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Aug 15, 19, 7:51 am
Replies: 194
Views: 34,790
Posted By detony

MPS Walmart1x but most purchases excluded

This might be a recent terms update, or new to me. It took be my surprise and wanted to share. Walmart which gets 1x thru MPS now has so many exclusions that cover almost all its inventory. I was...
Apr 30, 17, 2:29 pm
Replies: 2,513
Views: 1,026,765
Posted By detony

SPG Pers- 3k spend last year. 10k retention offered

SPG pers card. I got it one year ago, spent the required 3k, got the bonus. Fee came due so I called and was offered 10k to keep it open. No spend requirement. Generous considering my usage...
May 12, 16, 2:44 pm
Replies: 228
Views: 31,503
Posted By detony

o/w Biz class fare- MIA-ZRH r/t reasonable, o/w NOT- any options

I am trying to fly MIA-ZRH r/t biz. I am finding a reasonable fare of $2,200 r/t in biz on the Swiss nonstop. Coach is $700, so this seems reasonable to me. But I have plenty of miles and the same...
Apr 12, 15, 3:29 pm
Replies: 3,708
Views: 148,057
Posted By detony

'avoiding' 18month waiting period by applying w/ a diff biz EIN

Last year I got the personal and biz plat select cards both with 50k bonuses. Both were cancelled recently so I would need to wait 18months to churn. But can I get another biz card if I apply using...
Jan 31, 15, 1:54 pm
Replies: 878
Views: 109,646
Posted By detony

Seeing award availability--with no miles in Skywards a/c

I am trying to search EK award availability DXB to MLE but the EK website says I cannot

'you do not have enough skyward miles for a rewards flight with Emirates at this time'

I just opened the...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Oct 31, 14, 11:07 am
Replies: 194
Views: 38,192
Posted By detony

are most people getting immediate posts of the 7500

It seems many comments in this thread are reflect almost immediate posting of the 7500 to their AA account. I went to the dealer on 10/22 and saw my name in their system and they made it clear that...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Oct 21, 14, 12:57 pm
Replies: 194
Views: 38,192
Posted By detony

Phone call w Cadillac was clunky and CSR was hard...

Phone call w Cadillac was clunky and CSR was hard to understand. Hoping the rest of the experience is a bit more in keeping with their perception of their brand. Test drive scheduled for tomorrow...
Aug 21, 14, 3:32 pm
Replies: 538
Views: 71,210
Posted By detony

and since we are on to wine...

And please ICE down the whites. And I would add, don't bother to hand out the wine menu and then say nothing on that menu was on board.
Jul 18, 14, 7:28 am
Replies: 2,913
Views: 870,868
Posted By detony

closed MPExpl Biz- no retention offers for me

just closed my UA MP Expl biz visa as the AF came due. All I spent in the last year was 3k. Called 2 diff csr and both were ready to close it with no offers. I asked and they said they had...
Jun 26, 14, 11:59 am
Replies: 31
Views: 5,397
Posted By detony

AF exhibit debuting new seats- NYC 6/26-27

AF is having an art exhibit/debuting the new seats at a gallery at 22nd and 11th in NYC today and tomorrow. Also on exhibit, wine tasting and ice cream. If you are in that hood, it is worth a...
Jun 22, 14, 10:20 am
Replies: 2,957
Views: 764,102
Posted By detony

no tempting offers for me...

Plat Biz $450 AF posted this month and I am really challenging the value of this card for me. So I called and got nothing tempting at all, they offered to switch me in to:
-Gold 3-2-1 for $175 AF...
Jan 9, 14, 7:09 am
Replies: 2,686
Views: 827,189
Posted By detony

3 $50 GC purchased 1/5 and reimbursed 1/8.

3 $50 GC purchased 1/5 and reimbursed 1/8.
Aug 11, 13, 4:24 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 767
Posted By detony

portable hot spot europe- tepwireless, any experience?

Leaving from the US for a month of work and play in Greece and Italy Sept2013. I am looking for a portable hot spot to rent for the month of Sept. TepWireless pops up in a seach and seems to have...
Jun 10, 13, 4:28 pm
Replies: 820
Views: 334,887
Posted By detony

cannot edit prepopulated app...

Do not try to edit the app...I did since I went thru the UA site and it picked up all my info (name, FF#)...if you edit it sends you to an app w NO BONUS MILES...I was not ready for an app for myself...
Replies: 112
Views: 12,583
Posted By detony

issue with the US link to the 100% bonus buy...

a few attempts to use this link or go directly to US, and it hits an error. Overloaded w last minute purchases?

EDIT 4:57pm- site back up...
May 31, 13, 1:54 pm
Replies: 257
Views: 88,184
Posted By detony

I just booked a similar routing looking at all...

I just booked a similar routing looking at all those US airports. I think UA and their search tool is very helpful. Before you commit, go to UA.com and play wiht some routings...the star network...
Replies: 66
Views: 8,413
Posted By detony

8 weeks for miles to post--any experience

AA website says it could take 8 weeks to post. Is there any experience of how long it is actually taking? It looks like this offer just started up again 5/27 so there might not be any recent...
Apr 11, 13, 3:38 pm
Replies: 1,688
Views: 194,229
Posted By detony

TG ZHR-BKK- First, menu?

Flying from ZRH to BKK in first. Is there someplace to see what might be on the menu when leaving a city besides BKK? I see from BKK it looks like it starts w caviar and you can preorder the meal.
Mar 22, 13, 3:28 pm
Replies: 2,686
Views: 827,189
Posted By detony

Issue (?) using the gift certificates...

In Jan2013 I charged 2 $200 gift cards on 2 Plat cards and got both reimbursed. Great.

I used the GCs in late Jan to book 2 flights. When I booked the flight the price was reduced by $200 per...
Feb 24, 13, 7:06 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,647
Posted By detony

Thank you. This insight is helpful.

Thank you. This insight is helpful.
Feb 23, 13, 4:04 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,647
Posted By detony

If Aegean buys Olympic - does Olympic become more stable?

I understand Aegean is buying(perhaps has bought by now) Olympic Air. I am flying Athens to Mykonos in Sept2013 and the flight times are better on Oly and the cost is the same, Aegean or Oly. My...
Feb 5, 13, 3:37 pm
Replies: 3,172
Views: 392,381
Posted By detony

Why are Tuesdays a no-no for booking saver awards?

Why are Tuesdays a no-no for booking saver awards?
Jan 30, 13, 9:03 am
Replies: 897
Views: 164,271
Posted By detony

IAD-GRU good...GRU to IAD terrible...

Flew IAD to GRU 1/10 in BF and everything and everyone was terrific. I was very impressed. The catering GRU to IAD which I flew in FIRST 1/27 was terrible. The staff was terrific and tried to make...
Jan 7, 13, 3:26 pm
Replies: 245
Views: 25,652
Posted By detony

Thanks...I figured.

Thanks...I figured.
Jan 4, 13, 9:06 am
Replies: 245
Views: 25,652
Posted By detony

other ways to access IFL? Pay, miles, smile a lot...

Flying IAD to GIG in biz and have a long lay over and have been in this lounge and it is much nicer and quieter than the United Club...willing to pay or otherwise contribute to get in. Are there...
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