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Mar 13, 19, 12:05 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,136
Posted By patrick.barnes

Amex BBP + Chase CSR, if you want to keep it...

Amex BBP + Chase CSR, if you want to keep it simple.
Feb 3, 19, 7:01 pm
Replies: 397
Views: 61,319
Posted By patrick.barnes

Stayed here for 2 nights as a Plat Elite. ...

Stayed here for 2 nights as a Plat Elite.

ĒUpgradeĒ was to the same room booked on a higher floor. Meh.

Good service, good in room dining.

The LA Lakers were staying here at the same time.
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Nov 4, 18, 5:33 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,890
Posted By patrick.barnes

Looks like Revolut but available to the US. ...

Looks like Revolut but available to the US.

I think Revolut is coming back soon.

TransferWise have a product called a ďborderless accountĒ which provides local bank details in a bunch of...
Oct 16, 18, 4:28 pm
Replies: 1,342
Views: 119,301
Posted By patrick.barnes

No Amex UI currently shows these things with 100%...

No Amex UI currently shows these things with 100% certainty. You'll have to wait for statement close. Let's just wait and see.
Oct 16, 18, 4:24 pm
Replies: 1,342
Views: 119,301
Posted By patrick.barnes

USPS lost then found mine. The outer cardboard...

USPS lost then found mine. The outer cardboard box was "open" but the letter inside was not.
Oct 16, 18, 4:13 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By patrick.barnes

A better forum for this is the Australian...

A better forum for this is the Australian Frequent Flier forum. There are Australians around here (I'm one) but they tend to be expats in the US.

Qantas points are ... not worth chasing. There are...
Oct 14, 18, 9:13 pm
Replies: 1,342
Views: 119,301
Posted By patrick.barnes

Net airline credit ($200) and Uber credit ($200)...

Net airline credit ($200) and Uber credit ($200) itís $150. I basically only use the Plat for the FHR benefit, which more than covers the AF for me. Used to use it for big ticket purchases but the...
Oct 14, 18, 7:27 pm
Replies: 1,342
Views: 119,301
Posted By patrick.barnes

(Off topic but Amex sent me a spend offer once I...

(Off topic but Amex sent me a spend offer once I upgraded to the Luxury card [for 100k points] which basically restored the old earning rate for $25k of spend.)
Oct 14, 18, 7:01 pm
Replies: 1,342
Views: 119,301
Posted By patrick.barnes

FWIW, the contactless chip on my SPG Luxury card...

FWIW, the contactless chip on my SPG Luxury card is inoperative.

The new rose gold PRG contactless works.

So I'd test it somehow first (I used an Android phone I had lying around with the NFC...
Oct 5, 18, 8:10 pm
Replies: 1,342
Views: 119,301
Posted By patrick.barnes

When I did the chat to get the rose gold, the CSR...

When I did the chat to get the rose gold, the CSR pasted some legalese about it being a ďproduct changeĒ, which I found odd. It seems in the system the rose gold gold card is its own product. I guess...
Oct 5, 18, 7:56 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 6,503
Posted By patrick.barnes

Not true, and why wouldnít you ask on FT? Itís a...

Not true, and why wouldnít you ask on FT? Itís a great resource no matter how wealthy you are.

Itís possible, as mia said, that OPís income in the Amex system was stale. Getting lawyers involved...
Sep 5, 18, 1:45 pm
Replies: 465
Views: 62,744
Posted By patrick.barnes

Has anyone tried tapping the Luxury card and had...

Has anyone tried tapping the Luxury card and had it work?

Iíve tried it on several terminals and it doesnít do anything. It has the NFC logo on it so Iím not sure what the issue is.
Aug 19, 18, 9:33 am
Replies: 70
Views: 11,665
Posted By patrick.barnes

I also ended up with MR Plat on the MR side while...

I also ended up with MR Plat on the MR side while staying Gold on the SPG side.

I donít use the Amex Plat status but I do have the Amex SPG and spent a bunch on that (90k or so so far).
May 29, 18, 7:17 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,352
Posted By patrick.barnes

It depends. Usually you have to pay the minimum...

It depends. Usually you have to pay the minimum payment and that canít be offset by any redemptions (but refunds will offset it).

i just set up autopay and let it figure it out.
Apr 23, 18, 11:54 pm
Replies: 153
Views: 35,675
Posted By patrick.barnes

One reason I book with FHR instead of direct is...

One reason I book with FHR instead of direct is that a lot of the time FHR has much better cancellation terms.

Plus the credit, nicer treatment, upgrade etc. Some properties take FHR really...
Apr 22, 18, 5:49 pm
Replies: 259
Views: 50,240
Posted By patrick.barnes

Amex Plat gives you FHR which is worth more than...

Amex Plat gives you FHR which is worth more than the net AF per year for me.

Also Amex protection benefits are actually usable. Any high value purchases go on Plats (I carry both personal and...
Apr 19, 18, 7:53 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,496
Posted By patrick.barnes

Chase is running a special 3UR per $ on the CFU: ...

Chase is running a special 3UR per $ on the CFU:

Application Link. (https://creditcards.chase.com/cash-back-credit-cards/chase-freedom-unlimited)

This is a really good deal if you like UR. If...
Apr 19, 18, 12:57 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,496
Posted By patrick.barnes

Iím in the same boat. I currently have: ...

Iím in the same boat.

I currently have:

CSR for 3x travel and dining
SPG for all other non bonus spend + SPG spend
CFU for places that donít take Amex

Iím not sure if I just stop using the...
Apr 18, 18, 6:15 pm
Replies: 465
Views: 62,744
Posted By patrick.barnes

According to Marriott Rewards Credit Cards...

According to Marriott Rewards Credit Cards (http://credit-cards.marriott.com/en-us/starwood-preferred-guest-us) you get Platinum Elite when you hit 75k. You get Gold Elite for just holding the card....
Apr 17, 18, 12:15 am
Replies: 465
Views: 62,744
Posted By patrick.barnes

As someone who puts a substantial amount of real...

As someone who puts a substantial amount of real spend on my SPG personal every month... Iím very disappointed with the earning devaluation.

Not sure where to move my spend... I guess the Freedom...
May 11, 17, 10:50 am
Replies: 686
Views: 167,974
Posted By patrick.barnes

Most issuers will only set the CA limit to a...

Most issuers will only set the CA limit to a minimum of $20 now. Unclear why.
May 9, 17, 12:52 am
Replies: 2,542
Views: 481,938
Posted By patrick.barnes

Try calling the status line. As for 70k......

Try calling the status line.

As for 70k... unlikely but he can try with screenshots. I would have applied for the 70k offer on the same day (HPs would combine) then called up and cancelled the 50k...
May 8, 17, 11:07 am
Replies: 686
Views: 167,974
Posted By patrick.barnes

Only if you also open a checking account, no?

Only if you also open a checking account, no?
May 7, 17, 4:07 pm
Replies: 686
Views: 167,974
Posted By patrick.barnes

It's limited to US Bank customers...

It's limited to US Bank customers...
May 4, 17, 1:12 am
Replies: 212
Views: 121,318
Posted By patrick.barnes

rev: call and try to reopen the first one and...

rev: call and try to reopen the first one and shift some CL to that. That has a better chance of working.
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