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Aug 19, 19, 2:54 pm
Replies: 750
Views: 129,491
Posted By bakoboy

AF hit on my AA Platinum card. I've had the card...

AF hit on my AA Platinum card. I've had the card for 6 years and have had the fee waived for the last 5 years, but not this year. $20,000+ spend last year. Why would CITI risk having a good...
Forum: Argentina
Aug 13, 19, 10:35 am
Replies: 107
Views: 5,218
Posted By bakoboy

I still don't know how regular people live. How...

I still don't know how regular people live. How does one cope when the currency inflates 275% in 16 months?
Forum: Argentina
Jul 9, 19, 9:29 am
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By bakoboy

US Passport validy for Argentina tourist visa

I have a question about the validity of a US Passport to get an Argentina tourist visa. I've read two things. 1. Passport must be valid for 6 months beyond the end of the visit. 2. Passport...
May 28, 19, 10:27 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,504
Posted By bakoboy

10 Across Seating in Economy on 777

I got yelled at by the Mrs. when I told her I had selected a window and a middle seat, rather than aisle seats, on a 10 across 777 in economy. My reason was not to be jostled in the aisle seats by...
Mar 1, 19, 10:12 am
Replies: 697
Views: 243,958
Posted By bakoboy

Repeat bonus?

I got a targeted offer to get the Capital One Savor card. I got the card, met the spending requirement and got the $500 bonus.

I read that there is no restriction on getting another Savor card...
Forum: Argentina
Nov 28, 18, 9:21 am
Replies: 15
Views: 945
Posted By bakoboy

Why not take the Manuel Tienda Leon shuttle from...

Why not take the Manuel Tienda Leon shuttle from Madero Station? Costs about $9-$10 USD.

Also, there is a rush of North American flights at EZE in the mid-evening time. Arrive a little early...
Forum: Argentina
Aug 30, 18, 10:07 am
Replies: 161
Views: 11,118
Posted By bakoboy

I'm booked to BA in mid-November. I'm also...

I'm booked to BA in mid-November. I'm also wondering how this currency devaluation is going to turn out.
Forum: Argentina
Aug 30, 18, 9:42 am
Replies: 161
Views: 11,118
Posted By bakoboy

I just looked and the peso is at 39.45 per USD. ...

I just looked and the peso is at 39.45 per USD. Nearly a 100% increase since the end of April. This has to cause disruption in providing for basic needs for the people, especially for imported...
Aug 13, 18, 9:33 am
Replies: 750
Views: 129,491
Posted By bakoboy

Citi AA Platinum Select: Annual fee hit. ...

Citi AA Platinum Select: Annual fee hit. Called and said to the first rep " I might close the card" which I think triggered the transfer to retention department. Annual fee credited back after...
Jul 3, 18, 9:46 am
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By bakoboy

Those were the flights I was looking at, trying...

Those were the flights I was looking at, trying to figure out whether it was a good price or not. I have enough United miles to get an award to come back.
Forum: Argentina
Jul 2, 18, 10:35 am
Replies: 161
Views: 11,118
Posted By bakoboy

How fast do prices adjust to a 50% decline in...

How fast do prices adjust to a 50% decline in currency value? Is the 480 peso bife de lomo that cost $24 USD in April now cost 720 pesos?
Forum: Argentina
Jun 29, 18, 4:09 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 11,118
Posted By bakoboy

What is going on in Argentina? In just two...

What is going on in Argentina? In just two months the peso has gone from 20:1 USD to nearly 29:1 USD. Are things just crazy cheap in USD terms or are prices rapidly escalating?
May 11, 18, 12:08 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,292
Posted By bakoboy

Advice for Lake District-Scotland trip

We are going to go to the Lake District and then into Scotland from June 12-June 27. Coming into LHR, then have 2 nights booked in London. Train to Manchester to rent a car. We have some nights...
Forum: Argentina
May 1, 18, 3:02 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 5,218
Posted By bakoboy

I came back from Argentina Saturday. My last...

I came back from Argentina Saturday. My last trip was in August 2017 when the rate was 1 USD to 15 peso. Now it is 1 USD to 20+pesos and things seemed expensive in USD. Restaurants seemed...
May 1, 18, 11:49 am
Replies: 3,310
Views: 381,926
Posted By bakoboy

I recently opened an AA branded Citi mastercard. ...

I recently opened an AA branded Citi mastercard. I have met the spend requirement and the bonus miles have posted. Can I close the account to reset the two year time clock without the miles being...
Apr 3, 18, 2:23 pm
Replies: 2,845
Views: 558,867
Posted By bakoboy

I applied and was approved for a Chase UA...

I applied and was approved for a Chase UA Explorer card. The deal was 40,000 miles after $2,000 spend.

The next day I saw the same deal, but it included a $100 statement credit. I called and...
Jan 9, 18, 11:39 am
Replies: 3,310
Views: 381,926
Posted By bakoboy

I'm confused. I have a Citi AA branded...

I'm confused.

I have a Citi AA branded Platinum Select card that I've had for about 4 or 5 years. When the annual fee hits I call and have been credited back the fee as a statement credit. Three...
Dec 11, 17, 4:44 pm
Replies: 2,845
Views: 558,867
Posted By bakoboy

I got the card and made some purchases. Called...

I got the card and made some purchases. Called the customer service line and asked for the statement credit. Put me on hold for a while then came back and said they'd credit my account. Easy $100.
Dec 8, 17, 3:39 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By bakoboy

Credit Line Reduction

I opened a Chase card and was awarded a very high credit limit. Way beyond what I need. Should I ask that the credit line be reduced?
Nov 30, 17, 5:13 pm
Replies: 2,845
Views: 558,867
Posted By bakoboy

I applied for and was quickly approved for a...

I applied for and was quickly approved for a Chase United Explorer card for 40,000 miles after $2,000 spend in three months and the annual fee waived for the first year. The next day I saw the same...
Oct 26, 17, 9:40 am
Replies: 124
Views: 12,047
Posted By bakoboy

I recently took the United SFO-FRA 747 flight and...

I recently took the United SFO-FRA 747 flight and got poor man/hobo/redneck/ghetto first class with 4 middle seats, and I got the same going back. Not especially comfortable, but at least it affords...
Jun 5, 17, 3:39 pm
Replies: 2,845
Views: 558,867
Posted By bakoboy

Thanks. That answers all the questions I had

Thanks. That answers all the questions I had
Jun 5, 17, 3:21 pm
Replies: 2,845
Views: 558,867
Posted By bakoboy

Chase Bank Southwest Airlines Visa Card

I have a Chase Southwest Airlines branded Visa card that I got last year. I paid the $65 annual fee up front and got 50,000 Rapid Reward points.

The annual fee is going to hit before too long. ...
Apr 24, 17, 5:16 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 141,374
Posted By bakoboy

We recently went on a cruise and my Citi card was...

We recently went on a cruise and my Citi card was charged for drinks, spa treatments, etc. We've been home two weeks now and paid the amount in the summary bill from the cruise line that was...
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