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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #390 on: April 12, 2018, 09:46:31 AM »
Thanks. It just dawned on me that I had a Dollar/Hertz rental in June of 2017 and my RR points expired that July. So I'm going to see if crediting Dollar/Hertz will work. I'll report back.
Update: Dollar/Hertz sent me an automated email stating the miles will be posted to my Southwest account. BUT the wording has me worried that it isn't backdated, which is obviously what I need. "There were XXX miles/points/credits processed for Rental Agreement number XXXXXXXXX for the Southwest Airlines program on or around 04/12/2018." Really hoping that means processed on 4/12/18 and not that their reporting the rental date as 4/12/18.
Will update when the points hit Southwest.

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #391 on: April 12, 2018, 12:56:02 PM »
Because the names didn't match I assume?
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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #392 on: April 12, 2018, 10:46:15 PM »
Update: Dollar/Hertz sent me an automated email stating the miles will be posted to my Southwest account. BUT the wording has me worried that it isn't backdated, which is obviously what I need. "There were XXX miles/points/credits processed for Rental Agreement number XXXXXXXXX for the Southwest Airlines program on or around 04/12/2018." Really hoping that means processed on 4/12/18 and not that their reporting the rental date as 4/12/18.
Will update when the points hit Southwest.

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #393 on: April 16, 2018, 12:50:44 PM »
Update: Dollar/Hertz sent me an automated email stating the miles will be posted to my Southwest account. BUT the wording has me worried that it isn't backdated, which is obviously what I need. "There were XXX miles/points/credits processed for Rental Agreement number XXXXXXXXX for the Southwest Airlines program on or around 04/12/2018." Really hoping that means processed on 4/12/18 and not that their reporting the rental date as 4/12/18.
Will update when the points hit Southwest.
My Southwest points were reinstated last night, only took a few days from the notification that Dollar/Hertz had submitted my credit to Southwest.
Really glad this thread exists!

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #394 on: April 16, 2018, 11:53:40 PM »
My BA points expired on oct 19, 2017.
Looking to buy a receipt that will reinstate my miles.

Question- officially you can only claim miles that were from the past 6 months-are the airlines strict about that policy usually?
Second- How much time do they give to be able to reinstate miles ? Is there a time period when its too late?
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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #395 on: April 17, 2018, 04:15:00 PM »
true or false?

Tried 3 times to credit my expired AC account thru an Avis receipt
by the 3rd time the rep told me since the location of the pick up and drop off is not an airport they cant give me miles for that rental.

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #396 on: April 17, 2018, 04:34:22 PM »
Looking for Avis receipt dated before Nov 2017

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #397 on: April 18, 2018, 01:35:34 PM »
Thanks @Sam Finkelstein for a smooth transaction. Took 5 days to reinstate miles!

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #398 on: April 20, 2018, 12:00:51 AM »
Anyone have any info about a good way to get back my British Airways miles that expired?

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #399 on: April 23, 2018, 12:46:33 AM »
Anyone have receipt from 2017 to reinstate AA miles?

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #400 on: April 23, 2018, 06:07:25 AM »
How long does Avis - ac take to reinstate?

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #401 on: Yesterday at 10:42:30 AM »
Wondering if anyone can help out as a chesed (good deed). I just tried reviving United miles that expired in Dec. 2017 with a Budget rental from Jul. 2017 and they said that they donít work with United anymore (they did said that they work with AA, Frontier, Air Canada and Spirit to name a few).

1. Can anyone kindly give me a rental that would allow me to revive my account? I can also offer my Budget rental in case anyone could make use of it (i.e. with those airlines that honor it). Many

2. Besides for car rentals and hotels, what other past-activity might allow be to revive my account?

Thanks.