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Posted By Bretmd

With all respect, I doubt I would takeaway that...

With all respect, I doubt I would takeaway that the divider is made of frosted glass after glancing at this photo.

I ran into the same issue at a HIX in Ireland and now I know to look for it....
Sep 16, 20, 3:45 pm
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Posted By Bretmd

Platinum card, 3rd renewal. $5k spend last year....

Platinum card, 3rd renewal. $5k spend last year. No offer received last year.

offered 20k points with no spend or $200 with $1500 spend in 90 days. Opted for the points.

Called retention...
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Posted By Bretmd

Holiday Inn Express Astoria OR No balcony,...

Holiday Inn Express Astoria OR

No balcony, but the hotel is riverfront and next to the Astoria-Megler Bridge. Good sunset views from waterfront rooms
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Posted By Bretmd

Every hotel Breakfast for me has been a bit...

Every hotel Breakfast for me has been a bit different. My favorite (see below) was HIX Walla Walla since they took noticeable Covid precautions while still offering the regular breakfast.
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May 2, 20, 7:25 am
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Posted By Bretmd

This is also true with Amazon Fresh. My Apr 30...

This is also true with Amazon Fresh. My Apr 30 transaction was categorized as groceries.
Apr 20, 20, 7:21 pm
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Posted By Bretmd

I received this reply from Chase regarding the...

I received this reply from Chase regarding the Amazon Fresh issue.

ďAmazon fresh categorizes themselves as "5999" with Visa and MasterCard, which isn't in the bonus category. However, we added 714...
Apr 18, 20, 11:54 am
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Posted By Bretmd

When using the app, and clicking on the...

When using the app, and clicking on the transaction, ďshoppingĒ appears as the category. For other grocery stores Iíve used, The category says ďgrocery.Ē

Sounds like the category may be a moot...
Apr 18, 20, 8:37 am
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Posted By Bretmd

I havenít received 5x on Amazon Fresh. Perhaps...

I havenít received 5x on Amazon Fresh. Perhaps the problem is that Amazon Fresh (for me) is coded as shopping instead of grocery.
Apr 17, 20, 4:50 pm
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Posted By Bretmd

Speaking of risk - some states require out of...

Speaking of risk - some states require out of state travelers to quarantine for 14 days. Iíd expect this sort of requirement to become common in any state that eases restrictions.
Apr 13, 20, 7:39 am
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Posted By Bretmd

Same thing happened to me with DL platinum. First...

Same thing happened to me with DL platinum. First renewal, didnít spend much beyond minimum spend requirement. No offer, canceled card.
Mar 28, 20, 7:10 pm
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Posted By Bretmd

The state of Oregon is in the position to require...

The state of Oregon is in the position to require residents to stay home with the exception of essential travel. But yes, that would probably not be anyone on here.
Mar 19, 20, 8:41 am
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Posted By Bretmd

I agree with this assessment. Deep discount fares...

I agree with this assessment. Deep discount fares encourage unnecessary travel, which conflicts with current health guidance/regulations.
Mar 15, 20, 6:58 am
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Posted By Bretmd

You can always ignore a thread that you donít...

You can always ignore a thread that you donít want to read.
Mar 4, 20, 11:49 am
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Posted By Bretmd

I agree that DFW will be a money loser, but I...

I agree that DFW will be a money loser, but I think itís here to stay, similar to DEN or ORD. Delta needs to serve this route to be relevant to local travelers in SEA. IMO it was probably an...
Mar 3, 20, 9:10 pm
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Posted By Bretmd

Iím confused by the title. What does the corona...

Iím confused by the title. What does the corona virus have to do with this?
Feb 26, 20, 7:23 pm
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Posted By Bretmd

Oh goodness. I never said everyone has a...

Oh goodness.

I never said everyone has a the AS credit card.

I also never said flights are ďpacked to the gillsĒ with companion pass. Rather, I said some flights have a significant number of...
Feb 26, 20, 1:00 pm
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Posted By Bretmd

youíre right - EI awards are very difficult with...

youíre right - EI awards are very difficult with AS miles. I wouldnít hold my breath for one to become available.

If you are interested in west coast to Europe business class availability, EI is...
Feb 25, 20, 2:42 pm
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Posted By Bretmd

You make a lot of good points but are...

You make a lot of good points but are underestimating the number of people in the SEA area with the Alaska Visa. The way many in the Seattle area view Alaska Airlines as part of their local identity...
Feb 22, 20, 8:53 pm
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Posted By Bretmd

I conclude a flight touching Seattle (the AS card...

I conclude a flight touching Seattle (the AS card Is popular here), a leisure destination, peak season flights and a plane sold on straight Y fares to result in a high likelihood of companion fares....
Feb 22, 20, 4:43 pm
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Posted By Bretmd

IMO it is very likely that AS employs higher...

IMO it is very likely that AS employs higher ďcompanion fareĒ pricing, especially on SEA flights to leisure destinations, especially during holiday periods.

I recently flew LIH-SEA the Saturday...
Feb 7, 20, 10:42 pm
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Posted By Bretmd

Since your ticket was issued by AS, an SQ travel...

Since your ticket was issued by AS, an SQ travel waiver does not apply.

Iím sure AS will be happy to rebook you at any available partner award at the prevailing rate, or refund your miles without...
Feb 6, 20, 7:52 am
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Posted By Bretmd

Thanks - I ended up applying for MPE a week after...

Thanks - I ended up applying for MPE a week after reducing a credit line. Iím 3/24 with four other open chase cards, all of which are utilized. I didnít receive instant approval but the new card...
Feb 2, 20, 10:30 am
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Posted By Bretmd

This is a wise move if you are planning on using...

This is a wise move if you are planning on using AS miles for premium travel to/from Europe. Whether or not the BA rewards are reinstated.
Feb 1, 20, 11:20 am
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Posted By Bretmd

I sincerely hope this issue is fixed. Perhaps...

I sincerely hope this issue is fixed. Perhaps itís an IT issue - this seems likely. Perhaps, as you say, the business relationship will bring back these awards, assuming BA intentionally did this....
Jan 31, 20, 10:34 pm
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Posted By Bretmd

Does anyone have an estimate for how long I...

Does anyone have an estimate for how long I should wait to apply for a chase credit card after reducing credit lines on other chase cards? Iím hoping to free up available credit to increase the...
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