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Forum: Cruises
Mar 27, 19, 1:55 am
Replies: 29
Views: 18,875
Posted By bigbuy

Viking has tons of great advertising, but someone...

Viking has tons of great advertising, but someone has to pay for it. I have booked 4 river cruises on gate1, all for less than half what Viking charges for the exact same cruise. Gate1 has 4 vessels...
Forum: Cruises
Mar 5, 19, 2:08 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,315
Posted By bigbuy

On Prinsendam right now. Cam confirm that CNBC...

On Prinsendam right now. Cam confirm that CNBC has been available every day for last 2 weeks.
Jan 31, 19, 4:58 am
Replies: 213
Views: 109,227
Posted By bigbuy

This is routine for my girlfriend as well for 6...

This is routine for my girlfriend as well for 6 years. There have been a few times that she even got precheck and I did not.
Forum: Cruises
Jan 30, 19, 6:03 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,994
Posted By bigbuy

I remember asking a long time HAL cruiser "What...

I remember asking a long time HAL cruiser "What was the first thing to go after Carnival bought Holland America?"
Without missing a beat, she said "Fresh squeezed orange juice"
Jan 18, 19, 2:50 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,228
Posted By bigbuy

I was an independent retailer for over 30 years....

I was an independent retailer for over 30 years. Whenever I was notified about a chargeback, the first thing I did was mentally calculate the cost/time to look through old invoices, respond etc....
Jan 17, 19, 5:14 am
Replies: 692
Views: 237,187
Posted By bigbuy

LOL, I used to think the same thing, then...

LOL, I used to think the same thing, then realized it probably referred to MIA.
Jan 13, 19, 3:56 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,189
Posted By bigbuy

Graft? At ATL,,get out of here!! My favorite...

Graft? At ATL,,get out of here!!
My favorite one was the pay phone kickback scandal a few decades ago. I think at least one city councilman went to prison over that one. And don't get me started...
Dec 18, 18, 2:41 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,839
Posted By bigbuy

Diamond does wonders for me when I check into a...

Diamond does wonders for me when I check into a Hilton property in Europe early in the morning after a red eye flight.
Have never been denied a room although I did have to wait twice for a room to...
Nov 2, 18, 5:50 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,048
Posted By bigbuy

I flew one in Dec 1986 to Key West on PBA. Think...

I flew one in Dec 1986 to Key West on PBA. Think it was from St Pete airport.
Bad weather forced us to divert to MIA on way back from the Keys. Pretty sure we were the last plane in before MIA...
Oct 10, 18, 2:11 am
Replies: 82
Views: 15,301
Posted By bigbuy

Agree with both of you. My GF has a client that...

Agree with both of you.
My GF has a client that puts a million dollars a month on his Amex card. She just did a job for him that required her to purchase 15k from an outside source that took Amex....
Aug 25, 18, 3:27 am
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By bigbuy

What is the average swipe fee down there? Is...

What is the average swipe fee down there? Is there some type of government regulated cap?
Aug 24, 18, 3:28 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,211
Posted By bigbuy

AwardHacker (http://www.awardhacker.com) Click...

AwardHacker (http://www.awardhacker.com)
Click on "show off peak award". This will give you an idea of what "may" be available.
Edit,, did not catch you only had Sky Pesos.
Aug 23, 18, 6:53 pm
Replies: 878
Views: 106,494
Posted By bigbuy

Like you, I also had the SPG business and SPG...

Like you, I also had the SPG business and SPG personal cards. I closed both a few years ago. I applied today for the SPG business and got "no" pop up saying I was not eligible for the bonus and was...
Aug 17, 18, 3:16 am
Replies: 259
Views: 57,573
Posted By bigbuy

+1 I was stranded in Frankfurt due to pilot...

+1 I was stranded in Frankfurt due to pilot strike. Had business class ticket, no insurance. To say that Lufthansa took care of me with hotel, food and more importantly getting me to my destination...
Aug 16, 18, 4:36 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,903
Posted By bigbuy

Wish I had titled mine in South Carolina. Sales...

Wish I had titled mine in South Carolina. Sales tax is capped at $500.
Forum: Cruises
Aug 16, 18, 12:47 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,158
Posted By bigbuy

Totally agree with this. Can't remember when I...

Totally agree with this. Can't remember when I last booked direct with cruise line.
I paid exactly $2k less than Seabourn was charging on one of their cruises a few years ago using...
Jul 22, 18, 7:01 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,511
Posted By bigbuy

The USA Amex Platinum has worldwide medical...

The USA Amex Platinum has worldwide medical evacuation insurance. It is a benefit of this card and you do not have to purchase a trip with this card to be covered.
It is one of the primary reasons...
Jul 19, 18, 3:24 am
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By bigbuy

What are your plans in Germany? I ask this...

What are your plans in Germany? I ask this because you stated you have never been outside the USA and there are folks on this site that can give you info on where to go/see places.
I lived in...
Forum: Cruises
Jul 19, 18, 3:14 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,321
Posted By bigbuy

I did the Cuba cruise on Norwegian and can...

I did the Cuba cruise on Norwegian and can recommend doing a tour to the Ernest Hemingway house which also included a city tour and dropping by the hotel seeing the room where Hemingway lived before...
Forum: Cruises
Jul 17, 18, 7:42 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,794
Posted By bigbuy

Here are 2 good river cruise web sites to search....

Here are 2 good river cruise web sites to search.
www.rivercruise.com
www.affordabletours.com

Personally, I like a bargain and my favorite river cruise line for that is Gate 1 ...
Replies: 617
Views: 98,426
Posted By bigbuy

I tend to agree with you. I still fly them but...

I tend to agree with you. I still fly them but only if I do not have to check in at the counter. I have had a similar problem with BA.
Jul 12, 18, 2:36 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,770
Posted By bigbuy

If you add the no fee Amex BBP in addition to the...

If you add the no fee Amex BBP in addition to the Amex Platinum you will get 2x points on all general spend up to 50k annually.
Jul 10, 18, 11:02 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By bigbuy

You need the Amex BBP for 2x points on all non...

You need the Amex BBP for 2x points on all non bonused spend.
The $50 fee is net after all credits on the Amex Platinum.
I tend to agree with the poster who suggested this combo.
You could also...
Jul 9, 18, 2:59 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By bigbuy

DO NOT get fixated on Delta. I also live in...

DO NOT get fixated on Delta. I also live in Atlanta, have a lifetime pass on Delta, yet rarely ever fly them.
There is a reason for the word "skypesos".
For Domestic you can use Southwest with...
Jul 3, 18, 1:43 am
Replies: 71
Views: 111,081
Posted By bigbuy

AMEX BBP gets earns 2 MR points per dollar on ALL...

AMEX BBP gets earns 2 MR points per dollar on ALL spend up to 50k with no annual fee.
You do not need to have a business to get this card.
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