MS Exit Strategy, Travel Hacking & Politics, eBay Gift Card Changes & More!

ms

Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we recap what you might have missed from around the web. Enjoy! This Week Around the Web Republicans Buy Gift Cards, Too – Travel hacking is political and we all have an impact. Don’t Go Overboard! Why You Need an MS (Spending) Exit Strategy! – How to avoid getting stuck in a bad position. How I Redeemed My 50,000 ThankYou Points from the Citigold Checking Bonus & Why – Cashing…

Continue Reading »

Best Travel Rewards Card, Your 5/24 Status, Getting Approved for Sapphire Reserve & More!

fmwir

Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we recap what you might have missed from Frequent Miler during the week. Enjoy! This Week From Frequent Miler The BEST travel rewards card – Everything you need to know about Chase’s new Sapphire Reserve premium card. Five Back Visa Gift Card. A new way to earn 5X and save money? – A new Visa gift card that earns 5% back on top of 5X? How to get…

Continue Reading »

The Fine Print: Who’s To Blame…eBay, PayPal, or Hyatt?

The Hyatt Gift Card Blame Game: Part 1

The following is not legal advice. Please contact the author (alex@bachuwalaw.com) or your own attorney should you have questions. Overture This Who’s to Blame mini-series will serve as a useful illustration of the consumer arbitration process. I will be documenting the steps taken on behalf of my client in order to bring about a suitable resolution. Act I: The Gift Card Order Who does not love Hyatt gift cards? Portals often sell Hyatt Gift Cards…

Continue Reading »

How to count your 5/24 status

5/24 status

With the introduction of its unofficial 5/24 Rule, Chase has made life much harder for those who like to frequently sign up for credit cards to get the signup bonuses.  With the 5/24 Rule, Chase denies most application in which the applicant has opened 5 or more cards in the past 24 months. And we’re not just talking about Chase cards here.  All issuers count.  If you’ve never opened a Chase card in your life,…

Continue Reading »