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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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Upgrade from King Beach Villa to King Water Villa US$ 200 + 10% service charge + 12% T GST per night.
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Airport transfer fee: $560 including tax

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Upgrade from Park Villa to Park Pool Villa $USD 252.56++ per villa per night
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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 #690 on: July 14, 2013, 09:32:51 AM »
thanx in advance..
Im flying from NYC to mle via HKG and SIN my hubby is Australian, does he need any visas?

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #691 on: July 14, 2013, 09:40:32 AM »
thanx in advance..
Im flying from NYC to mle via HKG and SIN my hubby is Australian, does he need any visas?
I'd imagine that the Australian government would have a website that would tell you this (similar to the US government).
That would be your best bet.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #694 on: July 22, 2013, 10:15:49 AM »
Great addition.

EY F/J there, CX J/F back.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #695 on: July 22, 2013, 10:30:37 AM »
Punting on EK and SQ?
Lots of good options for MLE these days. Shame I can't say the same for BOB.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #696 on: July 22, 2013, 10:35:14 AM »
Punting on EK and SQ?
Lots of good options for MLE these days. Shame I can't say the same for BOB.

Not punting.

But for the average mileage collector both CX and EY are easier awards to snag.

EK is exorbitant (125K SPG for RT via JAL, no one-ways allowed) and F awards have become harder and harder to find, and now YQ IIRC.

Same for SQ. Hard to snag SQuites EX-USA and YQ.

Neither CX or EY have YQ and F awards are plentiful.

Agree with BOB sitch. It's the reason I haven't gone.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #697 on: July 22, 2013, 10:36:16 AM »
CX J/F back.
W/ AA miles? Seems like you've gotta pay for 2 awards.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #698 on: July 22, 2013, 10:37:59 AM »
W/ AA miles? Seems like you've gotta pay for 2 awards.

It's an extra 7500 AA, not terrible. Or use 25K Avios. Or fly MLE-CMB for 4.5K Avios, and then CX F CMB-HKG-JFK for 67.5K.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #699 on: July 22, 2013, 12:33:25 PM »
It's an extra 7500 AA, not terrible. Or use 25K Avios. Or fly MLE-CMB for 4.5K Avios, and then CX F CMB-HKG-JFK for 67.5K.
Or a OW award may make sense.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #700 on: July 22, 2013, 12:39:38 PM »
Same for SQ. Hard to snag SQuites EX-USA and YQ.
Lame excuse. Found 2 days this week with at least 2 SQuites at the saver level with less than a minute of searching.
Sure there's YQ, but if there's a seat worth paying YQ for in the entire world it's the SQuite.

Also AS can book EK one-way.  Though availability there is indeed tough.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #701 on: July 22, 2013, 12:40:11 PM »
Or a OW award may make sense.

Yeah, but I'd rather fly F and those are (i) exp and (ii) require a lot! of time to make it worth it.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #702 on: July 22, 2013, 01:25:46 PM »
Lame excuse. Found 2 days this week with at least 2 SQuites at the saver level with less than a minute of searching.
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I know this is a stupid question, but how did you find this?!  I can never find availability at the saver level to LAX. are you searching on their site?  Or a diff?

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« Reply #703 on: July 22, 2013, 01:31:00 PM »
I know this is a stupid question, but how did you find this?!  I can never find availability at the saver level to LAX. are you searching on their site?  Or a diff?
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« Reply #704 on: July 22, 2013, 01:34:44 PM »
I know this is a stupid question, but how did you find this?!  I can never find availability at the saver level to LAX. are you searching on their site?  Or a diff?
I was looking at JFK-FRA.
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