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Author Topic: Bora Bora Master Thread  (Read 116994 times)

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #300 on: September 16, 2014, 04:31:11 PM »
If by "other" you mean TN, then you're incorrect. The planes were retrofitted beginning in April of 2013 to be angled flat.

Why they'd bother retrofitting the plane in this era with angled instead of lie-flat is anyone's guess. Probably felt they didn't need to, as they're the only daily operator of US-PPT flights.

And never again quote MMS as a source for anything... except maybe arrows. Shame on you.

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #301 on: September 16, 2014, 09:22:19 PM »
You're not going to decide to go to Bora Bora based on the quality of the premium cabin, are you?
It can help decide between Maldives and BOB.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #302 on: September 16, 2014, 09:51:11 PM »
It can help decide between Maldives and BOB.

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #303 on: September 17, 2014, 09:30:58 AM »
Ding Ding Ding.
But Maldives a second time before BOB once?
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #304 on: September 17, 2014, 11:13:06 AM »
I stayed at the Park Hyatt Hadahaa in Maldives on the overwater bungalows with my wife for 5 days, (using hyatt 2 free nights offer and 20k pts per night) we also added ~300$ for the upgrade to overwater bungalow per night.  i must say it was an absolutely incredible experience. After inquiring about kashrut possibilities they gave us the option of ordering from a menu they obtain from australian chabad caterers, the food was ok.  We ended up going fishing and catching tunas so we just double wrapped and prepared it-
Anyways, i have to say the experience was great, but i doubt i would go back to the maldives.
 
It was a pain in the rear...
To get to the island we had to land in Male, then take another plane to Koodooo in which that flight had to make 2 stops before our final Koodooo destination. (meanwhile the majority of the plane were in burqa's)

Then we took a golf cart to the marina, and then a 30 minute boat ride at 1am (not the safest feeling in the world speeding through the ocean with nothing in site in pitch black night)

Also, as Dan mentioned earlier the muslim influence made it rather uncomfortable, especially at the male airport and the several rides till we got to the hotel.   The ocean and beaches were amazing, amazing amazing.

Next on my list is Bora Bora, i think it would be more enjoyable-

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #305 on: September 17, 2014, 11:16:37 AM »
I stayed at the Park Hyatt Hadahaa in Maldives on the overwater bungalows with my wife for 5 days, (using hyatt 2 free nights offer and 20k pts per night) we also added ~300$ for the upgrade to overwater bungalow per night.  i must say it was an absolutely incredible experience. After inquiring about kashrut possibilities they gave us the option of ordering from a menu they obtain from australian chabad caterers, the food was ok.  We ended up going fishing and catching tunas so we just double wrapped and prepared it-
Anyways, i have to say the experience was great, but i doubt i would go back to the maldives.
 
It was a pain in the rear...
To get to the island we had to land in Male, then take another plane to Koodooo in which that flight had to make 2 stops before our final Koodooo destination. (meanwhile the majority of the plane were in burqa's)

Then we took a golf cart to the marina, and then a 30 minute boat ride at 1am (not the safest feeling in the world speeding through the ocean with nothing in site in pitch black night)

Also, as Dan mentioned earlier the muslim influence made it rather uncomfortable, especially at the male airport and the several rides till we got to the hotel.   The ocean and beaches were amazing, amazing amazing.

Next on my list is Bora Bora, i think it would be more enjoyable-
tough life you live

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #306 on: September 17, 2014, 11:30:58 AM »

Tell me about it....

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #307 on: September 17, 2014, 11:38:02 AM »


We ended up going fishing and catching tunas
You caught a tuna?? Are you an avid fisher? How big

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #308 on: September 17, 2014, 11:38:27 AM »
Anyone done research into which hotels have plunge pools on their OWB? It looks like St Regis does but not any other points options like Intercontinental or Le meridian. Am I wrong?

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #309 on: September 17, 2014, 12:04:04 PM »
You caught a tuna?? Are you an avid fisher? How big

Catching a tuna in MLE is like catching a cab in NYC.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #310 on: September 17, 2014, 12:05:40 PM »
Catching a tuna in MLE is like catching a cab in NYC.
tuna are huge

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #311 on: September 17, 2014, 12:06:20 PM »
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #313 on: September 17, 2014, 12:08:09 PM »
You caught a tuna?? Are you an avid fisher? How big

Not really. Its one of the adventures they offer. We basically trolled along the ocean with a few lines out for about an 2 hrs, and luckily, we caught two :)

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #314 on: September 17, 2014, 12:08:50 PM »
Not really. Its one of the adventures they offer. We basically trolled along the ocean with a few lines out for about an 2 hrs, and luckily, we caught two :)
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