Old Jul 1, 08, 10:12 am
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Originally Posted by gpapadop View Post
This was paid for with my wife's new WP Card which will give her 20k miles after spending $500 plus 200 points on the Miles to Go promo in which is one fifth of the points needed for the top 50k mile award...so, yes, in this case it is worth it.
Wouldn't $500 in grocery store purchases accomplish the same thing without the risk, oportunity cost, hassle, etc.? Assuming you have the means to spend $500 in a month or two elsewhere, shouldn't you should be looking at the value of the incremental awards added after the first dollar?
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