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Old 03-01-2018, 05:04 PM   #1021
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use amex cash back and avoid cross border charges
Think you referring to avoid DCC when overseas? Yes using Amex card can avoid DCC, but for overseas spending 2.5% foreign exchange fee applies. The rebate earned hardly covers this.

For online spending processed overseas where cross border fees will apply, there are other cards that give higher rebate that more than offset the cross border fees.
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Old 03-01-2018, 09:15 PM   #1022
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Think you referring to avoid DCC when overseas? Yes using Amex card can avoid DCC, but for overseas spending 2.5% foreign exchange fee applies. The rebate earned hardly covers this.

For online spending processed overseas where cross border fees will apply, there are other cards that give higher rebate that more than offset the cross border fees.
ah yes the DCC. what card is good then? I spend a lot on Facebook marketing
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Old 03-01-2018, 11:18 PM   #1023
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ah yes the DCC. what card is good then? I spend a lot on Facebook marketing
Is it online/offline? in sgd/foreign currency? processed in sg/overseas?
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Old 04-01-2018, 09:43 AM   #1024
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Is it online/offline? in sgd/foreign currency? processed in sg/overseas?
I spent a lot online, processed both in Sg and overseas, but mainly services and not products

buy airline tickets which card better also?

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Old 04-01-2018, 02:32 PM   #1025
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Cimb visa signature can be used for dining and online transaction in foreign currency, cimb platinum master for health, wellness and travel to get 10% rebate if meet spending requirements. Works overseas also. No annual fee (Don't need starsaver).
Exactly my sentiments with cimb regarding royal Caribbean. Did anyone use it with royal Caribbean and got their 10% rebates?
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Old 08-01-2018, 09:59 AM   #1026
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will be spending approx 6k in japan for purchasing, which is better?

currently holding
uob prvi miles, ppv
citibank rewards

are there any new cards promotion ? will also be spending approx 2k thru expedia
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Old 08-01-2018, 03:05 PM   #1027
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UOB visa signature for 4miles/$ for $1000 to $2000 overseas spending

citi rewards gives 4miles/$ at shops selling mainly bags/shoes/clothes and department stores.

There is promo on citi PM to earn 3.5miles/$ for $2500 to $8000 overseas spending.
https://www.citibank.com.sg/gcb/cred...-visa-card.htm
but note points on citibank cards are not pooled ie need to convert points to miles for each card separately


There is 6 miles/$ for using uob prvi on expedia http://www.uob.com.sg/personal/cards/credit-cards/travel-cards/uob-prvi-miles-visa-card.page

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Old 08-01-2018, 10:29 PM   #1028
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UOB visa signature for 4miles/$ for $1000 to $2000 overseas spending

citi rewards gives 4miles/$ at shops selling mainly bags/shoes/clothes and department stores.

There is promo on citi PM to earn 3.5miles/$ for $2500 to $8000 overseas spending.
https://www.citibank.com.sg/gcb/cred...-visa-card.htm
but note points on citibank cards are not pooled ie need to convert points to miles for each card separately


There is 6 miles/$ for using uob prvi on expedia http://www.uob.com.sg/personal/cards/credit-cards/travel-cards/uob-prvi-miles-visa-card.page
thanks so much!
uob prvi miles not applicable for hotel + flight on jal

is online purchase 4miles/$1 applicable for uob visa
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Old 08-01-2018, 10:51 PM   #1029
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thanks so much!
uob prvi miles not applicable for hotel + flight on jal

is online purchase 4miles/$1 applicable for uob visa
uob ppv not eligible for online hotel/flight. can use dbs wwmc for 4miles/$ for online up to $2000 in the month. can use dbs altitude for 3miles/$ for online flight/hotel up to $5000. Can google for promo codes that u can use for additional discount
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