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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9120 on: April 26, 2021, 12:17:42 PM »
What is the cheapest AA route? I have an AA voucher expiring and only way to extend is to use a part of it so I want to purchase the cheapest route. Thanks

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9121 on: April 28, 2021, 12:22:08 AM »
Hi, apologies in advance if this was somewhere, I searched but couldn't find exact details.  I am looking at buying a Marriott 35k cert but in order to book, would have to provide my credit card to the seller.  Is this normal to do?  I understand his account will be on the reservation but I thought I could just change the credit card when I check in.  I am skeptical of providing my CC to someone you know?

Also with this, is there anything stopping the seller from just cancelling the reservation?

Thanks again.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9122 on: April 28, 2021, 04:21:33 PM »
Hi, apologies in advance if this was somewhere, I searched but couldn't find exact details.  I am looking at buying a Marriott 35k cert but in order to book, would have to provide my credit card to the seller.  Is this normal to do?  I understand his account will be on the reservation but I thought I could just change the credit card when I check in.  I am skeptical of providing my CC to someone you know?

Also with this, is there anything stopping the seller from just cancelling the reservation?

Thanks again.
It is normal for the seller to ask for a CC because Marriott has been known to charge the CC used at booking even if not presented to the Front desk. The seller can cancel the reservation, that is why it is recommended to ask for references and buy from established members only

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9123 on: April 29, 2021, 08:36:58 AM »
Thanks very much for your reply.  Makes sense, just was not sure.  I appreciate the help!

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9124 on: May 26, 2021, 10:54:37 PM »
Booking my first award finally. Booked the way there thru KLM flying blue. Now trying to book return. My card keeps getting charged with surcharge but I get a message from KLM saying they couldn't reach payment provider. I WhatsApped. DMd on twitter. No response. Anyone can help?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9125 on: May 26, 2021, 11:33:04 PM »
Booking my first award finally. Booked the way there thru KLM flying blue. Now trying to book return. My card keeps getting charged with surcharge but I get a message from KLM saying they couldn't reach payment provider. I WhatsApped. DMd on twitter. No response. Anyone can help?
Call your CC provider to take it out of fraud.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9126 on: June 05, 2021, 11:55:19 PM »
Is 3bm still a thing?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9127 on: June 06, 2021, 01:14:15 AM »
Is 3bm still a thing?
Not a beginner question ;D
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9128 on: June 06, 2021, 09:45:24 AM »
Not a beginner question ;D
Is that why you didn't answer? :P

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« Reply #9129 on: June 06, 2021, 03:05:17 PM »
Is that why you didn't answer? :P
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9133 on: June 09, 2021, 06:12:12 PM »
I've read that if you have too much CL with chase it can be a red flag for an FR.
Is this true?
If I'm claiming to make 60K annual (which I can't actually back up as I'm a bochur) and they currently extend me $15,600 between all my cards is that a red flag? And if yes how should I go about lowering it?

The credit is divided as follows:
CSP 6,800
CFU 4,600
CFF 4,200
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9134 on: June 09, 2021, 06:40:15 PM »
I've read that if you have too much CL with chase it can be a red flag for an FR.
Is this true?
If I'm claiming to make 60K annual (which I can't actually back up as I'm a bochur) and they currently extend me $15,600 between all my cards is that a red flag? And if yes how should I go about lowering it?

The credit is divided as follows:
CSP 6,800
CFU 4,600
CFF 4,200
15,600 with a $60k income isnít so bad at all. People with that income have 15,600 CL on a single card & total CL of several hundred thousand.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9135 on: June 09, 2021, 07:13:34 PM »
I've read that if you have too much CL with chase it can be a red flag for an FR.
Is this true?
If I'm claiming to make 60K annual (which I can't actually back up as I'm a bochur) and they currently extend me $15,600 between all my cards is that a red flag? And if yes how should I go about lowering it?

The credit is divided as follows:
CSP 6,800
CFU 4,600
CFF 4,200
If you are over 21 and living at home you can use your parents income too.
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« Reply #9136 on: June 11, 2021, 12:04:12 AM »
If you are over 21 and living at home you can use your parents income too.
And if I'm 20 and not living at home? And I can't prove documentation for my parents income?
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« Reply #9137 on: June 11, 2021, 12:05:49 AM »
And if I'm 20 and not living at home? And I can't prove documentation for my parents income?
You dont have to provide documentation unless they ask. But if you are under 21 or not (legally) living at home you can not use parents income.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9138 on: June 17, 2021, 09:37:57 AM »
Why do CC companies ask in the application how much of your income is taxable?

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« Reply #9139 on: July 14, 2021, 10:52:09 AM »
I by mistake but the wrong version of Office Home instead of Office. I have 5 licenses.  1. I am legally allowed sell them 2. Can I sell them on the DDF?