re: Upgrading Flight Using Ultimate Reward Points - txtiger79 on 6/6/17 at 10:49 am
Call united first and see if the upgrade is available before you transfer the points. Also check your reservation online. United regularly offers buy-ups to first that are cheaper than buying the F ticket would have been. There will be an "upgrade your flight" option that will provide the available ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - txtiger79 on 6/3/17 at 11:14 pm
Any purchased ticket (cash or points) can have your companion added. You can switch your companion 3 times per year (plus the original named companion). I did the now dead Marriott transfer deal for me and my wife in March and my family is currently wearing out the SW route map buy two, get two styl...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - txtiger79 on 5/26/17 at 1:14 pm
Yes you can get the new Ink Preferred and get the bonus if you have another Ink product. I did that with the Ink Bold and Plus. Sho Nuff - I use the CSR for travel and dining (3x), ink cash for office supplies (5x) (mainly amazon gift cards), Freedom on the rotating categories (5x) and Freedom...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: How many miles have you racked up for elite status? - txtiger79 on 5/16/17 at 8:54 am
60k PQM with United. Have been a million miler for a few years. Was easier to earn with Continental's qualification math. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Australia - 9 Days Down Under (Uluru, Melbourne, Cairns, Sydney) - Leave Wednesday - txtiger79 on 4/7/17 at 12:39 am
I highly recommend the stargazing program at Uluru. It sounds like the only night you can do it is when you get there though. They basically set up high powered telescopes about 10 minutes walking away from some of the restaurants in the main development. It is truly amazing. You have to sign up...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Costa Rica Honeymoon - txtiger79 on 4/7/17 at 12:20 am
Check out Tabacon in Arenal. They run specials that are pretty good. Rooms are nice, access to hot springs included, etc. If you do go to Arenal or Montverde, do yourselves a favor and do the Sky Trek zipline. Routinely rated best in the country. The best hotel on the island for beaching is t...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: First time out of the country, what do I do about cash? - txtiger79 on 4/6/17 at 12:19 pm
There is some pretty poor advice on this thread. Carrying large sums of cash around is generally not advised due to the theft risk. Same issue with debit cards. They don't typically offer "dollar one" theft protection like credit cards do. Also, if you rent a car or a hotel room with a debit car...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Real estate agent commissions - txtiger79 on 3/29/17 at 6:22 pm
To the OP, start with a google search in your area like "discount real estate agents in Atlanta" and see what pops up. Call a few to get an idea of what's on offer and then use that as a datapoint for your agent. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Real estate agent commissions - txtiger79 on 3/29/17 at 4:21 pm
[quote]kick backs are illegal [/quote] I assume you mean un-disclosed kickbacks are illegal. There are a number of discount agents here in Houston. They offer discounted commissions on both the buy side and sell side. On my last purchase, I used one and they credited 2% back on my settlement ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
Football waitlist question - txtiger79 on 3/7/17 at 4:35 pm
If I already have season tickets and opt-in for the relocation request through my renewal application, will I be able to add new tickets through the online selection portal or do I also have to join the separate wait list? Thanks!...
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re: Has anybody used business uber? Just signed up, haven't tested it - txtiger79 on 3/2/17 at 9:22 pm
I made it available to my company's employees. Makes expenses much easier because we just have one monthly invoice vs a pile of email receipts. Have to check the invoice for employees abusing it though. Basically the corporate account shows up as a payment method on their app. I think you can limit ...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - txtiger79 on 2/14/17 at 5:46 pm
Some office maxes sell the Amazon cards where you can name your amount up to $500. On occasion the one near my house has said credit cards can't be used for those. But it has been intermittently enforced. Even if you end up buying multiple cards, it is very easy to load them on the app using the...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - txtiger79 on 2/9/17 at 1:29 am
[quote]I suggest upgrading it at the time of redemption to get something in Hawaii or Ski area[/quote] Yeah so I thought upgrades weren't allowed based on some blogs I'd read. However when I called today to put in the redemption, the agent said I could in fact upgrade it later, so I will plan to...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - txtiger79 on 2/7/17 at 9:11 pm
Any hidden gem Marriott cat 1-5 properties you guys would recommend? Doing the Marriott transfer x2 for CPs for wife and I and will end up with two week long hotel certs. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Houston Suggestions - txtiger79 on 1/23/17 at 10:48 am
New Marriott marquis downtown will be open. Has a lazy river on the roof and a bunch of new restaurants street level. Closer walk to Minute Maid than most parking options would be if you stay elsewhere. Would need to uber to midtown for nightlife. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - txtiger79 on 1/11/17 at 11:02 pm
Wife was pre-approved for a CSR in branch today after being auto-declined online last week. She is WELL over 5/24. Made my day. I will be making my way into a branch soon. Added bonus is I can now downgrade her CSP to a Freedom unlimited. Is there any reason to not downgrade her ink plus to a in...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: BYU game in Houston...ticket question... - txtiger79 on 1/5/17 at 7:43 am
If you want to have your group sitting together, I would suggest not waiting until game day. Buy them when they go on sale from the ticket office and you won't have a problem. The game's ticket office (not LSU) will also probably have a pre-sale for Texans season ticket holders, so try that route if...
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