Originally Posted by maburke
Agreed. I was just making the point to mlayton14 that it's not always best to have a UY early in the year; it depends on your starting point.
And the reverse could be true too. Buying a stripped contract cheaper might be better for some if they get a better price and couldn't use the points now anyway. That's esp true if they didn't want to fool with renting extra points gotten up front.