WhirledPeasPlease wrote:Cheddar:Much appreciated. I just want enough points to either pay for a flight to FL (for a cruise) or to take my mother to NYC before she gets too old to still enjoy it (she's 71 and LOVES NYC). They only gave me an initial limit of 1k, so it's going to be tough unless I keep doing what I'm doing -- charging about 700/mo and PIF each month. It's been kind of a fun quest to go around a see who takes AMEX. Now that I'm driving a car that only gets around 20mpg I'm making a lot of gas purchases on that card.
WhirledPeasPlease wrote:Cheddar --When did you get yours? I rec'd mine in August 07 and I'm too scared to ask for a CLI (lol). I've had really bad experiences with that, actually. Oddly enough my Union Plus Mastercard gave me CLIs on a regular basis until I hit 4600 (ties my highest CLI ever on a CC) and then stopped.. nothin! Of course, I'm sure they noticed it stayed maxxed out for a very long time.Glad to see I'm not the only one making more than one or two payments a month per CC. Time to play the game I guess.
Wow! I'm so on the phone with them tomorrow. I can't handle anyone else pulling EQ, and last time Amex pulled EXP (or maybe they always do, sounds familiar). My balance with them is currently... eight dollars and 40 cents. One trip through Starbucks for a latte for me and a white mocha as a reward for one of my student council students who brought the most boxtops4education! I'll just try and convince AMEX I want to use their card to buy flooring for my house from Home Depot. (I just won't tell them I've applied for the HD Mastercard -- which is iffy at the moment.)
cheddar wrote:I've only had mine since November.Amex allows you to request a CLI after 30 days of opening the account, then there is a 6 month wait between subsequent CLIs.I was going to wait until March or so, but this low CL is annoying me too much to wait that long. My EX score is up about 55 points since I got this card, so I'm hoping they'll show me a little love when I ask them in a couple of days.The worst they can do is say no......or F/R me.
Message Edited by cheddar on 12-30-2007 11:11 PM
cheddar wrote:Good luck! And please post back and let us know how it went.
cheddar wrote:Good luck! And please post back and let us know how it went.I hit the 'luv button' about 10 minutes ago and.....got the 7-10 days message. Oh well, we'll see!