
Its one of the only flights that are full in F(R).

SQ has an F fare JFKFRA of $7500 compared to $15000 on UA/LH, often cheaper than business.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #242 on: February 11, 2013, 08:47:53 PM »
JFK/YYZ-DXB isn't hard.
It's the DXB-MLE that can be a challenge.

Anyone have experience with JAL? Stopover policy? Mixed-cabin award policy?
A little late, but yes - I have some experience with EK through JAL. Their rules may be a pain (e.g. redemptions for relatives, time limits for changes, surface sector counts towards mileage, single airline), but as long as you are aware of them and it works for you, can be a good value. Mixed cabin awards are priced at the highest level - and if you took a downgrade on one segment you officially can't change it later when availability opens up.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #243 on: February 11, 2013, 10:33:11 PM »
What about availability? Does JAL availability match what's available to EK's own members?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #244 on: February 11, 2013, 10:34:00 PM »
In my limited experience, yes.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #245 on: February 11, 2013, 10:59:16 PM »
Its one of the only flights that are full in F(R).

SQ has an F fare JFKFRA of $7500 compared to $15000 on UA/LH, often cheaper than business.

That's why I was the only one in 12 R seats?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #246 on: February 11, 2013, 11:09:40 PM »
In my limited experience, yes.

That echoes the exp of some FT'ers as well...
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #247 on: February 12, 2013, 10:45:07 AM »
How much would the trip cost from beg to end for my wife and I if we wanted to go for a week?
I have been dreaming of going here for such a long time.
How long is the flight?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #248 on: February 12, 2013, 10:47:13 AM »
Can't answer that question for you without knowing if you'll be using points, what your balances are, etc.

~18 hours flying.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #249 on: February 12, 2013, 10:48:15 AM »
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 #250 on: February 12, 2013, 10:50:04 AM »
Can't answer that question for you without knowing if you'll be using points, what your balances are, etc.

~18 hours flying.
I dont have many points. I have about 55k BA and 55K United.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #251 on: February 12, 2013, 10:58:32 AM »
How so?

From JFK-MLE?

14 to AUH, 4 to MLE.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #252 on: February 12, 2013, 11:00:39 AM »
I dont have many points. I have about 55k BA and 55K United.

Then it's gonna be a expensive vacation :P

Figure $12-1300 per ticket, and, depending on what room/hotel you choose, it could be anywhere from $3-900 per night.

So a 7 night vacation, in a NON-OWB room would probably cost $4-5000.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #253 on: February 12, 2013, 11:02:35 AM »
From JFK-MLE?

14 to AUH, 4 to MLE.
+connections+seaplane, etc.
I'm guessing he wants to know total travel time.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #254 on: February 12, 2013, 11:06:58 AM »
+connections+seaplane, etc.
I'm guessing he wants to know total travel time.
Thanks. I did want to know total trip time, but i get the gist of it.