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Sep 10, 20, 8:04 pm
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Posted By zippy the pinhead

The credit came in around the first of September...

The credit came in around the first of September for us, so 40 days from funding to showing up in the card activity.
Aug 15, 20, 10:10 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 13,804
Posted By zippy the pinhead

We funded via Better.com on 7/24. How long for...

We funded via Better.com on 7/24. How long for that AmEx statement credit to hit your account?
Jun 22, 20, 2:34 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 13,804
Posted By zippy the pinhead

I called AmEx to get clear on this. So far as I...

I called AmEx to get clear on this. So far as I understand, it does not have to be targeted. In other words, it didn't show up in my feed of "AmEx offers" when logged in to AmEx.com on any of my...
Forum: China
Jun 2, 20, 12:29 am
Replies: 237
Views: 33,051
Posted By zippy the pinhead

We located the campus where he will be and there...

We located the campus where he will be and there is at least one HSBC branch not far from there. Possibly he will open an account here before departure. They offer a basic checking account with a $1...
Forum: China
May 30, 20, 1:01 am
Replies: 237
Views: 33,051
Posted By zippy the pinhead

We greatly appreciate the way the seasoned folk...

We greatly appreciate the way the seasoned folk here can cut through all the chaff to get us right to the wheat, so to speak.



These days, do large Chinese unis typically have a student...
Forum: China
May 29, 20, 9:30 pm
Replies: 237
Views: 33,051
Posted By zippy the pinhead

A family member will be doing a gap year in...

A family member will be doing a gap year in Chengdu (about ten months there). On a previous trip to Xi'an, he had to rely on host family members for AliPay/WeChat payments, so he is looking for...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Nov 28, 19, 12:11 am
Replies: 6,048
Views: 526,968
Posted By zippy the pinhead

Kern River Brewing Citra...

Kern River Brewing Citra (https://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/14064/56082/) and Chuuurch (https://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/14064/286551/).
Forum: Korea
Nov 22, 19, 1:03 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 20,720
Posted By zippy the pinhead

The former.

The former.
Forum: Korea
Nov 21, 19, 10:28 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 20,720
Posted By zippy the pinhead

No more Costco Kimchi. ...

No more Costco Kimchi.

https://twitter.com/ZenKimchi/status/1196359646711353345
Nov 18, 19, 2:12 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 979
Posted By zippy the pinhead

There are other requirements. The reverse of the...

There are other requirements. The reverse of the most recent coupon we have, used just a couple of weeks ago, says:

Name on certificate must match the name on the Asiana Visa and the pax name on...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Nov 11, 19, 12:23 pm
Replies: 1,105
Views: 245,549
Posted By zippy the pinhead

It may well make the duty free a better option...

It may well make the duty free a better option for Americans traveling abroad. I don't often shop duty free, because it can be hard to find a reasonable deal, particularly when duty free vendors use,...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Oct 5, 19, 4:37 pm
Replies: 1,105
Views: 245,549
Posted By zippy the pinhead

I just saw a news item that stated a 25% tariff...

I just saw a news item that stated a 25% tariff will be added to single malts (https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-49915034) from the UK from October 18. When I was at a chain...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Oct 4, 19, 9:38 pm
Replies: 1,617
Views: 66,026
Posted By zippy the pinhead

Russian River Sanctification...

Russian River Sanctification (https://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/863/20518/).
Forum: Korea
Sep 23, 19, 3:02 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,241
Posted By zippy the pinhead

I'm sure it is. Pictures of that building remind...

I'm sure it is. Pictures of that building remind me of the "eye of Sauron" (from LOTR) (https://rjkoehler.tumblr.com/post/185084301173/lotte-tower-sunset-seen-from-namhansanseong).
Forum: Korea
Sep 15, 19, 4:48 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 5,922
Posted By zippy the pinhead

I understand completely, but if you can't find...

I understand completely, but if you can't find that many desirable seats when you want them, on the same flights, consider splitting the team. KE/OZ redeyes arrive pretty close to each other,...
Forum: Korea
Sep 11, 19, 2:38 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By zippy the pinhead

That video isn't bad, but I have greater interest...

That video isn't bad, but I have greater interest in your cycling videos. Last summer I rented a road bike when staying at the IC CoEx, and rode for a couple of days along the trails. I was very...
Forum: Korea
Sep 11, 19, 12:48 am
Replies: 19
Views: 5,922
Posted By zippy the pinhead

I will add, if I am looking for award seats on...

I will add, if I am looking for award seats on KE/OZ, I usually just search using their respective Web sites, starting about 10-11 months out. For a big family trip, I pretty much regard the flights...
Forum: Korea
Sep 9, 19, 5:27 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 5,922
Posted By zippy the pinhead

It is good to plan ahead, but do check carefully...

It is good to plan ahead, but do check carefully on the peak travel time costs in miles if you're on KE or OZ. The dates going over and coming back to the US are not the same, and you can stretch...
Forum: Korea
Aug 14, 19, 1:23 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 5,922
Posted By zippy the pinhead

Outside of hotels, Korea really doesn't have a...

Outside of hotels, Korea really doesn't have a lot of places open early for coffee or breakfast. Our (Pinhead family) habit when arriving at ICN via redeye is to grab some coffee and breakfast in the...
Forum: Korea
Jul 31, 19, 6:36 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 5,922
Posted By zippy the pinhead

Without any idea of what you might find...

Without any idea of what you might find appealing, anything suggested is basically a shot in the dark. It will be warming up in June, which might make some outdoor activities less appealing, but...
Jul 6, 19, 3:55 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,405
Posted By zippy the pinhead

IME, limited as it is, when I have compared...

IME, limited as it is, when I have compared one-way ticket pricing (cash) to round-trip pricing on OZ or KE, there were no bargains. If I had 80K miles to burn, I'd consider an off-peak Economy...
Jun 26, 19, 12:15 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 65,388
Posted By zippy the pinhead

No idea. I'm guessing the former. No...

No idea. I'm guessing the former.



No we did not. To be direct, if they had asked, I probably would have considered it as something not to be given, maybe a little like a social security...
Jun 26, 19, 8:09 am
Replies: 40
Views: 65,388
Posted By zippy the pinhead

Apologies for resurrecting this thread, but it...

Apologies for resurrecting this thread, but it seemed preferable to starting a new one.

A family member is enrolled in Global Entry and has their KTN entered in their UA profile. They are flying...
Jun 25, 19, 3:49 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 9,571
Posted By zippy the pinhead

Maybe it's just me, but their Web site doesn't...

Maybe it's just me, but their Web site doesn't seem to be very user-friendly. Poking around, I found they have an "Eastern Miles" companion site (https://easternmiles.ceair.com), and one of the...
Forum: China
Jun 25, 19, 3:01 pm
Replies: 403
Views: 47,952
Posted By zippy the pinhead

Peripheral so I hate to start a new thread, but...

Peripheral so I hate to start a new thread, but our son will be in Xi'an soon, and we were wondering what can be expected from iCloud and/or OneDrive. His mobile is carried by T-Mobile, which...
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