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Best credit card conversion rate to Asiamiles (HK) - 2014 and prior

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Old Apr 2, 14, 2:12 am
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Originally Posted by CrazyJ82 View Post
I second this recommendation. This combo (HSBC dining, Citi Rewards for supermarkets) has been a cash cow for me miles-wise.
Oh, that's good to know. I'll add the Citi Rewards to my list as well then.
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Old Apr 7, 14, 6:09 am
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HSBC Red Hot Earn Fast Buy Smart Special 8 Apr-19 May

http://www.hongkongcard.com/forum/fo...w.php?id=12032
https://www.hsbc.com.hk/1/2/special/cards/prom210

Cap at 300 RC ($7,500 spend) --> 450AM basic + 4,500 AM extra ($1.52/mile)

*** min $500 per spend ***
No prohibitions on online/fax/mail/phone (c.f. Red Hot Travel Special below)




In other news, SCB AE will be renamed to SCB Worldmileage Card, with Worldmileage-exclusive offers promised. Existing SCB AEs work til expiry.

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Old Apr 7, 14, 6:14 am
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Originally Posted by percysmith View Post
http://www.hongkongcard.com/forum/fo...w.php?id=12032
https://www.hsbc.com.hk/1/2/special/cards/prom210

Cap at 300 RC ($7,500 spend) --> 450AM basic + 4,500 AM extra ($1.52/mile)
aka $1.04/mile when combined with 6X right?
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Old Apr 7, 14, 6:59 am
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Originally Posted by CanucksHKG View Post
aka $1.04/mile when combined with 6X right?
CanucksHKG: Yes
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Old Apr 7, 14, 10:53 am
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Best credit card conversion rate to Asiamiles (HK)

T&C for dining - Transactions made in respect of banquet services, private functions,....will not be counted as Eligible Transactions.

Birthday dinner with 30 family members & friends in a Chinese Restaurant for 3 tables for $9,000.
Is it an Eligible Transaction?
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Old Apr 7, 14, 12:42 pm
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Originally Posted by TalkFlyer View Post
T&C for dining - Transactions made in respect of banquet services, private functions,....will not be counted as Eligible Transactions.

Birthday dinner with 30 family members & friends in a Chinese Restaurant for 3 tables for $9,000.
Is it an Eligible Transaction?
The event doesn't matter. My family's throwing a 11-table event at Man Ho and our deposits all earn 6X.

The terminal coding does
http://www.hongkongcard.com/forum/fo...hp?id=9135&p=6
http://www.hongkongcard.com/forum/fo...p?id=7116&p=12

There's no way to tell how a terminal is coded in advance - other than googling hongkongcard.com and here, the only other tactic is to call HSBC when the card's being swiped and have them confirm the Merchant Category Code as soon as the waiter takes the authorisation, even before you sign the slip. If it's not dining, void it.

I've done this to confirm coding at MO. Fortunately they were dining and an ugly void was not necessarily.

But in your specific case, a stand-alone Chinese restaurant is almost certainly going to be OK for dining.
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Old Apr 7, 14, 1:22 pm
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Originally Posted by percysmith View Post
http://www.hongkongcard.com/forum/fo...w.php?id=12032
https://www.hsbc.com.hk/1/2/special/cards/prom210

Cap at 300 RC ($7,500 spend) --> 450AM basic + 4,500 AM extra ($1.52/mile)



In other news, SCB AE will be renamed to SCB Worldmileage Card, with Worldmileage-exclusive offers promised. Existing SCB AEs work til expiry.
Thanks for the headsup - for HSBC, does it mean that it is capped at HKD 7500 for the entire promotion or per day?

For SC AmEx, when we are using it online, or using it to pay over the phone, eg for airline taxes, do we say it is an Amex or what?
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Old Apr 7, 14, 2:07 pm
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Originally Posted by IncyWincy View Post
Thanks for the headsup - for HSBC, does it mean that it is capped at HKD 7500 for the entire promotion or per day?
Promotional period.
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Old Apr 7, 14, 11:04 pm
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HSBC Red Hot Travel Special 8 Apr-11 May

http://www.hongkongcard.com/forum/fo...w.php?id=12035
https://www.redhotoffers.hsbc.com.hk...avel/overseas/

1 extra RC per $20 spend overseas
i.e. $1.33/mile extra + $16.67/mile basic
= $1.23/mile
(If 6X overseas, $0.90/mile)


Cap of 500 extra RC --> $10,000 spend

But - card present spending only - no online, mail order, fax or phone.
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Old Apr 7, 14, 11:35 pm
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In other news, SCB AE will be renamed to SCB Worldmileage Card, with Worldmileage-exclusive offers promised. Existing SCB AEs work til expiry.
New webpage up https://www.sc.com/hk/credit-cards/w...can-express_zh

Biggest change is once/year fee-free redemption

Welcome offer's been dumbed down

Still reading http://www.hongkongcard.com/forum/fo...p?id=12030&p=3
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Old Apr 7, 14, 11:37 pm
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Originally Posted by percysmith View Post
http://www.hongkongcard.com/forum/fo...w.php?id=12035
https://www.redhotoffers.hsbc.com.hk...avel/overseas/

1 extra RC per $20 spend overseas
i.e. $1.33/mile extra + $16.67/mile basic
= $1.23/mile
(If 6X overseas, $0.90/mile)


Cap of 500 extra RC --> $10,000 spend

But - card present spending only - no online, mail order, fax or phone.

....wait, totally forgot about RedHotFriday 11X
Does that mean Friday = $0.71/mile?
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Old Apr 7, 14, 11:51 pm
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Old Apr 7, 14, 11:51 pm
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Originally Posted by percysmith View Post
http://www.hongkongcard.com/forum/fo...w.php?id=12035
https://www.redhotoffers.hsbc.com.hk...avel/overseas/

1 extra RC per $20 spend overseas
i.e. $1.33/mile extra + $16.67/mile basic
= $1.23/mile
(If 6X overseas, $0.90/mile)


Cap of 500 extra RC --> $10,000 spend

But - card present spending only - no online, mail order, fax or phone.
Can all of the recent HSBC offers to be registered together?
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Old Apr 7, 14, 11:53 pm
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Derek2010:
6x + extra 5x should be simultaneous with earn fast (if hkd) or overseas (if non-hkd)
Earn fast and overseas are mutually exclusive
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Old Apr 8, 14, 12:20 am
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Interesting offer for Friday on HSBC. May take advantage of it.
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