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My usual rule of thumb is that one mile is worth about one cent, based on the figure that 25,000 miles buys one restricted domestic round-trip which can usually be found for around $250 on the open market. One should probably discount the miles further compared to cash, since they can only be spent on one thing, can't earn interest, and can expire (as you ...


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Contrary to your statement, you can add the number during the booking process. When you book from SNCB you can tick Loyalty cards. In the second step you can then add the Eurostar Frequent Traveller number: I know this doesn't help you anymore since you already booked it, but this is how you can add your frequent traveller number.


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The points can't be merged once they are earned, as Doc says. What you need to do is stop earning in different programs. When you fly any Star Alliance airline, you can credit the points to your chosen program. You don't have to choose a program that is offered by the airline you fly the most, or the airline in your own country. Choose the one that is ...


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No, you can not transfer points between Star Alliance carriers. There are some mechanisms that can be used to transfer between specific carriers, such as points.com, or transferring via a hotel program (eg, carrierA -> hotel program -> carrierB), however these are generally poor value as you end up losing a significant number of points during the ...



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