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Aug 9, 20, 4:40 am
Replies: 75
Views: 6,830
Posted By islandguy84

My partner and I are both MVP and have been...

My partner and I are both MVP and have been upgraded at the gate on flights this year with us on the same PNR. It happened even before things got bad with COVID in March.

We both showed as on the...
Jun 15, 20, 10:09 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By islandguy84

i have the Citi Rewards+ and put no spend on the...

i have the Citi Rewards+ and put no spend on the card. As long as you redeem 100K+ points per calendar year to get the 10K points back, it's totally worth it to keep since its $0 annual fee and can...
Jun 15, 20, 1:08 pm
Replies: 1,220
Views: 269,060
Posted By islandguy84

Note if you have the Schwab version of the...

Note if you have the Schwab version of the Platinum card, those 30K points = $375 deposited into a Schwab checking or investments account. That plus no spend requirement makes that offer superior...
May 31, 20, 11:32 am
Replies: 246
Views: 95,650
Posted By islandguy84

I did it 2 months ago when my annual fee was...

I did it 2 months ago when my annual fee was charged (converted to Travel Rewards not Cash Rewards, due to no FTF).

It took a few weeks to even process and then I still had call back to have them...
Apr 10, 20, 1:53 am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,906
Posted By islandguy84

yep. Happens to me all the time. For me, they do...

yep. Happens to me all the time. For me, they do show up in under 48 hours.

Iíve started just converting them as soon as my statement closes so that I can hopefully avoid a situation where I need...
Jan 17, 20, 10:54 am
Replies: 3,787
Views: 944,533
Posted By islandguy84

The $300 credit is easy to use, much more so than...

The $300 credit is easy to use, much more so than Amex as it doesnít require selecting an airline.

There is no authorized user fee and AUs get their own priority pass card. For a net $150 (after...
Dec 22, 19, 6:59 am
Replies: 650
Views: 175,817
Posted By islandguy84

Ah yes. Even so with the other options theyíve...

Ah yes. Even so with the other options theyíve hyping for this route (e.g use TYP on Amazon) they can still cut costs given how poor that value is even if they pay airlines than 1c specifically for...
Dec 21, 19, 8:44 am
Replies: 650
Views: 175,817
Posted By islandguy84

I also think itís probably a cost cutting measure...

I also think itís probably a cost cutting measure on their part.

They almost certainly donít value a TYP at 2c 1c on their books and even for those of us that transfer to airlines I doubt Citi is...
Dec 5, 19, 2:03 am
Replies: 460
Views: 133,699
Posted By islandguy84

Based on my recent experience 2-4 days.

Based on my recent experience 2-4 days.
Nov 20, 19, 5:06 pm
Replies: 460
Views: 133,699
Posted By islandguy84

Sorry the issue is that Alaska no longer allows...

Sorry the issue is that Alaska no longer allows stopovers on pure intra-Asia awards but existing ticketed ones are ok which makes me think changes are a no go.
Nov 20, 19, 5:53 am
Replies: 460
Views: 133,699
Posted By islandguy84

If I already have an intra-Asia award ticket...

If I already have an intra-Asia award ticket booked with a stopover but want to change the date of the final leg, is there any chance AS will allow it? No destination or other changes.

it hasnít...
Oct 15, 19, 4:51 am
Replies: 460
Views: 133,699
Posted By islandguy84

Well that was quick. Stopovers no longer work for...

Well that was quick. Stopovers no longer work for me intra-Asia either. They do still work from the US.

Itís not due to lack of availability either, theyíll still happily route you via SIN for...
Apr 16, 19, 2:51 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By islandguy84

they made it impossible to ticket online. I found...

they made it impossible to ticket online. I found another destination that worked for us but this was a nasty surprise that I wonít forget. At least this time I found somewhere else to go.
Apr 15, 19, 12:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By islandguy84

Award on hold, schedule change, AA won't assist?

Hi:

I had an SAAVER award reservation on hold, all AA flights. Yesterday morning it got impacted by a schedule change and AA changed it to an itinerary with an overnight layover which is obviously...
Jul 26, 18, 6:20 pm
Replies: 165
Views: 20,483
Posted By islandguy84

This might also explain why awards are tight. I...

This might also explain why awards are tight. I hope people grabbed these when they were around!


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Jun 13, 18, 6:36 pm
Replies: 3,787
Views: 944,533
Posted By islandguy84

Updated. It will have the same earning structure...

Updated. It will have the same earning structure as the $450 SPG Luxury Amex Card effective August 26, 2018. :p
Jun 13, 18, 5:09 pm
Replies: 3,787
Views: 944,533
Posted By islandguy84

The terms state you must pay with the Ritz card.

The terms state you must pay with the Ritz card.
Jun 13, 18, 4:56 pm
Replies: 3,787
Views: 944,533
Posted By islandguy84

The Ritz Carlton card will have the same earning...

The Ritz Carlton card will have the same earning structure as the new SPG Luxury Amex card, effective August 26, 2018. The rewards agreement has been updated to reflect this. Details and link below....
Mar 23, 18, 10:32 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,767
Posted By islandguy84

With Model A1901, LTE should work, but CDMA will...

With Model A1901, LTE should work, but CDMA will not. I believe one of the carriers in China uses GSM so it'll work with them but not the others who use CDMA.

From the link below under Cellular...
Mar 17, 18, 5:44 am
Replies: 1,202
Views: 214,237
Posted By islandguy84

People have done mixed F/J with blended pricing...

People have done mixed F/J with blended pricing so I don't see why Y would be any different. You need to make sure you inform the agent. They attempted to charge me more (my departure and return US...
Nov 12, 17, 10:32 am
Replies: 83
Views: 13,531
Posted By islandguy84

Citi ThankYou added Avianca LifeMiles as transfer partner

I logged in this morning to see Avianca LifeMiles as a Citi Thank You transfer partner.
Oct 24, 17, 10:18 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By islandguy84

This should not be an issue. Do you have a single...

This should not be an issue. Do you have a single PNR? I would be surprised if it's trying to take miles from multiple accounts under a single PNR.

I've had the inverse happen where in order to...
Aug 29, 17, 12:50 am
Replies: 3,148
Views: 555,444
Posted By islandguy84

They seem to generally charge customers at the...

They seem to generally charge customers at the start of the month and they prorate the first month's fee if it starts mid month.

This means that unless your prorated first month was over $200,...
Jun 24, 17, 9:31 pm
Replies: 675
Views: 146,649
Posted By islandguy84

Rumor of improvements coming July 17

There's a thread on Reddit from someone who interacted with a CSR who said there were improvements coming on July 17 to counter Platinum and Sapphire Reserve. It would certainly be welcome but I'm...
Feb 28, 17, 9:05 pm
Replies: 1,821
Views: 414,627
Posted By islandguy84

It is until the end of the next day in the...

It is until the end of the next day in the departure city. I.E. You would have until 11:59pm Spanish time tomorrow if you're departing from Madrid to ticket a held award seat.

I personally prefer...
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