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Value of One Point or Mile and Average Rebate for Airlines, Hotels, Rail, and Rental Cars | 2017

Valuations include both the value of one point in a given rewards program and the rebate percentage, in points, for spending with over 20 airline, hotel, rail, and car rental rewards and frequent flyer programs. Continue reading

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What Is Amtrak Elite Status Worth? January 2017

Last year, Amtrak revamped its Guest Rewards program and switched to a revenue-based redemption system for points from the previous fixed-points-per-zone redemption model. Sleeper car accommodations now cost a lot more points (to the tune of 20,000+ more points in some cases), but travelers on relatively short routes may find that they can now spend less points on redemptions. Continue reading

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