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The HfP chat thread – Wednesday 8th December

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Comments (452)

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  • Alejandro says:

    Re: Creation

    Does anyone know how I can pay off the balance on my Creation credit card. The app stopped working a few days ago. Thanks

  • Keely says:

    Reference point for anyone looking for day 2 tests- used express test drive through at LHR t4, all done very quickly and results through same day in 12 hours . Was no problem turning up an hour later too as flight was delayed .

  • Harrier25 says:

    I can’t believe that Bodger Johnson has just said that everyone must play their part. This clown has more front than Brighton!!

    • Memesweeper says:

      He’s less of a fool and causing fewer problems that the anti-vaxxers

  • stairali says:

    For those who have taken a PCR to enter Canada, does this need to be supervised or can it be a take at home test?

  • s879 says:

    Is there any way to speak to a Virgin Atlantic agent/get matter resolved without going through the shocking 2 hours call centre wait (that they themselves have put on their website.) I need to visit an ill relative this weekend and cash prices are very high. I transferred Amex points 5 days ago (account linked and previously used) but despite long calls and whatsapp messages, the answer is still the same that the loyalty team will add them. I also boosted my miles and they too haven’t arrived although it’s been over 4 days. Usually Amex is instantaneous and boosting takes a day or two. Virgin’s flight is direct but I am now stuck waiting for points that I otherwise wouldn’t use. Is there any other way I could try? Amex are hands off and have said issue is on Virgin’s end. Totally shocking service. 2 hours wait is not acceptable! My landline battery wouldn’t last that long anyway.

  • secretsquirrel says:

    Amex Platinum card – how often can you apply & get the bonus offers? As it’s a charge card I’m sure it’s outside of the mr earning restrictions. I only have the Marriott Amex so I believe I can earn the bonuses.

    • Rob says:

      As often as you want, as long as you’ve not had one (or a Gold or another MR card) for 24 months.

  • AndyGWP says:

    Is getting a booster likely to inhibit any LFT or PCR test results that are required for travel?

  • Chris says:

    PAW – Waiting on in-store transactions from the 27th to track (Morrisons 10%) … how long does it usually take?

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