30

Aug
2017

The Driftr Podcast – Episode 13

Posted By : Brian Fontenot/ 1620 1

 

On Episode 13 we discuss the Question of the Day: What flight aggregators do you use for finding flights, an in-depth review of Chase Sapphire Preferred during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Siem Reap, Cambodia and discuss our thoughts Credit Card Application Limits and the Strategy behind applying for credit cards.

Question of The Day

 What flight aggregators do you use for finding flights?

Cards & Points

Chase Sapphire Preferred

  • $95 Annual Fee
  • 2x Points on Travel and Dinning
  • No Foreign Transaction Fee
  • 1:1 Points Transfer
  • Primary Rental Car Insurance
  • 25% More Points
  • And more! Learn here.

You Can Fly With Us

Siem Reap, Cambodia

You Can Fly With Us

Credit Card Application Limits

 

American Express

  • Charge cards: you can have as many cards as you like
  • Revolving credit cards: you can only have 4 in a lifetime (including Personal and Business)
  • You can only apply to 3 cards (mix of charge and revolving cards) within 24 hour period
  • You may be able to get approved for more than two cards in a 90 day period
  • You can only get the sign up bonus once in a lifetime

Chase

  • Chase limits the amount of credit that it will extend to you for a lifetime
  • Also have to watch Chase’s 5/24 rule: can’t have more than 5 new accounts in a 24 month period
  • Can get a new sign up bonus every 24 months

Citi

  • Citi limits the amount of credit that it will extend to you for a lifetime
  • You can only apply for one personal card every eight days and no more than two in a 65-day window.
  • You can only apply for one business card every 95 days.
  • There’s a mandatory waiting period between canceling and re-applying that you must follow

 

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Travel has been at the center of Brian's life, start as a young child. Summer trips were a hallmark of exploration; Brian's desire to see the world began to develop. Brian has traveled to over 20 countries within the last 2 years, working towards the 30 countries by 30 years old.

Through all of his travels, the power of cards and points has fueled his ability to travel freely. Brian now conducts seminars, workshops, and can be found speaking to the public in order to help share techniques and tips on how others can take advantage of these resources.

Outside of Brian's travel interest, Brian is the Executive Director of the BLF Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit offering annual scholarships and a year long mentorship for college students, developing emotional intelligence, and soft skills. Brian is also the CEO/Co-Founder of Elevation Firm, a Creative Agency that helps develop brands, and improve advertising and marketing strategies for countless businesses.

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    Becca
    January 9, 2019

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