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Re: Ergel 2019 summer trip planning
« Reply #32 on: December 08, 2018, 06:10:31 PM »
Just takes one blogger to make it a headline and kill it.
Per FT, looks like it died on it's own :(
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Re: Ergel 2019 summer trip planning
« Reply #33 on: August 13, 2019, 10:32:02 AM »
Need some help. Supposed to be going to HKG next week, DW is getting nervous...
So, where can I go on my way to MLE?

I currently have Friday-Wednesday booked at the W, currently planning on staying at the Sheraton overnight Thursday night but I am flexible about Thursday, would eat the day at the Sheraton if I could get in earlier.

Option 1: Fly straight to MLE on Monday and stay Tue-Fri in the SR MLE (DW thinks this will be too long in MLE)
Option 2: Add HKG-PVG or HKG-PEK to my CX J flight on Tuesday morning and spend Tuesday-Thu in one of those two cities
Option 3: Go somewhere else? SIN? Haven't really found award availability. Other ideas???

Would really appreciate some help. Thanks!
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Re: Ergel 2019 summer trip planning
« Reply #34 on: August 13, 2019, 12:51:50 PM »
Need some help. Supposed to be going to HKG next week, DW is getting nervous...
So, where can I go on my way to MLE?

I currently have Friday-Wednesday booked at the W, currently planning on staying at the Sheraton overnight Thursday night but I am flexible about Thursday, would eat the day at the Sheraton if I could get in earlier.

Option 1: Fly straight to MLE on Monday and stay Tue-Fri in the SR MLE (DW thinks this will be too long in MLE)
Option 2: Add HKG-PVG or HKG-PEK to my CX J flight on Tuesday morning and spend Tuesday-Thu in one of those two cities
Option 3: Go somewhere else? SIN? Haven't really found award availability. Other ideas???

Would really appreciate some help. Thanks!
PVG, PEK, or SIN sound like great options to me for a couple days.

2 hotels in MLE isn't a bad idea either. The sealife is very different between the W and SR and would be fun to compare. Whether it will be too long is based on your personalities and how many water sports you will do.
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Re: Ergel 2019 summer trip planning
« Reply #35 on: August 13, 2019, 05:18:56 PM »
Thanks.
Looking at possibly going to PEK and then flying F on EK through DXB.
What would the best way to book that be?
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Re: Ergel 2019 summer trip planning
« Reply #36 on: August 13, 2019, 05:20:14 PM »
Thanks.
Looking at possibly going to PEK and then flying F on EK through DXB.
What would the best way to book that be?
Check JAL?
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Re: Ergel 2019 summer trip planning
« Reply #37 on: August 13, 2019, 05:32:52 PM »
180,000 Miles + 903.14
That would require 435K Marriott points, correct?
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Re: Ergel 2019 summer trip planning
« Reply #38 on: August 13, 2019, 05:34:47 PM »
180,000 Miles + 903.14
That would require 435K Marriott points, correct?
Sounds right.
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Re: Ergel 2019 summer trip planning
« Reply #39 on: August 13, 2019, 05:46:54 PM »
Looks like EK direct might be a good option as well.

$ amount is in the 500 range. Maybe you can find a x3. I was only able to find one as an x1.

JL results is difference in the way it was searched.
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Re: Ergel 2019 summer trip planning
« Reply #40 on: August 13, 2019, 08:11:56 PM »
Why not try Dubai for a few days?
Al maha, ritz al hamra beach or ritz al khaimah al wadi dessert?

Yes it's hot but it's not that bad.

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Re: Ergel 2019 summer trip planning
« Reply #41 on: August 13, 2019, 08:12:42 PM »
Isn't it miserable in the summer?
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Re: Ergel 2019 summer trip planning
« Reply #42 on: August 13, 2019, 08:12:46 PM »
Why not try Dubai for a few days?
Al maha, ritz al hamra beach or ritz al khaimah al wadi dessert?

Yes it's hot but it's not that bad.
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Re: Ergel 2019 summer trip planning
« Reply #43 on: August 13, 2019, 08:28:28 PM »
Thanks.
Looking at possibly going to PEK and then flying F on EK through DXB.
What would the best way to book that be?
Just remember that if you go through China you need a visa unless it's a short stay and you arrive from a different country than you depart to - in which case you can get a visa at the airport, as long as you stay in the vicinity of that city.

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Re: Ergel 2019 summer trip planning
« Reply #44 on: August 13, 2019, 08:31:17 PM »
Just remember that if you go through China you need a visa unless it's a short stay and you arrive from a different country than you depart to - in which case you can get a visa at the airport, as long as you stay in the vicinity of that city.
TLV-HKG-PVG-DXB-MLE would be fine.
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