Old Sep 19, 16, 8:23 pm
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Originally Posted by alect View Post

historically is this a good deal? Or should I wait for a better discount to transfer/share miles?

I have 3 kids whose accounts have approx 27k each of accrued miles that alone have limited value but pooled into my or wife's account would add up to a premium international award. The cost seems to be approx 0.8 c/mile (on top of earning cost already borne).
As you seem to have realized this is an awful value proposition- even with a 35% discount- except to top up an account for a near term award booking.
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