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Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 27, 19, 10:09 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,731
Posted By sedubby

Congress weighs making resort fees illegal

Link: https://thepointsguy.com/news/congress-to-weigh-resort-fees-illegal/
Sep 17, 19, 3:52 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 20,188
Posted By sedubby

I just looked at the PayPay gift card...

I just looked at the PayPay gift card store...surprised to see Acorns (savings/investing app) on there selling $25 gift cards with no fee. Anyone buy one of these? Is it really just $25 to the...
Apr 14, 19, 11:35 am
Replies: 239
Views: 35,161
Posted By sedubby

Another data point: my bonus was deposited right...

Another data point: my bonus was deposited right after the statement close date of the Chase Freedom card I selected to have my points deposited into, which was actually a little earlier than the 90...
Apr 5, 19, 10:14 am
Replies: 670
Views: 196,205
Posted By sedubby

I have $10k fee free dollars from a...

I have $10k fee free dollars from a referral...has anyone tried to pay a credit card bill with Plastiq (e.g. Amex)? Is that allowed or will it get shut down/rejected?
Mar 25, 19, 12:06 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,085
Posted By sedubby

WSJ Article: The Credit-Card Kingmaker (TPG)

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-credit-card-kingmaker-11553436000 (https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-credit-card-kingmaker-11553436000?mod=hp_lead_pos8)
Jan 15, 19, 9:37 pm
Replies: 1,145
Views: 352,678
Posted By sedubby

Any recent reports on whether reloading counts as...

Any recent reports on whether reloading counts as spend for a regular Amex Platinum?
Jan 13, 19, 1:36 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By sedubby

Buying a first home and credit cards

I'm a long time churner (5+ years) and at lol/24 but in the market to buy my first home in a competitive market (Bay Area). My credit score is ~760 but unsure whether the number of new ccs and...
Jan 2, 19, 6:34 pm
Replies: 1,222
Views: 484,044
Posted By sedubby

Not sure if this has been brought up yet, but it...

Not sure if this has been brought up yet, but it looks like ALL properties are now offering $100 spa credits only, including Delano and Bellagio (which were the two to my knowledge that had offered...
Dec 26, 18, 7:49 pm
Replies: 305
Views: 57,833
Posted By sedubby

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/269ad07f_72bc_404a_b56e_4e9f0d1fbbc5_2e6c371daabcdef2dee611f29ee570604fbaca30.jpeg
Saw this advertisement for the Citi Premier in...
Dec 14, 18, 1:48 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2,118
Posted By sedubby

New Stripe FoundersCard Benefit

Saw this come through my inbox: https://founderscard.com/benefits/stripe

Members receive $20K in fee-free payments

FoundersCard has teamed up with Stripe, the technology company that handles...
Nov 19, 18, 2:37 pm
Replies: 670
Views: 196,205
Posted By sedubby

Apparently Plastiq raised a $27m VC round today...

Apparently Plastiq raised a $27m VC round today at 2x their last valuation: https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/19/pay-bills-with-credit-card/

I can't for the life of me understand how they could be...
Aug 13, 18, 12:16 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 32,753
Posted By sedubby

Iím in Split (SPU) and Iberia business class...

Iím in Split (SPU) and Iberia business class customers can use the lounge.
Jul 24, 18, 10:59 pm
Replies: 574
Views: 1,498,626
Posted By sedubby

Prepaid debit cards work with no fees now..?

Prepaid debit cards work with no fees now..?
Jun 8, 18, 9:41 pm
Replies: 7,537
Views: 589,170
Posted By sedubby

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3066_3b00f57f63b3366d09942f3396463fddda685d5c.jpg

I'm so sold on NFC enabled/tap to pay cards. The only one I know of and...
Jan 22, 18, 9:12 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,337
Posted By sedubby

My investment theology these days is to buy...

My investment theology these days is to buy "wealth inequality" i.e. companies that serve either the poor or the rich, but not the middle, are going to outperform over the next decade or two (sadly)....
Jan 20, 18, 12:09 pm
Replies: 271
Views: 42,544
Posted By sedubby

It's exactly the same as the Platinum. I just...

It's exactly the same as the Platinum. I just checked yesterday.
Jan 19, 18, 11:09 am
Replies: 271
Views: 42,544
Posted By sedubby

Just got approved for the Aspire. Really curious...

Just got approved for the Aspire. Really curious about the $250 Hilton Resort credit and if it works for the actual room (how would they split the room charges from the incidentals anyway?)
...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jan 14, 18, 7:12 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 10,980
Posted By sedubby

This is one of the most hyped ICOs right now ->...

This is one of the most hyped ICOs right now -> https://www.beetoken.com/

Basically decentralized AirBnB with no fees.
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jan 11, 18, 6:48 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 10,980
Posted By sedubby

Iím actually surprised there isnít more overlap...

Iím actually surprised there isnít more overlap between the miles community and the crypto community. Or is there? How many bitcoin millionaires have been lurking on here for years???

Either way,...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jan 10, 18, 6:20 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 10,980
Posted By sedubby

Cryptomiles

The more I think of it the more I believe the future of loyalty programs (airlines, merchants, hotels) will be decentralized and a great mainstream application for cryptocurrency. I wonder how close...
Dec 31, 17, 9:15 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By sedubby

Anyone else gaming the "Shop Your Way" $4/ride...

Anyone else gaming the "Shop Your Way" $4/ride promo right now? It's amazingly generous. I have a bunch of UberEats referral credits for free delivery, so ordering even a $1 cheeseburger order from...
Dec 29, 17, 2:52 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 5,393
Posted By sedubby

Fine for meeting spend if you have few other...

Fine for meeting spend if you have few other options. They do accept Apple Pay, so for some cards that give you bonus on mobile wallet spend you can actually make money despite the 3% fee.

They...
Dec 29, 17, 2:42 pm
Replies: 1,021
Views: 295,207
Posted By sedubby

The $325 credit works for Uber Eats FYI - great...

The $325 credit works for Uber Eats FYI - great way to use the credit IMO, especially if you get the delivery fee off w/ referrals.
Dec 14, 17, 6:23 pm
Replies: 1,021
Views: 295,207
Posted By sedubby

I found an "expensive" way to buy a money...

I found an "expensive" way to buy a money equivalent (easy to liquidate and *not* physical gift cards) through an app using apple pay (i.e. a 3% fee), but given that you then net 1.5% it has been the...
Oct 25, 17, 11:31 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 21,020
Posted By sedubby

The cobrand business is all very custom so...

The cobrand business is all very custom so unclear who makes what and who pays for what (Barclays or Uber) when credit card holders spend on this card. My guess is that Uber is sacrificing a bit more...
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