Old Jul 25, 19, 9:47 am
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.
just realized the whole calculation is busted because the Business Platinum does not offer 5x per dollar on FHR spend. Only the Personal Platinum does. Glad I didnít make an FHR booking...
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