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The HfP chat thread – Thursday 30th September

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We are running this daily chat thread on Head for Points during the coronavirus outbreak.

Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the de facto repository for random comments and questions.  With the news flow being lighter, we are running fewer ‘Bits’ articles.

The comments under this article are where you should post questions about travel and, indeed, anything else on your mind.  At this tricky time, and given that many of you are at home, we want the HfP community to have a place to chat.

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Comments (592)

  • Dave says:

    Just been paid a nice sum of money that I’d like to put into Premium Bonds. Can I use beardy via bendy to do this without incurring interest or charges?

  • Muhammad Abdullah says:

    Is Barclaycard charging cash advance on 4829? I take it when topping up Lenin its no longer 6012.

  • Degsy says:

    Anyone ever been tempted to spend £630 on a steak? And is the restaurant available on the Amex Plat offer?

  • Craig says:

    So glad I read the last few pages, was struggling to slee…………

  • Rosie says:

    Hi I’m going to Germany for 4 nights on the 24 October , I have had my double jabs a while back . Does that mean the only test I need to buy and take is the 2 day test in the U.K. when back home (lateral / pcr depending on what happens with the next update)

  • CD says:

    Marriott Mastercard, issued by Creation. I just received a letter from Creation saying my account would be closed on 3 December 2021. No explanation. Anyone know? I have been on hold/telephone for 40 minutes now waiting to talk to them. Impossible to reach them in the past as well. If this is a one-off, specific to me, then I want to reach them to discuss.

    • Rob says:

      You have used your card with Curve and it is now being closed because of this.

  • CD says:

    Has anyone figured out how to keep the card? There must be a legitimate way to stop using Curve (used in the past, not recently) and keep the card. Ideas? How can you even contact Creation? Anyone have an email? A few weeks ago on another matter I found that they don’t answer when you write to them via the dashboard. They don’t acknowledge that you filled in their online form so there is no trail to complain about. No email confirmation either.

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