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Re: New Park Hyatt!!!
« Reply #15 on: March 22, 2011, 07:16:45 AM »
the hilton in bora bora is a heck of a lot better deal than spg

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Re: New Park Hyatt!!!
« Reply #16 on: March 22, 2011, 04:09:34 PM »
PH Maldives DO anyone?

Gotta book those Emirates tickets before the CO/UA partnership ends!
Worth stopping off in DXB along the way?
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Re: New Park Hyatt!!!
« Reply #17 on: March 22, 2011, 05:40:52 PM »
PH Maldives DO anyone?

Gotta book those Emirates tickets before the CO/UA partnership ends!
Worth stopping off in DXB along the way?
  I'm in but we'd first have to make a thread discussing the pros/cons of bringing up children in the Maldives.

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Re: New Park Hyatt!!!
« Reply #18 on: March 22, 2011, 05:49:04 PM »
I dont think they will let you use a free night from a CC
Quote from: Hyatt Diamond Offer
The Hyatt Card was designed with the international traveler in mind. That means whether you're paying for a cab or purchasing a few souvenirs, you'll never be charged a foreign transaction fee.
In addition, we'll give you two nights in a suite at any Hyatt property anywhere in the world, after using your card the first time.

Don't see how they can wriggle out of this one.
Getting excited to use the 2 suite nights in an OWB at the PH Maldives!
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Re: New Park Hyatt!!!
« Reply #19 on: March 22, 2011, 05:53:52 PM »
Availability on EK not so great...

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Re: New Park Hyatt!!!
« Reply #20 on: March 22, 2011, 05:58:35 PM »
Availability on EK not so great...
Availability in May from JFK or YYZ to DXB in F is great.  But I can't find anything from DXB to JFK, IAH, LAX, SFO, or YYZ returning in May.  There is J avaialbility to JFK on the return, but UA makes you pay the highest of all classes on EK tickets and there's no one-way awards.

DXB-MLE is a short flight and coach availability is plentiful.
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Re: New Park Hyatt!!!
« Reply #21 on: March 22, 2011, 06:47:41 PM »
United is really expensive on EK awards and with CO you need saver avail., that option is gone in a few days.
I booked using CO miles, from Dxb-Mle only in coach, if business opens up I can upgrade for free as I paid Business miles. EK almost never opens up Saver rewards in advance from DXB to MLE. I think a stop in DXB is worth it, I am doing it for 2 days. Staying at the grand hyatt with a suite cert. 


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Re: New Park Hyatt!!!
« Reply #22 on: March 22, 2011, 06:48:03 PM »
By they way DXB-MLE is 4 hours not that short

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Re: New Park Hyatt!!!
« Reply #23 on: March 22, 2011, 06:50:16 PM »
Overwater villas cost more then the regular villas. I doubt they will give it as a free upgrade to Diamonds, even with suite cert. It will prob be a specialty suite.
SPG also does not upgrade Plats to OW villas in the W resort maldives

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Re: New Park Hyatt!!!
« Reply #24 on: March 22, 2011, 07:13:30 PM »
United is really expensive on EK awards and with CO you need saver avail., that option is gone in a few days.
I booked using CO miles, from Dxb-Mle only in coach, if business opens up I can upgrade for free as I paid Business miles. EK almost never opens up Saver rewards in advance from DXB to MLE. I think a stop in DXB is worth it, I am doing it for 2 days. Staying at the grand hyatt with a suite cert.
By they way DXB-MLE is 4 hours not that short

What are you doing in DXB?

4 hours is not that long IMHO.  Shorter than CLE-LAX that I've done dozens of times in whY.  I'm spoiled, but I can definitely handle 4 hours in coach just fine.

I was looking at 210K UA to go JFK/YYZ-DXB in EK F and 40K CO for DXB-MLE in EK Y.
But with only 1 leg in F it hardly seems worth spending 250k miles.  Plus I'd have to find my own way to YYZ or JFK.

The better option is of course to use 120K CO to go in EK J from CLE-YYZ-DXB-MLE.  But then you don't get EK F A380 suites with the shower on-board.

Either way I want to book something with CO as I have a year to change dates and/or redeposit for free.

Hmm...
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Re: New Park Hyatt!!!
« Reply #25 on: March 22, 2011, 07:14:35 PM »
Overwater villas cost more then the regular villas. I doubt they will give it as a free upgrade to Diamonds, even with suite cert. It will prob be a specialty suite.
SPG also does not upgrade Plats to OW villas in the W resort maldives
SPG has nothing that competes with Park Hyatt.  I would be shocked if I couldn't pull off an OWB with a suite night or cert.
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Re: New Park Hyatt!!!
« Reply #26 on: March 23, 2011, 09:22:57 PM »
Confirmed:
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We are excited to announce the Park Hyatt Maldives and their arrival to the Hyatt family on April 1, 2011!
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Re: New Park Hyatt!!!
« Reply #27 on: March 23, 2011, 09:37:18 PM »
Any news on points required?

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Re: New Park Hyatt!!!
« Reply #28 on: March 23, 2011, 09:48:55 PM »
Any news on points required?
I'll wager it will be a regular category 6.
The real question is if they'll accept suite certs.
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Re: New Park Hyatt!!!
« Reply #29 on: March 23, 2011, 10:00:31 PM »
Any news on points required?
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There will be more information to come on this new hotel.
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