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Oct 24, 20, 1:08 am
Replies: 64
Views: 4,766
Posted By cbn42

I know that in some states in the US, employees...

I know that in some states in the US, employees that receive tips (such as waiters) may be paid a wage lower than the standard minimum wage, provided their tips bring them up to the minimum.
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Forum: Budget Travel
Oct 21, 20, 8:29 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By cbn42

Welcome to Flyertalk! I'm impressed that you...

Welcome to Flyertalk! I'm impressed that you made your account in 2015 but this is your first post!

Flyertalk tends to be more of a fancy hotel crowd than a backpacking crowd, but based on my...
Oct 16, 20, 11:56 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By cbn42

Yikes, that is scary. Did they ever announce a...

Yikes, that is scary. Did they ever announce a resolution to this?
Oct 15, 20, 1:01 am
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By cbn42

Did the phone agent tell you that Platinums would...

Did the phone agent tell you that Platinums would receive free breakfast items from the menu, or did you make this assumption?
Replies: 24
Views: 2,463
Posted By cbn42

I think this type of bathroom design is a...

I think this type of bathroom design is a conspiracy to force friends/coworkers traveling together to get their own rooms in order to make more money for the hotel :D

It's not so bad if it's...
Oct 6, 20, 11:41 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,438
Posted By cbn42

According to Reddit, this is a national issue. ...

According to Reddit, this is a national issue. The theory is they are trying to coax people into using Walmart Pay.
Sep 23, 20, 1:35 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,933
Posted By cbn42

Interesting, I wonder if the Marriotts were there...

Interesting, I wonder if the Marriotts were there first and led to the street naming. Or maybe the Hiltons were reflagged from Marriott brands?



I guess they are even now :D



If the...
Sep 11, 20, 10:22 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 6,121
Posted By cbn42

I don't know if this chart...

I don't know if this chart (https://realworldmachine.com/travel/hotel/hotel-brands-comparison/) has been posted already, but it's interesting to look at in the context of this discussion. It seems...
Sep 11, 20, 9:33 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,933
Posted By cbn42

Reminds me of the address of the Hilton in...

Reminds me of the address of the Hilton in Bakersfield, CA: 3625 Marriott Drive.
Sep 11, 20, 6:51 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 7,762
Posted By cbn42

Folks, please stop bickering about whether this...

Folks, please stop bickering about whether this discussion should continue. Anyone who wants to continue discussing the topic of the thread is welcome to do so, and those who don't wish to do so can...
Aug 31, 20, 2:52 pm
Replies: 1,581
Views: 469,390
Posted By cbn42

Just received e-mail with enhancements to the...

Just received e-mail with enhancements to the card. Until the end of the year, 3x on dining, and dining is eligible for $325 statement credit. This card is starting to look a lot like the CSR. I'm...
Aug 31, 20, 2:49 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,244
Posted By cbn42

Have you had an issuer reduce your credit limit...

Have you had an issuer reduce your credit limit due to lack of use? I have multiple cards with $10K+ credit limits that I rarely use more than 2-3% of, and I've never had any issue. Are there...
Aug 28, 20, 1:33 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,220
Posted By cbn42

The Visa Supplier Locator online will tell you. ...

The Visa Supplier Locator online will tell you.

https://www.visa.com/supplierlocator-app/app/#/home/supplier-locator
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 5, 20, 5:45 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By cbn42

Have you checked Turo? You can choose the...

Have you checked Turo? You can choose the specific car you want to rent, and make arrangements with the owner to pick it up.
Aug 2, 20, 4:10 am
Replies: 44
Views: 4,984
Posted By cbn42

Hand sanitizer can help prevent the spread of...

Hand sanitizer can help prevent the spread of COVID-19, which is a much larger threat than terrorism. If someone doesn't have hand sanitizer when they need it, this could result in them contracting...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 30, 20, 1:09 am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,979
Posted By cbn42

I think that countries are slowly moving away...

I think that countries are slowly moving away from physical visas and stamps, and more toward electronic record keeping. Maybe eventually passports will be in ID card format, but that can't happen...
Jun 29, 20, 5:17 pm
Replies: 512
Views: 59,513
Posted By cbn42

The difference is that one is false advertising,...

The difference is that one is false advertising, because one price is displayed and then a higher price is charged. This can be misleading and violate consumer protection laws. There is nothing...
Jun 25, 20, 11:05 am
Replies: 36
Views: 5,415
Posted By cbn42

The Durbin amendment regulated swipe fees for...

The Durbin amendment regulated swipe fees for debit cards only. The litigation had nothing to do with the Durbin amendment. It was based solely on antitrust laws.



You have no way of knowing...
Jun 23, 20, 6:48 am
Replies: 36
Views: 5,415
Posted By cbn42

Surcharging has nothing to do with the Durbin...

Surcharging has nothing to do with the Durbin Amendment. The only thing the Durbin Amendment said about credit card acceptance was that merchants could have a minimum amount for credit card...
Jun 5, 20, 8:11 pm
Replies: 319
Views: 111,434
Posted By cbn42

I just bought a Kroger VGC and appparently the...

I just bought a Kroger VGC and appparently the PIN is now on a sticker on the card instead of inside the packet. A bit unusual but makes it easy to liquidate.
Jun 4, 20, 8:20 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 4,338
Posted By cbn42

If it were about money, they would be pushing...

If it were about money, they would be pushing drink sales as hard as possible. They are selling a beer for $6 that probably cost them less than $1 to buy wholesale, and the FAs are already on the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 27, 20, 4:44 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,210
Posted By cbn42

You can go to https://flightaware.com/live/map...

You can go to https://flightaware.com/live/map and zoom out to see a map of the planes in the sky. It seems like the US, China and Europe have the largest concentrations of flights. I think the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 19, 20, 8:30 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 8,212
Posted By cbn42

Sorry I misread your post. That's an interesting...

Sorry I misread your post. That's an interesting proposal, but my guess is that sites are worried that people would use that option without properly understanding it. Someone might see the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 19, 20, 12:14 am
Replies: 48
Views: 8,212
Posted By cbn42

If any travel website adapted such a policy, they...

If any travel website adapted such a policy, they would immediately lose market share to competitors that appear to be cheaper. If HonestOTA has a room for $100 and Expedia has it for $80, people...
May 15, 20, 4:00 am
Replies: 2,423
Views: 875,658
Posted By cbn42

Who is the issuer of the MC gift cards? The...

Who is the issuer of the MC gift cards? The cancel payment trick works with some but not others. I haven't used MC recently so I'm not sure which.
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