Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Hyatt Sharm el-Sheikh Wants My Stool Sample

After a terrible time in Sharm which included the worst food poisoning of my life and the taxi driver that fought with me over $2 at the airport nearly costing me my flight, I...

Virgin vs. Delta: The Conclusion of My Climb Through the Fog

And now for the dramatic conclusion of my Virgin vs. Delta episode and more importantly the travel advice from the lessons I learned. Virgin unfortunately has no European codeshare partners that go to Athens. I...

Virgin vs. Delta Fog Cancellation: Happy vs. Headache

This morning I read that there was severe fog in London and thought I was lucky that I was flying to London not from London so my travel plans wouldn't get interrupted. It didn't...

Citi 4th Night Credit: Patience > Calling > Chatting

I keep a running list of the banks, airlines, and points programs that have wronged me. There's a permanent spot for Sprint on there because they are the worst company in the world. When...

Fatality! Citi Honors The HHonors Promo

Yesterday using the Mortal Kombat metaphor, I wrote about my rumble with Citi regarding their Citi Prestige 4th night free perk and their misapplication of the $250 statement credit for flight purchases. I haven't...

Mortal Kombat II: Citi Won’t Credit EgyptAir

Test your might! In this case, test your patience. Seconds after being shot down for my 4th night free credit, a benefit of the Citi Prestige card, the unhelpful Citi agent is telling me...

Citi Prestige 4th Night Not Credited: Mortal Kombat!

"I'm sorry I'm not seeing an eligible reservation. Please contact our rewards department." You may think because I went to law school that I am an argumentative person. You would be right. But why does...

The Office of the President Calls…for US Bank

A ceasefire has been declared. The Club Carlson drama is over. This morning I received a call from a restricted number. Some people are adamant about not taking calls from numbers they do not...

Citi HHonors Won’t Honor Offer

Citi is usually very good about matching current credit card offers as is Chase. So when I saw that the 50k HHonors after 1k spend was increased to 75k after 2k spend I thought a...

Wells Fargo Is the Worst Bank

There are some truths that are self-evident: Delta=SkyRubles BoA=Mischievous  Southwest=Ethics Here's another: Wells Fargo=Archaic, Incompetent, and Unhelpful Why? First, take a look at the struggle to get the Propel card. That should tell you all you need to know about...
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