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Oct 29, 19, 9:22 am
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Posted By gdoubleu

Was trying what Sixt calls "self service" for the...

Was trying what Sixt calls "self service" for the first time at AMS. You only need your phone to unlock the car. I loved it, although that the experience get for ages in the US.

Anyway, on this...
Oct 9, 19, 7:27 am
Replies: 102
Views: 35,626
Posted By gdoubleu

Quoting myself here. But in case it helps, I have...

Quoting myself here. But in case it helps, I have been able to have my balance partially reinstated. I am working on getting it fully reinstated as the 24-month expiration window still prevails on...
Oct 7, 19, 9:06 am
Replies: 102
Views: 35,626
Posted By gdoubleu

I still see a 24-month expiration window when...

I still see a 24-month expiration window when accessing https://www.hertz.com/rentacar/misc/index.jsp?targetPage=GPR_FAQs.jsp from my region (Europe). Did anyone get a chance to have their points...
Sep 11, 19, 1:21 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,584
Posted By gdoubleu

I had 800k worth of MR points transferred from...

I had 800k worth of MR points transferred from Australia to the US outside of the Global Transfer programme. Happened to open a US account separately, and close my AU account shortly afterwards.
Jul 17, 19, 5:02 am
Replies: 49
Views: 9,730
Posted By gdoubleu

Well, it's closed until further notice due to...

Well, it's closed until further notice due to legionella. Link here: https://thegate.boardingarea.com/sheraton-atlanta-hotel-closed-until-further-notice-due-to-legionnaires-disease/

I stayed there...
Jul 15, 19, 9:32 am
Replies: 249
Views: 54,605
Posted By gdoubleu

What was the actual delay of the JFK-CDG leg? Did...

What was the actual delay of the JFK-CDG leg? Did you talk to DL or AF for the 800 EUR voucher? If DL, how did you get in touch with them?
Jul 15, 19, 9:17 am
Replies: 249
Views: 54,605
Posted By gdoubleu

The EUR 150 as a compensation does not make sense...

The EUR 150 as a compensation does not make sense as it does not even fit into the compensation levels that the EU261/2004 offers for delays/cancellations/boarding denials. You mentioned that you...
Jul 7, 19, 1:18 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,132
Posted By gdoubleu

Besides, FHR Rates are not part of Amex's Lowest...

Besides, FHR Rates are not part of Amex's Lowest Rate Guarantee. They cannot be price-matched, unfortunately.
Jul 3, 19, 5:52 am
Replies: 571
Views: 94,373
Posted By gdoubleu

I have signed up only once for this. No need to...

I have signed up only once for this. No need to do it again .


The 10% Cashback rebate is back on Ebates. I have submitted another order, this time using the standard checkout (as opposed to the...
Jul 3, 19, 5:32 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,068
Posted By gdoubleu

Usually MR rates are indexed on the underlying...

Usually MR rates are indexed on the underlying currencies of the country where the card is issued. USD 1 being 1.36 SGD, the US-equivalent reward is potentially less then 6,000 MR.
Jul 2, 19, 2:58 pm
Replies: 571
Views: 94,373
Posted By gdoubleu

I had forgotten about that. I requested after...

I had forgotten about that. I requested after submitting the order to upgrade to Shoprunner but they could not do it.



Exact same as you, but I did not receive the credit. I have checked out...
Jul 1, 19, 2:58 am
Replies: 571
Views: 94,373
Posted By gdoubleu

The transaction for my Saks order (6/28) still...

The transaction for my Saks order (6/28) still did not post, however chatting with Amex, it is the "charge date" that counts in order to allocate the Saks benefit. That means I should be able to...
Jun 28, 19, 4:49 pm
Replies: 571
Views: 94,373
Posted By gdoubleu

Thank you. I have just submitted an order, I will...

Thank you. I have just submitted an order, I will send updates on this thread.



Thanks for the tip. I used the 10% from eBates, the $10 eBates credit for creating a new account, the 10% joining...
Jun 28, 19, 9:44 am
Replies: 571
Views: 94,373
Posted By gdoubleu

Question for those who used the Saks benefit. I...

Question for those who used the Saks benefit. I have not used this benefit for 2019 yet. What date counts for the allocation of the benefit: the purchase date, shipping date, delivery date, any other...
Jun 13, 19, 4:28 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,469
Posted By gdoubleu

I got in touch with Schiphol/Privium about the...

I got in touch with Schiphol/Privium about the membership, not mentioning the Platinum was not issued in NL, I received this:



I have followed those steps but am shown a page that has two...
Jun 12, 19, 10:19 am
Replies: 2,372
Views: 1,093,122
Posted By gdoubleu

1 x $100 – I will edit my post for the sake of...

1 x $100 – I will edit my post for the sake of clarity
And the bonus 5x is on a US Plat.
Jun 12, 19, 9:28 am
Replies: 2,372
Views: 1,093,122
Posted By gdoubleu

1 x $100 GC Purchased right after airline...

1 x $100 GC
Purchased right after airline benefit swap politely requested (and granted) on 06/07
Reimbursed on 06/10

edit: added bonus, I got 5x MR points on this transaction tagged as "DELTA...
Jun 11, 19, 2:27 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By gdoubleu

FYI, I was informed that Sixt IT systems is...

FYI, I was informed that Sixt IT systems is apparently experiencing some sort of issue as miles are not posting properly for bookings as far back as April 2019.

Email from Sixt customer service:
Jun 5, 19, 7:02 am
Replies: 672
Views: 92,029
Posted By gdoubleu

What a mess yesterday night. I was on a E175 that...

What a mess yesterday night. I was on a E175 that landed (on the Polderbaan) before the storm passed over Schiphol. Then Schiphol airport management decided to stop any equipment from being...
May 30, 19, 6:43 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,498
Posted By gdoubleu

Why would that be?

Why would that be?
May 28, 19, 1:55 pm
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Views: 92,029
Posted By gdoubleu

Interesting they have just approved a EUR 349...

Interesting they have just approved a EUR 349 overnight stay as well as EUR 90 for food (flight cancelled, rebooked following day).
May 15, 19, 6:55 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By gdoubleu

I have miles credited to my AAdvantage account up...

I have miles credited to my AAdvantage account up until Feb. 2019. After that, 3 rentals did not post. I am in contact with Sixt who says everything in their system shows that the rental was properly...
May 3, 19, 3:50 am
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By gdoubleu

KL Throws balls at DL on EU 261/2004 Despite KL Handling Compensations

Hi FT Community,

I recently was ticketed on a DL flight from AMS to ATL (on DL metal), that was cancelled for operational reasons.

Interestingly, it is KL that emailed me then (despite having...
Nov 21, 18, 7:49 am
Replies: 740
Views: 291,909
Posted By gdoubleu

I can't access...

I can't access https://www.americanexpress.com/onlineclaim/ for the past couple of days, anyone else?
Nov 21, 18, 5:43 am
Replies: 2,232
Views: 891,714
Posted By gdoubleu

Hi Chris, That is correct. When you buy a...

Hi Chris,

That is correct. When you buy a GC, remember to select the Virtual GC option, unless you want to have a physical GC.
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