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Tag: Maldives

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St Regis Maldives: Over Water Villas available for as low as 70K points/night

Thrifty Traveler has found that there is currently very good (and well-priced) room availability at the St Regis Maldives through Summer/Fall of 2023 and...
Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives (image courtesy of IHG)

Maldives On A Budget: Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives

My wife and I will be celebrating our 20th anniversary next year and we're planning on going to the Maldives for the first time....
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A route to watch: Virgin Atlantic business class for 75K + $120 from the...

While doing some searches, Stephen noticed a cool new award option in the wild: Virgin Atlantic will begin flying between the Maldives and London....
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Conrad Maldives: Multi-night standard award availability through all of 2023

Loyalty Lobby has found that there is currently wide-open standard room availability at the Conrad Maldives through almost all of 2023. Each month is...
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New Hilton Maldives property opening 7/1, awards wide open

Thrifty Traveler flags the fact that there is a brand new Hilton property opening in the Maldives on July 1st, 2022 and awards are wide open, with nearly...
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Le Meridien Maldives: wide-open almost every day until February 2023 (30-40K pts/night)

Earlier today, Greg wrote about the Best Uses of Marriott Free Night Certificates, where he highlighted some of the best options worldwide for spending...
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My all time favorite award redemptions

I've been playing the points & miles game for over 10 years now.  Throughout that time, this hobby has led me to many, many...
Six Senses Laamu Maldives (IHG)-Award Booking Adventures

Award Booking Adventures: Six Senses Laamu, Maldives (IHG)

The points & miles game is amazing.  It's a rare exception to the saying "if it sounds too good to be true it probably...
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The Maldives vs Bora Bora (on Nick’s mind)

Two years ago, I spent 8 nights in Bora Bora split between the St. Regis Bora Bora and the Conrad Bora Bora (recently named...
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Ways to save on sea plane transfers in the Maldives

One question that we received a lot of times both during and after our recent trip the Le Meridien Maldives was "How much did...
Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa Bottom Line Review

Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa: Guide & Review

Marriott's Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa opened September 1st 2021.  Just 10 days later, Nick and I visited the resort for a brief...
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Le Meridien Maldives Villa Selection: Which is Best?

The all new Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa is an incredible steal when booked with points.  It also happens to be an awesome resort...
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The GUC stops here: Our incredible adventure

While I'm writing this post, Nick and I are on the final leg of our whirlwind GUC adventure.  As a reminder, "GUC" rhymes with...
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Le Méridien Maldives: Worth buying a travel package?

It's hard to believe that Marriott has launched a brand new Le Méridien resort in the Maldives (scheduled to open in August) and assigned...

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