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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 #330 on: February 27, 2013, 04:19:00 PM »
Definitely not.

PH has no pool for one... and once your paying $1,000 a night, you should have one.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #331 on: February 27, 2013, 04:19:31 PM »
This one seems crazy as he will be shelling out 5 grand if you count cash value of UR for the Hyatt...
5K? Huh?
88K is worth $1,580 at 1.8 (never mind the risks of selling for now). Plus $2,300 is $3,880, or $520 less than the Halaveli.
At that point it's a close call.  Really depends on how you value your UR points and how you value a pool.

Personally I'd risk just upgrading 1 night in the off-season and very closely watching the inventory.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #332 on: February 27, 2013, 04:33:30 PM »

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #333 on: February 27, 2013, 04:46:47 PM »
Does this help you?
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=25857.msg426257#msg426257
I just checked it, and Halaveli has no availability and the other hotels like Conrad are expensive... but thanks for the input!

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #334 on: February 27, 2013, 04:50:10 PM »
Personally I'd risk just upgrading 1 night in the off-season and very closely watching the inventory.
Even if it was your first trip to the Maldives?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #335 on: February 27, 2013, 04:51:38 PM »
Even if it was your first trip to the Maldives?
Yes, given that it's the off-season and that you'll check availability for 2 rooms daily.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #336 on: February 27, 2013, 04:52:12 PM »
I just checked it, and Halaveli has no availability and the other hotels like Conrad are expensive... but thanks for the input!
Even w/ the 20% discount, it was still higher than the other website?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #337 on: February 27, 2013, 08:26:47 PM »
This just popped up in my google reader feed. Clicked on the link ( http://chabad.info/index.php?url=article_en&id=30282 ) but looks like article was removed.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #338 on: February 27, 2013, 08:28:18 PM »
Heh. Was wondering who was going to be the first to comment on the flag.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #339 on: February 27, 2013, 10:41:31 PM »
Just called the front desk at the Hyatt...
1) No price or discount if you want to upgrade multiple nights... it is 22k + $350 per night
2) They charge your credit card 30 days before your arrival (but you can get your CC charged even earlier just to have the guaranteed OWB)
3) Transfer is also being charged 30 days in advance and it is $486 per person RT. The transfer is a domestic flight from MLE and then a 25min speedboat ride... kind of a bummer...
4) Next thing to try if I really book the Hyatt is, as suggested, to upgrade only the 1st night...

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #340 on: February 27, 2013, 11:11:23 PM »
Heh. Was wondering who was going to be the first to comment on the flag.
Does this justify reopening the Chabad thread? Maybe s/o will be able to answer.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #341 on: February 28, 2013, 10:21:42 AM »
Got an email back from Richard earlier today with a quote for my 4 nights for $3,302 (OWB with B&B + tax + transfer)! I think I am going to pull the trigger on this one... I m just waiting to see what other properties he recommends.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #342 on: February 28, 2013, 10:25:02 AM »
Got an email back from Richard earlier today with a quote for my 4 nights for $3,302 (OWB with B&B + tax + transfer)! I think I am going to pull the trigger on this one... I m just waiting to see what other properties he recommends.
So $600/night with tax before transfers. Not bad at all.
I'm assuming that includes transfers for both of you?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #343 on: February 28, 2013, 10:29:46 AM »
So $600/night with tax before transfers. Not bad at all.
I'm assuming that includes transfers for both of you?
Yes it does.
But I am still debating if I should add 2 more days and stay there or just split the trip and go someplace else... the question is where... leaving from TLV with lots of URs and MRs...

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #344 on: February 28, 2013, 10:35:07 AM »
Yes it does.
But I am still debating if I should add 2 more days and stay there or just split the trip and go someplace else... the question is where... leaving from TLV with lots of URs and MRs...


Which resort is this for ?