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Jun 18, 07, 4:01 am
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Views: 1,401
Posted By MaisonUnitas

No vegetarian meal includes any meat. There are...

No vegetarian meal includes any meat. There are usually two primary choices Vegan/Pure/Strict Vegetarian (Code: VGML) which means no dairy (including cheese, milk, creams,and eggs), no animal...
Jun 15, 07, 6:26 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 6,019
Posted By MaisonUnitas

That's good you have higher limits, and I wish...

That's good you have higher limits, and I wish the min limits were a bit higher. About the Visa Signature only approach, many lenders do this to get you to apply for the best card and then if you do...
Jun 15, 07, 2:18 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 6,019
Posted By MaisonUnitas

Visa Signature card has been around since at...

Visa Signature card has been around since at least 1999, and World I know at least 2001. So they are not exactly new products, World Elite MasterCard just launched September 2006. And there is/was a...
Jun 15, 07, 6:04 am
Replies: 45
Views: 6,019
Posted By MaisonUnitas

MC/Visa regulate the minimum credit lines for the...

MC/Visa regulate the minimum credit lines for the cards. A few years ago Gold was $5,000, Platinum was $10,000. Then Gold dropped to $100 and Platinum to $5,000. There was one exception, and it was...
Nov 23, 05, 6:52 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,120
Posted By MaisonUnitas

I don't know as of today, but I have been...

I don't know as of today, but I have been successful in converting my existing card account into another type back in 2002. Like many, a concern was opening date and credit history built on that...
Nov 23, 05, 6:49 am
Replies: 99
Views: 11,112
Posted By MaisonUnitas

Well said! I completely agree. I absolutely...

Well said! I completely agree. I absolutely refuse to provide additional information as the condition of the sale. I'm also very insistent at the POS about minimums among other violations. As...
Nov 20, 05, 12:41 am
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By MaisonUnitas

I have the old Citibank Illumina Black MasterCard...

I have the old Citibank Illumina Black MasterCard with 3.99% Fixed APR for purchases/balance transfers. However cash advances I believe is 15%. CapitalOne also offers a 4.99% Fixed APR account. These...
Nov 10, 05, 5:30 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 5,040
Posted By MaisonUnitas

Got the email too! Curious about pricing and...

Got the email too! Curious about pricing and upgrade eligiblity for Medallion members.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 5, 05, 1:38 am
Replies: 4
Views: 4,138
Posted By MaisonUnitas

I never knew about Travelocity, however Expedia...

I never knew about Travelocity, however Expedia does have a VIP program. I don't know about the criteria, but I did get a special card in the mail about it. A special VIP dedicated priority team is...
Jun 11, 05, 2:06 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 5,920
Posted By MaisonUnitas

I realize that however since I have no intention...

I realize that however since I have no intention to retain the account, I personally do not see the value in giving out my SSN for 5K miles ;)
Jun 10, 05, 8:51 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 5,920
Posted By MaisonUnitas

I am not giving out my SSN for 5,000 miles,...

I am not giving out my SSN for 5,000 miles, thanks for the info though ;)
Jun 6, 05, 12:36 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,928
Posted By MaisonUnitas

We order the toddler me for my two year old...

We order the toddler me for my two year old cousin. The meal included a coloring book with 6 crayons, a mini airplane, a mini story book about a mouse, finger foods (nuggets, two small P&J...
Jun 6, 05, 12:24 am
Replies: 131
Views: 12,521
Posted By MaisonUnitas

If you are referring to the 100% GM/PM bonus,...

If you are referring to the 100% GM/PM bonus, then yes you get both.
Jun 1, 05, 1:08 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,298
Posted By MaisonUnitas

Swiss citizens do not require a visa for Turkey....

Swiss citizens do not require a visa for Turkey. I do agree on the EU, which is an interesting case. One would think that because Turkey ardently seeks EU membership, citizens of at least EU15 would...
Jun 1, 05, 1:05 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,298
Posted By MaisonUnitas

:) The information about tourism levels came...

:) The information about tourism levels came directly from a Turkish Embassy Official I spoke with, when I asked about why the fee was changed. There was also an article about Visa fees and impact of...
Jun 1, 05, 1:24 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,298
Posted By MaisonUnitas

Yes Turkey reduced the fee from $100 to $20 due...

Yes Turkey reduced the fee from $100 to $20 due to low levels of Visa's being issued to US citizens. The excessive fee of $100 adversely impacted US tourism levels to Turkey over the last year....
May 31, 05, 6:55 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,298
Posted By MaisonUnitas

I would be careful of any Indonesian Military...

I would be careful of any Indonesian Military requirements for males. Some countries do not recognize dual nationality and consider the person a citizen of said country, exclusively. It can...
May 31, 05, 6:50 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,298
Posted By MaisonUnitas

It depends on the agreement. For example...

It depends on the agreement. For example acquiring Spanish Citizenship (naturalisation) involves a formal Oath of Allegiance to His Majesty The King of Spain and thus renouncing any allegiance to a...
May 31, 05, 5:39 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,298
Posted By MaisonUnitas

Many countries do, but don't encourage it....

Many countries do, but don't encourage it. Meanwhile the US has a very vague position on dual-nationality. I possess multiple citizenships and have managed to retain them all because I acquired them...
May 31, 05, 5:37 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,032
Posted By MaisonUnitas

^ I would only order IVML on flights in or...

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I would only order IVML on flights in or out of Asia. Thanks for the tips though. Feel free to PM me the story about the "spare meal" req, I'm interested.
May 31, 05, 4:50 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,032
Posted By MaisonUnitas

VGML (Vegan or Vegetarian Pure) has always been a...

VGML (Vegan or Vegetarian Pure) has always been a perfect choice. F is always a wonderful meal, however Y is equally delicious. I've been very impressed with the selection, quantity and quality of...
May 31, 05, 4:29 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,298
Posted By MaisonUnitas

Exactly, US PR/Citizens usually have the "Right...

Exactly, US PR/Citizens usually have the "Right of Adobe" and do not require the permission of Immigration officials to enter the US. ^
May 30, 05, 10:29 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,340
Posted By MaisonUnitas

Wow, good to know. DL (F Class) VGML is always...

Wow, good to know. DL (F Class) VGML is always really good, no complaints ^ And to whoever referenced the cost factor; it isn't about cost but convenience. I usually have a meal before a flight,...
May 29, 05, 12:12 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,340
Posted By MaisonUnitas

Imagine those of us that are Vegan or Vegetarian....

Imagine those of us that are Vegan or Vegetarian. I guess you can't request a special veggie snack pack huh? :p
May 27, 05, 6:58 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By MaisonUnitas

It's not about the money or food factor, but...

It's not about the money or food factor, but time. I generally don't have enough time to get something to eat between connecting flights and the small snack can tide me over until I arrive. While it...
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