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Oct 18, 20, 11:07 am
Replies: 81
Views: 7,393
Posted By ajf87

First class nets you 30 or 35% of miles flown in...

First class nets you 30 or 35% of miles flown in EQD and 1.5x EQM. Certain routings can effectively net you double EQD if you don't mind connections.
Oct 16, 20, 6:51 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 7,393
Posted By ajf87

Will flights on partner metal that you choose to...

Will flights on partner metal that you choose to credit with Aadvantage count towards this (specifically the 3-month head-start)? There are some sweet spots for AS, especially if one is willing to...
Forum: South
Oct 16, 20, 5:05 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,145
Posted By ajf87

I'm almost positive he would have used the...

I'm almost positive he would have used the smaller executive airport to the north - AF1 is extremely disruptive and MIA is too busy to shut down for several hours while POTUS is nearby. I know when...
Forum: South
Oct 16, 20, 5:02 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,145
Posted By ajf87

Based on what you've provided, it would appear...

Based on what you've provided, it would appear this was a regularly scheduled Atlas Air cargo flight to Santiago, Chile (5Y61) according to flightradar24. They have several routes between MIA and...
Oct 1, 20, 1:54 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 443,061
Posted By ajf87

I have the highest available offers for the Amex...

I have the highest available offers for the Amex Green, Gold, and Hilton Aspire cards, PM for referral links.

Amex Gold: 60k MR for spending $4k within 6 months - the airline fee credit is once...
Sep 29, 20, 4:38 am
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By ajf87

I was referring to Caesars Diamond, which you can...

I was referring to Caesars Diamond, which you can match to from holding the business card.
Sep 29, 20, 12:45 am
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By ajf87

https://millionmilesecrets.com/guides/chase-5-24-r...

https://millionmilesecrets.com/guides/chase-5-24-rule



That I'm not sure of, I'm not terribly familiar with Barclays though I think they have a reputation for being relatively stingy. Cycling...
Sep 28, 20, 11:31 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By ajf87

New lineup of Barclays Wyndham cards

I didn't see this anywhere here or in the Wyndham sub. Apologies for TPG, I know that triggers some of you:[h2]

https://thepointsguy.com/news/new-wyndham-barclays-c/

These look like really good...
Sep 22, 20, 2:53 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,130
Posted By ajf87

Have you looked at the cost of fully-refundable...

Have you looked at the cost of fully-refundable international fares, even in economy?
Sep 22, 20, 2:44 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,130
Posted By ajf87

Refundable international fares typically cost way...

Refundable international fares typically cost way more than $100 extra...
Sep 21, 20, 11:03 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,211
Posted By ajf87

Yeah I haven't turned into that big of a travel...

Yeah I haven't turned into that big of a travel snob yet. For domestic flights I've done PHX-KOA in F on an A321 and ORD-HNL premium economy on a 787. They were both day flights. I survived. I even...
Sep 21, 20, 4:21 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By ajf87

I would 100% go with the fully refundable...

I would 100% go with the fully refundable booking. If they were both refundable I'd lean towards booking with the hotel - I have an Amex Green so I would still get 3x MR for the hotel. I wouldn't...
Sep 19, 20, 5:36 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,211
Posted By ajf87

If it's not overnight then it's pretty tolerable,...

If it's not overnight then it's pretty tolerable, it's premium economy essentially.
Sep 17, 20, 7:38 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,103
Posted By ajf87

I wonder if you can get wacky booking through AA...

I wonder if you can get wacky booking through AA Vacations or Amex travel to try and find *special fare codes to get EQD off of miles flown instead of the fare.
Sep 17, 20, 4:42 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 9,083
Posted By ajf87

​​​​ I second this.

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I second this.
Sep 16, 20, 4:24 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 9,083
Posted By ajf87

Were you being an [insert derogatory word]?

Were you being an [insert derogatory word]?
Sep 15, 20, 1:37 am
Replies: 741
Views: 148,686
Posted By ajf87

I wanted to chime in with a data point, not sure...

I wanted to chime in with a data point, not sure if this is the place. From what I've found online, it would appear that on paper Amex is no longer offering six months to hit welcome offers past the...
Sep 11, 20, 3:18 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,211
Posted By ajf87

Hawaiian award metal is (was) readily available...

Hawaiian award metal is (was) readily available with Aadvantage miles (at least on certain routes) and they're just a codeshare partner like JetBlue will be. They also had pretty reasonable rates....
Sep 10, 20, 12:41 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,211
Posted By ajf87

I wonder how this will work with their codeshare...

I wonder how this will work with their codeshare with American? Will premium award cabins on Jetblue metal be bookable with Aadvantage miles and vice-versa?
Forum: Las Vegas
Sep 9, 20, 3:24 pm
Replies: 604
Views: 143,471
Posted By ajf87

The casinos don't have "loss leaders" any more,...

The casinos don't have "loss leaders" any more, they're not in the business of losing money. With premium buffets in the $40-60 range plus what they charge with drinks, they're not losing money...
Sep 9, 20, 1:31 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,535
Posted By ajf87

Alcohol is most certainly allowed on trains,...

Alcohol is most certainly allowed on trains, including commuter lines.
Forum: Las Vegas
Sep 8, 20, 2:56 pm
Replies: 604
Views: 143,471
Posted By ajf87

Buffets are actually very profitable on the...

Buffets are actually very profitable on the strip, and the labor costs are low relative to the amount of tables (fewer servers). The big resorts can also leverage their enormous purchasing power to...
Sep 6, 20, 6:41 pm
Replies: 681
Views: 40,723
Posted By ajf87

8.3.0 >luxury trip >bus from LA to Vegas ...

8.3.0
>luxury trip
>bus from LA to Vegas

U wot m8? You can fly to Vegas from LA for as little as ~$18 one-way right now. Even assuming the airfare was more expensive, how little do you value...
Sep 4, 20, 9:27 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,131
Posted By ajf87

How many people actually used Basic Economy to...

How many people actually used Basic Economy to attain status though, outside of maybe a mileage run? The whole point of basic economy is to compete with ULCCs, and those travelers are not concerned...
Sep 3, 20, 1:28 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,239
Posted By ajf87

That $25 billion was for the entire industry and...

That $25 billion was for the entire industry and was partially low-interest loans (that have to be paid back). American received $5.8 billion, of which $4.1 billion was a direct subsidy. However this...
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