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Nov 2, 20, 10:33 am
Replies: 1,355
Views: 378,209
Posted By JamilD

50k for Personal Platinum, no spend requirement. ...

50k for Personal Platinum, no spend requirement.

First time I've asked for a retention bonus on any of my cards, only been with Amex for ~4 years. Only ~$5-10k spend on the Plat in a year, mainly...
Aug 31, 20, 11:00 am
Replies: 125
Views: 14,976
Posted By JamilD

I thought about this, but that disadvantage only...

I thought about this, but that disadvantage only pans out if I don't have the cash to spend on flying now. I can still take advantage of the cheap airfare now with cash, and then save the (50%...
Aug 19, 20, 3:13 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 14,976
Posted By JamilD

I got the 50% offer with ~$700 in My Wallet. I...

I got the 50% offer with ~$700 in My Wallet. I took it — basically giving Alaska a loan with 50% interest that I can cash in on July 1st. That 50% return (almost risk-free) seems like a good deal to...
Jul 4, 20, 8:39 pm
Replies: 638
Views: 171,754
Posted By JamilD

It’s about my third or fourth stay here, always...

It’s about my third or fourth stay here, always booking an Ocean View room on points. Each time we’ve been assigned a room by the pool (rooms 54x). Are these the only base ocean view king rooms?...
Aug 29, 19, 2:09 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By JamilD

AA Codeshare Cancelled, BA Flight Operating?

I was scheduled to be on BA 278 from SJC-LHR on August 30, but it was cancelled so I called to get rebooked on the same flight the next day.

On ExpertFlyer, BA 278 for the 31st shows as still on...
Apr 4, 18, 6:05 pm
Replies: 555
Views: 67,807
Posted By JamilD

I'm mostly a lurker on FlyerTalk but I love...

I'm mostly a lurker on FlyerTalk but I love Virgin America and couldn't pass up a chance to fly on the last public VX flight. Just bought my ticket, gonna be in 18D, and 3D on the way back on VX… er,...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 20, 17, 2:58 pm
Replies: 144
Views: 16,413
Posted By JamilD

Toronto to San Francisco: 2,260 miles Toronto...

Toronto to San Francisco: 2,260 miles
Toronto to Los Angeles: 2,176 miles

YYZ-SFO is longer than YYZ-LAX, which seemed incredibly counterintuitive to me.
May 25, 17, 10:10 am
Replies: 99
Views: 37,082
Posted By JamilD

I had a similar experience in Thailand and...

I had a similar experience in Thailand and Malaysia, after about 20 rides my rating dropped from 4.88 to 4.80 (a huge difference considering I've taken a lot of Uber rides in the past, and the...
Apr 2, 17, 4:45 pm
Replies: 3,629
Views: 92,496
Posted By JamilD

Just booked MEL-AUH-LHR with both legs on the...

Just booked MEL-AUH-LHR with both legs on the A380, my first Etihad F redemption :D AU$90 in additional fees
Mar 28, 17, 5:02 pm
Replies: 3,629
Views: 92,496
Posted By JamilD

Just tried to book SYD-AUH-LHR… F availability...

Just tried to book SYD-AUH-LHR… F availability showed up on ExpertFlyer but AA UK and Australia couldn't see it. Is it just not possible to book those awards? Would I have to book SYD-AUH and AUH-LHR...
Dec 25, 16, 9:22 am
Replies: 1,579
Views: 288,503
Posted By JamilD

I think it is targeted — tried two different...

I think it is targeted — tried two different people's Platinum and Gold cards, along with mine, and none of them worked :(
Dec 22, 16, 2:19 pm
Replies: 2,797
Views: 704,886
Posted By JamilD

YYZ-AUS - Flex - CA$180, declined

YYZ-AUS - Flex - CA$180, declined
Nov 19, 16, 7:38 pm
Replies: 1,579
Views: 288,503
Posted By JamilD

Just updated the wiki to reflect the fact that...

Just updated the wiki to reflect the fact that the Air Miles Platinum no longer has FYF, min spend up to $1500 from $500. New terms:...
Jul 31, 16, 1:21 pm
Replies: 1,579
Views: 288,503
Posted By JamilD

Self-referred about a week ago… still no points...

Self-referred about a week ago… still no points :(

Worried that it didn't process the referral correctly, or that they caught on to the self-refer.
May 6, 16, 12:45 pm
Replies: 219
Views: 78,953
Posted By JamilD

From Reddit...

From Reddit (https://www.reddit.com/r/churning/comments/4i60nx/data_point_hilton_status_match/):


:rolleyes:
Apr 27, 16, 4:15 pm
Replies: 218
Views: 81,357
Posted By JamilD

I've had one of my 'mistake fare' itineraries...

I've had one of my 'mistake fare' itineraries cancelled two weeks after ticketing. Could be anytime.

That being said, this seems to be a fairly small and low-profile mistake, so I'm not sure if AA...
Apr 27, 16, 2:00 pm
Replies: 218
Views: 81,357
Posted By JamilD

Always book before you post ;) That being...

Always book before you post ;)

That being said I just held a fare to VCE right now… you might want to try again
Apr 27, 16, 1:43 pm
Replies: 218
Views: 81,357
Posted By JamilD

Is this dead already? Not seeing a premium...

Is this dead already? Not seeing a premium economy option anymore :/
Apr 27, 16, 1:32 pm
Replies: 218
Views: 81,357
Posted By JamilD

It shows up as "Premium Economy" under class of...

It shows up as "Premium Economy" under class of service?
Apr 27, 16, 1:21 pm
Replies: 218
Views: 81,357
Posted By JamilD

Only works on AA codeshares. Books into W on the...

Only works on AA codeshares. Books into W on the TATL, Y on the intra-Europe flights. Also valid to MAD, LIS, and some other cities around Southern Europe.

Went through to holding the fare...
Apr 23, 16, 12:14 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 4,626
Posted By JamilD

Same price from SFO; also noticed to AUH it's...

Same price from SFO; also noticed to AUH it's $886 on AF codes but DL/EY metal
Apr 22, 16, 8:59 am
Replies: 152
Views: 17,121
Posted By JamilD

I flew AC in Y for the first time in a while...

I flew AC in Y for the first time in a while YYZ-SFO and was surprised at the quantity and quality of food available for purchase (hot food??? what???)

It *is* more expensive than AA/US/DL for...
Apr 21, 16, 10:57 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 6,110
Posted By JamilD

Ah yes, ROSI, the only website I know of with...

Ah yes, ROSI, the only website I know of with Hours of Operation :rolleyes:
Apr 21, 16, 7:24 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 6,173
Posted By JamilD

Just thought I'd add if any Canadians are reading...

Just thought I'd add if any Canadians are reading this thread: there's a $1000 limit for the combined flight + baggage delay insurance on the Canadian Amex Plat but only $500 on the Gold.
Apr 21, 16, 6:38 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 9,415
Posted By JamilD

It's available on Saturdays again! April 30 and...

It's available on Saturdays again! April 30 and May 7.
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