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Jan 6, 21, 10:02 am
Replies: 99
Views: 16,347
Posted By dadig

Not fortunate enough to be considered centurion,...

Not fortunate enough to be considered centurion, however I use the platinum concierge for travel mostly as that is where I had the most success. My instructions to them are usually quite straight...
Dec 31, 20, 4:45 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 17,376
Posted By dadig

I suppose it brings in line with the other...

I suppose it brings in line with the other regions e.g. UK always had the new design as far as I remember switching to the metal version.

If you request a replacement, you'll get a new issue...
Dec 31, 20, 4:30 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 26,060
Posted By dadig

Happy new year and all the very best of 2021 - do...

Happy new year and all the very best of 2021 - do keep us updated!
Nov 15, 20, 4:27 am
Replies: 590
Views: 407,605
Posted By dadig

Damn that could have been a good PR had they...

Damn that could have been a good PR had they secured new consoles - I mean, relationships with MSFT or SNE corporation isn't far fetched.
It would be useful be able to understand better which...
Aug 30, 20, 12:48 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,832
Posted By dadig

For me, I'm in between - I just go where I fancy...

For me, I'm in between - I just go where I fancy and then find I get 5 back which is a surprise. Of the places I frequent, I do get the credit within 48 hours
Jun 30, 20, 6:47 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,188
Posted By dadig

I suppose spending on travel and experiences...

I suppose spending on travel and experiences isn't the top of everyone's list at the moment

As far as GDP is concerned I would have imagined opening up luxury stores first would have made more...
Jun 21, 20, 7:01 am
Replies: 133
Views: 52,924
Posted By dadig

If you choose to cancel I'd be happy if you refer...

If you choose to cancel I'd be happy if you refer me to Amex to fill the empty slot, will happily pay ;)
Jun 17, 20, 10:15 am
Replies: 435
Views: 96,067
Posted By dadig

I didn't think much about the annual fees and the...

I didn't think much about the annual fees and the refund is indeed a pleasant surprise, spent it all on Apple on a planned purchase anyway
May 6, 20, 3:22 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By dadig

Probably useful point to consider if your renewal...

Probably useful point to consider if your renewal is coming up given the current situation. I doubt Amex would bother with a retainer offer, but keen to hear what they come up with. I noticed they...
Apr 13, 20, 9:38 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,315
Posted By dadig

Probably not worth the effort, unless your...

Probably not worth the effort, unless your circumstance has dramatically changed. I acknowledge the annual fee is a consideration for some (and likely one of the higher end of annual fees), but...
Feb 23, 20, 2:26 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,577
Posted By dadig

After a couple QR trips now, I found that UK...

After a couple QR trips now, I found that UK travel portal doesn't even show the possible options compared to travel aggregators which are also often cheaper. Calling in concierge doesn't help much...
Jan 17, 20, 12:23 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,003
Posted By dadig

I was in SIN over a week ago and used the QF...

I was in SIN over a week ago and used the QF lounge as QR lounge was not ready. SATS lounge was relatively small with two main seating areas
Dec 30, 19, 2:57 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,193
Posted By dadig

My experience it can take up to 90 minutes at...

My experience it can take up to 90 minutes at times waiting in line for VAT refunds at LHR. I’d say you might be a bit optimistic... but you can always try your luck. Moreover, long haul destinations...
Dec 27, 19, 3:45 am
Replies: 27
Views: 6,915
Posted By dadig

I had an overnight at LGW for a trip to...

I had an overnight at LGW for a trip to ZRH....Hilton is the only convenient hotel...Whilst the Marriott is technically possible to walk to, you certainly don’t want to do it mid winter
Dec 26, 19, 6:53 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,703
Posted By dadig

Gets even more complicated with taxes - I digress

Gets even more complicated with taxes - I digress
Dec 25, 19, 9:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,703
Posted By dadig

I wouldn’t rely on the UK benefits - as you’ll...

I wouldn’t rely on the UK benefits - as you’ll find clauses that restrict the practicability of having the card....e.g., car rentals apply to UK and so on.... you should be able to continue to keep...
Dec 25, 19, 1:22 am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,608
Posted By dadig

Heathrow Fast Track arrivals is hit or miss...

Heathrow Fast Track arrivals is hit or miss depending on the arrivals....if you can use the ePassport gates, then it would be better to use those, with recent 7 countries outside EU being allowed to...
Dec 8, 19, 8:44 am
Replies: 430
Views: 81,338
Posted By dadig

The other day I need to catch a ride, and the...

The other day I need to catch a ride, and the Addison Lee benefit was a 20-30 wait or Uber within 3 mins. Suffice to say the decision was simple and Amex knows exactly how to maximise their return
Dec 8, 19, 7:36 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,676
Posted By dadig

I find Europeans in general (including those...

I find Europeans in general (including those living in UK) are incredibly savvy and knowledgeable in avoiding transaction fees and they have multiple sources to transact in EU / CHF / USD etc. And...
Dec 4, 19, 4:37 am
Replies: 15
Views: 5,542
Posted By dadig

I'm thinking for the metal cards, contactless...

I'm thinking for the metal cards, contactless feature should be opt in rather than out giving the ability to use other mechanisms like Apple Pay - also there is a limit to contactless transactions...
Nov 26, 19, 3:53 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,468
Posted By dadig

If i was in a similar situation I'd apply for a...

If i was in a similar situation I'd apply for a new card first as the timings could affect the credit score, once you are accepted then it would give more certainty of the outcome.

Cancelling...
Nov 19, 19, 9:08 am
Replies: 645
Views: 188,178
Posted By dadig

Friend of mine who works in private lending...

Friend of mine who works in private lending mentioned to me that charge cards show up in credit look ups as open and rolling balance monthly commitments (as charge cards don't show credit limits on...
Nov 18, 19, 4:06 am
Replies: 133
Views: 52,924
Posted By dadig

Would anyone else keen to share their experience...

Would anyone else keen to share their experience prior to receiving an invite, as it seems it is inconsistent ? e.g.

-Personal/business card
-Approx spend month and annual
-Type of expense /...
Nov 17, 19, 2:19 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,577
Posted By dadig

Outside US and UK IAP fares are almost always...

Outside US and UK IAP fares are almost always Business Z fare class. I don't know if it has been rolled out yet but its done over the phone
Nov 15, 19, 4:05 am
Replies: 645
Views: 188,178
Posted By dadig

Transferred to UK and got offered the bonus which...

Transferred to UK and got offered the bonus which I didn't care for, and even retained my membership date - but the overall service and experience was seamless as I expected from Amex. Time and again...
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