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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #30 on: May 29, 2012, 11:37:33 AM »
When booking a RT ticket with BA miles on AA there is a $58 tax charge.

Is that the same for a OW? I remember seeing that its only charged for RT. I'm on a mobile now so I can't check. Can anyone confirm?  Thanx

(Flight in question is JFK-YYZ)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #31 on: May 29, 2012, 11:41:42 AM »
When booking a RT ticket with BA miles on AA there is a $58 tax charge.

Is that the same for a OW? I remember seeing that its only charged for RT. I'm on a mobile now so I can't check. Can anyone confirm?  Thanx

(Flight in question is JFK-YYZ)
jfk-yyz is only 2.50. Its the returnn leg that cost 54-56.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #32 on: May 29, 2012, 11:44:03 AM »
jfk-yyz is only 2.50. Its the returnn leg that cost 54-56.

Thanx!

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #33 on: May 29, 2012, 11:48:36 AM »
jfk-yyz is only 2.50. Its the returnn leg that cost 54-56.

Per pax, not per itinerary - correct?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #34 on: May 29, 2012, 01:04:33 PM »
I don't see why this thread is a b00bie thread.
Most questions, especially HeloMe's, are really grown up questions.
(Dan didn't even know to answer one of HeloMe's questions).
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #35 on: June 03, 2012, 04:33:30 PM »
I PM'd Dan and AsherO but never get a response so I will post here and maybe someone can answer me.
I have to pay my car insurance and would like to open a new credit card to get some benefit from it. I was thinking of opening the Ink card but I don't have a business per se. On all the other business cards I've opened (SPG, AMEX, citibusiness) they just asked a few questions but did not ask for a TIN. If I just put my SS# do you think that would be sufficient? Also how would I be able to get the old 5K minimum spending threshold? IS ink bold the best card to apply for? (I already have the SP) Also is there a link for sending a SM to chase? I'm not sure exactly how to do that.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #36 on: June 03, 2012, 04:35:05 PM »
I PM'd Dan and AsherO but never get a response so I will post here and maybe someone can answer me.
I have to pay my car insurance and would like to open a new credit card to get some benefit from it. I was thinking of opening the Ink card but I don't have a business per se. On all the other business cards I've opened (SPG, AMEX, citibusiness) they just asked a few questions but did not ask for a TIN. If I just put my SS# do you think that would be sufficient? Also how would I be able to get the old 5K minimum spending threshold? IS ink bold the best card to apply for? (I already have the SP) Also is there a link for sending a SM to chase? I'm not sure exactly how to do that.
why would you PM them and not just ask where anyone can answer?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #37 on: June 03, 2012, 04:37:22 PM »
I don't see why this thread is a b00bie thread.

Freudian slip? :P

I PM'd Dan and AsherO but never get a response so I will post here and maybe someone can answer me.

Good idea :D

I have to pay my car insurance and would like to open a new credit card to get some benefit from it. I was thinking of opening the Ink card but I don't have a business per se. On all the other business cards I've opened (SPG, AMEX, citibusiness) they just asked a few questions but did not ask for a TIN. If I just put my SS# do you think that would be sufficient? Also how would I be able to get the old 5K minimum spending threshold? IS ink bold the best card to apply for? (I already have the SP) Also is there a link for sending a SM to chase? I'm not sure exactly how to do that.

SP (as in sole proprietorship) using your SSN will work for Ink Bold, they might have questions about your business, so have your story prepared. I don't know if you'll be able to match to the $5k spend threshold, but you can try via SM once you're approved. Ink is a good signup bonus card, and pretty good for spend too.

why would you PM them and not just ask where anyone can answer?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #38 on: June 03, 2012, 04:40:14 PM »
why would you PM them and not just ask where anyone can answer?
Because I read searched through all the posts and could not find an answer and was afraid to post without someone yelling at me that I should read all the posts. When I found this thread I decided to take the leap and post it.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #39 on: June 03, 2012, 04:43:06 PM »

When I wrote SP I meant Saphire preferred
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #40 on: June 03, 2012, 04:46:27 PM »
When I wrote SP I meant Saphire preferred

I think I understood what you wrote ::)
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #41 on: June 03, 2012, 04:48:17 PM »
How would I try to get the 5k spend limit? I never sent a SM - is there a link to do that?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #42 on: June 03, 2012, 04:49:00 PM »
And what does that have to do with paying your car insurance? AFAIK there is no card that would give you something special for spending on car insurance.
Def. Go for Ink Bold, even you won't get a match you still get 25k for $1 spend + good chances for match to at least 50k and maybe 60k.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #43 on: June 03, 2012, 04:50:56 PM »
And what does that have to do with paying your car insurance? AFAIK there is no card that would give you something special for spending on car insurance.
Def. Go for Ink Bold, even you won't get a match you still get 25k for $1 spend + good chances for match to at least 50k and maybe 60k.
Good luck!
I would charge my insurance payment on the card.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #44 on: June 03, 2012, 04:52:21 PM »
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