Things You Missed – 13th to 19th June 2022
All the chatter and talk about credit cards, promos, wallet apps etc. in our group chat over the past week.
- Will Agoda bookings incur DCC?
- UOB One: how long does Shopee/Grab take to post?
- UOB One: discussion on alternatives
- UOB One: when is cashback due for Feb to May quarter? June
- Discussion on credit card applications with Chinese banks
- UOB Preferred Platinum/Visa Signature: what do in-app transactions count as? Usually online spend
- UOB Absolute: Grab top-ups count for sign-up gifts
- UOB EVOL: is in-app Apple Pay considered online or contactless? Should be online
- UOB EVOL: does paying Singtel bill online give 8%? Yes it should
- Amex Pay: discussion on where it’s accepted
- Citi: conversion from Visa to Mastercard
- Citi Rewards: does it give 9X for Kris+? Probably not
- Citi Rewards: discussion on bonus points before monthly reset
- Maybank Family and Friends: discussion on re-selection of categories
- Checking bonus points: how to for Citi Rewards and UOB Preferred Platinum
- DBS Altitude: discussion on sign-up promo
- HSBC Revolution: would buying eCapitaVoucher work for sign-up promo? Supermarket vouchers are safer
- HSBC Revolution: 10X points for flights? It should
- HSBC Revolution: public transportation does not give 9X bonus points
- StanChart Unlimited: SP bills with Amaze? Amaze wouldn’t work but StanChart Unlimited would
- StanChart Manhanttan: discussion on alternatives
- MCC for SP: 4900? Yes
What card to use for…
Savings and investing
- Discussion on SRS
- Can parents open SRS accounts for children under 18? No
- Good place to keep savings now
- GrabPay: top up Touch ‘n Go wallet?
- Grab: limits for income tax payment via AXS
- Grab: Power Up Challenge is back as usual
- Grab Rewards: flash sale for GrabFood; targeted users only
- Nestia: 50 cents off every hawker centre transaction
- YouTrip: cashback promo
- ShopBack: free cashback
- Discussion on FX rates for Revolut, YouTrip, Amaze
- Revolut: promo for travel transactions
- JiPay: Grab top-up beyond $250 will be charged at 2.5%
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