How To Make Visa Obey Your Every Desire

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    I'm thinking Sir John Hargrave is a blood relation to USMB's Samson:


    How to Make Visa Obey Your Every Desire: The Credit Card Concierge Experiment 195 Comments

    Written by Tim Ferriss Topics: Outsourcing Life

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    Herewith enters Sir John Hargrave.

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    I recently signed up for The Visa SIGNATURE Chase Freedom card, for one reason: it has a concierge service. [Tim note: In fact, all of the "Visa Signature" cards have this concierge service, among other benefits]

    A credit card concierge service is much like a hotel concierge service, except you don’t have to tip. A concierge is your own personal assistant, someone who will do anything you want them to do: make dinner reservations, book a trip to Hawaii, or shop for negligees for your grandmother.

    We’re so used to being treated badly by credit card companies that it’s almost impossible to believe that they are serving you. But that’s how it works: they’re your virtual assistants, ready to help you with anything.

    Anything?

    I wanted to test the limits of my Visa Chase Freedom concierge service, so I spent a week making incredibly ridiculous requests, to see how they’d hold up…

    TEST #1: GIANT TUB OF NACHO CHEESE ....


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