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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #345 on: November 14, 2017, 02:41:53 PM »
The United Gift Registry has been "undergoing maintenance" for weeks now. Anyone have any information as to whether/when it's going to come back?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #347 on: November 14, 2017, 07:45:13 PM »
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Just FYI in case it helps somone...
I didnt use my airline credit yet,
will be flying on Singapore airlines next week and wanted to take a extra suitcase.

after a small conversation with Amex rep they gave me 75$ Credit + told me to call again after i buy the extra luggage to get reimbrused from Amex

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #348 on: November 14, 2017, 11:55:17 PM »
B"H
Just FYI in case it helps somone...
I didnt use my airline credit yet,
will be flying on Singapore airlines next week and wanted to take a extra suitcase.

after a small conversation with Amex rep they gave me 75$ Credit + told me to call again after i buy the extra luggage to get reimbrused from Amex

$75 for free, Stam?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #349 on: November 15, 2017, 02:12:32 AM »
$75 for free, Stam?
I asked if I will get reimbursed for 150$ extra suitcase fee so he told me that basically if I would call HIM after it was charged on my plat he would reimburse me but he can't promise me a other will so as a guester of good will he just gave me a half of the amount and asked me to call again after to try getting back the fee.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #350 on: November 15, 2017, 06:29:39 AM »

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #351 on: November 18, 2017, 09:12:35 PM »
Tachles, is there any way that STILL WORKS to get the $200 without actually spending on airfare or airfare gift cards?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #352 on: November 18, 2017, 11:59:59 PM »
Tachles, is there any way that STILL WORKS to get the $200 without actually spending on airfare or airfare gift cards?
It is my understanding that regular spending on airfare doesn’t trigger.  CMIIW.

GC still reported to work for SW and, IIRC, Delta and American. UA does not sell GC.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #353 on: November 19, 2017, 12:04:11 AM »
It is my understanding that regular spending on airfare doesn’t trigger.  CMIIW.

GC still reported to work for SW and, IIRC, Delta and American. UA does not sell GC.


What about refundable tickets?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #354 on: November 19, 2017, 03:39:37 PM »
What about refundable tickets?
that's Like a regular ticket.
Just a chance they might reverse the credit.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #355 on: November 19, 2017, 03:57:48 PM »
I asked if I will get reimbursed for 150$ extra suitcase fee so he told me that basically if I would call HIM after it was charged on my plat he would reimburse me but he can't promise me a other will so as a guester of good will he just gave me a half of the amount and asked me to call again after to try getting back the fee.

Here you go :)

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #356 on: November 19, 2017, 07:24:25 PM »
Be sure to first run this by the Is It Ethical thread, but that credit has likely not exhausted any of your $200 allowance for 2017.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #357 on: November 19, 2017, 08:22:27 PM »
that credit has likely not exhausted any of your $200 allowance for 2017.
+1
Was thinking the same thing when I saw that

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #358 on: November 19, 2017, 08:52:24 PM »
Be sure to first run this by the Is It Ethical thread, but that credit has likely not exhausted any of your $200 allowance for 2017.
+1 IME it has not
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #359 on: November 19, 2017, 09:20:21 PM »
Any way to use the credit for Uber?
I would like to know the same if anyone knows? Also Is this credit automatic or do I have to manually enroll?
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