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Recent content by pauly

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    ANZ QFF Black - 120k Bonus Points, $275 back after 4-months, $450 annual fee (DEC 2019)

    I called them after not receiving anything for a week. They said there's a big backlog so it was manually processed (taking ~2 mins) - nothing complex in my application though so ymmv.
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    So, about this "wider acceptance" thing...

    My main supplier has just introduced a 2.5% surcharge for amex which I doubt they would have done if the fees were at all close to V/MC (no surcharge). Dragon is going to get a massive workout from now on I suppose.
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    Maintaining fee free for life when changing card details

    My post didn't have a question, but you know.. thanks for looking
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    Maintaining fee free for life when changing card details

    I started with the platinum card in 2011 and was upgraded to the signature after a year, keeping the same 12k limit and no fee. I recently tried to reduce the limit back to 12k but had no luck so it would seem you can start below 15k but can't go back to it.
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    2x Qantas lounge passes - Expire Dec 2018

    My passes are now on their way to Avidflyer. Putting our trust in Auspost so... fingers crossed!
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    2x Qantas lounge passes - Expire Dec 2018

    Does anyone else want 2 Qantas lounge passes? Same expiry as those above
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    $50 Langtons fine wine discount

    So... I haven't made enough posts to send you a PM but would be happy to make use of your broker :)
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    2 QF Lounge Passes

    Will be sending them through to smeacs. You guys are quick!
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    2 QF Lounge Passes

    Very last minute but I've got 2 passes that expire end of this month. Give me a shout if you can use them.
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    The Explorer Credit Card (New AMEX Card!)

    I probably should have elaborated. Paypal have a known bug where if you try to add an Amex via your wallet it will, erroneously, identify it as a Mastercard. If you use the above link it will let you add the card (as that page isn't affected by the same bug). I added my Explorer using this...
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    The Explorer Credit Card (New AMEX Card!)

    To add your card you'll need to go via here:
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    100,000 velocity points for velocity platinum amex with referral

    I'm more than happy to share my referral with anyone that's looking to take advantage of the 100k promo :)
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    Triple points promotion

    Unsurprisingly, bonus points aren't credited automatically AND they can't tell whether the promotion has ever been on your account. Had I saved the flyer I would be inclined to post it here so everyone could have easily secured 3x points for August.
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    Triple points promotion

    I received a flyer stating a 3x points promotion had been applied to my signature card. T&Cs: bonus applies to spend between 15 and 31 August and cap of 20k in points. It explicitly states 'no activation required'. When my statement failed to show any bonus points, I called them. They believe...
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    ANZ Platinum, 50k bonus QFF points after $1500 spend, no annual fee first year

    Yep, waited about 2 weeks between each application. Wasn't sure I'd be approved for the Black as I had also picked up some NAB cards in between my first and second ANZ application. I was instantly approved for all 3 and received the welcome packs (incl cards and pins) within 4 days of applying...