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Author Topic: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!  (Read 1144457 times)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #20 on: May 08, 2012, 09:01:13 AM »
huh?  First you said make sure the airline allows it then you said the airline might track him down. If they allow it why would they track him down?  ???
They might wanna know who someone on the forum is regardless of this transaction.
And the airlines will hit u even if u only do things that are allowed. A few stories here + the AA AirPass thread.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #21 on: May 11, 2012, 01:14:35 AM »
if i want to churn a UA card and a sapphire card, whats the best way. close them (move credit over etc) and then wait x days?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #22 on: May 11, 2012, 01:26:28 AM »
I wish we had something like this that you must watch to register

 And now we know your trick. Hopefully some people here will learn from it, and follow suit.
One of the best videos I've ever watched.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #23 on: May 14, 2012, 03:01:08 AM »
One of the best videos I've ever watched.
thats video is too true! lol

and regarding this thread... i dont think itll really work unless stickied, bec n00b's won't really find/search for it!

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #24 on: May 14, 2012, 06:00:25 PM »
For a ticket booked with avios on AA, does it make a difference if I checkin online/print the boarding pass from AA.com or BA.com ?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #25 on: May 14, 2012, 07:25:40 PM »
For a ticket booked with avios on AA, does it make a difference if I checkin online/print the boarding pass from AA.com or BA.com ?
BA.com will take you right to AA.com to checkin/print, but it will save you looking for your AA PNR on checkmytrip
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #26 on: May 16, 2012, 12:53:12 AM »
When renting a car, you have the option to purchase LI (liability) insurance from the rental agency. They usually charge between $12-$17 a day.

If the renter declines that insurance,  and is then in an accident ch"v, if he is at fault, what happens?

FWIU There is liability on the car bec legally every vehicle needs liability in order to be on the road. - Its just that the rental agency will charge you a heavy "deductible" (e.g. $3000) for using their insurance .

Is this correct?

(Btw I've rented cars many times and I almost always pay for LI bec I don't have a clear answer to this question)

Any input is appreciated.  Thanx

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #27 on: May 16, 2012, 07:43:43 PM »
When renting a car, you have the option to purchase LI (liability) insurance from the rental agency. They usually charge between $12-$17 a day.

If the renter declines that insurance,  and is then in an accident ch"v, if he is at fault, what happens?

FWIU There is liability on the car bec legally every vehicle needs liability in order to be on the road. - Its just that the rental agency will charge you a heavy "deductible" (e.g. $3000) for using their insurance .

Is this correct?

(Btw I've rented cars many times and I almost always pay for LI bec I don't have a clear answer to this question)

Any input is appreciated.  Thanx
do u have your own insurance?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #28 on: May 16, 2012, 07:49:43 PM »
do u have your own insurance?

Yes and no. At times yes, at times no.

Do you mind explaining what would be in each scenario?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #29 on: May 16, 2012, 08:21:33 PM »
Yes and no. At times yes, at times no.

Do you mind explaining what would be in each scenario?
when you have your own insurance they will prob cover you. call to make sure.

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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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