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Misleading advertising or true?
« on: November 06, 2014, 12:19:06 PM »
Received this email from a broker who I should probably name but won't for now.

"Sell your miles now before an industry wide devaluation beginning January 1st 2015."

I have no interest in selling miles (now or ever) but if there is an upcoming industry wide devaluation of miles I would like to know. Is there any truth to this? I searched these forums but didn't see anything about it.

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Re: Misleading advertising or true?
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2014, 12:25:21 PM »
For starters search for the united devaluation

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Re: Misleading advertising or true?
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2014, 12:27:58 PM »
For starters search for the united devaluation

OK that was 2014. Anything relevant to 2015?
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Re: Misleading advertising or true?
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2014, 01:37:23 PM »
Received this email from a broker who I should probably name but won't for now.

"Sell your miles now before an industry wide devaluation beginning January 1st 2015."

I have no interest in selling miles (now or ever) but if there is an upcoming industry wide devaluation of miles I would like to know. Is there any truth to this? I searched these forums but didn't see anything about it.
Yup got the same email. they pay 1.4 for UR and MR.

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Re: Misleading advertising or true?
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2014, 01:41:34 PM »
I got the same email, no idea how they even have my email, but anyhow I believe they are just trying to get people to sell them their points/miles and it's totally baseless. If my assumption is correct, this is a nasty way to advertise.

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Re: Misleading advertising or true?
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2014, 01:42:50 PM »
For starters search for the united devaluation

 ???

He may as well search for the aeroplan devaluation of 2011, or the american devaluation of 2009.

What's that gotta do with the price of tea in China?
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Re: Misleading advertising or true?
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2014, 01:45:35 PM »
???

He may as well search for the aeroplan devaluation of 2011, or the american devaluation of 2009.

What's that gotta do with the price of tea in China?
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Well, that was devalued in 1654, so it all makes sense

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Re: Misleading advertising or true?
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2014, 01:49:53 PM »
Well, that was devalued in 1654, so it all makes sense
true but then "By 1675 tea had lowered in price" SOURCE

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Re: Misleading advertising or true?
« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2014, 01:51:16 PM »
Technically hes not lying... But why not advertise like a mench... AA (unannounced) , ANA (announced) devalues are coming...

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Re: Misleading advertising or true?
« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2014, 01:51:44 PM »
true but then "By 1675 tea had lowered in price" SOURCE
Lol, thanks. For making up a random number I was surprisingly close

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Re: Misleading advertising or true?
« Reply #10 on: November 06, 2014, 01:52:30 PM »
Technically hes not lying... But why not advertise like a mench... AA (unannounced) , ANA (announced) devalues are coming...
IMHO "industry wide" is lying

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Re: Misleading advertising or true?
« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2014, 05:08:19 PM »
I'm far from an expert in this field, but IME when there is a hint of a devaluation somewhere it gets around relatively fast in these circles.
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Re: Misleading advertising or true?
« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2014, 04:39:28 AM »
Anyhow, at 1.4 it's a ripoff

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Re: Misleading advertising or true?
« Reply #13 on: November 11, 2014, 05:02:22 AM »
Delta is having a big devalue in beginning of '15 as is LY, AA will almost definitely...

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Re: Misleading advertising or true?
« Reply #14 on: November 11, 2014, 09:49:27 AM »
Delta is having a big devalue in beginning of '15
Not sure I'd call that a big devalue.
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