Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 03 Nov 2015
Total posts 45
Member since 04 May 2015
Total posts 52
I'm going to ask the obvious question: why are you doing this and making things more complicated for yourself than they need to be? Why would you specifically need to book a flight with AMEX, and pay a change fee with Visa, and later cancel the same flight for a refund?If you book so many flights, surely you could just take a travel voucher as your refund and use it towards your next booking with that airline? I know you say 500 flights a year, but that's less than 2 flights booked per day, and it probably takes only 5 mins or so to book each flight, so the whole booking process isn't exactly complicated.Are you trying to book flights with your work AMEX card or something, pay to change them to flexible tickets using your personal credit card, and then get the whole fare refunded to your personal Visa card (while telling your employer the fare was "non refundable", keeping the value for yourself)?I honestly don't get what you're trying to achieve here.
Member since 12 Jan 2016
Total posts 32
I think the reason things would get charged to different cards would be to ensure the limits of cards aren't exceeded, and maximise the amount of time between booking the ticket and having to actually pay for it (i.e., pay the credit card bill).
Member since 31 Mar 2014
Total posts 184
This whole things feels dodgy. If it isn't dodgy and actually for a legitimate use, then it is definitely overly complicated. As stated above, use a travel agent. Refund to travel voucher. Or at the very least, consolidate the credit cards.
Member since 19 Jan 2018
Total posts 41
This is really complicated and, frankly, utter nonsense. It's not the AusBT community's responsibilities to manage and advise on your personal affairs.
Air New Zealand - Airpoints
Member since 31 Oct 2016
Total posts 204
Dodginess aside, I daresay a notebook, or a spreadsheet might be the easiest way for you to work this out for yourself here, and going forward.
As Grannular says, you'd have the most experience on this, but maybe I'd suggest when you've made a booking, a spreadsheet with the Booking Reference, and a note of which card you've paid what on.
Total posts 64
That said, the scope and complexity of your question goes well beyond what can, or should, be dealt with in this forum. It is not for the good folk in this community to provide you with advice about your personal circumstances or how to get out the quagmire you seem have found yourself in.
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