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I'm not interested in redeeming points for things other than plane tickets.
Also, I often fly with USAirways. What I am saying is that, if flying with USairways, a roundtrip to Europe costs 60,000 miles if USAirways miles are used (regardless of its actual cost in $), which is equivalent to 60,000=60,000$ since with that card 1$=1mile. Instead, in Capital1 miles, it costs the actual cost in $ times 100. In my example, 1300$x100=130,000 Capital1 miles, which is equivalent to 130,000/1.25=104,000$ in purchases.
Of course there may be other reasons that penalize the USairways card, such as blackout dates, poor customer service, annual fee, etc, but the cost difference I mentioned above seems quite significant to me.