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Jan 15, 19, 6:14 pm
Replies: 1,314
Views: 436,381
Posted By peterrudy

For any churners (over 5/24) browsing through...

For any churners (over 5/24) browsing through this thread for information on getting approved for Chase Ink Business Preferred:
1. It is still possible to get approved in-branch via Business...
Forum: Nordic Region
Sep 21, 18, 6:27 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,919
Posted By peterrudy

Yes! I forgot to mention that Tjruhsi...

Yes! I forgot to mention that Tjruhsi restaurant has "all you can eat sea food dinner" for ~$50.
Forum: Nordic Region
Sep 20, 18, 7:19 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,919
Posted By peterrudy

Iceland scenic trip report

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/quw9PCdAmflZckUmPcV4xyA-fzAjW2XHxrs7vB6P5U1kasygz0bBq5v0dk7xDKrqGs3tC-VsgUEaJm1VBEelL89nglvx0K_6XoVDrDcQN3hnwDoc1SzoZ3wyt2s3iAQyJOfQnDZG

I completed this trip in...
Aug 19, 18, 1:05 pm
Replies: 1,188
Views: 307,444
Posted By peterrudy

I first called the LifeMiles U.S call center...

I first called the LifeMiles U.S call center (800-284-2622) today to cancel an award reservation (SYD-BKK) but the system was not accepting the PIN (I chose on their web-site few days ago), so the...
Apr 14, 18, 5:36 pm
Replies: 1,955
Views: 444,140
Posted By peterrudy

Yes. It is a good/main reason to subscribe to one...

Yes. It is a good/main reason to subscribe to one of these plans!

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Apr 14, 18, 2:07 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 18,649
Posted By peterrudy

I have another weird issue I encountered with...

I have another weird issue I encountered with Asia Miles. I attempted to transfer Amex MR points from my wife's account to my linked Asia Miles account (I am an authorized CC user) and AM rejected...
Forum: Nordic Region
Mar 20, 18, 6:30 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,286
Posted By peterrudy

I never made it to Kiruna but I am sure you will...

I never made it to Kiruna but I am sure you will find good places to stay after doing some research. Let us know about your experience.

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Feb 28, 18, 10:13 am
Replies: 3,029
Views: 858,652
Posted By peterrudy

Just got a Chase In-Branch Sapphire Preferred:...

Just got a Chase In-Branch Sapphire Preferred: 60,000 points pre-approved offer.
I am way over 5/24 rule with 33 credit cards opened/closed in the last 2 years and couldn’t believe my eyes when I...
Forum: Nordic Region
Feb 23, 18, 7:43 am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,073
Posted By peterrudy

Lofoten Islands, Norway trip report

January 2018 and June 2017 Trip Itineraries

- Orlando to Oslo Nonstop Norwegian (Only Thursdays ~$350-400 for no seat selection and 22lb total carry-on + 1 personal item)
- Oslo to Bodo daily...
Forum: Nordic Region
Feb 22, 18, 10:59 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,286
Posted By peterrudy

Abisko National Park Swedish Lapland Northern Lights Trip Report

Trip Itinerary
-Orlando to Oslo - Norwegian nonstop flies Thursday of every week (~$350-400 if booked in advance)
-Oslo to Evenes airport EVE in Narvik, Norway (~$150)
-Rent a car from EVE airport...
Forum: Nordic Region
Feb 22, 18, 7:43 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,195
Posted By peterrudy

I recommend renting a car and drive along the...

I recommend renting a car and drive along the ring road with a stay in different hotels along the way. Most flights land in KEF early am so you can rent a car and drive away and plan to stay a night...
Forum: South America
Feb 22, 18, 7:25 am
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By peterrudy

I recommend taking the following shortest path...

I recommend taking the following shortest path which I timed for the flights on March 8th;

1) LATAM flight from LPB 10.15am to LIMA 11.15am; Then LATAM flight again from LIMA12.20pm to LAX 6pm;...
Forum: Antarctica
Feb 20, 18, 10:51 am
Replies: 11
Views: 6,418
Posted By peterrudy

Antarctica Trip Report

I am re-posting this from another thread so anyone who googles about Antarctica Trip can find this post.
Antarctica trip report:
Me and my wife just came back from Quark (pronounced "cork")...
Forum: South America
Feb 20, 18, 10:37 am
Replies: 40
Views: 13,938
Posted By peterrudy

My experience in Chile is $6-8 ATM fee per...

My experience in Chile is $6-8 ATM fee per transaction. It is good to have a free Charles Schwab or Summit bank ATM cards which refund all the fees.
Forum: South America
Feb 20, 18, 10:31 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By peterrudy

Torres Del Paine Trip Report

Trip Itinerary:

1. Flight from Orlando to Santiago - LATAM nonstop ( 8hrs) booked with AAdvantage points 30,000/57,500 points each way basic/business (must call AA to book); 60K AA point are easy...
Forum: Antarctica
Feb 18, 18, 9:39 am
Replies: 55
Views: 36,822
Posted By peterrudy

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/1439x960-1/king_george_island_landing_fe07fabaeb776a4cf56ce4c96cb1693c53893075.jpg

King George island landing...
Forum: Nordic Region
Jan 26, 18, 11:00 am
Replies: 5
Views: 3,452
Posted By peterrudy

Delta is a good option to go to Iceland summer...

Delta is a good option to go to Iceland summer months from select cities. I used Flying Blue (KLM) points to book Delta flights from Kansas to KEF for 50,000 points round trip and ~$60 fees. Also...
Forum: Nordic Region
Jan 26, 18, 10:52 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,673
Posted By peterrudy

Radisson Blu Hotel Oslo Airport Gardermoen is the...

Radisson Blu Hotel Oslo Airport Gardermoen is the best walkable option without any shortcomings (new, clean, good WiFi). Booking with Club Carlson points is nice and easy.
Nov 13, 17, 11:46 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,740
Posted By peterrudy

Amex can not pull back posted points from Hilton...

Amex can not pull back posted points from Hilton so you should be fine. Clawing back MR points usually occur with their own cards (platinum, PRG etc.,). If it ever happens, a simple phone call to the...
Mar 16, 17, 7:38 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,288
Posted By peterrudy

Most flyertalk members have probably opened a...

Most flyertalk members have probably opened a large number of credit cards (I am at 21 since March 2015), so no need to feel guilty about it.
Since you are interested in hotel stays, it is best for...
Mar 15, 17, 2:19 pm
Replies: 234
Views: 183,722
Posted By peterrudy

Applied for Alaska airlines personal credit card...

Applied for Alaska airlines personal credit card today and was denied due to "too many credit cards opened in the last year" (called 866-224-7803 as well). I guess all the major credit card companies...
Mar 8, 17, 9:27 am
Replies: 388
Views: 127,585
Posted By peterrudy

Unfortunately there is no such thing as a...

Unfortunately there is no such thing as a completely fee-free Roth IRA. I don't mind paying fees if the broker shows me good returns. I will reassess after one year.
Mar 7, 17, 10:48 am
Replies: 388
Views: 127,585
Posted By peterrudy

I opened a MS Standard IRA account and...

I opened a MS Standard IRA account and transferred 50K from Citi bank IRA account (which I kept for the CitiGold status-now gone). I was told there is a $50 annual maintenance fee (with e-delivery),...
Mar 3, 17, 10:04 am
Replies: 90
Views: 29,099
Posted By peterrudy

DP I cancelled my Amex personal platinum today,...

DP
I cancelled my Amex personal platinum today, which was opened in November 2016. I received $300 partial annual fee credit, which I wasn't expecting. I used $400 in total travel incidental credits...
Feb 16, 17, 12:45 pm
Replies: 388
Views: 127,585
Posted By peterrudy

GunneRy, can you share the procedure and the...

GunneRy, can you share the procedure and the minimum requirements/maintenance fees involved with MS brokerage account?

I understand you have to have 1 million assets to waive the annual fee. I...
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