My Precious Miles Don't Go That Far In The Face Of Airline Fees

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  1. sobore
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    http://consumerist.com/2011/09/my-precious-miles-dont-go-that-far-in-the-face-of-airline-fees.html

    You fly and fly and you spend on your credit card and do things to rack up miles, and finally, the day comes, as it did for Consumerist reader Jim, when you can cash those miles in for an actual flight! Hurray! But oh, wait, there's this thing called "fees" which end up raining on any happy redeeming parade.

    He writes in about his story of deciding to cash in his United miles for a flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles. But when faced with pretty hefty fees, he realized wait — this is cheaper if I just you know, pay for it. With money.

    Read More: http://consumerist.com/2011/09/my-precious-miles-dont-go-that-far-in-the-face-of-airline-fees.html
     
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    Seems pretty idiotic to spend miles on such a short/cheap trip.​
     
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  3. sobore
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    True.
    It's all how you use 'em! :)
     

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