Friday, November 16, 2018

Keep vs. Cancel: Chase Ink Plus

According to my online statements, I have had the Chase Ink Plus since 2012. It was one of the first cards I had as a professional churner. The first card was the SPG personal...

Persistence Pays Off Again: Business Aviator Approved!

Do you remember when I applied for the Barclays Business Aviator card? I don't. Nor did I remember what the offer was. Reading the linked post, I assume it was sometime in early September....

AA Miles Expiring Tomorrow? Buy Magazines

Here were the options: Buy AA Miles: The cheapest option was around $100. Get lost.  Transfer AA Miles: 1) I'm selfish. 2) Pay money? Get gone. 

Hyatt Points + Cash: Dead to Me

Where were you when you read the terrible news that Hyatt is destroying its points and cash redemptions? I was not near a computer, so I could not weigh in on what is the...

Boarding Pass Scam Resolved! Thanks Amex

I wrote a few posts regarding my exit from Tel Aviv. Among them is Wizz Air Terminal 1 Tel Aviv: Scammed at The Bus Station where I described the peril of not having a boarding pass...

Thank You Trump! Best Marriott Anniversary Night Redemption

Trump got laughed at before the UN today, and now for  some more levity as I thank Donald for my best Marriott anniversay night redemption. Unknown to me, this is UN week in NY....

Why Can’t Chase Alerts Specify the Account!

Yesterday was Amex (see Amex Website Goes from Bad to Worse), today it's Chase. Here's a screenshot for my latest gripe.  While this was good news, I had no idea what dispute Chase was talking...

Amex Website Goes from Bad to Worse

Why do banks keep changing their sites for the worse? Chase's site is donwright terrible (see New Chase for Business Website: Disaster!). Earlier, Amex went through its own change, whereby a new page would open...

Barclay Business Aviator: Like JetBlue, The Process Drags On

I have to hand it to Barclays. They are thorough when it comes to processing credit card applications. It's a lot tougher than the glory days of applying for 4 Alaska cards at once...

15k Bonus to Upgrade to SPG Amex Luxury: No Thanks

I often read about targeted offers and then check my inbox and litter box to see if I've been targeted. Most of the time I am not. When the new SPG Amex Luxury card...
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