Old Jul 24, 19, 12:20 pm
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Dallas, Texas
Posts: 150
Originally Posted by Kacee View Post
You're probably going to get a much better room booking through FHR. That would be worth at least $50 night to me, possibly more depending on the upgrade. For example, at the Langham (great hotel btw), I was upgraded to Jr. Suite on FHR rate.

Also I think your points vs. cashback calculation is off. You earn MR on full spend, including taxes and fees. You will not get cash back on taxes and fees. In NYC, that's at least 14.75% of room rate. I would also value MR at 1.8 to 2 cpp, not 1.5. YMMV.
Out of curiosity, which room did you book at the langham originally that got you the junior suite upgrade?

and even with the MR at 1.8 to 2 cpp, the value from hotels.com is still over 2x.

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