Originally Posted by kittiyut
Wouldn't the miles be better used towards a free flight? You get more value for your miles that way. Besides, hotels in BKK are already (relatively) cheap.
Well, I clock over a 150k miles a year with Thai and I fly mostly to EU in J, with stopover in Bangkok, so sometimes I would like to book into a good hotel for a few days before the homeward bound flight.
I have more then enough miles in the bank to redeem free flights for the family too....