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Delta Charges Cents. Delta Pays Cents. This Makes No Sense...

 
Old Feb 1, 05, 12:46 pm
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Yeah, the Turkish Lira just had 6 zeros lopped off. It was devalued so that 1,000,000 is now 1.

And speaking of Turkish Lira, it was there that I learned the limitations of Amex's accounting software.

Apparently AMEX can't process billions.
I had a hotel bill once that was about $1100 or 1.8 Billion TL.
When they processed it, they split it into 3 separate 600 Mil. charges.

Which means, of course, that they CAN process up to 999,999,999 of whatever currency.....

(Any Centurion Card holders ever try that in the US? )
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Old Feb 1, 05, 3:16 pm
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Delta refunded $.01 cent to my AMEX card last year. That was the fare difference when they changed my routing. That's right, only one penny! I noticed it when I reviewed my statement. I didn't even know I had it coming. I had to hide the statement from my wife, as I didn't want her to be aware of ths sudden windfall.
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Old Feb 1, 05, 7:20 pm
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Originally Posted by rlaakso
Delta refunded $.01 cent to my AMEX card last year. That was the fare difference when they changed my routing. That's right, only one penny! I noticed it when I reviewed my statement. I didn't even know I had it coming. I had to hide the statement from my wife, as I didn't want her to be aware of ths sudden windfall.
So how is your new-found retirement working out for you?

If you have also decided to hide this sudden windfall from the Infernal Revenue Service, rlaakso, I sincerely hope you are not convicted for tax evasion...
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Old Feb 1, 05, 9:43 pm
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A little off topic, but back in 1984, I once got a bill from Sears for $0.00

Now to spoil the what could have been a good story--- NO, I did not send them a check for 0. I called them and had my payment history labeled as current. Thinking back, I should have sent them the check, and then framed it on the wall when I got it back in my monthly statement.
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Old Aug 1, 05, 1:43 pm
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Charged $0.04

Yes, you read that right. Delta.com just charged me four cents to change a flight. Wonder how much it cost them to process the four cent charge.

However, this actually was an improvement. Prior to now I have not been able to change flights booked on my company negoiated discount rate.

Last edited by Canarsie; Aug 2, 05 at 12:58 am Reason: This milepost (and the following ten mileposts) have been merged into this thread unedited. It was the cents-ible thing to do...
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Old Aug 1, 05, 1:44 pm
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Looks like delta.com is infected with that nasty SGB virus.
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Old Aug 1, 05, 1:49 pm
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Old Aug 1, 05, 1:51 pm
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I got a 49 cent credit the other day, so my change fee was only $49.51. I went from a Q down to an L fare. I would have loved to have only a 49 cent fare diffence between L and Q years ago when L was not upgradable, but noooooooo, back then the difference was hundreds of dollars.
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Old Aug 1, 05, 1:52 pm
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you'd think they'd have some kind of automatic waiver in place for charges under a buck or two. It must cost them far more than the $0.04 just to process that charge.
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Old Aug 1, 05, 3:10 pm
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Originally Posted by SRQ Guy
you'd think they'd have some kind of automatic waiver in place for charges under a buck or two. It must cost them far more than the $0.04 just to process that charge.

I'll bet, all said and done, that it cost DL in excess of 100.00 to process that charge.
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Old Aug 1, 05, 3:52 pm
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LOL! About a year ago I was charged $.02 to my AMEX to change my flights -- the fare class (D) stayed the same but the DL agent said they "had to" collect the difference, regardless of the actual amount.
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Old Aug 1, 05, 3:56 pm
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Old Aug 1, 05, 11:22 pm
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If you used your Amex Skymiles card, you got 0.08 Skymiles for it.
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Old Aug 1, 05, 11:26 pm
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Originally Posted by mikey1003
I'll bet, all said and done, that it cost DL in excess of 100.00 to process that charge.
How do you figure?
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Old Aug 2, 05, 8:03 am
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Years ago, I was due one cent for a refund as well. The credit card I used had been exchanged for another and so a check had to be written. For some reason, I decided to cash it. The bank teller leaned forward and said, "How would you like it, heads or tails?"
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