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500 miles per stay - costs hotels about 10 euros

500 miles per stay - costs hotels about 10 euros

Old Apr 22, 15, 5:24 pm
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500 miles per stay - costs hotels about 10 euros

found an internal document (from late 2010) for a hotel company where it listed the cost for providing 500 miles per hotel stay

10 euros

not sure if this has come up before outside of individual hotel forums
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Old Apr 22, 15, 6:34 pm
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500 airline miles? From any specific airline partner? Cost to them, or some fully loaded cost factoring processing, overhead, etc? Over 2 cents per mile seems high to purchase miles, at least for a US airline.
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Old Apr 22, 15, 6:41 pm
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some hotels do "500 miles per stay" yes from airline

it was a document from HQ to member hotels

maybe it was only for EU hotels and EU airlines
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Old Apr 22, 15, 7:57 pm
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500 miles per stay - costs hotels about 10 euros

This seems to be what HQ is charging its member hotels, not the cost of the actual miles which are likely purchased by HQ. It does seem high though and should differ by air mile program. No one would pay 2 cents for a SW mile when redemption is only about 1.6 cents. The same Is true for some EU airlines.
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Old Apr 22, 15, 8:15 pm
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are they buying in bulk? not bulk the same way credit card companies do.
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