PayPal sucks, raises foreign currency conversion fees from 3.25% to 3.75%

May 6, 2020 / 0 comments

In the fall of 2019, PayPal increased their currency conversion fees, hiding the new terms in a user agreement update. Before September, there was a fee on currency conversions, which was 3.25% to 3.75% for cross-currency payments, and 2.5% to 3.75% for simple balance conversions.

Why I decided not to use TicketIndonesia.info to book my flights

December 4, 2015 / 1 comment

As mentioned on yesterday’s post, buying tickets directly from Indonesian airline websites with a United States credit card seems futile.

Cancel a British Airways reward flight without Avios penalty

October 17, 2015 / 0 comments

All hail British Airways and their reward miles cancellation policy!

Data suggests Virgin America is consistently faster than competition

March 17, 2015 / 0 comments

I don’t have much loyalty when it comes to airlines; the lowest fare usually gets my business.

Frontier Airlines SUCKS, and it will cost you

Frontier Sucks: Confu$ing Fare Option$$$$

November 28, 2013 / 2 comments

> TL;DR: Follow your gut.   As I was browsing flights back home from Dreamforce, I saw that Frontier Airlines had a flight that was best suited to my preferred schedule (sleeping in). I was hesitant to book it because I had a faint memory of a negative experience with Frontier that happened sometime between…

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