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2nd October 2022 at 19:21 in reply to: Upgrade Preferred Rewards Gold Credit Card to PlatinumAsh
Hi all, thanks for the link.
She has a requisite Gold credit card.
Sent the link on live chat and told the offer is targeted to those that received the email and hence she cannot upgrade. She is a very light user of the gold card and only had for 6 months.2nd October 2022 at 13:30 in reply to: Upgrade Preferred Rewards Gold Credit Card to PlatinumAsh
Today my wife called Amex to upgrade her Preferred Gold card to Amex but was told she would be ineligible for the 40k rewards upgrade bonus as she holds the amex BA Basic Blue card??
Also informed its a fresh application for the Platinum which comes with hard credit check.30th September 2022 at 13:31 in reply to: Adding Platinum benefits to existing Avis accountAsh
HI Charlie, I’m thinking of getting the platinum, does it mention the Avis Presidents Club or Avis Preferred tiers? The benefits you mention sound like those tiers.
Just to add to my response above and specifically as you are considering platinum, I would say that unless you have no other means of getting better status via another means (World Elite MasterCard for Avis, Hertz and Sixt, then status match with National and Enterprise), the Avis status benefit (entry level, supposedly with some associated discount and potential upgrade in very particular circumstances) is not that bad, but should not be the deciding factor for signing up to the Platinum.. £200 Travel credit, £300 dining credit, £100 Harvey Nichols credit plus the 60,000 sign up bonus (5000 more if referred, happy to help here) more than pay off the first year card fee, even not considering Priority Pass, Hotel statuses and finally the Car Rental consideration above
Hi Luca, Oh yes, going for platinum for the other benefits primarily.
How did you get the status for Hertz and Sixt? Is there a special link or email?
I didnt know you could then match status with Enterprise and National using the Avis Presidents Club status, how do you do that?
Thanks for the tips.30th September 2022 at 11:35 in reply to: Adding Platinum benefits to existing Avis accountAsh
Hi Luca, did they ask to see your World Elite Mastercard when you picked up the car?30th September 2022 at 09:21 in reply to: Adding Platinum benefits to existing Avis accountAsh
HI Charlie, I’m thinking of getting the platinum, does it mention the Avis Presidents Club or Avis Preferred tiers? The benefits you mention sound like those tiers.30th September 2022 at 08:17 in reply to: Post new Amex statement credit offers here!Ash
Has anyone successfully used the United offer on a non uk United flight? Thinking of US to Mexico return flights in November.
Think i can use book on united uk website in GBP30th September 2022 at 08:05 in reply to: Upgrade Preferred Rewards Gold Credit Card to PlatinumAsh
Thank you to everyone for earlier replies.
Anyone know if activated Gold statement credit offers will be honoured if you upgrade?29th September 2022 at 17:50 in reply to: New £300 Platinum dining credit July 2022Ash
How quickly, or long, does it amex take to post the dining credits?29th September 2022 at 17:48 in reply to: Upgrade Preferred Rewards Gold Credit Card to PlatinumAsh
Anyone know if credit check is done when upgrading? Or of there are criteria to for the upgrade to go through?29th September 2022 at 12:19 in reply to: Can you use Harvey Nichols £50 Amex credit at restaurants?Ash
Sorry, first google didnt show anything, different results if you with and without space inbetween.29th September 2022 at 12:18 in reply to: Can you achieve Platinum Elite in 9 nights?Ash
Bruinbrown. Didn’t know about the challenge. Is it a special offer they discreetly, and occasionally, put out?
I might be able to do 12 nights in 3 months.29th September 2022 at 11:40 in reply to: American Airlines – points, what to do before expiry Oct 1stAsh
Thank you Lyn. Donated them all.29th September 2022 at 06:06 in reply to: Can you use Harvey Nichols £50 Amex credit at restaurants?Ash
Whats HN@Home? Oxo Home etc….their branded homewares shops/products?22nd September 2022 at 19:10 in reply to: The British Airways Prepaid Mastercard threadAsh
so…..after 2 months (emailing in IDs) – card arrived. Woohoo! Come this far so might as well carry on….
whats the consensus – can I load it with £500 from my curve (underling cc is Virgin MC, I could use another) – and not be charged?
And can you use the pre-paid card at ATM without incurring charges (whether UK or overseas ATMs)
If I emailed their customer service I’d be waiting 3 months – hence asking the community here7th September 2022 at 10:38 in reply to: United offer for friends ticketAsh
Re avios/miles….what i meant to say is do i receive them when booking and paying for tickets for friends/family. My hunch is no,, as l my frequent flyer account numbers wont tally with the passenger names.22nd July 2022 at 20:49 in reply to: The British Airways Prepaid Mastercard threadAsh
Could i trouble someone to post the cards customer services number here. I’ve applied but keeps rejecting my passport and driving licence. I suspect due a hyphen in my name. The BA app and website do not have the card’s customer services contact details.2nd July 2022 at 22:31 in reply to: Successful Virgin FC redemption on KLM Business to JohannesburgAsh
Whats puzzling is when i enter the airport codes eg flying from AMS to Austin, the pay with points option is greyed out – cant be selected.
But from what you say , your pay with points option is selectable?2nd July 2022 at 00:15 in reply to: Successful Virgin FC redemption on KLM Business to JohannesburgAsh
How did you book the long haul flight? I’m trying for AMS to AUSTIN, but the Virgin website greys out the pay with points option. Just gives money option of £4,000+30th June 2022 at 15:07 in reply to: Downgrading/Upgrading BAPP CardAsh
Whatever companion voucher you earn – you must pay for its redemption booking with the same card….eg you earn a voucher with the BA Premium card, downgrade to basic card, you’ll find you can no longer use the voucher for business class.10th May 2022 at 18:44 in reply to: Tesco autoconvert + 2000 bonusAsh
It took four months – but they finally posted the points.10th May 2022 at 16:21 in reply to: How to redeem free Apple TV+, News+, Music etc from BarclaycardAsh
Thanks ducktails, worked for me too.10th May 2022 at 16:19 in reply to: What are the Barclaycard Mastercard World Elite privileges?Ash
After extensive testing I can confirm the Barclaycard World Elite does provide unfettered access to my lounge. I’ve walked in and out of the lounge several times with the card, and never had a problem. I’ve even been able to bring the dog with me.
The appletv+ is nice for a few months. Unfortunately for the Apple music and Apple news you need an iPhone or iPad.
Downgraded. Which weirdly was super easy. It’s like they want you do downgrade/leave hahaha28th April 2022 at 16:47 in reply to: How to redeem free Apple TV+, News+, Music etc from BarclaycardAsh
Ah alas the form doesn’t work if you have a double barrelled surname….breaks down if you use a space or hyphen. Really makes me appreciate Amex customer service.28th April 2022 at 16:45 in reply to: What are the Barclaycard Mastercard World Elite privileges?Ash
I tried the phone number here
Call centre in India, you go through security. Card number etc…get told they don’t have full details of all your world elite benefits but please hold while they transfer you to a colleague who does….you are then met by the main Barclaycard automated menu. I miss Amex haha22nd April 2022 at 16:23 in reply to: How to redeem free Apple TV+, News+, Music etc from BarclaycardAsh
Two weeks spent to find that out from BC support. One more week of twiddling thumbs to go I guess.
Anyone get there’s straight away?
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