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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8295 on: November 05, 2017, 08:23:37 PM »
There is no website that would tell you regular award availability across the board. So I doubt there is a hidden city version
I've always thought someone should build a tool based on EF to show you all the routings with award availability between two places.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8296 on: November 05, 2017, 09:24:35 PM »
Is it still okay to take a ipad in carry on luggage on the two legs tlv to germany and germany to phl?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8297 on: November 05, 2017, 10:45:22 PM »
Is it still okay to take a ipad in carry on luggage on the two legs tlv to germany and germany to phl?
Yes, why wouldn't it be?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8298 on: November 05, 2017, 10:51:42 PM »
The rules for electronics seems to change all the time so I just wanted to confirm.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8299 on: November 06, 2017, 01:52:25 PM »
I've always thought someone should build a tool based on EF to show you all the routings with award availability between two places.
IIRC, EF charges per search for such a tool. I believe it was discussed in the awardhacker thread.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8300 on: November 07, 2017, 08:58:34 AM »
If I want to fly domestic in a month from now on AA using miles and the only ticket has a stop can I book the ticket and if a non stop becomes available change it for no fee even within 21 days?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8301 on: November 13, 2017, 05:46:12 PM »
do balance transfers effect your credit score?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8302 on: November 13, 2017, 06:11:51 PM »
do balance transfers effect your credit score?
The balance transfer shouldn't affect your score.  But if you're transferring it to a no fee card, and then expect to carry that balance, the large balance will affect the score.  Unless the balance is on a business card.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8304 on: November 14, 2017, 03:58:19 PM »
Believe it or not people do shop in these stores. What is wrong with getting a discount?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8305 on: November 14, 2017, 04:17:47 PM »
Believe it or not people do shop in these stores. What is wrong with getting a discount?
+1, I'm really not sure what's so hard to understand.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8306 on: November 14, 2017, 04:18:24 PM »
What am I missing? Why would someone need a $600 gap gc? - http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=78450.msg1829427#msg1829427

On that note, why would anyone have so much interest in buying gift cards?
EG:
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=78450.msg1821250#msg1821250
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=62028.msg1830797#msg1830797
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=3892.msg1801040#msg1801040
Etc...
I am with you, $600 I can understand, it is the $5000 plus that I do not, and I have seen much higher numbers, where did a seller obtain $15000 and can still be profitable selling at 10-15% off ?Why does a buyer need $10k?I have seen these numbers frequently , definitely some smart people  :)know something I do not.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8307 on: November 14, 2017, 05:01:57 PM »
+1, I'm really not sure what's so hard to understand.

Believe it or not people do shop in these stores. What is wrong with getting a discount?

So I am in gap and I see something I want to buy, instead of getting in line, I go to ddf and ask for a gc at a discount, wait for a bite, do the transaction, then hopefully they still have the thing I want and then buy it.  :o

Like @ludmila said
definitely some smart people  :)know something I do not.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8308 on: November 14, 2017, 05:36:30 PM »
The balance transfer shouldn't affect your score.  But if you're transferring it to a no fee card, and then expect to carry that balance, the large balance will affect the score.  Unless the balance is on a business card.

Thanks, great point about the no fee card!

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8309 on: November 21, 2017, 10:23:09 AM »
Can i Transfer Amex MR to Child/ Spouses's Account?