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Author Topic: Bora Bora Master Thread  (Read 119455 times)

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #270 on: September 04, 2014, 08:25:37 AM »
http://www.jetsetter.com/hotels/french-polynesia/bora-bora/1096/the-st-regis-bora-bora-resort?nm=splash&ca=asia&cl=3&rid=6

And they have the gall to charge $32 for wi-fi. As if 1.1k per night couldn't cover that...

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #271 on: September 04, 2014, 05:51:01 PM »
Dunno why more people don't go to Bora Bora over the Maldives. It sounds like the PPT-BOB flight costs the same amount as the seaplanes from MLE to the hotel. Plus it's closer.

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #272 on: September 04, 2014, 05:54:50 PM »
Hotels are more expensive, very few private pool options, flights are harder to get, no first class or even lie-flat business class, no *A flights from the US, dateline/shabbos issues, it's rainy during winter in the US, et al.
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: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #273 on: September 04, 2014, 05:55:28 PM »
Dunno why more people don't go to Bora Bora over the Maldives. It sounds like the PPT-BOB flight costs the same amount as the seaplanes from MLE to the hotel. Plus it's closer.
fewer mile options, fewer nice stopover options that you'd have when going to MLE

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #274 on: September 04, 2014, 06:03:05 PM »
Hotels are more expensive,
$ or points?
very few private pool options
From reading the Maldives thread it seems fine with out it.
Hotels are more expensive, very few private pool options, flights are harder to get, no first class or even lie-flat business class, no *A flights from the US, dateline/shabbos issues, it's rainy during winter in the US, et al.
Didn't know that.

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #275 on: September 04, 2014, 06:04:27 PM »
its simple.. less award options.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #276 on: September 04, 2014, 06:23:29 PM »
http://www.jetsetter.com/hotels/french-polynesia/bora-bora/1096/the-st-regis-bora-bora-resort?nm=splash&ca=asia&cl=3&rid=6

And they have the gall to charge $32 for wi-fi. As if 1.1k per night couldn't cover that...

Don't SPG Golds get free wifi?
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #277 on: September 04, 2014, 06:29:19 PM »
Not on ota bookings

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #278 on: September 04, 2014, 06:30:58 PM »
Not on ota bookings
I've gotten it multiple times on OTA bookings.

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #279 on: September 04, 2014, 06:32:25 PM »
So have I.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #280 on: September 04, 2014, 11:00:21 PM »
I've gotten it multiple times on OTA bookings.
It may work, but it's not officially a benefit.
Have you been able to get other elite benefits, such as breakfast for Plat?

FYI, there's a way to hack this by adding the stay into your account. A blogger wrote s/t a few years back. I never tried it though.

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #281 on: September 04, 2014, 11:36:04 PM »
Better question is what's with shabbos in French Polynesia?
Any chabad guys ask the shayla yet?
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #282 on: September 05, 2014, 03:07:05 PM »
Tahiti has a 200 yo Orthodox shul
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