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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #300 on: May 02, 2011, 06:32:42 PM »
Someone just emailed me this:

"Having taken advantage of the BA Visa last year, I received the same letter everyone else got informing me that I wouldn't receive a bonus again. Upon calling to cancel since I wasn't receiving a bonus, I was passed to an account specialist. We went back and forth a bit on how I could receive the bonus still. The agent then offered to keep the 50K with $2,500 spend offer, but I would receive  no first purchase bonus.  I continued to try to negotiate by closing other cards, lowering limits, etc, but no luck.  So, I'll spend the $2,500, get the miles, and close.50K seems better than nothing and the spend won't be too hard in 3 months.

thanks again for all that you do and take care!"
I would like to try this. which number would be the best for this? is there a a specific "retention" dept.?

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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #301 on: May 02, 2011, 08:37:14 PM »
I just asked about each card on 3 separate recon calls.  We'll see how it pans out soon enough.

Would they happen to know about your website by any chance on these calls?

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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #302 on: May 02, 2011, 10:26:39 PM »
Would they happen to know about your website by any chance on these calls?
No.
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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #303 on: May 02, 2011, 10:28:15 PM »
Update: Chase has asked me to remove the BA links on May 5th.  I wouldn't wait until the last minute if you want it.
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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #304 on: May 02, 2011, 11:50:55 PM »
Someone just emailed me this:

"Having taken advantage of the BA Visa last year, I received the same letter everyone else got informing me that I wouldn't receive a bonus again. Upon calling to cancel since I wasn't receiving a bonus, I was passed to an account specialist. We went back and forth a bit on how I could receive the bonus still. The agent then offered to keep the 50K with $2,500 spend offer, but I would receive  no first purchase bonus.  I continued to try to negotiate by closing other cards, lowering limits, etc, but no luck.  So, I'll spend the $2,500, get the miles, and close.50K seems better than nothing and the spend won't be too hard in 3 months.

thanks again for all that you do and take care!"
anyone else succeed at this? At which phone #?

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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #305 on: May 03, 2011, 08:05:57 AM »
Just got approved after being pending for over two weeks!!
Now need advice, they have given me a low limit of $1k, but I want to know if I can prepay and credit the account with more money like american express cards, so it would be easier for me to reach the bonus, instead of being limited to $1k a month, or would they allow temporary approvals of higher amounts? Amex was always helpful for these things. Thanks 

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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #306 on: May 03, 2011, 08:57:31 AM »
No instant approval...chase you are a drag (and I bank at chase which shouldve made their approval EASY...i can dream right)

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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #307 on: May 03, 2011, 11:25:14 AM »
How long does it typically take to get the bonus miles from the time you hit the spending threshold?  How long do you have to cancel the card before the fee is no longer refundable?  If you get a fee refund after a certain point is it prorated?

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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #308 on: May 03, 2011, 11:34:26 AM »
When is this offer scheduled to end?

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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #309 on: May 03, 2011, 11:37:20 AM »
When is this offer scheduled to end?
may 5th i think

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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #310 on: May 03, 2011, 01:19:48 PM »
instead of being limited to $1k a month
You're not limited to 1K a month. You can walk into any Chase branch and pay up your balance even though the statement hasn't closed.
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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #311 on: May 04, 2011, 12:50:30 PM »
I applied for a BA card, Hyatt card, and a United card last week with 3 browsers at the same second.

Here's hoping for a hat-trick!
TRIFECTA!!!!
Approved for all 3 cards after talking up the recon department 3 times!!!
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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #312 on: May 04, 2011, 12:51:49 PM »
TRIFECTA!!!!
Approved for all 3 cards!!!

Nice! Now you gotta teach us how you do it :P
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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #313 on: May 04, 2011, 12:52:42 PM »
Nice! Now you gotta teach us how you do it :P
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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #314 on: May 04, 2011, 01:13:04 PM »
TRIFECTA!!!!
Approved for all 3 cards after talking up the recon department 3 times!!!

Just an update, got approved for the United card, thanks Dan  for telling me to call  recon. Still waiting on the other 2 though. I guess I can  call them again.

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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #315 on: May 04, 2011, 01:18:41 PM »
TRIFECTA!!!!
Approved for all 3 cards after talking up the recon department 3 times!!!

Can you please tell us how many active Chase cards you had before the three approvals and when you last applied with them? Also, how many (recent) inquiries were there on the credit report they pulled?
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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #316 on: May 04, 2011, 01:30:24 PM »
Nice! Now you gotta teach us how you do it :P
Jedi mind tricks.
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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #317 on: May 04, 2011, 01:30:43 PM »
Jedi mind tricks.
realy u wont give us any info :(

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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #318 on: May 04, 2011, 01:42:11 PM »
Can you please tell us how many active Chase cards you had before the three approvals and when you last applied with them? Also, how many (recent) inquiries were there on the credit report they pulled?
I had 3 cards active Chase cards before. 
9 hard pulls on my last Transunion report where Chase pulls from in OH.
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Re: British Airways 100,000 bonus coming back
« Reply #319 on: May 04, 2011, 01:43:33 PM »
I had 3 cards active Chase cards before. 
9 hard pulls on my last Transunion report where Chase pulls from in OH.

Thanks for sharing, I'm slowly piecing the puzzle (Chase's approval criteria) together.
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