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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #90 on: December 23, 2016, 02:07:07 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
Whats wrong with PGGM, why are people so quiet about it? is it the end of the road?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #91 on: December 23, 2016, 02:07:59 PM »
Whats wrong with PGGM, why are people so quiet about it? is it the end of the road?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #92 on: December 28, 2016, 09:41:15 AM »

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #93 on: December 28, 2016, 09:47:03 AM »
Whats wrong with ****, why are people so quiet about it? is it the end of the road?
See my signature.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #94 on: December 28, 2016, 10:16:29 AM »
I made a united mileage ticket with a close-in fee.  Shouldn't that fee have triggered the credit?  The $11.20 was credited, but not the $75 fee.  Should I call amex to ask about it?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #95 on: December 28, 2016, 10:52:58 AM »
Has anyone tried this: "Award fees less than $250"?
http://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/2016/12/14/amex-airline-fee-reimbursements/
I can try next year.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #96 on: December 28, 2016, 10:53:40 AM »
Paying $$ to AA to redeposit miles (had to cancel the ticket).
Will that get reimbursed?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #97 on: December 28, 2016, 12:17:34 PM »
For delta gc, does it work for both physical and e-gift cards?
Is one better then the other (for resale value)?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #98 on: December 28, 2016, 01:29:35 PM »
For delta gc, does it work for both physical and e-gift cards?
Is one better then the other (for resale value)?
yes, i dont think so.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #99 on: December 29, 2016, 01:11:49 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
Funny, gift cards from AA i got reimbursed next day, but seat upgrades that's officially in the T&C i didn't get credit yet

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #100 on: December 29, 2016, 01:40:17 PM »
Got $200 GC on delta.com on 12/26. When should credit post?

Also, heard it doesn't have to post in 2016? T/F?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #101 on: December 29, 2016, 01:41:02 PM »
Got $200 GC on delta.com on 12/26. When should credit post?
It won't. Read DDMS.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #102 on: December 29, 2016, 01:49:04 PM »
It won't. Read DDMS.
Thanks. I got 4 separate $50 GC's yesterday also, just in case. Right now they're pending. If they post by 12/31, will I get the 2016 credit in 2017?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #103 on: December 29, 2016, 02:50:32 PM »
Paying $$ to AA to redeposit miles (had to cancel the ticket).
Will that get reimbursed?
Bump...anybody know?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #104 on: December 29, 2016, 05:05:52 PM »
Got $200 GC on delta.com on 12/26. When should credit post?

Also, heard it doesn't have to post in 2016? T/F?
buy something else quickly