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Jul 22, 19, 11:40 pm
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Posted By fluffydot

I need to pay for an event at a hotel (the Pen),...

I need to pay for an event at a hotel (the Pen), probably in two parts, each time around HKD50,000
I'm guessing this won't code as "Dining" spend, and my 5x category is set to China spend. So I'm...
Oct 11, 18, 12:09 am
Replies: 36
Views: 8,257
Posted By fluffydot

So the only way this is useful is if you are just...

So the only way this is useful is if you are just >6 nights short of 75 for the year? Or is there something obvious that I am missing...
Sep 16, 18, 11:28 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 8,257
Posted By fluffydot

If we wait until January 1st to select the 5...

If we wait until January 1st to select the 5 Elite nights, would they then count towards the 2019 re-qualification of Platinum?
Aug 8, 18, 9:18 am
Replies: 535
Views: 107,756
Posted By fluffydot

The annual fee for my Business Gold is coming up...

The annual fee for my Business Gold is coming up and I am currently working out of the country. It looks like there is no long any FYF cards to keep my MR account alive. I was tempted to get the...
Dec 27, 17, 7:34 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 5,473
Posted By fluffydot

Looks like they only load these fares about ~6...

Looks like they only load these fares about ~6 months in advance. I can see RMB16k++ fares for PEK-YYZ up to June 2018. This is a really good deal, since even AA does not give very good discounts to...
Dec 5, 17, 7:26 pm
Replies: 1,461
Views: 173,380
Posted By fluffydot

I'm going to be largely based in the mainland...

I'm going to be largely based in the mainland next year, so seems it would make sense to switch my Red Hot Rewards category from Dining to China spend. But so far my experience with the mainland...
Sep 20, 17, 3:44 am
Replies: 292
Views: 45,504
Posted By fluffydot

The offer for Fubon looks pretty good for the low...

The offer for Fubon looks pretty good for the low spend.
But the deal seems to be 50K sign-up points after $2,800 spend + 10K bonus for using the "online form". 60K points x 1AM/15points = 4,000AM...
Sep 7, 17, 2:02 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,580
Posted By fluffydot

How much closer is this property to KUL than the...

How much closer is this property to KUL than the Renaissance or Stripes in KL?
For someone doing a one night layover in KUL, given the same price (~MYR300) is this the best option?
May 16, 17, 4:43 am
Replies: 1,110
Views: 226,091
Posted By fluffydot

I will doing HKG to LAX in J followed by LAX to...

I will doing HKG to LAX in J followed by LAX to ORD in domestic F, with a 7 hour layover in LAX. Please help me out as I haven't flown AA as far as I can remember...

1) Do I have access to any OW...
Apr 20, 17, 3:59 am
Replies: 5,400
Views: 798,975
Posted By fluffydot

I am currently in Beijing, and booked on the last...

I am currently in Beijing, and booked on the last flight out to HKG on Friday (KA975 20:30 – 00:10+1).
Would be extremely grateful if someone can tell me what the availability is like on earlier...
Feb 21, 17, 6:48 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 8,002
Posted By fluffydot

Thanks for the great TR. I am booked for a 3...

Thanks for the great TR. I am booked for a 3 night stay in March and will definitely need to adjust my expectations lower now. I initially booked this property over the Ren because I prefer a more...
Feb 13, 17, 3:56 am
Replies: 1,461
Views: 173,380
Posted By fluffydot

Trying to squeeze a bit more overseas spend into...

Trying to squeeze a bit more overseas spend into the last phase of the SCB promo. Can anyone confirm if expedia.com.hk hotel bookings count as overseas? Prices seem to be quoted in HKD but fine print...
Feb 9, 17, 10:44 pm
Replies: 292
Views: 45,504
Posted By fluffydot

I've had the AMEX CX Elite card for just over a...

I've had the AMEX CX Elite card for just over a year. Planning to cancel it since all of my spend goes to HSBC and SC now. Although the non-elite version of the AMEX CX has a pretty low sign-up...
Feb 9, 17, 7:03 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By fluffydot

Do O class fares earn zero TP and zero miles?

Do O class fares earn zero TP and zero miles?
Jan 22, 17, 8:24 pm
Replies: 1,461
Views: 173,380
Posted By fluffydot

Do DCC transactions still count toward overseas...

Do DCC transactions still count toward overseas category bonus?

Since they technically settle in HKD rather than foreign currency.
Not sure if it differs between SCB or HSBC, both are running...
Jan 6, 17, 8:11 am
Replies: 3,061
Views: 618,497
Posted By fluffydot

Still nothing posted as of today (Jan 6) so i...

Still nothing posted as of today (Jan 6) so i sent a follow up email to the event manager. Several hours later I received the standard email from Marriott Rewards, both points and 10 nights have...
Dec 22, 16, 12:13 am
Replies: 3,061
Views: 618,497
Posted By fluffydot

My multiple submissions to the Marriott RFP...

My multiple submissions to the Marriott RFP website were ignored as well. I ended up just calling the hotel front desk and asked for transfer to their Meeting/Event Manager. Once connected you can...
Dec 20, 16, 10:02 pm
Replies: 3,061
Views: 618,497
Posted By fluffydot

I'm just in the final steps of securing a...

I'm just in the final steps of securing a conference room at the Marriott Sukhumvit. Their minimum rate is THB3,000++ for 1 hour in a 10 person conference room. They were able to send me a contract...
Nov 30, 16, 9:01 pm
Replies: 1,250
Views: 179,275
Posted By fluffydot

I am confused by the term "designated...

I am confused by the term "designated restaurants", is there a list of specific restaurants, or do they just mean any transaction that is designated within the restaurant category?

For the 6% RC...
Nov 22, 16, 3:15 am
Replies: 73
Views: 29,356
Posted By fluffydot

I am looking at booking this property at the end...

I am looking at booking this property at the end of Jan, but I am not able to see any King Deluxe rooms on the website. What type of room did you initially book? I am also Gold MR, but don't mind...
Nov 14, 16, 6:43 am
Replies: 1,250
Views: 179,275
Posted By fluffydot

I just received a mailer from SC for a promotion...

I just received a mailer from SC for a promotion from 15 Nov to 28 Feb for any spend including tax payment by credit card:
HK$5,000 - HK$49,999 gets 1% cash back entitlement
HK$50,000 or above gets...
Nov 7, 16, 11:53 pm
Replies: 292
Views: 45,504
Posted By fluffydot

It seems like it would be wise to proactively...

It seems like it would be wise to proactively close cards that are rarely used. But would still need to wait 12 months (after cancellation) to re-apply for any welcome offers.

Is there any...
Nov 3, 16, 9:27 am
Replies: 1,250
Views: 179,275
Posted By fluffydot

If I have all the other HSBC cards but don't have...

If I have all the other HSBC cards but don't have the Platinum one, I can get the 300RC? Earn rate for this card is pretty crappy tho :rolleyes:
Nov 3, 16, 4:30 am
Replies: 502
Views: 84,150
Posted By fluffydot

I think you will have no problem getting OWS on...

I think you will have no problem getting OWS on AA or QFF. Just use the same itinerary as as example to see how far it gets you on the other programs. It would likely be in the neighborhood of 480+...
Oct 18, 16, 3:37 am
Replies: 21
Views: 5,542
Posted By fluffydot

Just for comparison, roundtrip J on AA for...

Just for comparison, roundtrip J on AA for HKG-DFW-EWR will net 220TP for MPC vs 480 status credits for QFF. HMMM....
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