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[to 31 Aug 19] Amex CX Elite : $2/AM to $100K local and and $1/AM to $100K overseas for three months after approval and 2,000AM per supp (4,000AM for supps maximum) https://www.americanexpress.com/hk/e...e-generic.html

[to 30 Jun 17] Bankcomm Diamond Unionpay + Platinum Visa: 5,000 miles for $4,500 spend on both cards in first three months after approval http://www.bankcomm.com.hk/en/creditcard/cupcard.html

[to 31 Dec 17] BEA Flyer World: $1.5/mile to $9,000 for first two months after approval plus $3,000 for online application http://www.hkbea.com/html/en/bea-cre...astercard.html

[to 30 Jun 17] CCB: none (only cash rebate offer) http://www.asia.ccb.com/hongkong/per...edit_card.html

[to 30 Jun 17] Citi Premiermiles: 19,875 miles for $15,000 spend in first two months after approval https://www.citibank.com.hk/english/...dc-master.html

[to 31 Aug 17] DBS Black MC: $1/mile to $5,000 spend in first two months after approval http://www.dbs.com.hk/personal/credi...cards/black-mc

[to 28 Feb 18] Fubon Plat: 4,000 miles for $2,800 spend within first three months after approval http://www.fubonbank.com.hk/web/html...lcome00_e.html

[to 31 Dec 17] HSBC: HK$6K spend for 400 RC (300 RC if existing CC customer) + 100 RC for online application https://www.personal.hsbc.com.hk/1/2.../cards/prom201

[to 30 Jun 17] SCB AM: $0.5/AM to $7,500 and $2/AM for next $30,000 thereafter for first two months after approval https://www.sc.com/hk/credit-cards/asiamiles/

[to 31 Dec 17] Shacom Po Leung Kuk MC: 5,000 miles for $7,000 spend within first two months after approval http://www.shacombank.com.hk/eng/per...rCard-Card.jsp

[to 31 Aug 17] Wing Lung Plat MC: 5,000 miles for $2,800 spend within first two months after approval http://www.winglungbank.com/wlb_corp...ard/index.html
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Old Nov 7, 16, 7:36 pm
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Credit Card Asiamiles Churning and Welcome Offers discussion (HK) - continuously upda

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Added (in alphabetical order): Amex, Bankcomm, BEA, CCB (or lack of), Citi, Fubon, SCB, Shacom, Wing Lung

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Old Nov 7, 16, 8:32 pm
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/me waves at percysmith.
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Old Nov 7, 16, 8:46 pm
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Thanks. I'm canceling my SCB card that I have had for 5-6 years (they gave me without asking when I got a mortgage with them) so I can apply for the AM card in 6 months.
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Old Nov 7, 16, 9:36 pm
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For Citibank, I think going for the Rewards card is better if for churning purpose.

Fubon welcome T&C is here http://www.fubonbank.com.hk/web/html...lcome00_e.html
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Old Nov 7, 16, 10:47 pm
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Originally Posted by jacobsleather View Post
Thanks. I'm canceling my SCB card that I have had for 5-6 years (they gave me without asking when I got a mortgage with them) so I can apply for the AM card in 6 months.
Is this the Visa Infinite card? It comes with free Priority Pass, so it may be worth keeping. Also, I believe you get bonus 360 reward points based on your mortgage amount if you use the card once a month...IIRC
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Old Nov 7, 16, 10:51 pm
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Originally Posted by fallinasleep View Post
Is this the Visa Infinite card? It comes with free Priority Pass, so it may be worth keeping. Also, I believe you get bonus 360 reward points based on your mortgage amount if you use the card once a month...IIRC
No its the 360 degree rewards platinum mastercard. No longer have the mortgage with them.
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Old Nov 7, 16, 11:53 pm
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It seems like it would be wise to proactively close cards that are rarely used. But would still need to wait 12 months (after cancellation) to re-apply for any welcome offers.

Is there any exception to this or do most cards have this in the T&Cs?
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Old Nov 8, 16, 12:12 am
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Some have 6 (e.g. Fubon, SCB) but 12 is the norm.
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Old Nov 8, 16, 6:55 pm
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I thought the CX RSVP code only works on those invited. So anyone with the code can do this.
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Old Nov 9, 16, 9:28 pm
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Anyone know when the "Welcome Miles" will post for the Citi PremierMiles welcome offer?

Per HK$1
Local Spending 6.5 Welcome Points 1.5 Basic Points
Overseas Spending 5 Welcome Points 3 Basic Points
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Old Nov 11, 16, 10:17 am
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How hard is it to get fee waivers out of banks like Bocomm, Fubon, and/or can we cancel after the bonus points credit without penalty?
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Old Nov 11, 16, 11:54 pm
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Originally Posted by Isochronous View Post
How hard is it to get fee waivers out of banks like Bocomm, Fubon, and/or can we cancel after the bonus points credit without penalty?
Annual fee: routinely given.

You can't get around redemption fees tho. Bankcomm is $100 every five years. Fubon is $250 every year (because points expire every year with one month's grace for orphans).
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Old Nov 23, 16, 10:02 pm
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[to 30 Nov 16] Citi Premiermiles: $1.5/mile to $36,923 for first two months after approval https://www.citibank.com.hk/english/...dc-master.html
Is the $36,923 limit the same regardless of local or overseas spend?
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Old Nov 24, 16, 12:19 am
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Is the $36,923 limit the same regardless of local or overseas spend?
If overseas, your end earn rate is the same ($1.5/mile, or 8 points per $1 spent).

But because the "basic earn rate" is 3 points per $1 spent overseas, your upper limit is increased from 240,000/(8-1.5)=$36,923 to 240,000/(8-3)=$48,000
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Old Nov 24, 16, 1:57 am
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Originally Posted by percysmith View Post
If overseas, your end earn rate is the same ($1.5/mile, or 8 points per $1 spent).

But because the "basic earn rate" is 3 points per $1 spent overseas, your upper limit is increased from 240,000/(8-1.5)=$36,923 to 240,000/(8-3)=$48,000
Thank you! Do you know how I can find out my "approval date" as the offer is only available within two months of that?
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