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Jan 8, 21, 10:27 am
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Posted By motoridersd

Had a chat with Amex about my Delta Reserve card....

Had a chat with Amex about my Delta Reserve card. I had forgotten the AF went up to $550 this year, and I have an Amex Plat that covers lounge access.

They offered 50k miles, but I already have...
Dec 31, 20, 10:38 am
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Posted By motoridersd

Before you accept the offer they read you the...

Before you accept the offer they read you the terms. I forget exactly what they were when they gave me a $500 credit on the Amex Plat, but they mentioned gaming the system and probably would claw it...
Dec 30, 20, 12:34 pm
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Posted By motoridersd

Amex Plat, third time paying AF. Spend this year...

Amex Plat, third time paying AF. Spend this year was around $8k. Tried Chat but kept getting abandoned when transferred to retentions. Called in and after they went through the benefits, they offered...
Jan 28, 20, 7:17 pm
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Views: 3,159
Posted By motoridersd

Just booked us on LHR - LAX for our return...

Just booked us on LHR - LAX for our return honeymoon flight in October. Will be first time on VS and on an A350. I like windows, but I guess picking 1K and having fiancé sit in 1G would not be the...
Dec 30, 19, 3:48 pm
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Views: 20,325
Posted By motoridersd

Today. It will probably take you several...

Today. It will probably take you several interactions to get it to post properly.
Dec 20, 19, 9:46 pm
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Views: 20,325
Posted By motoridersd

Sure did! It was a considerable MQD bump, now I...

Sure did! It was a considerable MQD bump, now I just need a quick one day MR and I'll be set.
Dec 20, 19, 6:40 pm
Replies: 115
Views: 20,325
Posted By motoridersd

Yeah I really need to get in the habit of getting...

Yeah I really need to get in the habit of getting paper BPs for AM flights.

My flights have been credited properly now. I spent a long time on Twitter arguing with the agents until they finally...
Dec 20, 19, 4:06 pm
Replies: 115
Views: 20,325
Posted By motoridersd

Of the three AM trips I've taken this year, none...

Of the three AM trips I've taken this year, none have posted automatically. I've had to e-mail and chat on Twitter with Delta to get things cleared up. One of them took a few weeks to get...
Nov 24, 19, 10:50 am
Replies: 181
Views: 78,659
Posted By motoridersd

Awesome! Thank you!

Awesome! Thank you!
Nov 23, 19, 7:28 pm
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Views: 78,659
Posted By motoridersd

Hello. Looking at an LAX-CDG-FLR flight in...

Hello. Looking at an LAX-CDG-FLR flight in October that has a 75 minute connection time at CDG. I've never flown through CDG so not sure how bad this could be, other than it sounds a bit tight....
Nov 18, 19, 11:26 am
Replies: 1,469
Views: 310,593
Posted By motoridersd

For those needing around 10,000 MQMs, have you...

For those needing around 10,000 MQMs, have you considered getting the Amex Delta Reserve card for its 10k MQM bonus after spending $3000? This has been in the back of my mind since I have upcoming...
Nov 18, 19, 11:20 am
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Views: 310,593
Posted By motoridersd

Do you have a quick report on how this MR went?...

Do you have a quick report on how this MR went? Comfort, flight length, spending time at JNB before the return flight, what seats did you end up getting? Considering one based on how other work trips...
Nov 9, 19, 5:46 pm
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Views: 310,593
Posted By motoridersd

You should. Check out the fare it books into. All...

You should. Check out the fare it books into. All paid fares earn at least 100% MQMs. Just make sure they are not R, S, O or N fares as those are considered award travel and will not earn any...
Nov 9, 19, 1:33 pm
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Views: 310,593
Posted By motoridersd

Nothing better. I would grab that OGG flight for...

Nothing better. I would grab that OGG flight for $609. Google is pricing ATL-LAX-HNL for $622 but not available through Delta. The cheapest option bookable seems to be $659 ATL-LAX-HNL the same day...
Nov 9, 19, 12:48 pm
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Views: 310,593
Posted By motoridersd

Yeah with those dates there don't seem to be many...

Yeah with those dates there don't seem to be many options. I do see several Premium Economy flights on China Airlines to Australia (SYD, MEL and BNE) for around $2k. PE on China Airlines is 20% MQDs,...
Nov 9, 19, 10:37 am
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Posted By motoridersd

A trip to JNB would work. You can do it from JFK...

A trip to JNB would work. You can do it from JFK on Virgin Atlantic Premium Economy (JFK-LHR-JNB), and that would get you $5440 MQDs. $1739 from JFK Nov 16-17. It's more than you need, so maybe...
Nov 6, 19, 4:53 pm
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Views: 310,593
Posted By motoridersd

Thanks. They do... The MQDs don't, don't know if...

Thanks. They do... The MQDs don't, don't know if I'll get this close next year haha. I also kinda want to have Diamond for next year when I will be doing a honeymoon trip and hoping to leverage the...
Nov 4, 19, 8:27 am
Nov 4, 19, 8:25 am
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Posted By motoridersd

BOS-SEA in Basic Economy will get you 4992 MQMs....

BOS-SEA in Basic Economy will get you 4992 MQMs. You can do 1 day turn arounds for $191 on Dec 10, 11 and 13. BOS-LAX is another option for $215ish...
Nov 2, 19, 10:47 am
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Views: 310,593
Posted By motoridersd

My strategy keeps changing as my work travel also...

My strategy keeps changing as my work travel also keeps changing. I am now closer to Diamond than I was last time I posted here, and I was going to be so close if I had an AMS work trip that ended up...
Aug 19, 19, 11:50 am
Replies: 1,469
Views: 310,593
Posted By motoridersd

Departure Airport: SoCal (SAN, LAX, PSP, SNA) ...

Departure Airport: SoCal (SAN, LAX, PSP, SNA)
Miles Needed: 33K
MQDs Needed: $3.5K
Budget: $2K
Available Travel Dates: Mostly flexible Oct, Nov and Dec
Required Metal or Codeshares okay*:...
Aug 1, 19, 12:15 pm
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Views: 2,617
Posted By motoridersd

I'm having issues with getting some AM flights...

I'm having issues with getting some AM flights credited properly. DL is trying to use the fare basis in the ticket receipt to match the fare code, matching a Business class fare to discount economy....
Apr 11, 19, 12:25 pm
Replies: 5,096
Views: 748,984
Posted By motoridersd

PSC-SEA-SAN $128/12,000 miles ($29 for the PSC -...

PSC-SEA-SAN $128/12,000 miles ($29 for the PSC - SEA segment on an ERJ175 and $99 for SEA-SAN on a 737-800). Gotta love all the "savings" with that bundle...
Mar 19, 19, 8:01 am
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Posted By motoridersd

BWI - MSP - SAN 9 days out is $298.85 for both...

BWI - MSP - SAN 9 days out is $298.85 for both segments. Probably the best offer I've seen. 14 F seats available on MSP - SAN segment on a 739, only 1 seat taken on BWI - MSP on a 738.

I might get...
Mar 17, 19, 3:47 pm
Replies: 1,890
Views: 314,254
Posted By motoridersd

Oh that's a good point. That lounge is also too...

Oh that's a good point. That lounge is also too far from the DL and UA gates so I never bother. SAN is my home airport so I never bothered with lounges until I started flying DL and got the Plat...
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