Friday, August 7, 2020

British Executive Club Has Arbitration: Finally!

Disclaimer #1: The following is not legal advice. Contact Bachuwa Law if you have an issue with BA.  Disclaimer #2: The following is not a discussion. I don't care to hear from pundits who think...

Keep vs. Cancel: Chase Ink Preferred

Pre-Covid, the answer for Keep vs. Cancel? has been cancel. TPOL has become increasingly frugal. Post-Covid, the answer has been cancel! Who has $495 to pay for a travel rewards card (see Keep Vs....

Who Is Buying Points?

I've rarely bought points. To me, it's like cheating the game. Aeroplan just had a deal to sell points for 1 penny each. Marriott is giving a bonus for purchasing points. Unless it's a...

Secure Message Retention Fail

I tried to avoid the hold time and see if Chase would waive my annual fee for the Hyatt Card by sending them a secure message. Their canned response was that they...

Retention Through Secure Message? Let’s Find Out

I have a Keep vs. Cancel situation coming up with my Hyatt card. I haven't updated to the World of Hyatt Card and still have the $75 card. Normally I wouldn't contemplate canceling because...

Keep Vs. Cancel: Citi Prestige

I am going to look at this post one day and ask how I ever paid $495 for a credit card. It made sense at the time when I applied last year (see Citi...

Amex Extends Spending Req by 3 Months (With Screenshots)

Shout out to fellow Thunderbird grad and fellow BA blogger, Ashish, for breaking the good news that Amex is extending the min spending requirement by three months. I intended to hit the 2k by...

TPOL Cancels NY, Dow Doesn’t Plunge

Yesterday, I wrote that fares were too cheap to pass on a business trip to NY. Today, I read de Blasio's warning to avoid crowded subways. I made the decision to postpone...

Thank You Coronavirus? Dirt Cheap Flights to NYC

I wrote about how AA let me cancel my flights with no fee and how Delta did the same. In the Delta post, I wrote that I don't recommend people travel during this time...

Thank You Delta: Coronavirus Waiver

Yesterday, I thanked American Airlines for allowing me to cancel my basic economy flight. My next call was the Delta. Like American, Delta let me cancel simply by saying I don't want to fly...
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