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Mar 24, 20, 3:28 pm
Replies: 187
Views: 32,796
Posted By VegasGambler

They are offering 10% off all pickup orders,...

They are offering 10% off all pickup orders, which have no fees. Great for an urban area. I'm picking up food anyway (since restaurants can't do dine-in now); this gets me 10% off. The dashpass...
Mar 23, 20, 1:41 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 17,980
Posted By VegasGambler

I just got an email from my concierge saying that...

I just got an email from my concierge saying that it would be credited, and the credit posted this morning. This was for a stay over Thanksgiving (and the card was charged 7 days before my arrival)...
Mar 23, 20, 12:22 am
Replies: 239
Views: 42,788
Posted By VegasGambler

I have the +5 MR (6 MR total) per dollar spent at...

I have the +5 MR (6 MR total) per dollar spent at Amazon offer (up to 1500 bonus pts). Will an electronic amazon gift card (bought from amazon) trigger this? The fine print on the amazon web site...
Mar 13, 20, 3:24 pm
Replies: 3,392
Views: 847,025
Posted By VegasGambler

It should be noted that in previous decisions,...

It should be noted that in previous decisions, the DOT had looked to other agencies' definitions of "unfair and deceptive practices" as "instructive". It's the closest to a definition they have ever...
Mar 13, 20, 12:43 pm
Replies: 3,392
Views: 847,025
Posted By VegasGambler

It is literally exactly the same. They are lying...

It is literally exactly the same. They are lying in a statement made both to the consumer and to the DOT



There is no assurance of anything.

However, in the past, when airlines have been...
Mar 12, 20, 4:43 pm
Replies: 2,922
Views: 624,432
Posted By VegasGambler

Usually, when I call, the phone system recognizes...

Usually, when I call, the phone system recognizes me and greets me by name. But now, when I call, it doesn't know who I am and asks me to enter my MP number, and tells me that I have a >60 minute...
Mar 12, 20, 3:50 pm
Replies: 3,392
Views: 847,025
Posted By VegasGambler

I was looking through...

I was looking through...
Mar 12, 20, 3:12 pm
Replies: 3,392
Views: 847,025
Posted By VegasGambler

LOL; that's hilarious. It looks like Citi...

LOL; that's hilarious.

It looks like Citi isn't willing to lie to their federal regulators. I'll bet AA is regretting their decision to do so.
Mar 12, 20, 2:31 am
Replies: 2,891
Views: 359,121
Posted By VegasGambler

That's what I was afraid of. Can I cancel...

That's what I was afraid of.

Can I cancel and rebook using the ETC?

I normally don't mind calling in but I'm trying to avoid the hold time.
Mar 11, 20, 10:01 pm
Replies: 2,891
Views: 359,121
Posted By VegasGambler

It's just a change, with 2 caveats: 1. The...

It's just a change, with 2 caveats:

1. The change fee is waived (the system alerts me to a waiver; I'm not sure if that implies that it can waive the change fee automatically)

2. It's a...
Mar 11, 20, 9:56 pm
Replies: 2,891
Views: 359,121
Posted By VegasGambler

I'm in a similar situation with an upcoming trip....

I'm in a similar situation with an upcoming trip. Can I do this online or do I have to call in?
Mar 11, 20, 6:36 pm
Replies: 3,392
Views: 847,025
Posted By VegasGambler

Interesting; Wells Fargo does not do this. ...

Interesting; Wells Fargo does not do this.

The only relevant point here is that the IRS already treats miles and cash the same; the suggestion that if they were treated as your property, the tax...
Mar 11, 20, 2:17 pm
Replies: 3,392
Views: 847,025
Posted By VegasGambler

Miles are already treated no differently than...

Miles are already treated no differently than cash by the IRS.

By your argument, the cash I receive on a cash-back card is not my property either.
Mar 10, 20, 10:00 pm
Replies: 234
Views: 33,527
Posted By VegasGambler

So 150 mph is not 50% faster than 100 mph? ...

So 150 mph is not 50% faster than 100 mph?

Speed is proportional to distance covered and inversely proportional to time. "How fast" is generally asking for a measure in speed (no, officer, i...
Mar 10, 20, 9:57 pm
Replies: 1,575
Views: 307,232
Posted By VegasGambler

I get it; I just don't see how airfare to Hawaii...

I get it; I just don't see how airfare to Hawaii can have a dip in demand without a corresponding dip in demand for hotel stays in Hawaii. Spring break should raise demand for both hotels and...
Mar 10, 20, 8:08 pm
Replies: 1,575
Views: 307,232
Posted By VegasGambler

How crowded is the place? Are they remotely...

How crowded is the place? Are they remotely close to capacity?

Airfare is ridiculously cheap right now ($100 for a walk-up fare to Hawaii). So I thought I'd make a quick weekend trip to Maui and...
Mar 10, 20, 7:58 pm
Replies: 299
Views: 52,511
Posted By VegasGambler

In case anyone is wondering about timing for AA...

In case anyone is wondering about timing for AA miles to post from Hyatt stays (@Mary2e) mine appear to be posting about 10 days after checkout. (They post backdated to your checkout date + 1 day,...
Mar 10, 20, 7:48 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 4,531
Posted By VegasGambler

Yes. Your underseat storage is literally all...

Yes.

Your underseat storage is literally all the space in front of your seat, and under the seat in front of you. It is not the area between the posts.
Mar 10, 20, 7:47 pm
Replies: 3,392
Views: 847,025
Posted By VegasGambler

Let's not confuse what's taxable by the letter of...

Let's not confuse what's taxable by the letter of the law with what the IRS actually bothers to enforce.

Miles are already taxed when earned from an interest-bearing account. The reason that the...
Mar 10, 20, 7:39 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 4,531
Posted By VegasGambler

They are the same size -- both of them are the...

They are the same size -- both of them are the width of your seat. Ignore the posts supporting the seats in front of you; they do not form borders for your space.
Mar 10, 20, 7:37 pm
Replies: 234
Views: 33,527
Posted By VegasGambler

Is 150mph not 50% faster than 100mph? That also...

Is 150mph not 50% faster than 100mph? That also cuts 1/3 off the travel time...
Mar 10, 20, 6:23 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 4,531
Posted By VegasGambler

Yes, this is my point. The middle space is...

Yes, this is my point. The middle space is shared -- and by shared, I mean, divided between the two occupants. The dividing line is the armrest.

This means that the aisle seat has more space...
Mar 10, 20, 4:30 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,308
Posted By VegasGambler

Suddenly, all my UA reservations have a travel...

Suddenly, all my UA reservations have a travel waiver attached to them. I think they have a blanket waiver for all tickets with a travel date through April 30.

That should mean, no change fee. A...
Mar 10, 20, 4:25 pm
Replies: 960
Views: 367,957
Posted By VegasGambler

Right. It's not great for individual one-off...

Right. It's not great for individual one-off purchases, but it works very well for stores or restaurants where you spend money frequently, and don't mind holding some balance in GCs.
Mar 10, 20, 4:22 pm
Replies: 234
Views: 33,527
Posted By VegasGambler

I saved some cash by re-booking some trips. Lots...

I saved some cash by re-booking some trips. Lots of wallet funds now!
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