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My Beginning Strategy

My Beginning Strategy

  1. Anonymous


    I saw your article on and was very intrigued. I’m an International School Teacher. I receive a 2500$ travel allowance a year and Travel Between Manila, Philippines and Portland on Delta.

    I currently run an Airbnb rental at and plan to put a car on uber as an operator. Currently I have 75000 delta miles but I’m silver status. I’m ready to embark on my new hobby and maximize my expenditures to improve my travel.

    I’m buying a new car to put on Uber starting in Jan valued at 13,500$. I would be open to travel between Manila, Philippines and Portland up to 4 times a year.

    Should I open three cards with 50K sign-up bonuses to purchase the car with. Looking to obtain Elite status and use lounges which I have never done.

    I’m looking for a starting strategy and advice with Delta and SkyTeam. I live in the Philippines so cards with no international transaction fees are ideal. Also, can I open three cards in 1 month?

    Thanks in advance,

    Matthew Chadwick
    MS IT Coordinator
    MS Robotics
    International School Manila

  2. Gaurav

    Portland, ME or Portland, OR?

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