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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: $745 RT per person

Author Topic: Maldives Master Thread  (Read 647350 times)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #380 on: February 28, 2013, 05:33:48 PM »
You heard that Yossi- start growing out your beard man!! you got a few months
Exactly what I was thinking lol! They gave us so much trouble in Cancun with the food... Thank G-d my wife had a prescription for my son's food allergies!

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #381 on: February 28, 2013, 05:50:26 PM »
Mexico is much stricter than the Maldives.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #382 on: February 28, 2013, 06:20:39 PM »
Mexico is much stricter than the Maldives.

+1

Thought I posted it on DDF (2 points for the person that finds it), but Mexican customs took hundreds of $$ in red meat from us and threw it right in the garbage. They did let us keep the white meat  (presumably because of no attendant risk of mad cow's disease).
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #383 on: February 28, 2013, 06:24:44 PM »
+1

Thought I posted it on DDF (2 points for the person that finds it), but Mexican customs took hundreds of $$ in red meat from us and threw it right in the garbage. They did let us keep the white meat  (presumably because of no attendant risk of mad cow's disease).
Yes us too, she wanted to throw out everything (that was the last of 3 checkpoints) but after showing her the prescription she asked a supervisor and they let us go... that was stressful

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #384 on: February 28, 2013, 06:49:21 PM »
+1

Thought I posted it on DDF (2 points for the person that finds it), but Mexican customs took hundreds of $$ in red meat from us and threw it right in the garbage. They did let us keep the white meat  (presumably because of no attendant risk of mad cow's disease).

Here it is  ;)
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #385 on: February 28, 2013, 06:50:00 PM »
Here it is  ;)

Nice! I looked for 5 minutes and couldn't find it.

What'd you search for?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #386 on: February 28, 2013, 06:55:14 PM »
Nice! I looked for 5 minutes and couldn't find it.

What'd you search for?

"Customs" and "Meat"

I didnt get this title for nothing  :D
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #387 on: March 01, 2013, 03:24:06 AM »
They trust ppl w/ beards...
+1 people probably thought you were Muslim.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #388 on: March 01, 2013, 03:38:50 AM »
+1 people probably thought you were Muslim.

How about with Yarmulkah and Tzitzes out?

They probably thought it's a Salafi custom.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #389 on: March 01, 2013, 08:32:04 AM »
When landed in MLE some airport workers walked up to me and said "we are also Muslim"... You'd think I knew that already having just seen a big sign "Ibrahim Nassir airport"

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #390 on: March 01, 2013, 08:37:18 AM »
My kid was born in Jerusalem. You should have seen the excitement on their faces when they read her passport. They'd thought they'd met real life Palestinians. Same in Malaysia

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #391 on: March 01, 2013, 09:27:56 AM »
My kid was born in Jerusalem. You should have seen the excitement on their faces when they read her passport. They'd thought they'd met real life Palestinians. Same in Malaysia

That is pretty funny.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #392 on: March 01, 2013, 09:35:44 AM »
I wouldn't control myself. I would say that I'm Jewish.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #393 on: March 01, 2013, 09:48:35 AM »
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....
He just answered me...
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btw, I am starting to see that flight availability from Israel is verrrry scarce!

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« Reply #394 on: March 01, 2013, 09:51:00 AM »
MLE and PPT are very tough awards.
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« Reply #395 on: March 01, 2013, 10:15:55 AM »
MLE and PPT are very tough awards.
They are indeed! From TLV with Star Alliance you can either stop in IST or SIN if you want just a 2-legs flight (and SIN is out of the question since it is an extra 10 hours travel time...) so it is basically IST and they have only one flight every 2 days!

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #396 on: March 01, 2013, 10:27:23 AM »
Hence why you have to plan flights to these places before planning hotel stays.

Though as I learned that doesn't work too well either all the time :P
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #397 on: March 01, 2013, 11:40:22 AM »
MLE and PPT are very tough awards.

MLE is doable, especially because you can fly elswhere in Asia (CMB,BLR,BKK) and buy a cheap flight. PPT is very hard

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #398 on: March 01, 2013, 11:47:32 AM »
MLE is doable, especially because you can fly elswhere in Asia (CMB,BLR,BKK) and buy a cheap flight. PPT is very hard

agree- I saw bkk-mle flights for sub $300 in economy

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« Reply #399 on: March 01, 2013, 11:59:34 AM »
MLE is doable, especially because you can fly elswhere in Asia (CMB,BLR,BKK) and buy a cheap flight. PPT is very hard
agree- I saw bkk-mle flights for sub $300 in economy
Yes I saw that too but to get to BKK or CMB from TLV is the issue especially if you want to use SA or OW awards.