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May 8, 19, 2:00 pm
Replies: 7,820
Views: 653,819
Posted By Sintaku

I had the food market person on my Eurostar form...

I had the food market person on my Eurostar form Brussels to London tell me they donít accept Apple Pay. They accept contactless but not Apple Pay, because Apple Pay never pays them.

Then asked if...
Mar 21, 19, 6:40 am
Replies: 199
Views: 46,496
Posted By Sintaku

They officially don't support eSIM on postpaid,...

They officially don't support eSIM on postpaid, but you can "convince" them to let you try. Don't mention eSIM, I gave my EID and then the person pushed back saying it wasn't 19 digits and was I...
Feb 7, 19, 4:31 am
Replies: 1,111
Views: 143,980
Posted By Sintaku

If I remember correctly, when I was in China I...

If I remember correctly, when I was in China I had Tmobile and all data gets routed back to the USA. Without a VPN I was able to access websites such as Google when on cellular but not on WiFi.
Feb 7, 19, 4:25 am
Replies: 38
Views: 12,024
Posted By Sintaku

Good catch, I meant to say in the USA. I've...

Good catch, I meant to say in the USA. I've updated it.
Feb 6, 19, 5:13 am
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By Sintaku

When I went to Japan for ~45 days I just used...

When I went to Japan for ~45 days I just used Project Fi and it worked wonders, this was before the capping. Japan also has decent wifi pretty much everywhere which saves on data costs.

If you get...
Feb 6, 19, 5:07 am
Replies: 38
Views: 12,024
Posted By Sintaku

Well it is $50 for 15GB plus unlimited calling....

Well it is $50 for 15GB plus unlimited calling. Even if you factor in the cost of calling the foreign country using a cheap VoIP service like Google Voice it can work out better in some cases. Two...
Feb 6, 19, 4:57 am
Replies: 1,111
Views: 143,980
Posted By Sintaku

There are a couple dozen countries that actually...

There are a couple dozen countries that actually block VoIP, in those cases if they don't block VPNs then you can VPN and then use Hangouts.
Jan 31, 19, 4:49 am
Replies: 38
Views: 12,024
Posted By Sintaku

I have the Global Plus 15GB plan and something...

I have the Global Plus 15GB plan and something weird is that on https://my.t-mobile.com/usage it shows my data allowance out of 15GB. I've had different reps tell me different information.

One...
Jan 19, 19, 12:06 pm
Replies: 7,820
Views: 653,819
Posted By Sintaku

Sounds like another reason to use Apple Pay... At...

Sounds like another reason to use Apple Pay... At least if Apple locks you out it won't damage your Google Account.
Jan 17, 19, 4:43 am
Replies: 7,820
Views: 653,819
Posted By Sintaku

How do "chargebacks" work on Apple Pay/Google...

How do "chargebacks" work on Apple Pay/Google Pay/Samsung Pay? Does it chargeback Google or the vendor?

The reason I am asking is because I've noticed people getting their Google Pay account...
Jan 16, 19, 4:13 am
Replies: 1,913
Views: 837,989
Posted By Sintaku

You were right, I was approved back in October....

You were right, I was approved back in October. Kicking myself now, gotta wait til this shutdown is over to schedule my interview!
Jan 13, 19, 8:24 am
Replies: 1,913
Views: 837,989
Posted By Sintaku

They don't send a letter saying I should schedule...

They don't send a letter saying I should schedule an interview? Seems like a flawed system. According to the CBSA it says I should get a letter:...
Jan 12, 19, 6:02 am
Replies: 1,913
Views: 837,989
Posted By Sintaku

Applied in July, payment taken in early...

Applied in July, payment taken in early September. Not a peep since then. I applied via paper (which I am regretting).
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 12, 19, 5:47 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,974
Posted By Sintaku

I carry both my US and UK passports, most of my...

I carry both my US and UK passports, most of my trips are between the EU and US. I always have my US passport information on my flight, leave the US on my US passport and enter the EU on my UK...
Dec 10, 18, 4:47 am
Replies: 7,820
Views: 653,819
Posted By Sintaku

The big question is whether the CSP/CSR will...

The big question is whether the CSP/CSR will transmit the contactless data to TfL. I have found that TfL has trouble seeing what trips I've taking with the CSR (with Apple Watch). So if they...
Dec 10, 18, 4:42 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,031
Posted By Sintaku

I was declined on mobile at Superdrugs and Tesco...

I was declined on mobile at Superdrugs and Tesco for transactions greater than 30 GBP, then the confusion ensued when I inserted my card and it gave the cashier a bunch of signature prompts that they...
Dec 9, 18, 6:24 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,031
Posted By Sintaku

I have had situations where payment terminals...

I have had situations where payment terminals decline signature. My work around is contactless. The UK allows up to 30 GBP on contactless...
Nov 16, 18, 5:24 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,702
Posted By Sintaku

I have a connection through JFK today, I wonder...

I have a connection through JFK today, I wonder if I will be affected! Looking at the weather late evening today seems to have winds of only 18/17 mph and clear skies. Hoping it stays that way.
Forum: SkyTeam
Oct 18, 18, 4:06 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 874
Posted By Sintaku

It takes about 24 hours for the status to update...

It takes about 24 hours for the status to update properly once the flight that pushes you to the next status level posts.
Oct 13, 18, 7:33 am
Replies: 789
Views: 83,866
Posted By Sintaku

I am not altering my hotel habits for this promo,...

I am not altering my hotel habits for this promo, although it does work out that most of the hotel stays at Friday to Sunday since I travel with my kids and it doesnít take up vacation time.
Oct 13, 18, 7:31 am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,195
Posted By Sintaku

Yea, seemed similar to my experience. Except that...

Yea, seemed similar to my experience. Except that I was gold and they offered me a free welcome prize and I got the lounge access which has 2 hours of cocktails and finger foods every evening.
...
Oct 13, 18, 7:27 am
Replies: 1,134
Views: 208,666
Posted By Sintaku

Yes, I stayed on hotels in Canada and India and I...

Yes, I stayed on hotels in Canada and India and I got the credit a couple days after the stay happened. I actually got all of the $300 credit even before the first statement closed when the annual...
Oct 11, 18, 4:36 am
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By Sintaku

I've still fighting for 2 out of the 4 hotels who...

I've still fighting for 2 out of the 4 hotels who posted points wrongly. I've heard on one hotel but not the other. Soon it will be 4 weeks since I contacted them. One hotel got resolved in points...
Oct 10, 18, 1:53 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Sintaku

Yea, the biggest thing is so much went wrong and...

Yea, the biggest thing is so much went wrong and the poor folks who talk to customers are getting slammed with the requests. I'm just trying to lay low and stay in North America hotels where things...
Oct 10, 18, 1:04 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Sintaku

Seems like this is a case where Marriott should...

Seems like this is a case where Marriott should credit the hotel, if it is a Marriott IT system fault. But it is scary that there could be a "phantom" booking. Is the hotel in North America, or...
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