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    Is it time to ditch Thrifty Blue Chip?

    I have accumulated a good amount of points with Thrifty Blue chip. Had a free week rental in Maui back in February which saved me $500 or so. Not sure my balance right now as their website has said the points are down temporarily. But with Thrifty being part of the Hertz umbrella, and Hertz...
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    Visa FlexPerks Rewards Travel - Insurance, Fees, etc.

    Hi, I am sorry if this has been asked dozens of times. (I did find this thread: http://forum.elliott.org/threads/is-there-a-way-to-insure-points-used-to-purchase-an-airline-ticket.4496/#post-50677). Based on reading this thread my understanding is: It is technically not possible to "insure"...
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    Founders Card: Not So Great

    I signed up for Founders Card four days ago under the mistaken assumption that, based upon an Internet article that stated that one of the features was a 'fast track' to American Airlines' Gold status. It was essentially the only feature that would have made it worth it to me, as the cost of...
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    FlexPerks/Reward Travel

    I Booked four round trip tickets using reward points, the itinerary changed to an overnight return flight, I contacted Rewards Travel and told them that would not work. They gave me a new itinerary with flights returning on the day requested. The night before our travel began the Delta app...
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    Not United with United

    We are long time United travelers and rewards card users. We routinely use miles earned to fly my now 83 year old mother from N. CA to the DC metro area in December. We booked this year's trip months back and "paid" 50k in miles for direct flights between Sacramento and Dulles. In recent...