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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #2010 on: January 31, 2016, 09:20:20 PM »
That's as relevant to this discussion as booking CX F to HKG
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #2011 on: January 31, 2016, 09:25:57 PM »
Domestic or to Canada?
Both. But infant's name will only show up online when you pull up reservation if the trip is to Canada.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #2012 on: January 31, 2016, 09:30:41 PM »
Both. But infant's name will only show up online when you pull up reservation if the trip is to Canada.
I have two upcoming reservations, one with AC and one with WS. Do you want to call and add my infant for me?
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #2013 on: January 31, 2016, 09:40:51 PM »
I have two upcoming reservations, one with AC and one with WS. Do you want to call and add my infant for me?
Everything I was saying was related to OP's reservation (Avios onto AA flight). I have no idea what the story is for AC and WS.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #2014 on: February 01, 2016, 12:07:38 AM »
Everything I was saying was related to OP's reservation (Avios onto AA flight). I have no idea what the story is for AC and WS.

I had a time that I almost missed my flight to YYZ with an infant b/c they wouldn't let me on a connecting flight b/c they said it wasn't noted correctly that I paid proper Canadian taxes, they wouldn't fix it for me at the gate...finally I begged them and promised I would call in later and pay the taxes afterward.  I did call and paid for both the previous flight and upcoming return over the phone after I arrived and I still had to pay taxes AGAIN at the airport for the return (again I guess they didn't note it correctly) but just paid it so I wouldn't miss that flight as well.  I would totally rather pay 450 avios AND all taxes ahead never to have that stress again!

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #2015 on: February 01, 2016, 12:22:09 AM »
For four pax (two adults; two 2.5 year olds) in May:

JFK-AUH EY 380 J
AUH-MLE EY 320 Y

MLE-AUH 320 Y
AUH-JFK 380 J

Crazy?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #2016 on: February 01, 2016, 12:26:38 AM »
For four pax (two adults; two 2.5 year olds) in May:

JFK-AUH EY 380 J
AUH-MLE EY 320 Y

MLE-AUH 320 Y
AUH-JFK 380 J

Crazy?
That's some serious seaplane fees that you're gonna have to pay...

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #2017 on: February 01, 2016, 12:34:26 AM »
That's some serious seaplane fees that you're gonna have to pay...
There are resorts that don't need seaplanes

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #2018 on: February 01, 2016, 12:35:40 AM »
There are resorts that don't need seaplanes
True, but those still charge for the boat transfer...

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #2019 on: February 01, 2016, 12:36:36 AM »
True, but those still charge for the boat transfer...
Not all and that's a small amount usually in comparison

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #2020 on: February 01, 2016, 12:52:39 AM »
That's some serious seaplane fees that you're gonna have to pay...
Would look for closer resorts with lower fees. PH MLE also charges 266/night for having a fourth occupant in the room, in addition to the 520/430 transfer charge: so even using the points/award nights, it's an additional $494 per night on a six night stay. I suspect that there are better deals elsewhere...particularly in low-season, but we digress and should probably continue the conversation in the Maldives thread.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #2021 on: February 01, 2016, 01:07:26 AM »


  I suspect that there are better deals elsewhere
Most def are, you can book an OWB in another cheaper resort for that price

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #2022 on: February 01, 2016, 08:56:37 AM »
For four pax (two adults; two 2.5 year olds) in May:

JFK-AUH EY 380 J
AUH-MLE EY 320 Y

MLE-AUH 320 Y
AUH-JFK 380 J

Crazy?
What's crazy about that?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #2023 on: February 01, 2016, 06:13:35 PM »
For four pax (two adults; two 2.5 year olds) in May:

JFK-AUH EY 380 J
AUH-MLE EY 320 Y

MLE-AUH 320 Y
AUH-JFK 380 J

Crazy?

Not crazy at all! Conrad there allows 4 in their standard award room and if the little ones will be 3 by your arrival date then they can go FREE all day as much as you want to their kids club...sounds awesome to me...maybe try to get enough HHonors points to go there.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #2024 on: February 02, 2016, 12:08:08 PM »
Not crazy at all! Conrad there allows 4 in their standard award room and if the little ones will be 3 by your arrival date then they can go FREE all day as much as you want to their kids club...sounds awesome to me...maybe try to get enough HHonors points to go there.
...They'll be 2.5