Amex Shutdowns, Walmart Gift Card Devaluation, Wrongly Denied Boarding, VGC Issues & More

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Most Popular Posts of October 2020

Here are our 5 most viewed posts from the previous month.  This only includes articles written and posted in the month of October.  Any expired deals or promos will not be included either.

Issues With Money Orders At Walmart

Are There Big Issues With Money Orders At Walmart Stores?

There are still reports coming in all over the place with random issues. And it seems to have spread to other retailers, like Kroger. Having said that, people seem to be able to get them to work eventually with some effort.

American Express Unexpected Rewards

American Express is Giving Cardholders Hundreds in Unexpected Rewards

Such a random thing.  I think it was an issue with paying out on referral bonuses.

Dead! Walmart Gift Cards Devalued With Latest Negative Change

It is sad to see gift cards getting locked out on a store by store basis.  There used to be a lot of retailers where you could use their gift cards on other gift cards just a few years ago.  Now that is down to a handful of stores.  Walmart was the biggest fish left in the pond before it died though, RIP.

I Was Denied Boarding & Not Allowed To Check In For Flights

I Was Denied Boarding & The Airline Was Completely In The Wrong

Such a bizarre story but not as bizarre as Ryan getting discriminated against when he entered Togo. He talked about both of these, as well as other stories from his trip to West Africa, on our latest podcast episode.

Another Wave of Amex Shutdowns is Underway

Another month, another way for Amex RAT to be on the prowl.  I added this latest instance to our complete list of American Express shutdowns and clawbacks.

That’s A Wrap

Well that does it for October 2020. Let me know in the comments which article you liked best.

Mark Ostermann
Mark Ostermann is a father, husband and miles/points fanatic. He left the corporate world after starting a family in order to be a stay at home dad. Mark is constantly looking at ways to save money and stay within budget while also taking awesome vacations with his family. When he isn't caring for his family or taking a weekend trip, Mark is working towards his goal of visiting every Major League Baseball ballpark.

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