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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 646672 times)

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #522 on: March 14, 2013, 03:11:52 PM »
Taj Exotica is one of the best in the Maldives
Also comes with free speedboat transfer.

It also says "Stay seven nights and pay for five, stay ten nights and pay for seven" though that isn't pricing out for me.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #523 on: March 14, 2013, 03:12:11 PM »
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #524 on: March 14, 2013, 03:13:22 PM »
I want to go

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #525 on: March 14, 2013, 03:14:11 PM »
DO?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #526 on: March 14, 2013, 03:17:32 PM »
If only this was available in December...what a place!

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #527 on: March 14, 2013, 03:20:15 PM »
$839/night for the Taj in the off-season? Meh.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #528 on: March 14, 2013, 03:21:32 PM »
$839/night for the Taj in the off-season? Meh.

I think you should look at the pics again. Puts any other resort I saw to shame- at least by comparing pics :P

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #529 on: March 14, 2013, 03:22:30 PM »
$839/night for the Taj in the off-season? Meh.
$829 for off-season.
If they'll honor the 7 for 5 it's $592/night.
Plus free transfer, so $1,000 savings there compared to other resorts.

Reviews are top-notch:
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #530 on: March 14, 2013, 03:22:38 PM »
Indeed.

You think Jetsetter can pull some strings to get a discounted rate for Dec/Jan. Worth a try ?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #531 on: March 14, 2013, 03:22:42 PM »
I think you should look at the pics again. Puts any other resort I saw to shame- at least by comparing pics :P
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #532 on: March 14, 2013, 03:22:55 PM »
You think Jetsetter can pull some strings to get a discounted rate for Dec/Jan. Worth a try ?
Nope. You can always wait though.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #533 on: March 14, 2013, 03:25:04 PM »
Nope. You can always wait though.

I would book at this rate without hesitation for the pay 5 stay 7 nights if it were available when i'm going

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #534 on: March 14, 2013, 03:25:36 PM »
$829 for off-season.
If they'll honor the 7 for 5 it's $592/night.
Plus free transfer, so $1,000 savings there compared to other resorts.

Reviews are top-notch:
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g1752120-d302458-Reviews-Taj_Exotica_Resort_Spa-Emboodhu_Finolhu.html
You forgot about the 10% hotel service charge

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #535 on: March 14, 2013, 03:27:42 PM »
You forgot about the 10% hotel service charge

Taxes here are also cheap compared to other places. Conrad and Halaveli charge 18% for service and tax

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #536 on: March 14, 2013, 03:28:20 PM »
Taxes here are also cheap compared to other places. Conrad and Halaveli charge 18% for service and tax
but they are included in the quote... not in Dan's comment

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #537 on: March 14, 2013, 03:28:23 PM »
$829 for off-season.
If they'll honor the 7 for 5 it's $592/night.
Plus free transfer, so $1,000 savings there compared to other resorts.

Reviews are top-notch:
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Get back to me with the $600/night price is honored.

As for the pic that was posted, that was like the "Presidential Villa."

For off season, I don't think it's worth booking the taj, when you can stay at the below, which is a regular OWB for almost HALF the price:

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #538 on: March 14, 2013, 03:29:52 PM »
Get back to me with the $600/night price is honored.

As for the pic that was posted, that was like the "Presidential Villa."

For off season, I don't think it's worth booking the taj, when you can stay at the below, which is a regular OWB for almost HALF the price:


Is that the Halaveli?? Nice!!  :P

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #539 on: March 14, 2013, 03:32:15 PM »
I don't think it was the presidential suite- description said that it was deluxe lagoon view room- 1100 Square Feet!