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Tag: Reasonable Redemption Values

What are Marriott Bonvoy points worth?

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For years we have listed Marriott points as being worth 0.72 cents each.  This was based on the average redemption value reported in 2017 by a company that no longer exists (Pointimize).  For details...

Are points worth what they buy or what they save?

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If your employer offered to pay the next $1,100 you earn in pizza, what would you say? Unless you work at a pizzeria and they're offering to let you sell your pizza share or something,...
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Our 5 Best Value Hotel Award Redemptions Of 2018 (And One That Provided Even...

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My wife and I have just completed the first year of our 5 year, 50 state road trip. During that time we've stayed in more than 60 cities, 47 different hotels, 18 Airbnb properties...

The new true value of Southwest points, 2018 edition. How to get up to...

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How much are Southwest points worth? A simple calculation will tell you one thing. Real world observations will tell you another. The truth is that the value increases with lower price fares, especially when high taxes are involved. The key is...
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Points & miles changing fortunes. Which points are worth more (or less) than before?

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I maintain point values (Reasonable Redemption Values) for each of the major travel and credit card points programs.  Most of the values are derived from a mix of empirical data and calculations based on...

What are hotel points worth? November 2017 reasonable redemption values.

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Hotel points and airline miles vary in value depending upon how you use them.  For example, you could spend 15,000 Hyatt points for a night at a $150 hotel to get 1 cent per...

Oddball airline miles (Southwest, JetBlue, etc.) are worth…

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British Airways Avios are worth 1.17 cents each Frontier Bonus Miles are worth 1.02 cents each Hawaiian Miles are worth 0.81 cents each JetBlue TrueBlue points are worth 1.46 each LATAM Pass kilometers...

Airline Miles are worth 1.4 cents each. A simplified approach to Reasonable Redemption Values.

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One credit card offers a $500 signup bonus.  Another offers 40,000 airline miles.  Which is better? One online portal offers 10% cash back when shopping at Macy's.  Another offers 8X airline miles.  Which is better? Why...

Amex EveryDay cards deflate Fair Trading Prices, Ink Cash outshines Ink Plus, Freedom outshines...

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Update: This post includes offers that were valid at the time of publication, but have since expired. Please click here to see the best offers currently available. Last week, Point Princess tweeted a request for me to update...

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