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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 #870 on: February 01, 2014, 02:01:48 PM »
I tried last yr to book. i was not able to get a seat as hard as i tried.

Maybe things have gotten easier. I was able to snag upper level on the 747-400 which was fun to do for the first time for me and my wife. Took a long time watching still, but the major point I learned was that I should have booked one at a time and hoped for the best. Single seats kept popping up again and again. Getting the 2 together barely happened two weeks before the flight, and moving points around last minute and waiting for them to post in order to get it made the suspense unbearable.

Now im sitting on 130k AA (i did the JJGM).

Hadn't heard that one before- took a little bit of searching to find. Is this just trying to press the apply buttons as close together as possible for both apps, or is there some other secret I'm not aware of here ? ;D

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #871 on: February 01, 2014, 05:01:46 PM »
Maybe things have gotten easier. I was able to snag upper level on the 747-400 which was fun to do for the first time for me and my wife. Took a long time watching still, but the major point I learned was that I should have booked one at a time and hoped for the best. Single seats kept popping up again and again. Getting the 2 together barely happened two weeks before the flight, and moving points around last minute and waiting for them to post in order to get it made the suspense unbearable.

Hadn't heard that one before- took a little bit of searching to find. Is this just trying to press the apply buttons as close together as possible for both apps, or is there some other secret I'm not aware of here ? ;D
I was not waiting for last minute for availability to open up. i just booked and held onto the points.

The secret is to have him in the next room while you do it... its alm,ost like rubbing a bald guys head for good luck.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #872 on: February 17, 2014, 03:44:40 AM »
For those wanting to travel to/stay in the Maldives on a budget.
http://www.nomadicmatt.com/travel-blogs/travel-to-the-maldives-budget/

Oh the horror! She didn't stay in an OWV!!

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #873 on: February 17, 2014, 06:45:24 AM »
For those wanting to travel to/stay in the Maldives on a budget.
http://www.nomadicmatt.com/travel-blogs/travel-to-the-maldives-budget/

Oh the horror! She didn't stay in an OWV!!
Sarcasm?
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #874 on: February 17, 2014, 07:47:42 AM »
Sarcasm?
I find your supposition to be insulting.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #875 on: February 17, 2014, 07:54:30 AM »
I find your supposition to be insulting.
?? im just asking a question.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #876 on: February 17, 2014, 10:18:35 AM »
?? im just asking a question.
Your implication that I would be sarcastic on an important forum such as DDF.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #879 on: February 23, 2014, 11:37:53 AM »
Sheiks go to the Cleveland Clinic all the time for medical issues.
They're known for walking up to mansions in Shaker Heights and offering insane sums of cash to the owners if they can have everything out in a day.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #880 on: February 23, 2014, 11:47:29 AM »
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2564780/Tourists-furious-holidays-cancelled-Saudi-prince-books-three-entire-Maldive-island-resorts-cost-18MILLION.html

Exact same thing happened to me at the St. Regis in Singapore.

We were confirmed in a suite and Prince Al-Walleed showed up and took half the hotel.

They put us in a regular room and comped the whole stay

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #881 on: February 23, 2014, 11:49:39 AM »
Exact same thing happened to me at the St. Regis in Singapore.

We were confirmed in a suite and Prince Al-Walleed showed up and took half the hotel.

They put us in a regular room and comped the whole stay
That is annoying, though not as bad as getting kicked out entirely.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #882 on: February 23, 2014, 11:51:44 AM »
Exact same thing happened to me at the St. Regis in Singapore.

We were confirmed in a suite and Prince Al-Walleed showed up and took half the hotel.

They put us in a regular room and comped the whole stay
nice free stay

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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #883 on: February 24, 2014, 02:01:17 AM »
Exact same thing happened to me at the St. Regis in Singapore.

We were confirmed in a suite and Prince Al-Walleed showed up and took half the hotel.

They put us in a regular room and comped the whole stay
Im sure it was worth it.
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Re: Maldives Master Thread
« Reply #884 on: March 03, 2014, 10:03:45 AM »
So if I'm reading things correctly my basic options from TLV to MLE are

a) to somehow get to Amman to fly RJ using AA points (35RT), Avios (20k each way for band 4?), or
b) some sort of star alliance points to fly Turkish via Istanbul (UA 40RT)?