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    Car Rental Loss Damage Waiver cover if trip is not paid on AMEX Platinum Charge Card

    Re: Car Rental Loss Damage Waiver cover if trip is not paid on AMEX Platinum Charge C No it was in April, thanks for the heads up. I often use a Qantas or Virgin reward flight with points coming from several cards. If AMEX now makes you prove all travel came solely from AMEX to cover LDW with...
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    Platinum Card, what will I get for $900

    I received from AMEX you will only get 1 FF per dollar after 1/10/12 and 0.5 for utilities. With no supplementary insurance is there any reasons besides the free flight to stay with AMEX ? What's the best card to switch over to???
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    Car Rental Loss Damage Waiver cover if trip is not paid on AMEX Platinum Charge Card

    Re: Car Rental Loss Damage Waiver cover if trip is not paid on AMEX Platinum Charge C Ace is trying to wiggle out, you fulfilled the requirement if you fully paid for the car hire on AMEX. I used the AMEX Platinum charge card and I only paid for car hire and had a smash they paid me straight...
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    Pre paid SIM card in US

    Go to T-mobile store in USA and get pre-paid unlimited USA $50 with optional unlimited international for $10 more. Total cost $60 for a month. You can keep the number and re-charge next trip.
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    USA air passes

    I want to travel to a few cities in the USA and want to know if anyone has used air passes and can tell me about them and which USA airlines have them. I don't have any special cities in mind and want to just go as I please by using a pass coupon. What's the best value passes and which airline...
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    AU Centurian Card

    Centurian Card...is it still worth it? I received an offer to hand over $4,200 today for the black card. A few years ago when I was interested some airlines had free 1st and business companion flights. Some airlines would give elite status. Now it seems most the airline perks are gone. Am I...
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    Best Credit Card Earning Maximum QF Frequent Flyer Points

    St. George Private Bank requires at least $1,000,000 loan or investment with them to qualify.
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    FF points, fringe benefits and the ATO

    Are FF points subject to fringe benefits tax?
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    Best Credit Card Earning Maximum QF Frequent Flyer Points

    UNCAPPED Visa or M/C are: St. George Private $1= 1 FF WBC business $1 = 0.66 FF WBC (several types) $1 = 0.5 FF What other Visa or M/C cards give .66 FF or better uncapped?
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    Best Credit Card Earning Maximum QF Frequent Flyer Points

    Earth Platinum Amex = $1 = 3 FF until April then 1.5 FF no cap. CBA Platinum visa or M/C $1 spend = 1 FF, 150K cap. Citibank Platinum = $1 spend = 1 FF, 120K cap. Business: Westpac choice visa $1 = 0.75 FF, no cap What I want to know is the best uncapped visa or matercard.
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    Best Credit Card Earning Maximum QF Frequent Flyer Points

    I spend several hundred thousand dollars per year using FF credit cards. I have a AMEX Qantas ultimate card with uncapped 1.5 FF points per $1 spent. I have two CBA platinum cards which cap at $150,000 each and a free gold citibank that caps at $60,000. I understand St.George Private Bank...
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    Redeem QF points on Alaska Airlines

    30,500 LAX-SEA return includes booking fee. Phone 13 13 13 option #2 for FF rates overseas.
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    Redeem QF points on Alaska Airlines

    The point is there is now a way to fly up and down the west coast using FF points. Prior to that is was either pay Alaska Airlines or budget Southwest unless you wanted to travel via Chicago or Dallas on AA.
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    Redeem QF points on Alaska Airlines

    You can now use QF FF points to fly Alaska Airlines. LAX or SFO to Seattle is 30,500 points return.
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