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Sep 22, 17, 2:37 pm
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Posted By markandrew

That was one of the most cringe-worthy uses of...

That was one of the most cringe-worthy uses of cyberspace I have seen in a long time. The agent just kept trying to help and help the blogger, while he was digging her into a bigger and bigger hole....
Sep 19, 17, 11:57 am
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Views: 112,469
Posted By markandrew

Earnings are better than the Gold card, 5/$ is...

Earnings are better than the Gold card, 5/$ is unheard of here, provided the currency is valuable. I mean it has been years I did not do it for 2x, but for 5x I would consider stocking up on gift...
Sep 19, 17, 9:37 am
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Views: 112,469
Posted By markandrew

My prognosis - it will be placed between Gold and...

My prognosis - it will be placed between Gold and platinum in price point. This is why they removed FYF from Gold Card so that there would not be such a huge nexus between Gold and Cobalt. Since the...
Sep 12, 17, 3:45 pm
Replies: 1,113
Views: 238,456
Posted By markandrew

Correct me if I am wrong, but has the language...

Correct me if I am wrong, but has the language not disappeared about changes on 27/9 for the AP cards?
Sep 12, 17, 2:02 pm
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Views: 238,456
Posted By markandrew

It is interesting that barring the temporary SPG...

It is interesting that barring the temporary SPG uplift, it has been consistently very bad news from Amex for a long time. This while other card issuers are improving their offerings, even Avion,...
Jul 18, 17, 7:18 am
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Views: 238,456
Posted By markandrew

Not so far for referees. :(

Not so far for referees. :(
Jul 11, 17, 8:55 am
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Views: 238,456
Posted By markandrew

Gold card certainly cannot refer anymore. Old...

Gold card certainly cannot refer anymore. Old terms have returned saying that your friend can apply but the Gold cardholder will not receive a bonus. Interestingly, it is still better for the friend...
Jul 8, 17, 8:37 pm
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Views: 238,456
Posted By markandrew

I note the language on the Amex Gold Rewards...

I note the language on the Amex Gold Rewards referral now has a deadline of July 10th to apply. Seems they are withdrawing or mixing up the referral programme on that card only after that date. I...
May 15, 17, 8:51 am
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Views: 238,456
Posted By markandrew

AmEx hedged wisely; I expect the agreement will...

AmEx hedged wisely; I expect the agreement will be extended further but AmEx will likely want much better terms and I'm not sure AP could take another loss so will concede.
May 11, 17, 7:08 am
Replies: 1,667
Views: 302,994
Posted By markandrew

Some heads are going to be shaking and papers...

Some heads are going to be shaking and papers scrunched at TD HQ today. What goes around comes around.

I hope and expect that Amex will reach a deal with AC for the new programme to be a MR...
Mar 9, 17, 8:56 am
Replies: 1,113
Views: 238,456
Posted By markandrew

Retention offer on Personal Platinum - 20,000...

Retention offer on Personal Platinum - 20,000 ..... accepted.....held card for two years ..... minimal spend recently (use gold or SPG) ..... I do use the priority pass regularly and had not used the...
Feb 27, 17, 8:36 am
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Views: 238,456
Posted By markandrew

It is there on the top right hand side, just bear...

It is there on the top right hand side, just bear in mind the two cards look identical. Click on the only card under the heading - Apply for a Different Card and it will switch to being the business...
May 4, 16, 4:37 pm
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Views: 274,596
Posted By markandrew

All referral bonuses I have received and...

All referral bonuses I have received and conferred have been accredited next day up to and including my signup for biz plat on Saturday and buddy's 25k to his personal plat posted points on Sunday.
Mar 30, 16, 1:29 pm
Replies: 1,579
Views: 274,596
Posted By markandrew

Certainly there is a risk as the T&Cs provide...

Certainly there is a risk as the T&Cs provide that you may not get; T&Cs require the two Biz products to not be held consecutively.

That being said, Amex has not been quick off the mark and there...
Mar 30, 16, 12:52 pm
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Views: 274,596
Posted By markandrew

You most certainly can. But will you get bonuses...

You most certainly can. But will you get bonuses on both? The T&Cs say "no" and nobody has provided a data point for getting them both post rule changes - I have asked and no one has definitively...
Mar 30, 16, 9:24 am
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Views: 274,596
Posted By markandrew

To qualify for a Welcome Bonus of 40,000 points...

To qualify for a Welcome Bonus of 40,000 points you must have at least $5,000 in net purchases posted to your account in your first 3 months of Card membership. Account must be in good standing. This...
Mar 8, 16, 11:44 am
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Views: 274,596
Posted By markandrew

Referral made, applied and approved Monday....

Referral made, applied and approved Monday. Points thru my old link posted on time today. Called to try to get a retention offer on my Platinum card as I am at 1yr +58 days, but no offer and I did...
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Oct 23, 15, 7:24 am
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Views: 1,124,456
Posted By markandrew

February 2012, they had 10x per $. Trust me, I...

February 2012, they had 10x per $. Trust me, I stocked up on some things I definitely didn't need at the time. Given the value you could get from AP at that time and that the credit card bonuses were...
Sep 21, 15, 12:10 pm
Replies: 1,524
Views: 248,577
Posted By markandrew

If you do have two separate MR accounts, reps...

If you do have two separate MR accounts, reps will be more than happy to merge (though you may want to wait a cycle or two after your bonus posts to not draw attention, not that I really think Amex...
Jan 1, 15, 4:03 am
Replies: 1,344
Views: 160,773
Posted By markandrew

There is a good chance from reports here that the...

There is a good chance from reports here that the credit will be clawed back on cancelling; always makes it a better proposition to sign up later in the year. There is a 60 day grace period when you...
Dec 18, 14, 12:53 pm
Replies: 4,406
Views: 488,025
Posted By markandrew

Successfully refunded YQ charged to my parents on...

Successfully refunded YQ charged to my parents on AY redemption.
Dec 16, 14, 9:16 am
Replies: 99
Views: 40,541
Posted By markandrew

Explains the bump down on Aeroplan Platinum sign...

Explains the bump down on Aeroplan Platinum sign up. The sign up bonus 50k miles are insufficient to hook you in when there are 40,000 up for grabs (currently) on a free product.

The earn rate is...
Dec 9, 14, 9:27 am
Replies: 1,344
Views: 160,773
Posted By markandrew

The six month between canceling and reapplying is...

The six month between canceling and reapplying is not only conventional wisdom, but written Amex policy in other jurisdictions.

I am about to try out a tighter than advisable turn around (4m) on...
Dec 8, 14, 10:51 pm
Replies: 1,344
Views: 160,773
Posted By markandrew

For your overall credit profile, and our longterm...

For your overall credit profile, and our longterm churn-worthiness, you really want all your sources of credit past and present to report as R1. It will not necessarily determine whether you do or do...
Dec 8, 14, 9:17 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,238
Posted By markandrew

Yes! And 5,000 points for adding user makes the...

Yes! And 5,000 points for adding user makes the fee really around $100 :) I had various supplementary cardholders, only benefit not to accrue to supplementary in the day was CX.
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