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Credit Card Asiamiles Earning discussion (HK) - 2016

Credit Card Asiamiles Earning discussion (HK) - 2016

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This is a continuation of this previous thread which contains discussion from 2014 and prior: http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/catha...es-hk-164.html

2015 Discussion: http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/catha...2015-a-72.html
Churning and Welcome Offers: http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/catha...usly-upda.html

For time required to transfer miles from banks, please see here.
On-going offers

Beginner's recommendation (rates quoted before other short term promotions):
(Just one for now) BEA Flyer World Master - 1 mile per $5 for local purchases / overseas purchases / Octopus / Bill Payment (Excluding the following categories: Education, Insurance and Tax) (no fee)

Credit Cards that are by Invitation Only or Applied in lieu with an Account:

1. WLB Luxe Visa Infinite - 1 mile per $2.4 for overseas airline / travel / hotel / dining; $4/mile on local airline / travel / hotel / dining ($50/5,000 miles min $50 max $500) (Need to be Wing Lung Private Banking customers)
2. BoC Wealth Management Visa Infinite - 1 mile per $15 for local / overseas / octopus AAVS / bill payment, 1 mile per $5 for overseas spending / local dining, 1 mile per $2.5 for overseas spending / local dining if that month's accumulated spending is over $15000 ($50/5,000 miles min $100 max $300) (Need to be BoC Wealth Management (中銀理財) customer)
3. HSBC Premier World Master for 6X (select one category only below, 1 mile per $4.16 from 4 Jan 2016. Under this promotion, cap at $100,000), and all other seasonal promotions. ($300 fee for a year's worth of redemption) [to 31 Dec 2017] (Need to be HSBC Premier customer)
4. BoC Enrich World MC - 1 mile per $15 for local / overseas / octopus AAVS / bill payment, 1 mile per $5 for dining/travel/dept store, 1 mile per $3 for dining/travel/dept store if that month's accumulated spending is over $15000 ($50/5,000 miles min $100 max $300) (Need to be BoC Enrich (智盈理財) customer)
5. HSBC Advance Platinum Visa for 6X (select one category only below, 1 mile per $4.16 from 4 Jan 2016. Under this promotion, cap at $100,000), and all other seasonal promotions. ($300 fee for a year's worth of redemption) [to 31 Dec 2017] (Need to be HSBC Advance customer)
5. Citibank Ultima card - 1 mile per $4 for local / overseas / octopus (no redemption fee, $23,800 non-waivable annual fee) (Need to be Citigold Private Client customer AND by Invitation only)
6. SCB Priority Banking Visa Infinite - $7.5 per mile for local spending ($15 per mile for Insurance Spending (NOT BILL PAYMENT)) and Octopus, $5 per mile overseas spending ($300 flat redemption fee) (Need to be SCB Priority Banking customer) Note 2
7. BEA Supreme Gold World Master - 1 mile per $5 for local /overseas / Octopus / Bill Payment (Excluding the following categories: Education, Insurance and Tax) (no fee) (Need to be BEA Supreme Gold (顯卓理財) customer) Note 3
8. Shacom World Master - 1 mile per $8 local purchases / overseas / octopus ($10 per 1,000AM min $100 max $500) (Need to be Shacom SMART Banking (慧通理財) customer)
9. CCB HK Visa Infinite - 1 mile per $8 spent for Local Spending / Overseas Spending / Octopus / Bill payment ($50 per 5,000 miles AM min $100) (Need to be CCB Premier Banking (貴賓理財) / Premier Select (貴賓晉裕) customer)

Full list:

I. Overseas
1. BOC Travel Rewards Visa Signature Card - 8% rebate for each transaction >$500 overseas spending (max $500 per month) (requirement: 1. overseas transaction for that month (any amount per transaction) > $6,000; 2. three times local spending (any amount)) plus 1 mile per $15
2. [to 31 Dec 2016] DBS Eminent - 1 mile per $15 + 6% spending credit rebate (Minimum any spending (overseas spending inclusive) $5,000 per month, maximum rabate $300 (i.e.online spending $5,000) per month) (no fee) - *registration required*
3. BoC Wealth Management Visa Infinite - 1 mile per $2.5 for overseas spending / local dining if that month's accumulated spending is over $15000 ($50/5,000 miles min $100 max $300) (Need to be BoC Wealth Management (中銀理財) customer)
4. [to 31 Dec 2017] HSBC - 1 mile / $2.78 (HSBC Visa Signature) / $4.16 (other HSBC Credit Cards INCLUDING HSBC Premier World Master) spent (select Overseas Spending category ONLY) / $6.25 (HSBC Visa Signature) spent (DO NOT select Overseas Spending category) ($300 fee for a year's worth of redemptions)** ++
5. [to 31 Dec 2017] (if ONLINE / PAYWAVE) CCB HK eye Card - 1 mile / $2.14 (inclusive of 5X online bonus, cap at $75000 per calender year and (2X extra overseas bonus, cap at $75000 per membership year ) ($50 per 5,000 miles AM min $100)
6. Citibank Premiermiles (>=$20K per billing cycle) - 1 mile per $3 spent (no redemption fee)** ++ ^
7. Fubon Platinum / Titanium - 1 mile / $3.75 spent ($50/5,000AM min $250 max $500) (plus 133 Sure win miles if txn amt >$600)
Note: 1 mile per $0.75 for TWD spendings in Taiwan (max $5,000/month and $10,000/year), and 1 mile per $1.875 for KRW and JPY spendings in Korea and Japan (Seperate registration needed, max $20,000/month, two months per calendar year max)^
8. Citibank Prestige / Premiermiles (<$20K) - 1 mile per $4 spent (no redemption fee, $2,500 non-waivable annual fee for the Prestige)** ++ ^
9. DBS Black World Master - 1 mile per $4 spent overseas (no fee)^
10. SCB Asia Miles World Master - 1 mile per $4 spent (automatic conversion)
11. Amex CX Elite - 1 mile per $4 spent (automatic conversion)
12. BEA Flyer World Master / Supreme Gold World Master - 1 mile per $5 (no fee)^
13. CCB HK Platinum Visa / Platinum Master - 1 mile per $5 ($50 per 5,000 miles AM min $100)
14. SCB Priority Banking Visa Infinite - 1 mile per $5 spent ($300 flat fee redemption)**

^: DO NOT Award points for DCC Transactions

II. Supermarket, dept store, Telecommunications bills on autopay:
1A . [to 31 Dec 2017] HSBC - 1 mile / $2.78 (HSBC Visa Signature)/$4.16 (other HSBC Credit Cards INCLUDING HSBC Premier World Master) spent# (select Home Spending category ONLY) ($300 fee for a year's worth of redemptions)** ++
1B. [to 31 Dec 2017] HSBC - 1 mile / $2.78 (HSBC Visa Signature)/$4.16 (other HSBC Credit Cards INCLUDING HSBC Premier World Master) spent# (select Lifestyle Spending category ONLY) ($300 fee for a year's worth of redemptions)** ++
1C. [to 31 Dec 2017] HSBC - 1 mile / $2.78 (HSBC Visa Signature)/$4.16 (other HSBC Credit Cards INCLUDING HSBC Premier World Master) spent# (select Entertainment Spending category ONLY) ($300 fee for a year's worth of redemptions)** ++
2. Citibank Rewards - 1 mile / $3 spent ($50 fee per 5,000 mile redeemed) (on first $12,500 spending per statement month) Note 2** ++
3. [to 31 Dec 2017] (if ONLINE / PAYWAVE) CCB HK eye Card - 1 mile / $3 (inclusive of 5X online bonus, cap at $75000 per calender year ($50 per 5,000 miles AM min $100)

III. Dining
1. [to 31 Dec 2017] HSBC - 1 mile / $2.78 (HSBC Visa Signature) / $4.16 (other HSBC Credit Cards INCLUDING HSBC Premier World Master) spent# (select Dining Spending category ONLY) ($300 fee for a year's worth of redemptions)** ++
1b. [to 31 Dec 2017] HSBC (non-Visa Signature, INCLUDING HSBC Premier World Master) (select Dining category) - 1 mile / $4.16 ($300 fee for a year's worth of redemptions)** ++
1c. [to 31 Dec 2017] HSBC Visa Signature (did not select Dining category) - 1 mile / $6.25 ($300 fee for a year's worth of redemptions) ** ++
2. SCB Asia Miles World Master - 1 mile per $4 spent (automatic conversion)
3. BEA Flyer World Master - 1 mile / $5 (no fee)
Note: Restaurants in hotels sometimes are regarded as "Hotel" under V/M classification and thus ineligible for any dining promotions, using CUP can usually (but not always) get around this problem

IV. Travel agents:
** ++1. [to 31 Dec 2017] HSBC - 1 mile / $2.78 (HSBC Visa Signature) / $4.16 (other HSBC Credit Cards INCLUDING HSBC Premier World Master) spent# (select LifeStyle Spending category ONLY)/ $6.25 (HSBC Visa Signature NOT selecting LifeStyle Spending category)($300 fee for a year's worth of redemptions)
2. [to 31 Dec 2016] (if online) DBS Eminent - 1 mile per $15 + 6% spending credit rebate (Minimum any spending (online spending inclusive) $5,000 per month, maximum rabate $300 (i.e.online spending $5,000) per month) + 4%selected rebate (with HK Airline, HK Express, Zuji, Priceline) (no fee) - *registration required*
3. [to 31 Dec 2017] CCB HK EYE (if online) - 1 mile per $2.14 spent (First $50,000 only) ($50 per 5,000 miles AM min $100)

V. Other retail spending
1. [to 31 Dec 2016] (if online) DBS Eminent - 1 mile per $15 + 6% spending credit rebate (Minimum any spending (online spending inclusive) $5,000 per month, maximum rabate $300 (i.e.online spending $5,000) per month) (no fee) - *registration required*
2. [to 14 Mar 17] (if online) CCB HK Premier Banking Visa Infinite - 1 mile per $2.67 spent ($50 per 5,000 miles AM min $100) (first $12.5K spending ONLINE per month only, else $8 per mile)
3. [to 31 Dec 2017] CCB HK eye Card - 1 mile per $3 ($50 per 5,000 miles AM min $100) (ONLINE or PAYWAVE Spending ONLY, else $15 per mile)
4. (if online) SCB Asia Miles World Master - 1 mile per $4 spent (automatic conversion) (ONLINE spending ONLY, else $6 per mile)
5. BEA Flyer World Master / BEA Supreme Gold World Master - 1 mile per $5 spent (no fee) Note 3
** 6. SCB WorldMiles AE - 1 mile per $6 spent ($300 flat redemption fee)
** ++ 7. Citibank Prestige - 1 mile per $6 spent (no redemption fee, $2,500 non-waiveable annual fee)
8. Amex CX Elite - 1 mile per $6 spent (automatic conversion)
9. DBS Black World Master - 1 mile per $6 spent (no fee)
10. Fubon Platinum / Titanium - 1 mile per $7.5 spent spending >=$300 on Saturdays and Sundays ($50/5,000AM min $250 max $500) (plus 133 Sure win miles if txn amt >$600 (if NOT ONLINE))
** 11. SCB Priority Banking Visa Infinite - 1 mile per $7.5 spent ($300 flat redemption fee)
** ++ 12. Amex (Gold grade and higher) - 1 mile per $7.5 spent (to $160,000), $200 flat redemption fee). (1 mile per $3 spent for 5x shops and 1 mile per $1.5 spent for 10x shops)
** ++ 13. Citibank Premiermiles - 1 mile per $8 spent (no fee)
14. Shacom World Master / Platinum / Titanium / Diamond UnionPay - 1 mile per $8 spent ($10 per 1,000AM min $100 max $500)

VI. Bill payments (Excluding Tax or any payment to IRD)
VI A. General Bill Payments (EXCLUDING Insurance and Education)
1. BEA Flyer World Master / BEA Supreme Gold World Master - 1 mile per $5 spent on bill payment (From July 1st 2017 only 1 mile per 8$ spent on bill payment) (Excluding the following categories: Education, Insurance) (no fee) Note 3
2. CCB HK Visa Infinite - 1 mile per $8 spent ($50 per 5,000 miles AM min $100)
3. CCB HK Platinum Visa / CCB HK Platinum Master / CCB HK Platinum Dual Currency UnionPay - 1 mile per $15 spent (Each Card Membership Year cap at 12 times of credit limit)
4. BoC Wealth Management Visa Infinite/BoC Platinum Visa/BoC Dual Currency Unionpay - 1 mile per $15 spent (Each Card cap at $10,000 per Month) ($50/5,000 miles min $100)
5. [to 31 Dec 2017] HSBC Platinum Visa / Advance Platinum Visa / Premier World Master / Visa Signature / Green Card - 1 mile per $25 spent
VI B. Education Bill Payments
1. CCB HK Visa Infinite - 1 mile per $8 spent ($50 per 5,000 miles AM min $100)
2. CCB HK Platinum Visa / CCB HK Platinum Master / CCB HK Platinum Dual Currency UnionPay - 1 mile per $15 spent (Each Card Membership Year cap at 12 times of credit limit)
3. BoC Wealth Management Visa Infinite/BoC Platinum Visa/BoC Dual Currency Unionpay - 1 mile per $15 spent (Each Card cap at $10,000 per Month) ($50/5,000 miles min $100)
4. [to 31 Dec 2017] HSBC Platinum Visa / Advance Platinum Visa / Premier World Master / Visa Signature / Green Card - 1 mile per $25 spent
VI C. Insurance Bill Payments
1. CCB HK Visa Infinite - 1 mile per $8 spent ($50 per 5,000 miles AM min $100)
2. CCB HK Platinum Visa / CCB HK Platinum Master / CCB HK Platinum Dual Currency UnionPay - 1 mile per $15 spent (Each Card Membership Year cap at 12 times of credit limit)
3. BoC Wealth Management Visa Infinite / BoC Platinum Visa & Master / BoC Platinum Dual Currency Unionpay - 1 mile per $15 spent (Each Card cap at $10,000 per Month) ($50/5,000 miles min $100)
4. HSBC Platinum Visa / Advance Platinum Visa / Premier World Master / Visa Signature / Green Card - 1 mile per $25 spent

Note 1: Other issuers in Hong Kong DO NOT award bonus points for bill payment

VII. Octopus Automatic Add-Value
1. BEA Flyer World Master / BEA Supreme Gold World Master - 1 mile per $5 spent (no fee) !From July 1st 2017 AAVS no longer eligible! Note 3
** ++ 2. Citibank Prestige - 1 mile per $6 spent (no redemption fee, $2,500 non-waiveable annual fee)
3. Bankcomm Diamond Dual Currency Card - 1 mile per HK$6 spent for $500 recharges, 1 mile per HK$12 spent for $250 recharges ($100 flat redemption fee)
4. SCB Asia Miles World Master - 1 mile per $6 spent (automatic conversion)
** 5. SCB Priority Banking Visa Infinite - 1 mile per $7.5 spent ($300 flat redemption fee)
6. CCB HK Visa Infinite - 1 mile per $8 spent ($50 per 5,000 miles AM min $100)
** ++ 7. Citibank Premiermiles - 1 mile per $8 spent (no fee)
8. Shacom World Master / Platinum / Titanium / Diamond UnionPay - 1 mile per $8 spent ($10 per 1,000AM min $100 max $500)

VIII. China Unionpay RMB spending

** ++1. [to 31 Dec 2017] HSBC Dual Currency Unionpay card - 1 mile per RMB4.16 spent (select China Spending category ONLY) ($300 fee for a year's worth of redemptions)
2. [to 31 Dec 2016] WLB Plat Unionpay - 1 mile per RMB4 spent on restaurants or hotels (to 15,000AM) ($50 fee per 5,000 miles redeemed)
3. Bankcomm Diamond Dual Currency Card - 1 mile per RMB6 spent for restaurants or hotels spending >= RMB300, 1 per RMB12 spent other categories ($100 flat redemption fee)
4. Shacom Diamond UnionPay - 1 mile per $8 spent ($10 per 1,000AM min $100 max $500)
5. BoC Dual Currency Unionpay Card - 1 mile per RMB15 spent ($50/5,000 miles min $100)

Note 2:
** can opt for Krisflyer miles in lieu
++ can opt for BAEC AVIOS in lieu
For HSBC, ONLY Premier World Master holders are able to opt for BAEC Avios and KrisFlyer Miles

Note 3:
BEA Supreme Gold World Master cardholders need to register in advance for the "BEA Mileage Reward" scheme during application (Supreme Gold account opening), or else pay $1800 penalty to register thereafter.

HK miles/hotel points earning ability
Refer to here
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Old Dec 31, 15, 5:23 pm
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Mannings $1/mile to $6,000, other $2.5/mile to $10,000 1/1-29/2

https://www.redhotoffers.hsbc.com.hk...fers/mannings/

https://www.redhotoffers.hsbc.com.hk...start-rewards/

http://www.hongkongcard.com/forum/fo...p?id=16950&p=1

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Old Dec 31, 15, 8:47 pm
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Originally Posted by sxc View Post
Why is this new concierge particularly bad? I didn't find the current concierge that good compared to scb visa infinite.
The current provider (Ten Group) was pretty kickass in my experience.

I am also prejudiced that Citi is moving my for-fee card concierge to one that SCB has been providing without fee.

Objectively, Ten Concierge advertises:

http://us.tengroup.com/page/6019/global-footprint

"Our global reach and experience extends to more than 80 countries, 38 of which have active client programs carefully managed through our 17 international offices.

Our wholly-owned and managed offices are located in London (HQ), New York, San Francisco, Miami, Las Vegas, Mexico City, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Cape Town, Mumbai, Dubai, Brussels, So Paulo, Dubai, Melbourne and Zrich."

Aspire isn't just HK local (which was my first fear) but still less forthcoming than Ten:

https://www.aspirelifestyles.com/en

"The benefits of partnering with a genuinely global firm are now yours. With the largest integrated, directly-owned and managed footprint in the industry, Aspire Lifestyles leverages state-of-the-art infrastructure and features 900+ concierges in 19 Concierge Service centres speaking more than 90 languages"

I chucked some requests I really need help on to Ten - incl restaurant and train ticket help requests in Japan and Argentina. Both got forwarded to a local office for handling. The responses I got were always satisfactory (not that they can do everything - one of the restaurants my wife wanted last month came back "don't even think about booking. In fact, expect to queue a long time if you want to eat there").

I chucked a local booking request at Aspire once and that request was handled ok also. Perhaps they may do as well with the overseas requests once we get to them.

But the think that irks me is besides being able to access Aspire for free right now, I also have the choice of using Aspire as my plan B provider should Ten ever fail currently. This choice will be removed 31 January.

I had a high level of frustration with Amex lifestyle concierge (the plat charge one). They try to do everything out of HK, except when I asked them to book a restaurant covered by Amex Australia's same day guarantee benefit.

SCB Visa Infinite is done out of Visa Infinite Asia Pacific's concierge service right (ie not a SCB specific service provider)? I used to use that - thorough but slow. The Platinum version of service has been blogged about last week, I expect the call centre to be inundated by requests soon.

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Old Dec 31, 15, 10:15 pm
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CC concierge isn't a top priority when I am comparing credit cards to use, for me.
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Old Dec 31, 15, 10:19 pm
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I've never used Ten for anything else other than hotel bookings, but they've always been very prompt with requests. Will be interesting to see how it works out with the new promotion.

On the HSBC offer, seems pretty straightforward. I'm read it to mean I just need to spend hk$3,000 on a weekend to get the $300 in reward cash.
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Old Dec 31, 15, 10:21 pm
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Originally Posted by carmy View Post
I've never used Ten for anything else other than hotel bookings, but they've always been very prompt with requests. Will be interesting to see how it works out with the new promotion.

On the HSBC offer, seems pretty straightforward. I'm read it to mean I just need to spend hk$3,000 on a weekend to get the $300 in reward cash.
and even for hotels, I would only use them to compare for (SPG) BRG, if I can't find a better deal using other methods (or not really care about cost since client is paying for it.)
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Regular (=non-Mannings) promotion capped at 10,000 HK$ for transactions over 500 HK$ to earn 5,600 AM (or 1.79$/1 AM), yes?
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Happy New Year all! percysmith, what is the your strategy to maximize asiamiles for this new HSBC promotion? Thank you in advance.
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Old Jan 1, 16, 4:30 am
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Buying $6,000 Mannings coupons now to see if I can get Rewardcash by 3 Jan

The 10,000 I'll leave til 2nd half of Feb - no promos then.
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Old Jan 1, 16, 6:19 am
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Percy: isn't the promotion capped at $300? I'm out of HK right now so won't be able to buy either way, but I'll catch up when I'm back.
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Percy: isn't the promotion capped at $300? I'm out of HK right now so won't be able to buy either way, but I'll catch up when I'm back.
Promo is 5% mon-sun capped at 300 Rewardcash, extra 5% fri-sun capped at another 300 Rewardcash.
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Old Jan 1, 16, 8:38 pm
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Happy New Year to all.

Percy, it seems that HSBC has now revamped some terms but I am not able to understand fully about days of the week (eg weekends), caps etc.

Could you please tell us the earn rate (eg HK3 = 1 AM), the cap (maybe different for different days of the week), whether outlet specific (eg Mannings) and whether it is ongoing (as opposed to a promo).

Plus, what is the significance of trying to incur the spending this weekend ? (you mentioned hoping to post on 3 Jan).

Thank you.
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Old Jan 1, 16, 9:53 pm
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Incywincy: derek2010's updated the wiki for basic rates but we haven't found a really satisfying way to present HSBC's numerous permutations.

I'll try presenting it in one dedicated post.

Base earn rates:

Basic earn rate (1X) = $25/AM
No more Red Hot Friday bonuses
Spending with your VS (extra 3X) in your 6X (extra 5X) category = 9X = $2.78/AM
Spending with your non-VS in your 6X category = 6X = $4.16/AM
Spending with your VS in a Rewards of Your Choice category other than your 6X category = 4X = $6.25/AM

The VS extra 3X and 6X Rewards of Your Choice are both capped at $100,000 for 2016 each.

Current promos (all these are presented before including base rates above)

Mannings to 29 Feb: 300 RC for $6,000 spending incl coupon + 300 RC for spending on Fri/Sat/Sun = 600RC = extra $1/AM
Broadway to 29 Feb: 5% extra RC to 600RC on $12,000 spending incl coupon (all HSBC promos incl coupon) = extra $2/AM
Overseas to 10 Jan: 210RC on $7,000 overseas spending (plus $300 supermarket coupon but I'll ignore that for calculating AM earn rates) = extra $3.33/AM
Great Start to 29 Fen: 400RC on $10,000 local spending = extra $2/AM

So if I am spending on my VS and my 6X is Home (it now is - I changed 9 Dec and it came into effect yesterday) my total (base + promo) earn rates will look like:
- Mannings: $0.735/AM
- Broadway: $1.163/AM
- Overseas: $2.174/AM
- Great Start (I'm assuming I don't spend this in any Rewards of Your Choice merchant, like my dermo): $2.27/AM

To throw a further spanner in the works, increase all earn rates by 50% if you have a Premier card and redeeming your RC (this can be redeemed under your VS) into Avios (or KF) in lieu of AM (e.g. my VS earn rate in Home remains $1.85/Avios not $2.78AM after post-4 Jan devaluation).
After the last batch of RC from yesterday have been credited to AM, all my subsequent RC will be earned into my VS and redeemed into Avios).
But I realise not all of us want Avios so I will write up HSBC earn rates in terms of post-4 Jan AM first.

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Re Citi, well that's just annoying. I did fine Ten quite useful at times. Don't know much about Aspire, but from what percy is saying, they are not the same as the SCB Visa Infinite concierge, which I have found to be a bit crap in the past.

I just hope we won't lose our fourth night free benefit with the change in Citi's concierge service (handled by Carlson Wagonlit, but has to be booked via the concierge service).
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Thank you for the summary Percy. Looks like unless one has HSBC VS, there is no point at all!

Regarding Citi concierge, does the change affect 4th night free? It shouldn't, right?
Who books the 4th night free? Ten or Carlson Wagonlit? I suppose the latter. Will be continue?
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Old Jan 3, 16, 4:17 am
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Currently Ten will liaise with Carlson to book the 4th night free. I wish they had a more efficient way of doing this.
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