Frankly AMEX dispute resolution may be too good. I had one person dispute the $13 they paid for on an AMEX to attend a DansDeals seminar (the full proceeds of which were donated to charity). When I asked the attendee why they disputed the charge they said that they just didn’t recognize the charge, so they disputed it. He called AMEX right away to drop the dispute, but by that point it was too late and they refunded him the money and I got hit with a chargeback fee on money I had already donated. … [Read more...] about Just How Amazing Are AMEX Credit Card Protections?
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Otherwise you shouldn’t have any problem explaining the mileage game to a mortgage officer in case they ask why you have so many lines of credit. In fact if you are using your credit wisely your score should be excellent even if you do open lots of credit cards, which will mean you’ll get the lowest possible interest rates. … [Read more...] about Building Credit And Credit Card FAQs: Your Questions Answered
Several services popped up that managed to quickly kill this widespread benefit as they automated the price drop claims process, which wound up costing the credit card issuers a fortune. Clearly they never heard of the PGFHGS (pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered) mantra that is part of DDF culture. … [Read more...] about Which Credit Cards Still Offer Price Drop Protection?
21 years ago legendary Continental CEO Gordon Bethune wrote “From Worst to First” about how he turned Continental from the worst US airline into the best US airline. He took flak for calling United “HIV positive” when asked about merging with them and his hand picked successor, Larry Kellner, was forced out when he refused to merge with United. Jeff Smisek took over and merged Continental with United. … [Read more...] about Here’s How United Transformed Their Premium Club Card From Hero To Zero; The Worst Credit Card Devaluation Of All Time?
A free checked bag for the cardholder and a companion, even on basic economy fares. A free carry-on bag for the cardholder and companions, even on basic economy fares. Priority boarding for the cardholder and companions, even on basic economy fares. 2 free United Club passes every year for being a cardmember. Miles that will never expire as long as you are a United cardholder, even if you don’t have any activity. Primary rental car CDW insurance in every country. No foreign exchange fees. Exclusive cardmember access to auctions that allow you to use your miles for once-in-a-lifetime experiences. A few years ago I used 25K miles for 4 field box seats to an Indians game along with the right to run onto the field before the top of the 7th inning and swipe 2nd base right off the field. Nobody could believe it as I walked around the ballpark with 2nd base. I even got it signed after the game by the Indians wining pitcher that night, Justin Masterson, who was equally shocked … [Read more...] about Ending Soon: Earn Up To 65,000 Miles On My Favorite Airline Credit Card; How To Take Advantage Of United’s Most Generous Awards
You’re even allowed a free open jaw in addition to the perk to really maximize your travel. For example this itinerary includes travel to London, Paris, and Zurich. You can take a train or use 4.5K BA Avios to get from London to Paris to fill the hole in the open jaw: … [Read more...] about Ends Tomorrow! Earn Up To 65,000 Miles On My Favorite Airline Credit Card; How To Take Advantage Of United’s Most Generous Awards