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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

Anyone had any luck with getting an extension...

Anyone had any luck with getting an extension beyond 12/31? I mean, I can use mine if I have to, it's just not going to be for the redemption I want. It seems like IHG isn't going to extend it at...
Feb 5, 20, 5:14 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

With RAT continually trying to clamp down on what...

With RAT continually trying to clamp down on what they perceive as "abuse" and seeing how the last posts in this thread were a year ago, I'm just curious if there are any recent data points of...
Jan 9, 20, 10:35 am
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

Was wondering the same thing. I saw a successful...

Was wondering the same thing. I saw a successful DP upthread, but not enough to call it a history. And it seems like someone was fortunate that it posted as two separate transactions instead of...
Dec 30, 19, 11:01 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

I ended up reaching out to Delta and apparently,...

I ended up reaching out to Delta and apparently, you can't buy a ticket and then cancel and have it issued as a voucher/credit. Something about it being within the 24 hour period and it having to be...
Dec 28, 19, 8:19 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

After a quick search, I didn't see an answer to...

After a quick search, I didn't see an answer to this, but if I do the split payment method for a ticket and then request a voucher from Delta, will that work? I don't have any upcoming flight plans...
Dec 10, 19, 10:39 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

Both I and P2 called on our PRG cards (neither of...

Both I and P2 called on our PRG cards (neither of us had planned to cancel) and both of us were offered 15K MR points after $2K spend. Accepted both. Each had around $10K spend on our cards and this...
Nov 8, 19, 6:17 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

Delta Reserve Card Spend: The minimum to meet...

Delta Reserve Card
Spend: The minimum to meet the bonus requirement, which I believe was $4K. This was my first renewal for this card.
Offer: 20K Delta Miles after 3K spend. Offer accepted.
Aug 14, 19, 11:01 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

+1 on this. As I previously stated, I failed in...

+1 on this. As I previously stated, I failed in my first attempt and I have a real business.
Aug 3, 19, 3:36 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

So, I applied for the biz card about this time...

So, I applied for the biz card about this time last year. I received the "we need tax documents" inquiry, which I provided. I ended up being denied on the basis that my business was too new and I...
May 7, 19, 12:22 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

I have to say...it was really weird how different...

I have to say...it was really weird how different the calls for both of us were (I was on speaker for hers). The guy I spoke with immediately checked for offers and was pleasant as could be. The guy...
May 5, 19, 6:38 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

Player 2 did the exact same today (our spend,...

Player 2 did the exact same today (our spend, open/close dates, and AMEX histories were nearly identical) and was given no offer. Card was cancelled.

She swears it's because she's a woman and...
May 2, 19, 5:29 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

Called in on the Vanilla Plat today (previously...

Called in on the Vanilla Plat today (previously the Mercedes Benz plat) and was offered a statement credit of $200 or 20,000 MR points for $3K spend in 3 months. Accepted the offer. Total spend...
Aug 21, 18, 11:47 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

I'm still slightly confused. Can you use the...

I'm still slightly confused. Can you use the $250 resort credit at any non-resort Hilton in the US? If you book at the HHonors rate and use your Aspire card at checkout? There doesn't seem to be a...
Aug 20, 18, 11:30 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

Just so people don't think I made something up,...

Just so people don't think I made something up, this was the internal approved language for the social media team as of the start of 8/20 (from my connection at Marriott). This is why I said they...
Aug 20, 18, 11:38 am
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

Well, some bad news for those of us who overpaid....

Well, some bad news for those of us who overpaid. At least in the interim. According to my source at the company, it appears that Marriott is going to double down on the values being fair for those...
Aug 20, 18, 10:21 am
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

I was actually wondering about the certificates...

I was actually wondering about the certificates from credit cards. Since the Chase certificate has not been converted yet (at least mine hasn't), I wonder if I have a case to use it at a cat 5 hotel...
Aug 19, 18, 2:23 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

This situation reminds me some of what happened...

This situation reminds me some of what happened with Radisson a few years ago. I know they're not as big in the US, but remember the issue they had with the free night certificates? And how they made...
Aug 19, 18, 11:39 am
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

Yeah. Because buying a cat-6 package and...

Yeah. Because buying a cat-6 package and throwing away 30K points (which are sold for almost $340 on their website) isn't losing. :rolleyes:
Aug 18, 18, 6:22 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

Says the guy who won! Self-righteous posts like...

Says the guy who won! Self-righteous posts like these after you "lucked" into a good situation aren't useful.
Aug 17, 18, 11:56 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

Thanks for sharing this. My SO was considering...

Thanks for sharing this. My SO was considering doing the same, but may abandon that idea now. As a point of reference, she applied with the exact same situation/informatin as you two years ago. ...
Aug 15, 18, 1:50 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

Not consensus, no. Cat 6 is one of the...

Not consensus, no. Cat 6 is one of the categories that does not cleanly map to the new categories. The current thought process by some is that Marriott could be greedy and downgrade people to a...
Aug 15, 18, 10:00 am
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

Another thing not previously mentioned is how...

Another thing not previously mentioned is how much you value airline miles. If you value them a lot, then you should consider booking at least one if not two packages before the 18th. I value them...
Aug 14, 18, 11:48 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

As an additional data point, my SO has almost an...

As an additional data point, my SO has almost an identical situation to me (her number of open accounts may be slightly less than I) and she applied for the personal version tonight and was instantly...
Aug 14, 18, 12:43 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

Uncertainty drives curiosity.

Uncertainty drives curiosity.
Aug 13, 18, 12:46 pm
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Posted By PumpkinSmasher

That's basically correct. The only way you'd...

That's basically correct. The only way you'd definitely want to attach now is if any current 1-5 cat is going up in price under the new system. The number of those going up isn't huge I believe,...
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