Friday, August 23, 2019

Why Do Pending Transactions Only Disappear from Chase Ink?

I use my Chase Ink for utilities and for AdWords. 5x for the former and 3x for the latter make it the best card to use for such purchases. Having said that, I do...

30 Minute Connection? How Fast Should You Walk?

I was flying from Montana back to Arizona for the last time before I move to Puerto Rico. Instead of the direct flight on Allegiant, I flew Delta which required a connection in Salt...

Dragon NaturallySpeaking: A Cure For My Blogging Laziness?

Disclaimer: I don't get paid to promote Dragon. I do enjoy complaining.  TPOL has been on a blogging hiatus. I can say it's because your favorite consumer protection attorney, Bachuwa Law, has been hard at...

IHG Free Night Devaluation: Still Not As Bad As Club Carlson

Festivus 2018 has a leading contender. It is Chase's IHG card which used to provide one free night on the card's anniversary at any IHG property. I've maximized this perk by staying at some...

United Calls to Apologize for Avianca Strike: Miles Refund Included

You may recall that Avianca went on strike and almost ruined my trip to South America & Africa. Here's the strongly worded letter that I wrote to United and a recap of the events: My flight...

That’s Me in the Corner Losing My Globalist Status

So long Hyatt Globalist. I was unable to requalify for Globalist for 2018 because I refused to stay and make the Hyatt House my second residence in 2017 (see Hyatt Kills Gold Passport). I...

New Chase for Business Website: Disaster!

I complained when Amex ruined its perfect website by making 'upgrades'. I complained when Chase's personal website changed as well. The changes to Chase's personal website did not affect me because I used Chase's...

Thank You Bachuwa Law! Barclays Honors Spend Promo

Disclaimer: The following is not legal advice. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Contact Bachuwa Law if you have a question or to submit an inquiry.  I previously wrote a post called Keep Vs....

No Wi-Fi Compensation: A Long Explanation For Little Reward

Disclaimer: Sarcasm included.  Two weeks ago I asked if passengers should be compensated if Wi-Fi is not available on a plane. The overwhelming reaction was yes. I emailed Delta and told them of the situation....

Should Passengers Get Compensation for No Wi-Fi?

Remember the days when you'd be excited if there was a movie on board? That made those interminable flights from Dallas to Hawaii in coach manageable. Today's IFE has improved significantly (unless it's Ethiopian...
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