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Dec 20, 19, 11:54 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,085
Posted By uoficowboy

I called Alaska with the intent to do the comfort...

I called Alaska with the intent to do the comfort fare thing and the nice lady on the phone gave me a voucher for my wife's full ticket fare instead, due to it being a family emergency. I didn't ask...
Dec 18, 19, 7:16 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,085
Posted By uoficowboy

Hah - so I can pay $125 to use a $160 fare in the...

Hah - so I can pay $125 to use a $160 fare in the next year. Probably going to skip that.

Oh well. Just glad to hear that I won't have any issues :)

Thanks folks!

edit: would it be bad form...
Dec 18, 19, 6:27 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,085
Posted By uoficowboy

Not a companion fare. Paid by credit card and...

Not a companion fare. Paid by credit card and have two separate ticket numbers.

Can I get a refund? (assuming no)
Can I move fare to a future (not yet determined) date? (assuming no)
Can I at...
Dec 18, 19, 5:39 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,085
Posted By uoficowboy

Booked flight for two for Friday, but only one person is flying

Hi - my wife and I booked one way tickets on Alaska for this Friday. They were booked a month or two ago. Due to a family emergency she had to fly back home so only I will be taking the flight this...
Apr 29, 19, 12:59 am
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By uoficowboy

Possible to take wood (lumber) from Israel to USA?

I do a lot of woodworking, and particularly love working with olive wood (it turns beautifully). I have ended up in Jerusalem for a few days and would love to find some olive wood to take home with...
Jul 10, 17, 10:47 pm
Replies: 1,077
Views: 256,095
Posted By uoficowboy

Sadly I need a new card - looks like I missed the...

Sadly I need a new card - looks like I missed the 100K sign on bonus by a few months. Is there any chance that the 100K sign on bonus will come back? I see a number of folks predicting 100K targeted...
Nov 22, 16, 1:49 pm
Replies: 1,793
Views: 438,525
Posted By uoficowboy

I have an AA Platinum select mastercard. Card...

I have an AA Platinum select mastercard. Card holder for ~6 years, spend maybe $2K/month. Called the number on the back of my card and when prompted for reason for call - said "close my account". I...
Nov 21, 15, 6:45 pm
Replies: 1,379
Views: 321,810
Posted By uoficowboy

Called today as my $95 fee on my AA platinum card...

Called today as my $95 fee on my AA platinum card had posted. Was offered same as everybody else:

$95 statement credit after spending $95 within 2 billing cycles plus 1K extra miles per $1K for...
Aug 31, 15, 11:06 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By uoficowboy

As an update - I got delayed and only made it to...

As an update - I got delayed and only made it to the airport half an hour before the PDX-SJC flight that I wanted to transfer to. I spoke with a ticketing agent and she at first said she would but...
Aug 30, 15, 9:12 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By uoficowboy

The next earlier SFO flight is 3 hours earlier...

The next earlier SFO flight is 3 hours earlier than my current flight - I don't think I can make that.

So you think my only chance would be talking to a gate agent at PDX?

Thanks for the help!!...
Aug 30, 15, 8:31 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By uoficowboy

strategies to change flight on day of flight?

I'm scheduled to fly PDX-SFO tonight, AS384. I would love to switch to a PDX-SJC flight also tonight, AS404. Doing so would net me probably two hours of sleep and save me a $75 taxi fare.

I don't...
Aug 12, 15, 8:56 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 46,516
Posted By uoficowboy

To update this thread - my current card is an AA...

To update this thread - my current card is an AA Platinum Visa Signature, my new one is an AA Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard.

They say it'll arrive in 4-6 weeks.
Aug 12, 15, 10:23 am
Replies: 61
Views: 46,516
Posted By uoficowboy

I'm pretty sure they said within a few months....

I'm pretty sure they said within a few months. I'll confirm when I get home tonight. The letter did not include a PIN.

I should mention that I think I'm a pretty good customer - I put $1-2K/month...
Aug 12, 15, 9:59 am
Replies: 61
Views: 46,516
Posted By uoficowboy

Citibank VISA being replaced with Mastercard?

I just got a letter in the mail from Citibank letting me know they're replacing my Visa with a Mastercard. Anybody else get this?

My general understanding is that Visa is more widely accepted than...
May 20, 15, 8:29 am
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By uoficowboy

Why would they have gotten rid of all cheaper...

Why would they have gotten rid of all cheaper fares for all dates? I can't imagine they sold out - because it is across all dates. And why would cheaper fares be available for RT but not OW? I don't...
May 19, 15, 10:08 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By uoficowboy

All IST-> PRG OW tickets went up 4x, regardless of date

Hi - I'm seeing something odd. I had looked at a IST->PRG one way ticket a week ago and, depending on the date and time, it was $99 - $169. Now when I look at it, it's something like $470. Even...
May 10, 15, 10:28 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,414
Posted By uoficowboy

I'm with Verizon, I'm afraid.

I'm with Verizon, I'm afraid.
Forum: Europe
May 10, 15, 12:32 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By uoficowboy

Splitting time between Prague and Istanbul

Hi - I have about 11-12 days to split between Prague and Istanbul. I'm going with my girlfriend. I spent about 4 days in Prague about a decade ago, but have never been to Istanbul. She's never been...
May 10, 15, 12:23 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,414
Posted By uoficowboy

sim card (maybe data only) for istanbul, prague, and sicily

Hi - I'm going to be spending about two and a half weeks in Istanbul, Prague, and Sicily. I'm arriving in Istanbul first. I have a Verizon Moto X (original) which I understand is unlocked and can use...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By uoficowboy

OK - I did that and have booked the one way over...

OK - I did that and have booked the one way over the phone. No extra phone fees applied since I was already paying the $75 last minute fee.

I booked the other direction via United. It was $254....
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By uoficowboy

No dice there. I put the reservation on hold...

No dice there.

I put the reservation on hold already, and it looks like I got the last seat available on the way there. But then I was able to find a reasonably priced return that I can purchase...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By uoficowboy

The ticket originally was $300. It is now $1600....

The ticket originally was $300. It is now $1600. So I don't think I'm going to do the change fee route!

Problem with holding an AA award for 5 days is that I'm supposed to be returning from the...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By uoficowboy

Possible to get 48 points within 24 hours?

So I messed up... I booked a ticket for march 13-16 when I meant February 13-16. I caught this mistake about 10 minutes ago. The ticket was booked in January, and of course was booked non-refundable....
Jan 22, 14, 10:14 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 4,770
Posted By uoficowboy

Ouch - that was my favorite perk. I always looked...

Ouch - that was my favorite perk. I always looked forward to my Mediterranean box :(

Ugh. Not cool Frontier. We still get free booze though right?
Dec 5, 13, 1:06 pm
Replies: 2,136
Views: 429,395
Posted By uoficowboy

I've had my Citi AA Platinum Visa for about 3...

I've had my Citi AA Platinum Visa for about 3 years now. Had the fee waived every time. I put about $25K on it every year, and pay it off in full every month.

I called today and expressed concern...
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