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Feb 2, 18, 8:51 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 35,094
Posted By BakerStreet

I just called Synchrony Bank (Cathay Pacific...

I just called Synchrony Bank (Cathay Pacific Visa) and they said the reclassification was nothing to do with them. Coinbase requested the change.
Nov 17, 17, 7:47 pm
Replies: 280
Views: 107,224
Posted By BakerStreet

Churning over for this card ?

The following is in the Terms and Conditions for the personal card :

"Unless otherwise stated in the offer, these bonuses and /or Rewards are intended for persons who are not and have not...
Aug 15, 17, 3:10 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,731
Posted By BakerStreet

Normal purchase but gift card doesn't work

Twice in the last month I have had problems with OneVanilla gift cards. First at CVS and then at Duane Reade. Routine purchase at both stores - everything seemed to process normally. However neither...
Jun 25, 17, 10:12 pm
Replies: 1,394
Views: 353,549
Posted By BakerStreet

If more people did this (i.e. 500 at a time) then...

If more people did this (i.e. 500 at a time) then this MS method would probably last for a long time. Using multiple gift cards during one visit is asking for trouble.
May 30, 17, 8:33 pm
Replies: 1,394
Views: 353,549
Posted By BakerStreet

Never had a problem in Manhattan but I only buy a...

Never had a problem in Manhattan but I only buy a single $495 money order.
May 27, 17, 8:31 pm
Replies: 578
Views: 1,554,887
Posted By BakerStreet

New 8 card limit

Venmo have supposedly increased from 6 to 8 the number of cards allowed to be used in a 6-month period.

http://www.doctorofcredit.com/venmo-increases-credit-card-limit-8-6/

However I keep...
Replies: 14
Views: 2,788
Posted By BakerStreet

I wouldn't be surprised if they're gone. It seems...

I wouldn't be surprised if they're gone. It seems that people were booking Pointbreaks rooms and then selling them to third parties. Especially in China.
Replies: 1,217
Views: 361,371
Posted By BakerStreet

Hopefully you will be able to continue doing...

Hopefully you will be able to continue doing this. Technically the Chase awards are not transferable. In Hong Kong the award owner now has to phone IHG at least 7 days in advance in order to add a...
Replies: 1,217
Views: 361,371
Posted By BakerStreet

Increased scrutiny at IC Hong Kong

Used the wife's Chase Free night at IC Hong Kong. Her IHG account did not have her middle name listed , so there was not an exact match with her passport. The check-in clerk said he needed to see her...
Jun 1, 15, 9:55 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 25,064
Posted By BakerStreet

Request for IRS form 4506-T

Applied for Citi Premier Mastercard and they requested a copy of my tax return.
Is this becoming more common ?
Feb 8, 15, 4:15 pm
Replies: 4,324
Views: 797,924
Posted By BakerStreet

I've never been able to find Reloadit cards at...

I've never been able to find Reloadit cards at any Gristedes in Manhattan.
Food Emporium used to have them (and some stores allowed credit card purchases) but recently they seem to have disappeared...
Jan 21, 15, 9:26 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,141
Posted By BakerStreet

North Pole sightseeing

Recently flew HKG-JFK and the pilot announced that we were taking the polar route so we should look out for a light show over the North Pole. Unfortunately nothing was visible. Anyone any idea how...
Dec 1, 14, 5:16 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,553
Posted By BakerStreet

Dec 8th JFK-PVG I also tried JFK-HKG and...

Dec 8th JFK-PVG
I also tried JFK-HKG and different dates. Same result.
Nov 30, 14, 4:41 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,553
Posted By BakerStreet

The route is not valid. Please select again.

Every time I try to book any flight using Asia Miles I get this response on the website. I've tried different browsers and updating Java but no luck. Never had this problem with the old website.
Oct 11, 14, 5:23 pm
Replies: 300
Views: 56,906
Posted By BakerStreet

Emergency Medical Transportation Assistance ...

Emergency Medical Transportation Assistance

In the event that the Card Member or another covered family member (your spouse or domestic partner, dependent up to age 23, or age 26 if full-time...
Oct 11, 14, 11:04 am
Replies: 300
Views: 56,906
Posted By BakerStreet

You also get free air ambulance service if you...

You also get free air ambulance service if you need medical evacuation from a foreign country (through Global Assist)
Aug 28, 14, 4:31 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2,405
Posted By BakerStreet

Resort Levy and Room Gratuities

Recently stayed at the Hamilton Princess in Bermuda using free night certificates. I was half expecting the "resort fee" even though it's a city hotel , but "room gratuities" was a new one for me. I...
Aug 11, 14, 1:18 pm
Replies: 5,036
Views: 2,708,609
Posted By BakerStreet

Never occurred to me to check. You're absolutely...

Never occurred to me to check. You're absolutely right - somebody else sent her money on August 1st and my transfer took her over the $1000 limit. Thanks !
Aug 11, 14, 12:45 pm
Replies: 5,036
Views: 2,708,609
Posted By BakerStreet

Problem sending money

Encountered this today when I attempted to do the usual monthly transfer to the wife :

"We're sorry but this transaction could not be completed because the recipient cannot receive this payment."...
Jun 4, 14, 9:19 pm
Replies: 4,324
Views: 797,924
Posted By BakerStreet

Food Emporium removed from list of ReLoadit stores

Food Emporium are no longer listed on the T-mobile website as a source of ReLoadit cards. I guess they have had enough of $500 credit card purchases.
Mar 23, 14, 10:26 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,649
Posted By BakerStreet

Is room tax included on reward nights ?

Just booked Dubai Radisson Blu for 66000 points and the reservation
shows Room Cost : 388.16 AED per night
Mar 3, 14, 8:07 pm
Replies: 8,977
Views: 1,700,317
Posted By BakerStreet

Couldn't agree more. A couple of years ago it was...

Couldn't agree more. A couple of years ago it was easy to book JFK-LHR First Class non-stop on AA for 62500 miles. Now it costs 125000.
The 62500 flights are now like this :

11:00 AM
JFK
12:10...
Mar 2, 14, 11:39 am
Replies: 5,036
Views: 2,708,609
Posted By BakerStreet

Amazon payments seems to be down

Hopefully this is temporary. I keep getting this message :

Service Unavailable
The Service is Unavailable.
Forum: Travel News
Jan 29, 14, 8:27 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 7,490
Posted By BakerStreet

Another improvement would be to have seats that...

Another improvement would be to have seats that don't recline at all.
Dec 25, 13, 12:50 pm
Replies: 6,940
Views: 1,067,565
Posted By BakerStreet

Interesting question about the appearance of...

Interesting question about the appearance of money laundering. Does Bluebird know if the $5000 a month deposit is cash or credit card. Probably not, given that it goes in via Vanilla...
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