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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

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Airport transfer fee: $665 RT per person
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #360 on: February 28, 2013, 12:18:25 PM »
I didnt scuba and didnt get board...
My wife is the type to get board very fast and took her computer along, she didnt open it once...
She said, she was never as relaxed as on the maldives. Since you know, there is nothing to do, you just shut down and relax 1000%
You sleep in (over the water) chill, snorkel, spa....
That sounds amazing, but my wife and I are just not the lying-down-under-the-sun type for 5 days. That's not the way we relax ;) But it is good to hear that we won't get bored even 5 days... I was kinda scared of that.

If you want to get SCUBA certified, I don't believe you can do it in a 4-day stay.

Keep in mind, though, it isn't cheap.
I forgot about the 24-hrs cut-off for scuba... Can you share how much u paid for it? Also, I know in other places they have different plans on how many times to go per day so that you can do it faster or slower... I also assume that u did all the online/video classes in advance so that u only had to do the practical diving on site?

You won't go too wrong with either option, it's just personal preference and budget.
You can live like a king and have a rocking time in CNX for far less than the $1,200 though.

OTOH if this is a once in a lifetime trip I totally understand wanting to stay as long as you possibly can.  Though it would be a shame to kill memories of a place by overstaying and remembering being bored or being overkill/too long.  That is a number that nobody will be able to tell you.
Yeah, I think I am just gonna keep CNX, BKK, SIN, HKG and the rest of east/South-east asia for another trip... I don't want to have to spend 30% of my trip in planes and rides to the airport...

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #361 on: February 28, 2013, 12:27:57 PM »
I don't recall exactly, but you can contact the Hotel directly once you determine where you're staying.

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« Reply #362 on: February 28, 2013, 12:38:52 PM »
I don't recall exactly, but you can contact the Hotel directly once you determine where you're staying.

I did everything in MLE.
OK. Yes I am going to call them tonight. I think if we follow our plan to do the classes online in advance, then we might be able to do the diving in 2-3 days.

I think I am going to pull the trigger on the Halaveli as everyone seems to agree it is a good deal.

btw Richard also offered 50% off one spa treatment per guest and a "gift" from Halaveli for honeymooners ;)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #363 on: February 28, 2013, 12:42:54 PM »
Most resorts require proof of a recent marriage for those bennies.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #364 on: February 28, 2013, 12:44:46 PM »
Most resorts require proof of a recent marriage for those bennies.
Yeah I actually just saw that in one other quote that I got from another TA. "Honeymooners are reminded to bring their wedding certificate with them for proof of eligibility. "

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« Reply #365 on: February 28, 2013, 12:45:37 PM »
I guess you can always say you forgot it or didn't know and then it'll be YMMV.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #366 on: February 28, 2013, 12:51:05 PM »
I guess you can always say you forgot it or didn't know and then it'll be YMMV.
I just hope that the quote itself is not contingent on that...

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #367 on: February 28, 2013, 12:55:33 PM »
I just hope that the quote itself is not contingent on that...


OR.... you can just use a nice tool called photoshop  ;)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #368 on: February 28, 2013, 12:56:52 PM »
Going to such a expensive place, spending all that money on a trip and you going to cheat and lie to save 50 dollars?! Come on, show some class! This is dansdeals and not danssteals

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #369 on: February 28, 2013, 12:57:22 PM »

OR.... you can just use a nice tool called photoshop  ;)
shhhh let's not discuss this here!

Going to such a expensive place, spending all that money on a trip and you going to cheat and lie to save 50 dollars?! Come on, show some class! This is dansdeals and not danssteals

like I said, if it's just for the gifts then ok... but

I just hope that the quote itself is not contingent on that...

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #370 on: February 28, 2013, 01:00:16 PM »
ask richard if they have a stay 7 pay 5 promo or so. sometimes you can pay a little extra and get double the days....

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #371 on: February 28, 2013, 01:25:58 PM »
They didn't ask me for any proof.
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« Reply #372 on: February 28, 2013, 01:32:18 PM »
ask richard if they have a stay 7 pay 5 promo or so. sometimes you can pay a little extra and get double the days....
I did. Waiting to hear back

They didn't ask me for any proof.
Did you also have a quote for honeymooners or are you simply talking about the spa/gift?

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« Reply #373 on: February 28, 2013, 01:43:53 PM »
I don't recall if my price was contingent on being on our honeymoon, but I don't think so.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #374 on: February 28, 2013, 04:50:51 PM »
What do you do for kosher if you go for 4 or 5 days?  Just bring it all with you?
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