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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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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #75 on: December 21, 2016, 12:47:58 AM »
can anybody explain this from DDMS?
"–United gift registry of $100 or less per transaction: if registered for United: Register for a gift registry and create a goal in order to contribute travel funds to your United account for future ticket purchases.
and for those wanting to write BUMP, I asked this once already.
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 less than $100. using your platinum card.
get reimbursed by AMEX.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #76 on: December 21, 2016, 12:49:04 AM »
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 less than $100. using your platinum card.
get reimbursed by AMEX.
And how many gifts can be used per booking?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #77 on: December 21, 2016, 12:57:03 AM »
And how many gifts can be used per booking?
That's the beauty of a registry.  All the money is combined in one gift account.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #78 on: December 21, 2016, 12:57:31 AM »
That's the beauty of a registry.  All the money is combined in one gift account.
Thanks

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #79 on: December 21, 2016, 02:36:51 PM »
Do you get AA seat upgrade credit automatically? I use to get MPX credit 2-3 days after charge posted, it's now 6 days from when the seat upgrade charge posted and i haven't gotten the credit

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #80 on: December 21, 2016, 02:47:56 PM »
Do you get AA seat upgrade credit automatically? I use to get MPX credit 2-3 days after charge posted, it's now 6 days from when the seat upgrade charge posted and i haven't gotten the credit
Did you choose AA as your airline?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #81 on: December 21, 2016, 03:13:06 PM »
Yups

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #82 on: December 21, 2016, 08:24:40 PM »
Yups
Before , during pending or after the transaction posted ? - either way , if you have not gotten it , maybe chat to have the credit applied

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #83 on: December 22, 2016, 12:25:35 PM »
Before , during pending or after the transaction posted ? - either way , if you have not gotten it , maybe chat to have the credit applied
I bought AA gift cards
1st day registered AA and bought giftcard 1 for $100
2nd day verified the credit then bought another for $100
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #84 on: December 22, 2016, 01:12:39 PM »
I bought AA gift cards
1st day registered AA and bought giftcard 1 for $100
2nd day verified the credit then bought another for $100
Are their gift card stackable?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #85 on: December 22, 2016, 01:13:06 PM »
Anyone know how long does it take for Delta cancelled flights to be refunded. I'm at 1 week and still no refund has posted yet. I believe in years past it was much quicker than this.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #86 on: December 22, 2016, 01:16:23 PM »
Anyone know how long does it take for Delta cancelled flights to be refunded. I'm at 1 week and still no refund has posted yet. I believe in years past it was much quicker than this.
My friend just had that and he called delta, and they forgot to refund him...til he reminded them

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #87 on: December 22, 2016, 01:19:39 PM »
Before , during pending or after the transaction posted ? - either way , if you have not gotten it , maybe chat to have the credit applied
Chatted now, they say will get it in 14 days from charge posting, used to get next day, weird

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #88 on: December 22, 2016, 01:30:33 PM »
My friend just had that and he called delta, and they forgot to refund him...til he reminded them
I'll call in. Thanks.

Called in. Number you should use is 1-800-847-0578 with option #1. Type in 13 digit ticket number and the automated system will look up your refund status. I'm at 6 business days so I guess I need to wait until tomorrow to tell them to process the refund.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #89 on: December 23, 2016, 01:29:46 PM »
would you go for united or american gift cards?

delta allow only 3 per reservation so less useful

american allows 8 per reservation so can end up being a nice amount.

united let you add it all to the registry but the registry will expire after 5 years without activity (yes its a long time and yes easy to add more to) and in theory if they ever got annoying would be harder to sell.

problem is with the BP at 2cpp i find it hard to justify using gift cards and therefore would likely end up selling them off