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May 2, 17, 3:14 am
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Posted By rakso79

Boxing up my Herman Miller Aeron chair, carrying as checked luggage?

I saw this old thread:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/united-mileage-plus-pre-merger/669080-aeron-chair-can-i-bring-int-l-flight.html

I actually want to take my used Herman Miller Aeron chair...
Sep 2, 15, 10:16 pm
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Posted By rakso79

Is there any recent confirmation that Paypal is...

Is there any recent confirmation that Paypal is counted for 10x points under UOB Preferred Platinum?

I am planning to apply for UOB credit cards, but my main online spend is from independent small...
Jun 8, 15, 3:47 am
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Posted By rakso79

Which is better, the UOB PRVI Miles Amex or the...

Which is better, the UOB PRVI Miles Amex or the UOB PRVI Miles Mastercard? Or are there people who apply for both?
May 3, 15, 3:00 am
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Posted By rakso79

So do people generally agree that the Singapore...

So do people generally agree that the Singapore AMEX Ascend and its 35,000 bonus miles on S$10,000 spend in three months is better than the Singapore AMEX Krisflyer Gold and its 5,000 bonus miles on...
Apr 28, 15, 9:07 pm
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Posted By rakso79

What should you do with the Ascend... spent...

What should you do with the Ascend... spent S$10,000 on it within 3 months and not just go for the 5,000 bonus miles for the first transaction?

From the AMEX site: Earn 15,000 Bonus KrisFlyer...
Apr 28, 15, 1:19 pm
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Posted By rakso79

How much do you pay to redeem those miles? I...

How much do you pay to redeem those miles? I assume the 5,000 miles is still well worth it after the redemption payment?
Apr 28, 15, 5:24 am
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Posted By rakso79

What is the review of the American Express...

What is the review of the American Express Krisflyer gold card? It gives 5,000 bonus miles on the first transaction, +50% miles with S$5,000 annual spend and another +50% miles with S$12,000 annual...
Apr 22, 15, 7:04 am
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Posted By rakso79

Any update on UOB PRVI versus ANZ Travel in the...

Any update on UOB PRVI versus ANZ Travel in the 1.4 miles category?
Apr 19, 15, 11:58 am
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Posted By rakso79

Has anyone else checked rewards and rebate cards?...

Has anyone else checked rewards and rebate cards?

Where do you go for information on whether Paypal counts for online spend and similar questions?
Apr 19, 15, 11:57 am
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Posted By rakso79

Is the time spent actually worth it?

Is the time spent actually worth it?
Apr 18, 15, 4:37 am
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Posted By rakso79

Rounding is a minor issue because you get your...

Rounding is a minor issue because you get your points from big transactions, right?

Is the UOB card still better? Seems the ANZ's bonus is not better than the overseas miles bonus of the UOB.
Apr 17, 15, 12:35 am
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Posted By rakso79

What percentage of cashback would make it worth...

What percentage of cashback would make it worth it for you, say if we use Singapore Airlines business class flights from Singapore to London as a benchmark?
Apr 16, 15, 9:25 pm
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Posted By rakso79

It's not as subjective as that. I was one of...

It's not as subjective as that.

I was one of the posters on the original KF accrual thread. My methodology was to take the price of a Singapore Airlines roundtrip ticket, subtract the amount of...
Apr 16, 15, 6:52 pm
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Posted By rakso79

Could you critique my target list of credit...

Could you critique my target list of credit cards?

1. UOB PRVI Miles Mastercard - default card for 8 miles/S$5 local and 12.5 miles/S$5 overseas spend

2. OCBC 365 - 6% cashback for weekend...
Apr 16, 15, 5:56 pm
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Posted By rakso79

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Apr 16, 15, 5:35 pm
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Posted By rakso79

Question about DBS Altitude cards... I left...

Question about DBS Altitude cards...

I left Singapore for about two years, before the DBS Altitude card was downgraded from 1.6 miles to 1.2 miles per S$.

I kept a DBS Altitude Amex that still...
Apr 16, 15, 5:25 pm
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Posted By rakso79

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Apr 16, 15, 5:11 pm
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Posted By rakso79

Another question... The UOB PRVI Miles card...

Another question...

The UOB PRVI Miles card gives 8 miles per S$5 spend. This is NOT the same as 1.6 miles per S$1 spend because it's in blocks of S$5. For example, if you spent S$9, you still get...
Apr 16, 15, 4:58 pm
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Posted By rakso79

I'm confused... UOB PRVI Miles gives the highest...

I'm confused... UOB PRVI Miles gives the highest miles per S$, but there seems to be negative feedback on this thread.

So is it worth getting a UOB PRVI Miles card, or should you stick with DBS...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 19, 12, 4:02 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,412
Posted By rakso79

Travel insurance claim for bottle broken due to TSA interference

I flew from Latin America to Singapore, with an airline switch in the US and another in Europe. I purchased a bottle of alcohol in Latin America and hand carried it.

After checking into the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 6, 12, 2:34 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 7,662
Posted By rakso79

Kayak didn't seem to pick it up properly. ...

Kayak didn't seem to pick it up properly.

Sigh, I've been spoiled by Singapore Airlines. Plus, there are some other good airlines flying out of Singapore, from Emirates to India's Jet.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 6, 12, 12:11 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 7,662
Posted By rakso79

Indeed, and their trains are now becoming even...

Indeed, and their trains are now becoming even better. On the flights, at worst, I have some faith in my ability to flirt in Mandarin.

Any bad news about Air China?
Apr 6, 12, 12:08 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 36,412
Posted By rakso79

So, generally, for SQ redemption flights, one can...

So, generally, for SQ redemption flights, one can change the date like normal SQ flights subject to availability?
Forum: MilesBuzz
Apr 6, 12, 12:06 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 549
Posted By rakso79

What FF program to use on other airlines' flights (Air China and AA)

I'm a bit overwhelmed by all the information on this forum, so apologies in advance.

How does one figure out, generally, what frequent flier number to give when flying on another airline?

For...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 6, 12, 11:24 am
Replies: 21
Views: 7,662
Posted By rakso79

Really, I'd love to learn. Why are you guys...

Really, I'd love to learn.

Why are you guys talking about SFO and what's TPAC?

And what's wrong with China Eastern? (Apologies, but I have learned to fear American, not Asian, air crews!)
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