"Originally Posted by markpk Hi Kinkade,I've had the AMEX Platinum charge card since around 2005 as I've had a heavy travel schedule for well over 10 years now. I'm in a similar work situation though I'm moving from contract to permanent but the company doesn't issue corporate cards or arrange tr..."
"Originally Posted by sid As employees of AusBT we can't give you a personal recommendation to get the card, but I can share with you how I use the card myself: 1. Priority Pass approx once a month in Sydney ($36x12) - $4322. Partner has a supplementary Platinum card and she is entitled to the Pr..."
"Thanks guys that's really helpful! I didn't know they still did the platinum reserve with the charge card so that is a big plus, perhaps it tips the scales.Do you pay the $1400 in your first month? is there someway to not take the hit all in one go?"
"Hi Guys,I am looking to get an amex for work expenses, I pay them myself and then get reimbursed every month. I travel a fair bit for work domestically, all flight and hotels are paid by the company and any expenses other than that I pay and are then reimbursed.I currently have a qantas world mas..."
"Originally Posted by gorstrom Thanks for your reply! Forgot to mention I’m Velocity Gold, that’s about the only reason I could think of that might distinguish me. OK, then as another user suggested your only realistic option is an on departure upgrade using points"
"you can ask, I've had Op ups before but usually because they think they owe me, I'm not hearing any special reasons why they would give you this upgrade so highly unlikely.Can you use more points to request an upgrade from premium economy to business, what status do you have?"
"Originally Posted by Doubleplatinum : Originally Posted by Kinkade : Originally Posted by gapmatt : Always thought about asking but I'm worried about rejection!Twice I've travelled with my partner and one of her friends and it meant I couldn't relax in the lounge! Exactly, all that travel to g..."
"Originally Posted by gapmatt : Always thought about asking but I'm worried about rejection!Twice I've travelled with my partner and one of her friends and it meant I couldn't relax in the lounge! Exactly, all that travel to get gold QFF flying for work I really want to be able to take advantage ..."
"Originally Posted by henrus : I highly doubt they'll let you in but it doesn't hurt to ask. Maybe if there are people checking in behind you, then you could ask them to guest one of your friends in. Thats a bloody great idea "
"Hi,I am flying on BA metal with my wife and a friend FRA/LHR/SIN/SYD/BNE neither of them have status and we are flying Y. Is there any chance that i'll be able to get 2 guests in to any oneworld lounge in LHR and do you think that the new QF lounge in SIN will let us in?Really happy to have ..."
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