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Is it worth it?
« on: August 19, 2021, 02:50:51 PM »
I have a 40K bill to pay to the caterer for my sons wedding. Was shut down by chase and amex long ago, however I do have a chase united card. I have some AA citibank cards, Capital One Venture cards and Jet Blue Barclay. Does it make sense to charge the bill with a 3% fee? Thanks

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Re: Is it worth it?
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2021, 02:53:22 PM »
I have a 40K bill to pay to the caterer for my sons wedding. Was shut down by chase and amex long ago, however I do have a chase united card. I have some AA citibank cards, Capital One Venture cards and Jet Blue Barclay. Does it make sense to charge the bill with a 3% fee? Thanks
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Re: Is it worth it?
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2021, 02:55:20 PM »
I have a 40K bill to pay to the caterer for my sons wedding. Was shut down by chase and amex long ago, however I do have a chase united card. I have some AA citibank cards, Capital One Venture cards and Jet Blue Barclay. Does it make sense to charge the bill with a 3% fee? Thanks

Which points are worth the 3% to you?

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Re: Is it worth it?
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2021, 02:57:32 PM »
Which points are worth the 3% to you?
Wouldn’t be worth it just for earned points maybe with a high sign up bonus plus hitting spending requirements maybe the Hyatt card you would hit top tier status plus the free nights and points

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Re: Is it worth it?
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2021, 03:05:53 PM »
ok thanks to all. i thought so too but was just making sure I wasn't missing anything.

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Re: Is it worth it?
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2021, 03:24:30 PM »
If you opened a bunch of cards and can split amongs those cards and knock a bunch of hurdles I think it could be worth it otherwise I don't see it

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Re: Is it worth it?
« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2021, 04:35:21 PM »
I can't weigh in on the financials, but Mazel Tov!
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Re: Is it worth it?
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2021, 05:06:53 PM »
 :) TY!

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Re: Is it worth it?
« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2021, 05:26:13 PM »
Find somebody who has a card that earns 3x on dining, put it on their card and pay 96.5%.
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Re: Is it worth it?
« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2021, 07:07:03 PM »
Find somebody who has a card that earns 3x on dining, put it on their card and pay 96.5%.

That would depend on the merchant’s (or merchants’?) MCC code(s). Not sure caterers count as dining.

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Re: Is it worth it?
« Reply #10 on: August 19, 2021, 07:35:36 PM »
Caterer doesn't count as dining for Chase.
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Re: Is it worth it?
« Reply #11 on: August 19, 2021, 07:53:23 PM »
Mazal tov! What was on the menu?  :P
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Re: Is it worth it?
« Reply #12 on: August 19, 2021, 08:02:34 PM »
I have a 40K bill to pay to the caterer for my sons wedding. Was shut down by chase and amex long ago, however I do have a chase united card. I have some AA citibank cards, Capital One Venture cards and Jet Blue Barclay. Does it make sense to charge the bill with a 3% fee? Thanks
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Re: Is it worth it?
« Reply #13 on: August 19, 2021, 09:30:54 PM »
I have a 40K bill to pay to the caterer for my sons wedding. Was shut down by chase and amex long ago, however I do have a chase united card. I have some AA citibank cards, Capital One Venture cards and Jet Blue Barclay. Does it make sense to charge the bill with a 3% fee? Thanks
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Re: Is it worth it?
« Reply #14 on: August 19, 2021, 09:32:10 PM »
Would caterer count as restaurant on amex? The new platinum offer would get you 250k MR plus minimum 100k MR sign up bonus.

Or if your caterer is a small business on amex
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Re: Is it worth it?
« Reply #15 on: August 19, 2021, 09:33:22 PM »
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Re: Is it worth it?
« Reply #16 on: August 19, 2021, 10:40:27 PM »
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A bit presumptuous.