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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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Park Hyatt MLE + Diamond Suite Upgrade gets you nothing as all are considered suites. -AJK



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 #435 on: March 04, 2013, 01:08:14 PM »
Would never have traded my OWB for a Beach Villa. Even if it was 10x the size.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #436 on: March 04, 2013, 01:09:00 PM »
@AJK from a watervilla to ?????

Enjoy Halaveli, cool to see how many guys went because of me. Ask to have a villa at end of jetty uneven numbers. On the even numbers, you have all boat traffic in front, not that its alot, but privacy does get disturbed....

Maybe they still have a kosher Ice cream from me in freezer :-)
At $600 it's a no-brainer. Pointless to waste points at those rates.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #437 on: March 04, 2013, 01:09:59 PM »
Would never have traded my OWB for a Beach Villa. Even if it was 10x the size.
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wow... you guys really seemed to have loved that OWB!
What about the spa amenities, do we have access to it only when we book a treatment?
Did you guys book anything in advance besides Scuba Diving?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #438 on: March 04, 2013, 01:30:20 PM »
I booked nothing in advance. Not even SCUBA :)
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #439 on: March 04, 2013, 01:45:29 PM »
I see that they have complimentary Windsurfing, have you guys ever done that?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #440 on: March 04, 2013, 08:47:10 PM »
Flash sale $230/night, Naldhau

On ocean + private pool


 http://www.gha.com/Flash-Sale/2013-02/EN/February-Flash-Sale?s=d-cta

Here are pics of the room
http://www.naladhu.com/houses.php

Reservations cancelled... Price mistake
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #441 on: March 04, 2013, 09:02:26 PM »
Reservations cancelled... Price mistake

sry to hear..any sort of coupon or something they gave you as compensation?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #442 on: March 04, 2013, 09:08:01 PM »
sry to hear..any sort of coupon or something they gave you as compensation?
I didn't book, no worries. Was tempting for Pesach though.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #443 on: March 04, 2013, 11:54:22 PM »
OK! Just confirmed my 5 nights at Halaveli for May 8-13! Total cost $3,846 including tax and transfer for both of us for 5 nights! I added a night since Turkish only flies 3-4 times a week from TLV. Total cost per night = $569 without transfer / $770 with. 

For the flights, I followed my original plan which is TLV-IST-MLE (11 hrs total flights & connection) for 70k UA miles + $60 each in I roundtrip.

The whole thing hurts, but like many have said: trip-of-a-lifetime...
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #444 on: March 05, 2013, 12:30:31 AM »
Just ticketed our Thailand/Maldives Vacation(posting this in Thailand and maldives thread) b/w December 22nd and January 7th all in J. Keep in mind this is during high season for both of these locations so availability is scarce but I would appreciate any feedback tips on how to make it better. Also note that I had a one way to HNL set but cancelled it in exchange for the BKK-MLE on SQ biz instead of taking a raunchy Sri Lanka air economy flight. The Itinerary is below:

EWR - MXP(UA)- Depart 12/22
MXP - BKK(TG) - Arrive 12/24 6 AM- Fly to HKT and spend 3 nights and then fly to CNX and spend 5 nights there
BKK - SIN(SQ)- Depart 1/1/14
SIN - MLE(SQ)Arrive in MLE 1/1 at 11PM :-[- any thoughts on where to stay or go straight to resort which I didn't book yet
MLE - SIN(SQ)Depart 11:30 PM 1/5
SIN - BKK(SQ)
BKK - ZRH(TG)- Will have a full day in BKK before taking the midnight flight back home.
ZRH - EWR(UA)- Arrive

Thanks!

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #445 on: March 05, 2013, 12:33:19 AM »
Just ticketed our Thailand/Maldives Vacation(posting this in Thailand and maldives thread) b/w December 22nd and January 7th all in J. Keep in mind this is during high season for both of these locations so availability is scarce but I would appreciate any feedback tips on how to make it better. Also note that I had a one way to HNL set but cancelled it in exchange for the BKK-MLE on SQ biz instead of taking a raunchy Sri Lanka air economy flight. The Itinerary is below:

EWR - MXP(UA)- Depart 12/22
MXP - BKK(TG) - Arrive 12/24 6 AM- Fly to HKT and spend 3 nights and then fly to CNX and spend 5 nights there
BKK - SIN(SQ)- Depart 1/1/14
SIN - MLE(SQ)Arrive in MLE 1/1 at 11PM :-[- any thoughts on where to stay or go straight to resort which I didn't book yet
MLE - SIN(SQ)Depart 11:30 PM 1/5
SIN - BKK(SQ)
BKK - ZRH(TG)- Will have a full day in BKK before taking the midnight flight back home.
ZRH - EWR(UA)- Arrive

Thanks!

MXO isn't a good place to connect. A few days before departure NYC-ZRH and ZRH-BKK should open on LX/TG. Switch to that. If you have the miles do LH/TG F via FRA when it becomes available.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #446 on: March 05, 2013, 12:36:48 AM »
MXO isn't a good place to connect. A few days before departure NYC-ZRH and ZRH-BKK should open on LX/TG. Switch to that. If you have the miles do LH/TG F via FRA when it becomes available.

Good to know. Thanks for the heads up! LH/TG F will only be a few days before departure right?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #447 on: March 05, 2013, 12:38:18 AM »
SIN - MLE(SQ)Arrive in MLE 1/1 at 11PM :-[- any thoughts on where to stay or go straight to resort which I didn't book yet
Aren't seaplanes flying only during the day?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #448 on: March 05, 2013, 12:40:29 AM »
Aren't seaplanes flying only during the day?

It depends on the resort I end up staying at. Some resorts have 24 hr speedboat service. Worse comes to worse- we can sleep by airport hotel and then go first thing in the morning or a second option I have is to spend the night in SIN and take morning flight to MLE which arrives at 11:35 AM

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #449 on: March 05, 2013, 12:44:17 AM »
Good to know. Thanks for the heads up! LH/TG F will only be a few days before departure right?
TG F can open up anytime. LH is <15 days to departure. Probably now already JFK-GVA is open on LX, personally Id take an extra connection for LX>UA.
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