Finnair’s phantom award space is common knowledge, but I’m gonna write about it anyway.

Man, wouldn’t it be nice to fly in Finnair business class? Finland sounds like a pretty cool place to visit, and with Finnair adding cool new routes like direct flights from San Francisco and LA to Helsinki, now seems like a better time than ever. Plus, they’re a oneworld partner, so theoretically there should beContinue reading “Finnair’s phantom award space is common knowledge, but I’m gonna write about it anyway.”

Finnair’s phantom award space is common knowledge, but I’m gonna write about it anyway.

Man, wouldn’t it be nice to fly in Finnair business class? Finland sounds like a pretty cool place to visit, and with Finnair adding cool new routes like direct flights from San Francisco and LA to Helsinki, now seems like a better time than ever. Plus, they’re a oneworld partner, so theoretically there should beContinue reading “Finnair’s phantom award space is common knowledge, but I’m gonna write about it anyway.”

“Hey BofA, I boofed ya” — What I said when I got the Alaska Airline Visa 40k sign-up bonus

Earlier this year, in a bout of petulant frustration, I wrote about how annoyed I was that Bank of America denied my application for an Alaska Visa. The reason for the denial was a one-two punch of “too many recent inquiries” and “not enough business with Bank of America.” It was a bummer since theContinue reading ““Hey BofA, I boofed ya” — What I said when I got the Alaska Airline Visa 40k sign-up bonus”

“Hey BofA, I boofed ya” — What I said when I got the Alaska Airline Visa 40k sign-up bonus

Earlier this year, in a bout of petulant frustration, I wrote about how annoyed I was that Bank of America denied my application for an Alaska Visa. The reason for the denial was a one-two punch of “too many recent inquiries” and “not enough business with Bank of America.” It was a bummer since theContinue reading ““Hey BofA, I boofed ya” — What I said when I got the Alaska Airline Visa 40k sign-up bonus”

“Poor Patrick Pibb,” or the cruel ambiguity of Amex’s new restrictions on sign-up bonuses

This post is about my friend Patrick, who recently found herself on the wrong side of whatever causes Amex to deem someone unworthy of a sign-up bonus. (Yes, Patrick is a lady, and she’s aware she has a weird name for a lady. Her full name is Patrick Pibb, which is hilarious and sounds likeContinue reading ““Poor Patrick Pibb,” or the cruel ambiguity of Amex’s new restrictions on sign-up bonuses”

“Poor Patrick Pibb,” or the cruel ambiguity of Amex’s new restrictions on sign-up bonuses

This post is about my friend Patrick, who recently found herself on the wrong side of whatever causes Amex to deem someone unworthy of a sign-up bonus. (Yes, Patrick is a lady, and she’s aware she has a weird name for a lady. Her full name is Patrick Pibb, which is hilarious and sounds likeContinue reading ““Poor Patrick Pibb,” or the cruel ambiguity of Amex’s new restrictions on sign-up bonuses”