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Yesterday, 3:28 pm
Replies: 924
Views: 218,037
Posted By halamadrid

Thanks again, The card did arrive within a week...

Thanks again, The card did arrive within a week of approval and everything happened exactly as you outlined. I guess a made a whole lot out of nothing, but when I called for the expedite the agent...
Jun 22, 19, 12:18 am
Replies: 2,596
Views: 753,900
Posted By halamadrid

I don't believe that there's a need to speculate...

I don't believe that there's a need to speculate or assert that it was the gift cards when the facts outlined by OP show that: first shutdown happened on the banking side which has no connection to...
Jun 18, 19, 1:42 am
Replies: 924
Views: 218,037
Posted By halamadrid

Thanks. I was just wondering whether the...

Thanks. I was just wondering whether the Explorer card took longer (in terms of Chase sending the card) because of this background channeling taking place with United first. My experience in terms...
Jun 18, 19, 1:36 am
Replies: 2,596
Views: 753,900
Posted By halamadrid

It seems like it was the large ACH transfers that...

It seems like it was the large ACH transfers that triggered everything. There was a somewhat connected report on DOC...
Jun 18, 19, 1:16 am
Replies: 497
Views: 72,330
Posted By halamadrid

I think that at this point you are better off...

I think that at this point you are better off holding on to the card for at least 12 months in order to avoid getting a "no-bonus" pop-up on future Amex applications. Even though you are not getting...
Jun 12, 19, 10:14 pm
Replies: 924
Views: 218,037
Posted By halamadrid

Any recent data points as to how long the card...

Any recent data points as to how long the card takes to arrive? I was just told that they couldn't expedite b/c something needs to happen on the United end first. Thanks.

P.S. This was probably...
Jun 11, 19, 12:50 am
Replies: 1,007
Views: 249,342
Posted By halamadrid

Why would you try to apply again instead of just...

Why would you try to apply again instead of just providing the proof of address? You have an application that is still alive and they've already run your credit so why let that go to waste? A lot of...
Jun 11, 19, 12:43 am
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By halamadrid

Are you sure that the pop up you wasn't telling...

Are you sure that the pop up you wasn't telling you that you were not getting the bonus and not the card? I'm thinking that the pop up is related to the bonus and not about actual card approval. ...
Jun 10, 19, 10:55 am
Replies: 1,007
Views: 249,342
Posted By halamadrid

Proof of physical address seems like an easy item...

Proof of physical address seems like an easy item to come up with. You can probably provide them with a utility bill with your name on it (since you used your name for the application). Your...
Jun 10, 19, 10:42 am
Replies: 809
Views: 199,298
Posted By halamadrid

Yes, car rentals is one of the examples listed in...

Yes, car rentals is one of the examples listed in the benefits under travel:


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Jun 9, 19, 11:04 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By halamadrid

I think it's too early for OP to call at this...

I think it's too early for OP to call at this point. OP needs to wait for the charges that put him/her/them over the spending threshold to post and see if the SUB is awarded. If it doesn't that's...
Jun 9, 19, 10:48 pm
Replies: 809
Views: 199,298
Posted By halamadrid

Shadowfactor is right. It's not straight forward...

Shadowfactor is right. It's not straight forward and you have to do the math when the statement comes. I keep it easy by only using my card in situations that generate the bonus; mobile wallet or...
Jun 8, 19, 6:09 pm
Replies: 497
Views: 72,330
Posted By halamadrid

I got both the Business and the Brilliant...

I got both the Business and the Brilliant (through upgrade) this year and the bonus points for both cards posted within a couple of days of meeting the spend requirement (didn't have to wait until...
Jun 8, 19, 5:58 pm
Replies: 1,985
Views: 549,698
Posted By halamadrid

I learned long ago that you can tell how helpful...

I learned long ago that you can tell how helpful an agent is going to be early on in any call. Once they say "No" it is best to just hang up and move on or try later. Pleading or arguing after they...
Jun 5, 19, 11:51 am
Replies: 480
Views: 142,465
Posted By halamadrid

If you hit the limit they normally call you to...

If you hit the limit they normally call you to tell you that you need to close one credit card in order to get the new product (they don't outright deny the app). Since you are already willing to...
May 24, 19, 2:21 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By halamadrid

It's part of the terms of the free night award so...

It's part of the terms of the free night award so I doubt that there's any way to speed things up. I also believe that the posting delay happens on the Marriott side of things and for the sake of...
May 24, 19, 1:57 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,670
Posted By halamadrid

Thanks for providing the additional information. ...

Thanks for providing the additional information. I really don't think that this falls outside of the norm of things that airlines normally do with customers/entities that bring in a certain amount...
May 24, 19, 12:23 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,670
Posted By halamadrid

Welcome to Flyertalk Are you able to provide...

Welcome to Flyertalk

Are you able to provide more details on the parameters to get 75K status via this route? (How much spend, timeframe, etc.). Thanks.
May 23, 19, 2:39 pm
Replies: 1,072
Views: 337,122
Posted By halamadrid

If you are just refunding to your wallet so that...

If you are just refunding to your wallet so that the routing doesn't matter, your best bet is a one way LAX-LAS (Las Vegas). Plenty of days in June with Main selling for <$54.
May 20, 19, 1:44 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 3,199
Posted By halamadrid

If you are unable to get > $0.01 p/MR point or...

If you are unable to get > $0.01 p/MR point or your travel/spending/lifestyle do not allow you to get >$0.01 then I'd say that's a clear indication that you are in the wrong rewards ecosystem and...
May 19, 19, 3:22 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 7,314
Posted By halamadrid

I've maxed one Freedom and working on a second. ...

I've maxed one Freedom and working on a second. I buy groceries and gift cards (as needed) for places like gas stations and stores that don't fall into any category spend and for items that I know I...
May 16, 19, 1:54 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 5,917
Posted By halamadrid

I can see how the terminals work just fine with...

I can see how the terminals work just fine with metal cards and this being an issue of business owner seeing a customer(s) jamming their chunky metal card repeatedly into the terminal and the...
May 16, 19, 1:38 pm
Replies: 809
Views: 199,298
Posted By halamadrid

Well, I experienced the reset issue about a...

Well, I experienced the reset issue about a couple of weeks ago when I had to do a factory reset on my phone. Took me about a day to be able to add the AR back to GP on my phone. I was able to...
May 15, 19, 11:39 pm
Replies: 639
Views: 54,418
Posted By halamadrid

...or if you have Gmail and are connected to...

...or if you have Gmail and are connected to WiFi, you can make the call to the regular number from your computer. Same from your phone if you have Google Voice or GV through Hangouts.
May 13, 19, 3:33 am
Replies: 809
Views: 199,298
Posted By halamadrid

I find that the card really pays for itself with...

I find that the card really pays for itself with the effective $75 AF. I use it for all car rentals b/c of the primary insurance, any random place that takes GP but I'm not sure how it's going to...
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