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    NAB Qantas vs Velocity Premium cards

    I am just about to switch my home loan to NAB and as part of the Choice package I am getting to choose any card (except the Low rate ones). Anyway I am interested in either the Qantas Premium or Velocity Premium card. I compared the cards online and from what I can tell they offer exactly the...
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    Citi Select - No insurance booklet available

    I recently signed up for Select card and received it with a whole lot of stuff in a nice welcome pack. The only strange thing was that there was only a "flyer" for the insurance that referred to the website or said you can call to receive a copy of the booklet. At This stage I didn't think...
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    Qantas award booking- QF flight number - Jetstar operated!?!

    A few weeks back I made a booking from MEL to BKK using my award points for the family. The trip is coming up next week and I went into the Qantas FF site to select seats, request special meal and bassinet, etc. Guess what! It didn't let me select seats and after digging around a bit I found...
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    Express Cash

    I found that AMEX offers an "Express Cash" option on their charge card. To my understanding when you sign up for it you give them your bank account details and then you can withdraw cash with your AMEX card which they take out of your account. Has anybody used this facility? Fees? Is it worth...
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    Cancel/transfer but keep credit limit

    I am holding a Platinum credit card but I am fed up with the useless service hence want to transfer to the Blue Sky card with no annual fee - I want to keep a AMEX card just in case I ever want to return to them - who knows. Anyway my question is does somebody know if there is a way that I...
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    Corporate Card to Platinum Charge Chard MR

    I have a Platinum Charge Card and my employer introduced now a Corporate AMEX Card we have to use for all T&E. Got the Corporate Card today and called them to link it to my Membership Rewards program. Long story short is they won't allow you to link a corporate card to a Platinum Charge Card...
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    Outstanding Balance

    I got a question how people answer the question about outstanding balances when they apply for new credit card. I am confused what's the right thing to count. For example let's assume I have a card with a 10,000 limit. I have currently $1,500 on that card that is money I spend this billing...
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    AMEX Emergency Card replacement

    I was just browsing around the AMEX website to find some info about the new Platinum Moneyback card and found something interesting I hope somebody here could verify. I have an AMEX Gold Charge Card. One of the reasons I have this card is that I travel a lot and I don't want to be stranded...
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    Flexible Payment Option

    I have been offered a Flexible Payment Option (FPO) by AMEX on my Gold Charge Card. This is essentially converts the charge card into a credit card for certain purchases. All purchases over $200 don't have to be paid of at the end of the month but can be paid of via the FPO with interest...
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    Award trip to Thailand

    I am trying to book an award trip for the family to Thailand but I am unable to get any flights between 1st of Dec to 31st of Jan'08. I am using of course their website and it just doesn't come up with any available flights. Maybe the experienced users here could help me out with a few...
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    Membership rewards fee on closed account

    I had the strangest thing happen to me today. I closed an account on a AMEX Credit Card a year ago and today they send me an account statement with a $80 charge on it for Ascent membership rewards. I have a letter from them a year ago confirming the account was closed! I called them and was...
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    New surcharge for corpate card rewards membership

    Got a letter from AMEX today telling me about a $89 p.a. linkage fee for my Corporate Card to membership rewards Ascent. I have not paid any fee for this in the past 5 years. Is AMEX now starting to get cracy and look for new way to squeeze money out of their cardhorlders? Has anybody a...
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    AMEX not accepted or surcharge

    [MOD EDIT] [/MOD EDIT] I was wondering what the experience of forum members is about AMEX card not being accepted in many places or a surcharge is asked for and in particular if anybody has any insight if AMEX is doing anything about it? Just to make my point this month I spend around...
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    AMEX charge cards versus credit cards

    In the light of AMEX having released the new Platinum Credit Card - which has been discussed in another thread - I am considering changing from my Gold Charge Card. I am a bit unclear though to a basics as to what's the difference is between the a charge card and a credit card despite the...
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