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Using RCs for a 2X venue - How TR does it

Discussion in 'Comps' started by DaiLun, Aug 10, 2015.

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  1. DaiLun

    DaiLun R.C., L.C., and A.A.N.G.

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    So, there is really no way to get around the 2X issue.

    There was a thought about charging it to the room and charging it to RCs at checkout, apparently, they look at the venue before computing the number of RCs needed.

    TR told me:

    "In regard to redeeming your credits, yes your credit will redeem at a 2 to 1 ration whether you charge it to your room or now. ".

    As of 8/10/2015, the following dining venues are 2X (200RCs = $1.00)

    Tequila Taqueria at Ballys
    Searsucker at Caesars
    Yong Kang Street at Paris
     
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  2. Kobra2848

    Kobra2848 Low-Roller

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    That sucks. I didn't know any of the places in Vegas did that. I know the Burger place at the Horseshoe in Bossier City requires double RC's. It's a good burger but not that good.

    Mark
     
  3. DaiLun

    DaiLun R.C., L.C., and A.A.N.G.

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    Apparently not any longer. According to the lookup on the chart:

    https://www.totalrewards.com/content/cet-tr/en/earn-and-redeem/on-location.html

    8OZ BURGER BAR at the Horseshoe in Bossier City is 100RC=$1
     
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  4. Nevyn

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    Seems like it is becoming common practice for places you can get a quick, cheap(er) bite.


    Basically they want people to stretch for more than 1500ish RCs (or just have the credits get burned/expired), and also probably want to comp less on food that is lower margin/higher volume.

    But it sure is annoying, not just for being a rip-off, but for the added complexity.
     
  5. newmans

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    So, for the above restaurants, will a backend comp be valued at 2x as well? That's a question I have for my host this week. Does he value a $200 meal at Searsucker the same as a $400 Qua spa treatment?
     
  6. Kobra2848

    Kobra2848 Low-Roller

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    I spoke with a host at Paris. He confirmed that at outlets that charge 2:1 reward credits, the implications would be the same on a back end comp.

    At $100 dinner at Searsucker would be 20,000 reward credits or valued as a $200 back end comp.
     
  8. jgates8

    jgates8 VIP Whale

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    Buca at Ballys is also supposed to be a 2x restaurant.
     
  9. NandJfrmNJ

    NandJfrmNJ High-Roller

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    I wonder if this will be true at MAG. They don't take RC's but you can get a voucher to use there. They've been doing this for years in AC-just another way to screw their loyal customers.
     
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