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Airline e-GCs: best $100 increments or smaller
  Delta-$50 increments.
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Other:
MPX (mileagePlus X app )
United gift registry:
Make united your airline of choice for your platinum.
Create a united gift registry.  Create a goal for the registry.
Add funds to the registry in increments of $100 or less using your platinum card. Get reimbursed by AMEX.

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« on: November 28, 2016, 06:06:25 PM »
As per Dan
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Please update the wiki
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« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2016, 06:21:05 PM »
MPX, full stop. (Obviously there are others, I'm making a point.)
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2016, 11:51:31 PM »
This is a very necessary thread!! The old book and cancel didn't work for me this year!! And I already chose Delta. Help!!!

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2016, 12:34:04 AM »
This is a very necessary thread!! The old book and cancel didn't work for me this year!! And I already chose Delta. Help!!!
Dig a little deeper
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2016, 12:46:59 AM »
Dig a little deeper
Skin and myself are looking for a handout and we're not getting anything........🙁
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2016, 12:51:55 AM »
Skin and myself are looking for a handout and we're not getting anything........🙁
I'm not looking for a handout at all! Direct me in the direction and I'll dig away!! I love to!!

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2016, 02:06:39 AM »
This is a very necessary thread!! The old book and cancel didn't work for me this year!! And I already chose Delta. Help!!!
Delta GCs.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2016, 09:55:22 AM »
Thought book/cancel still worked for intl - just getting ready to select Delta.  If doesn't still work - I will select United.  Any DP's from the last week?

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« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2016, 10:09:12 AM »
Thought book/cancel still worked for intl - just getting ready to select Delta.  If doesn't still work - I will select United.  Any DP's from the last week?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #11 on: November 29, 2016, 10:15:09 AM »
What about buying southwest gift cards or Alaska Airlines egift certificates? Does it need to be in certain increments?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2016, 10:15:46 AM »
skin and others:  You can change your choice of airline on the phone. If you have not used/been reimbursed at all this year.

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« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2016, 10:16:31 AM »
What about buying southwest gift cards or Alaska Airlines egift certificates? Does it need to be in certain increments?
Keep to $50 to be safe. 
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #14 on: November 29, 2016, 10:18:08 AM »
$100 should be fine as well.
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