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What $ value do you put on each Status Point?

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As the title says.

Mainly to work out if it's worth paying for a more expensive flight to get the Status Points.

(Sorry if it's been asked already!)
 

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Any SCs that can be obtained for under $5 each is fair value, anything under $4 each is excellent value.
 
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You would be lucky to get a SC point for under $10 wouldn't you??
$10? I certainly wouldn't be doing status runs at $10 :(. I agree with smit0847. I can recall getting around $2, but that's an exception rather than the rule.

PS....I can recall considerably less than $2.....but was a stuff up rather than the rule :mrgreen:
 

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I brought tickets MEL to PER in Fully Flex for 6.25 Status credits per $1 but that is on Double Status credits promotion - which will retain my Silver.
 

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Just returned from HKG via SIN with Singapore Airlines. 200 SCs for a little under $1200.00 (< $6.00 per SC) and the 50% bonus for the Velocity points. Pretty happy with that.
 

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I have the feeling they haven't realised this is the VA forum board ;)
Agree with Serfty.

There are many DL and VX status runs that will yield roughly $2 per status credit in the States. No different to AA status runs crediting to QF, but with different airlines and optimal routing which you then credit back to VA.

I would not ever chase status with Virgin on my own dime for anything above $3 per SC.
 

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Yes. On VA - added bonus if seeing family as well. To stretch it out I am going via ADL

Well done. I need 400 SC to retain gold so I am hoping for a DSC deal and do something like yourself. How many SC did you earn?
 

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Due to my lovely promtion total of 200 status credits. This will retain my silver until jan 16 !!! But it is so easy to retain Silver. 95% of my travel is up to Sydney so I will be retaining for quite a while. I am fully self funded and do not travel enough for Gold
 
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