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Oct 1, 19, 9:29 am
Replies: 326
Views: 76,812
Posted By jalm1

I am bummed about the loss of RDM boost. With the...

I am bummed about the loss of RDM boost. With the Reserve card i basically had 1.5x on all non-bonus spend which made it less painful to put the spend on a DL card. The MQM boost is helpful, but as...
Sep 12, 19, 10:50 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,870
Posted By jalm1

I finally saw this in my app this week (I've been...

I finally saw this in my app this week (I've been looking for it) and in good timing, need to use it a few times while on a flight suffering delays to make my connection. Its a good service, the...
Aug 29, 19, 4:38 pm
Replies: 165
Views: 23,902
Posted By jalm1

Thanks for the report. I was worried they...

Thanks for the report. I was worried they wouldn't be as good on a flight. Guess I'll keep my QC's for now.
Aug 23, 19, 1:08 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 5,672
Posted By jalm1

New MR website - how to get summary

Overall, the new MR website is nice upgrade and it's good to be able to see the points per transaction. However, I miss the old summary which showed the total points posts from each card for each...
Aug 20, 19, 12:08 pm
Replies: 165
Views: 23,902
Posted By jalm1

How is the NC on the new Sony's during flight? I...

How is the NC on the new Sony's during flight? I have the QC35 and QC30's. The over the ear 35's are generally better, but the QC30's are not that bad. I would love to get an even smaller kit and...
Jul 8, 19, 2:36 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,870
Posted By jalm1

Glad to see this rolling out. Sadly, i haven't...

Glad to see this rolling out. Sadly, i haven't seen it hit my app yet. Seems to me that this may be easier than twitter, but maybe its no difference.
Jul 6, 19, 12:10 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,375
Posted By jalm1

Which is not a bad combo if you either a) buy a...

Which is not a bad combo if you either a) buy a lot of plane tickets or b) value the plat benefits. The gold is a good way to build MR.
Jun 15, 19, 11:58 am
Replies: 1,553
Views: 173,170
Posted By jalm1

Agree. I keep getting told to simplify the cards,...

Agree. I keep getting told to simplify the cards, i am sure my time could be better spent getting 80-90% of the value with a simpler setup.
Jun 14, 19, 5:01 pm
Replies: 1,553
Views: 173,170
Posted By jalm1

I hold all these but the AMEX Gold (have the EDP...

I hold all these but the AMEX Gold (have the EDP in place). I also do the Citi Premier for 5x and the Delta reserve card for the MQM's. I was looking at my wallet the other day and there are 4 $400+...
Jan 11, 19, 7:39 pm
Replies: 164
Views: 16,695
Posted By jalm1

Based on these numbers it seems AAPL is getting a...

Based on these numbers it seems AAPL is getting a pretty sweet deal on J to Asia, and UA not so much. No wonder they still fly the old seats confit to PVG.
Jul 13, 18, 1:53 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 19,774
Posted By jalm1

Thanks for the clarification. Sounds like 19 C/D...

Thanks for the clarification. Sounds like 19 C/D may be better than C+ (if i dont need the recline).
Jul 13, 18, 1:00 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 19,774
Posted By jalm1

C+ window or 19 C/D? (obviously hoping for an...

C+ window or 19 C/D? (obviously hoping for an upgrade on a 4hr flight, but just in case).

I much prefer the aisle but I've heard 19 C/D have reduced width which sucks.
Jan 28, 18, 11:55 pm
Replies: 1,737
Views: 93,128
Posted By jalm1

How does AS handle outbound cancellations on a RT...

How does AS handle outbound cancellations on a RT ticket? I need to change my outbound flight this week and AS really doesn't have a flight that will work (i'll be in a different city than my...
Dec 31, 17, 4:31 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,580
Posted By jalm1

I personally don't think too many upgrades have...

I personally don't think too many upgrades have come down to the card as a tie breaker for me. From what i can tell fare code is clearly the biggest factor and i feel it most when i am on cheap...
Dec 31, 17, 12:33 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 51,368
Posted By jalm1

It looks like the new models are appearing...

It looks like the new models are appearing online. I see them on the Rimowa site there are duplicate 45l and 34l topas mutlitwheel. From the pictures, it looks like the wheel base is flush with the...
Nov 15, 17, 10:45 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 30,141
Posted By jalm1

Iíve seen one or two in airports. Always catch my...

Iíve seen one or two in airports. Always catch my eye. Iíve also spent some time with them in a Tumi store. Iím personally torn between the two.

While I canít comment on durability in use, based...
Sep 13, 17, 1:36 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 51,368
Posted By jalm1

I wonder if the note "DesignĖUpdate 2017" which...

I wonder if the note "DesignĖUpdate 2017" which seems to have been updated since the 2016 design update note is an indicator an update is still coming or this is the newly design. From what i have...
May 6, 17, 2:01 pm
Replies: 831
Views: 421,730
Posted By jalm1

Thanks! Anyone have any experience with #3...

Thanks! Anyone have any experience with #3 (http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) on DL domestic flights or is an E170/175?
May 4, 17, 10:30 pm
Replies: 831
Views: 421,730
Posted By jalm1

I have been curious about this myself. I see 3...

I have been curious about this myself. I see 3 sort of carry on sizes.

The two CM5K referenced:

1) https://www.rimowa.com/en-us/topas-cabin-multiwheel-32l-silver-carry-on-luggage/923.52.00.4...
Feb 17, 17, 2:13 pm
Replies: 1,658
Views: 207,117
Posted By jalm1

Trying to make sure i understand the best...

Trying to make sure i understand the best approach with a RUC. I am on ATL-SEA on Sunday and as a DM I have not cleared (i am not surprised). As of this afternoon there appear to be 2 FC seats...
Feb 5, 17, 5:11 pm
Replies: 1,875
Views: 383,573
Posted By jalm1

On a E175 the FC overhead space is generally gone...

On a E175 the FC overhead space is generally gone after the first 4 people with a roller board. I often see a lot of PREM ppl jockeying to be in the front of the line. I know I've done it.
Jan 31, 17, 10:27 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 27,623
Posted By jalm1

I haven't gotten a statement at 5% yet, but in...

I haven't gotten a statement at 5% yet, but in the old version of the card everything amazon counted (including third parry products) except for Amazon Payments. I don't know why that would have...
Jan 9, 17, 9:16 pm
Replies: 183
Views: 32,616
Posted By jalm1

So a little late to this.... but seeing as i need...

So a little late to this.... but seeing as i need to make a selection in the next few days I am a little torn.

in 2016, i was able to zero of my SNA's. While good in theory, less good in practice...
Jan 6, 17, 10:29 am
Replies: 89
Views: 27,623
Posted By jalm1

It would be interesting if Chase were to launch a...

It would be interesting if Chase were to launch a 5% Amazon Visa to compete against the prime card issued by Synchrony.

The name of the card in the picture seems to indicate it may be a separate...
Nov 18, 16, 10:03 am
Replies: 1,060
Views: 312,735
Posted By jalm1

I guess i am in the order camp. I like some...

I guess i am in the order camp. I like some diversity. I use the EDP to maximize non-bonus spend and MR to pair when i choose to use the plat for one reason or another (the 30x / month has never...
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