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Forum: MilesBuzz
May 2, 11, 10:23 am
Replies: 240
Views: 52,665
Posted By BSL

Miles showing to be issued

Off of the Statement for the MP Debit card account:

Miles from Card ending in XXXX credited Mileage Plus ########
Mileage Plus Debit Card ending in XXXX - Miles from Visa Purchases 78,XXX

Just...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Apr 25, 11, 10:50 pm
Replies: 240
Views: 52,665
Posted By BSL

Sorry for being away for so long. YES. They...

Sorry for being away for so long. YES. They showed up as "MP* Purchase"
December 28 Houston Property Tax payments - Miles Posted
Jan 15 Estimated IRS Tax Payments - Miles Posted.

I will post...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Apr 6, 11, 10:22 am
Replies: 240
Views: 52,665
Posted By BSL

Chase UA VISA Debit Card

If they are still issuing them, get the Chase UA VISA Debit card. Visa rules cap the fee at ~$4 per transaction and Chase limits the amounts that can be paid to $25K per day. (so $4 per 25K in...
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By BSL

As a Houstonian who works downtown, I frequently...

As a Houstonian who works downtown, I frequently meet the wife and kids for dinner at the Aquarium, it is an OK time for me, but my kids (8-6-4) like it it. It is a commercial enterprise owned by...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jan 17, 11, 9:47 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,629
Posted By BSL

Used the MP Visa Check Card from Chase to pay...

Used the MP Visa Check Card from Chase to pay Harris County Property Taxes, will be using it for estimated taxes tomorrow. Nice way to get a lot of miles for a payment I have to make regardless. ...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 30, 09, 9:06 pm
Replies: 505
Views: 93,159
Posted By BSL

In 2000, my DL flight from SFO to SLC was late...

In 2000, my DL flight from SFO to SLC was late and I was about 45 minutes late for the last flight from SLC to DEN on UA that I was sure I missed. I decided to head over to the UA counter and found...
Mar 21, 08, 10:29 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,668
Posted By BSL

We own 2 each of the Britax and the Sunshine, (3...

We own 2 each of the Britax and the Sunshine, (3 kids) and those are 4 of the 6 total that we own (got to love carpools).

I think for everyday driving and more perment installation in a car, the...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Mar 2, 08, 5:12 am
Replies: 43
Views: 6,185
Posted By BSL

When I saw the thread title I thought it was that...

When I saw the thread title I thought it was that guy from 99 who kept asking for people to send him their elite level cards. This is not a comment on this thread, just brought me a little chuckle...
Jan 10, 08, 3:31 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By BSL

Usually Earthlink resells someone else's service...

Usually Earthlink resells someone else's service so they will probably use the same wires. (In Houston they resold Time Warner's Roadrunner service.)

One way to solve the problem is to get an old...
Nov 28, 07, 4:45 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,601
Posted By BSL

In 2000, I was the only passenger on a UAL 737...

In 2000, I was the only passenger on a UAL 737 flight between SLC and DEN. I missed an earlier flight and they had a bunch of delays and the plane was shuttling back and forth between SLC and DEN. ...
Apr 23, 07, 5:55 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,140
Posted By BSL

I went to high school in Houston and college in...

I went to high school in Houston and college in Boston (89-93) and became very familiar with the last days of CO right before its final BK. (Interestingly enough Lorenzo's kids went to my school.) ...
Nov 14, 06, 10:16 am
Replies: 62
Views: 3,753
Posted By BSL

BigPoppa, I need to find that skyscraper in...

BigPoppa,

I need to find that skyscraper in Houston of which you speak so I can go home at 5. (That may have more to do with me being an attorney.)

I found a similar comparison true when I...
Aug 6, 06, 4:02 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,802
Posted By BSL

Bring it.

Uniter,

When we fly with our kids, (2 and 4 years old) we bring a DVD with a number of movies. Simply put, I think we have very well behaved kids, but when the flight is at less than optimal...
Feb 10, 06, 9:41 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By BSL

I did something similar to get me over the hump...

I did something similar to get me over the hump to gold. I an engagement a number of years ago where I would fly EFD-IAH-DAL-IAH-EFD in a day for work. Do that a number of days and your head is...
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Jan 27, 06, 3:15 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By BSL

Umbrella Bank

I have used ING and Netbank before and while I did not get a signup bonus, I thought everyone might be interested in UmbrellaBank.com since it has a 4.4% AYP for deposits > $1,000.00.

I use this...
Nov 9, 05, 5:59 pm
Replies: 236
Views: 52,476
Posted By BSL

Has anyone found these in Houston?

Has anyone found these in Houston?
Forum: DiningBuzz
Sep 8, 05, 12:09 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,163
Posted By BSL

Also try Richmond Arms on Richmond near...

Also try Richmond Arms on Richmond near Fountainview, or the Gingerman in the Rice Village.

BSL
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jun 24, 05, 5:43 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 12,904
Posted By BSL

Let me stand up in defense of...

Let me stand up in defense of Latinpass/Globalpass. While they have not exactly given the most advance notice on major changes to their program (ex: cancelling xfers to Hilton and Marriott, the...
Jun 21, 05, 7:02 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,327
Posted By BSL

I too found the location of the call center...

I too found the location of the call center interesting when I moved to Park City for a year. Then I learned the following:

First, a friend from SLC explained something to me: SLC has a very...
May 12, 05, 11:59 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,608
Posted By BSL

100k for Y. Tried to get 3 tickets to...

100k for Y.

Tried to get 3 tickets to Europe and was steered to using miles for money.
because of the following:

3 tickets on KL = 300,000

3 tickets using Miles for Money @ ~$600 each =...
May 10, 05, 11:40 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,608
Posted By BSL

Just got off the phone with GP. Effective...

Just got off the phone with GP.
Effective within the last month, it is now 100K to go to Europe from North America, up from 70K when I booked in Jan.
May 8, 05, 11:29 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By BSL

I stayed at the Maldives Hilton in 1999, it was...

I stayed at the Maldives Hilton in 1999, it was great. Stay at the Water bungalows, don't go all that way not to stay in them. Personally, we flew to Germany on miles then flew LTU down, it was...
Mar 24, 05, 12:42 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 4,907
Posted By BSL

I have found that using WPAA and searching for...

I have found that using WPAA and searching for the "cheapest" tickets will give me about 85% success rate. Here is what I do when booking on GP:

1. Conduct an extensive search on WPAA. I do...
Mar 23, 05, 3:32 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 659
Posted By BSL

MR to SWA RR?

Anyone know how long it actually takes to get from MR to RR? Amex says 3-5 business days, but I think it is usually quicker. I already sent them and I am trying to make

(I tried to search on...
Mar 23, 05, 1:57 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,680
Posted By BSL

I too have looked at this and think on whole that...

I too have looked at this and think on whole that when earning 1 point per dollar, the SPG point is still more valuable than the MR point.

1) Limited conversion options. AA, UA, etc. I...
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