Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Destination Fee Scam: At Least Tell Me the ‘Benefits’

Just when I thought I was done complaining about the Maxwell NYC, I have another one. I received my folio and found a charge for $25, cutely identified as a destination fee for the...

Complaints: How Long Till You Let It Go?

TPOL loves to complain (see Have You Ever Not Complained?). I have a whole category on my blog devoted to complaining. If things do not go smoothly, I will voice my opinion until the situation...

Keep vs. Cancel: Alaska Personal

Here's a zzz post. The $75 annual fee on my Alaska Personal came due. I called in to cancel since trying to do so over chat is not an option. Right away the agent...

Centurion Lounge’s Buzzkill Entry Policy

I used to love arriving in Vegas or LGA and go to the Centurion Lounge. I tried to do this in Dallas and was denied entry.

Free Travel at Its Finest: Freddie Awards + New Orleans

The Free Travel at Its Finest post is part of Freddie Awards to New Orleans Binge Weekend Trip Report which covers: Dallas, Texas New Orleans, Louisiana  Sometimes, you've got to live mas. But how to...

Why I Upgraded My Chase Marriott to Bonvoy

I received an interesting offer from Chase. For $10 more a month, I could change my Marriott Premier Plus card to the stealth Marriott Bonvoy card. Aesthetics alone, this is worth the increase from...

Alaska Business Credit Card Approved: Emirates Calling?

I was just approved for the Alaska Business card which comes with 40k points after $2k spend. In the old days, before a man couldn't keep secrets (see The Deal Killer Strikes Again), I used...

Keep Vs. Cancel: Amex Hilton Honors Business Card

I canceled Amex Platinum Charles Schwab. The time had come to decide whether I was going to Keep Vs. Cancel the Hilton Honors Business card. For those in a hurry, the quick answer is I...

Citi Prestige: No Amex Platinum? No Problem

Rejection has been a constant in my life. My first Valentine, my first time taking calculus at the University of Michigan (details in the book, on sale here), and most recently, applying for the...

Keep Vs. Cancel: Amex Platinum Charles Schwab

You won't see me in a Centurion Lounge anytime soon. My $550 annual fee came due on my Amex Platinum Schwab which I opened last year (see Amex Platinum Schwab Approved! No Recon Required). I...
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