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March Trip - Where to Go?

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Double-posted with the lounge - I meant to post here in the first place...

So my wife and I are planning a trip for next March. We currently have some award tickets booked, but there is some flexibility there.

For now, our flights leave JFK just after midnight on March 12th (effectively Friday night) and connect in Seoul onward to Singapore, arriving around 8pm on March 13th.

We have two possibilities for return flights, both already booked, but either can be cancelled. The first option is a flight back to JFK from Singapore leaving around 10:30pm on March 26th, connecting via Seoul again. This puts us back into JFK around 11:20am on March 27th. We would have to book a separate flight to make it back to Boston from JFK.

Our second option is a flight from Male (Maldives), leaving around 7:30pm to Doha, where we would have to overnight and then take the morning nonstop back to Boston, putting us in around 2:30pm.

That leaves open the question of how to fill in the two weeks. Our first thought (well, probably 12th thought, but first fully-formed one) was:

- 3 or 4 days in Singapore
- 3 or 4 days in Kuching/environs, with hopes of seeing some orangutans
- 5 or 6 nights in the Maldives

My second thought that really hit me though would be
- Maybe as little as 2 nights in Singapore - we love Singapore, but have been enough that I feel comfortable limiting it to 2 nights
- 4-6 nights in Sri Lanka - what to do? where to base?
- 5 or 6 nights in the Maldives

Other ideas we've tossed around
- Myanmar - this was actually our first thought way back when, but I have been completely unable to get very excited about it
- Back to Vietnam to see some of what we missed the first time - maybe Dalat, Halong Bay, extra time in Hoi An, maybe a side trip to Luang Prabang
- Bali - I have to say that I wasn't blown away last time I was there, but we stayed at the beach rather than Ubud and maybe we would prefer Ubud
- Chiang Mai/Golden Triangle - In general, I have been underwhelmed with what I have seen of Thailand, but there are so many that love it that I'm willing to take my chances that I can be swayed
- Jump off from Singapore to Australia (I was shocked how cheap flights were) and visit friends for a week in Sydney and then do 4 or 5 days at a beach somewhere

A few notes:
- I don't mind hopping around a bit, but more than three locations would probably be a bit more than I could convince the wife to do. We'd also want to minimize flights as much as possible.
- We aren't necessarily on a strict budget, but we are trying to keep costs down a bit by strategic usage of points - for example, we would use Hyatt points to stay at the Park Hyatt in the Maldives, SPG points to stay at the Westin in Singapore, miles for the long flights, etc.
- With the above in mind, destinations with great Hyatt or SPG properties would be helpful.

Thanks for any thoughts.

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