Old Aug 25, 08, 10:37 am
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Fraser
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Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: New York, NY
Programs: BAEC Gold, Hilton Diamond, Marriott Gold, AMEX Platinum (US)
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Originally Posted by oliver2002 View Post
My wife got an invite from LH to apply for the Barclays card and since she had some expiring miles coming up soon, we applied for the lowest card to keep the miles alive (BTW the blue card cost 0$ a year). He application got rejected for having 'no credit history'.
Applied for an SPG Amex for her the next day (need the SPG points to top up the account and then clean out before the miles expire ) and the application got approved instantly online and the Amex with a 8000$ limit was in the mailbox 3 days later
Oliver, thanks for making me feel a little better about the situation! At least I'm not alone
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