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Nov 12, 19, 5:34 pm
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Posted By GadgetKen

Would be nice if B6 matched Spirit out of BDL to...

Would be nice if B6 matched Spirit out of BDL to FLL and other Florida cities. But even a closer price would be OK for me given the Spirit product I don't think matches B6 in several areas. Willing...
Nov 9, 19, 12:30 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By GadgetKen

ashaway12 Agree the $500 BOS to MCO B6 fare is...

ashaway12 Agree the $500 BOS to MCO B6 fare is kind of pricey if it's not a holiday or school vacation week. I'm seeing $211 round trip for a random weekend to weekend B6 in September 2020 on Orbitz...
Nov 8, 19, 1:14 pm
Replies: 542
Views: 140,435
Posted By GadgetKen

Agreed. One of the main reasons I upgraded to the...

Agreed. One of the main reasons I upgraded to the Plus from the Standard card (just got Plus card in the mail today). Plus $100 annual vacation package rebate and annual 5000 points also offsets the...
Oct 17, 19, 12:24 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,960
Posted By GadgetKen

Yeah, it's a bummer that they are pulling buyer...

Yeah, it's a bummer that they are pulling buyer protection coverage but the travel stuff is the most important thing for me on the JetBlue credit card. Actually had a $4,900 trip cancellation claim...
Sep 19, 17, 11:41 pm
Replies: 234
Views: 77,059
Posted By GadgetKen

And I'm hoping the new website will also be more...

And I'm hoping the new website will also be more dependable. :) When I originally filed for a NEXUS card a few months ago, I got a lot of website errors (but it saved what I had entered).
Aug 24, 17, 4:34 pm
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Views: 784,208
Posted By GadgetKen

Applied online for NEXUS on June 15th. ...

Applied online for NEXUS on June 15th.
Conditional approval on July 13th.
Interview Montreal-Trudeau airport: August 16th (approved)
Received card in mail and activated: August 24th

Have...
Jul 14, 17, 12:30 am
Replies: 1,874
Views: 784,208
Posted By GadgetKen

Applied online for NEXUS on June 15th. ...

Applied online for NEXUS on June 15th.
Conditional approval on July 13th.
Will see if I can get an August interview at YUL or October interview at YYZ when I have business trips scheduled.
Forum: Hawaii
May 12, 16, 10:23 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,101
Posted By GadgetKen

Looked at it on Orbitz before. Agree on somewhat...

Looked at it on Orbitz before. Agree on somewhat Spartan, but it looks clean, well kept, and a nice beachfront location. There are also some very nice condos in the Kihei area. But for about the same...
Forum: Hawaii
May 11, 16, 9:35 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,101
Posted By GadgetKen

Just got a confirmation this morning from...

Just got a confirmation this morning from SkyAuction that I've been rebooked for the Wailea Beach Marriott for my mid-December stay(they emailed a confirmation number and a link to a new prepaid...
Apr 27, 16, 12:05 am
Replies: 542
Views: 140,435
Posted By GadgetKen

Just did the online app for the no annual fee...

Just did the online app for the no annual fee JetBlue card. Instant approval. Wanted a rewards MasterCard for my wallet with a direct tie-in to an airline. No annual fee, no foreign transaction fees,...
Forum: Hawaii
Apr 21, 16, 5:28 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,101
Posted By GadgetKen

Makena Beach hotel closing June 30, 2016

The Makena Beach hotel on Maui is closing the end of June this year. Used to be called the Maui Prince years ago. It's down the road from the Wailea hotel strip and it's a short ride or a long walk....
Nov 8, 15, 12:45 pm
Replies: 459
Views: 113,502
Posted By GadgetKen

Which was why I didn't switch to the BOA AGR card...

Which was why I didn't switch to the BOA AGR card and stayed with Chase, Cap1 and Amex. If BOA improved service I'd be tempted, but I need easy to deal with card issuers if something goes wrong...
Oct 22, 15, 9:01 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 22,447
Posted By GadgetKen

I already switched my recurring payments from my...

I already switched my recurring payments from my Chase AGR MC to my Capital One QS cashback Visa. I already cut up my old Chase MC card and agree they are rather slow in sending out the new ones....
Sep 20, 15, 2:51 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,399
Posted By GadgetKen

I signed up for the SPG to AGR direct deposit a...

I signed up for the SPG to AGR direct deposit a couple of weeks ago after reactivating my SPG card (SPG card occasionally goes dormant when I don't use it for a while). Makes more sense for me than...
Sep 12, 15, 9:19 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 22,441
Posted By GadgetKen

Ah, that explains why there's two The Club's in...

Ah, that explains why there's two The Club's in LAS but no other carriers. But Collinson will have a long way to go to address all the airports dropped due to AA/DL/UA abandoning them for domestic...
Sep 12, 15, 8:33 pm
Replies: 459
Views: 113,502
Posted By GadgetKen

Not biting on the new BOA AGR MasterCard because...

Not biting on the new BOA AGR MasterCard because I've had some issues with BOA in the past and not eager to repeat the experience. Will stick with my Amex HHonors and CapitalOne QuickSilver Visa....
Sep 11, 15, 9:05 am
Replies: 52
Views: 22,441
Posted By GadgetKen

I just looked at the Priority Pass website and...

I just looked at the Priority Pass website and noticed the absence of any major US or Canadian airlines. Basically for North America there's Alaska Air, some independents and a few foreign carrier...
Sep 11, 15, 8:14 am
Replies: 37
Views: 4,504
Posted By GadgetKen

I've only been politely asked my weight on some...

I've only been politely asked my weight on some light commuter or shared charter prop aircraft. Understandable because of weight/balance calculations.

Yeah, that would be a bit ridiculous on a...
Sep 9, 15, 4:49 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 14,604
Posted By GadgetKen

Things can change though. Verizon used to have an...

Things can change though. Verizon used to have an exclusive for Washington DC Metro subway tunnels (which goes right into the WAS terminal) but they've started wiring many tunnels for other carriers...
Sep 8, 15, 11:43 am
Replies: 37
Views: 4,504
Posted By GadgetKen

I usually go from the unmanned station at WND and...

I usually go from the unmanned station at WND and my father usually goes from the unmanned station at WNL. I'm assuming they won't make people wait on the platform while they weigh each bag. They...
Sep 6, 15, 9:47 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 14,604
Posted By GadgetKen

It's not that much of a big deal for me since...

It's not that much of a big deal for me since it's not that long a period of time in the Hudson River tunnel. I can just pause a data connection and then start up again once I've cleared the tunnel....
Sep 6, 15, 9:36 pm
Replies: 459
Views: 113,502
Posted By GadgetKen

Amtrak will temporarily not let AGR points expire...

Amtrak will temporarily not let AGR points expire according to this post back on page 8 of this thread so long as there has been any qualifying earnings/redemption activity within the last 36 months....
Sep 5, 15, 6:14 pm
Replies: 459
Views: 113,502
Posted By GadgetKen

Think the answer to that is "it depends". ...

Think the answer to that is "it depends".

There is a sneak peek on the new 2016 AGR program that includes a points estimator. Looks like some NE Regional business class seats would actually cost...
Sep 5, 15, 8:56 am
Replies: 459
Views: 113,502
Posted By GadgetKen

Think part of the reason Amtrak has the new card...

Think part of the reason Amtrak has the new card offer still under wraps is that the Amtrak/Chase agreement is technically still in effect until the end of September. Might be considered breach of...
Sep 5, 15, 8:28 am
Replies: 92
Views: 14,604
Posted By GadgetKen

I've noticed some tunnel service is better with...

I've noticed some tunnel service is better with Verizon than with AT&T. In WAS, many of the Metro subway tunnels were originally only Verizon. That was changed and many stations and tunnels now work...
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