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Forums Frequent flyer programs British Airways Executive Club How quickly can you rack up points in the US? Reply To: How quickly can you rack up points in the US?

kai 77 posts

You don’t need to be a U.S. resident or have a tax number to apply for a U.S. credit card. With Amex Global Transfer all you need is an address in the U.S. to post your card to and a U.S. phone number. This is how most overseas people start entering the U.S. credit card game, including me.

Also, it’s unfair to blame BA’s devaluation on the U.S. market. It’s even easier to accrue United / American / Alaska miles there but you don’t see those programs devalue half as quickly as BA.

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