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Title: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: nt on March 17, 2011, 08:56:59 PM
Does anyone know when the amex platinum offer of 50,000 points after $1,000 spent in first 3 months expires (http://www.dansdeals.com/go/amexplat)

thank you
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 17, 2011, 10:04:43 PM
The official date when it was supposed to run until has come and gone.  It's on borrowed time now.
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: nt on March 17, 2011, 11:09:35 PM
so it can end any day?
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 17, 2011, 11:13:15 PM
so it can end any day?
Yes
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: nt on March 17, 2011, 11:13:33 PM
also  are you in from the time you get approved or only from when they mail and you activate it?


thanks
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 17, 2011, 11:14:56 PM
also  are you in from the time you get approved or only from when they mail and you activate it?


thanks
As long as the application says 50k you'll get it.
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: nt on March 17, 2011, 11:17:11 PM
is this dan i am corresponding with
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 17, 2011, 11:23:54 PM
is this dan i am corresponding with

As opposed to?
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: nt on March 17, 2011, 11:25:39 PM
the lady on the phone said that this promotion is scheduled(but can change any time) until march 21 at least for phone applications?

thanks so much
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: nt on March 17, 2011, 11:28:14 PM
oh i just thought many people post and was surprised that you had the time to dealing with one little guy in a forum.but then when you offered me to email you i was confused  i am truly honored and thank you so much
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 17, 2011, 11:30:24 PM
oh i just thought many people post and was surprised that you had the time to dealing with one little guy in a forum.but then when you offered me to email you i was confused  i am truly honored and thank you so much

Pffft.
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: nt on March 17, 2011, 11:34:47 PM
pffft???
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: nt on March 17, 2011, 11:39:22 PM
i am just trying to take my wife and baby this summer to israel and see if there was a way to rack up enough miles for tickets and hotels
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Q274 on March 17, 2011, 11:43:24 PM
Pffft.
dont worry if nt knew that you learned from the best he probably would be honored that you were taking time out to speak to him as well
ps get off his back
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Drago on March 21, 2011, 04:15:49 PM
Anyone have luck churning the card?

Don't know if I should risk the hit... (applied for Venture with it's 3 hits)
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Drago on March 21, 2011, 04:16:18 PM
Anyone have luck churning the card?

Don't know if I should risk the hit... (applied for Venture with it's 3 hits)

Forgot to mention that I canceled it over 60 days ago
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 21, 2011, 04:26:22 PM
Anyone have luck churning the card?
Yes.
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 21, 2011, 04:26:45 PM
AMEX is now saying the offer will end 03/31.
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Q274 on March 21, 2011, 05:34:03 PM
@dan
+1 I heard that from. Them as well
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 21, 2011, 06:00:24 PM
AMEX is now saying the offer will end 03/31.

10k spend kills the deal, I like the hit and run signup bonuses.
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 21, 2011, 07:54:57 PM
10k spend kills the deal, I like the hit and run signup bonuses.
Huh? We're talking about the AMEX Plat in this thread.
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 21, 2011, 08:02:24 PM
Huh? We're talking about the AMEX Plat in this thread.

Whoops, my bad, confused the 2.

Should I even bother trying to churn if it's been less than 30 days since I closed the account?
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 21, 2011, 08:03:26 PM
Whoops, my bad, confused the 2.

Should I even bother trying to churn if it's been less than 30 days since I closed the account?
YMMV.  Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't.
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 21, 2011, 08:03:55 PM
YMMV.  Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't.

I guess I'll be trying on 3/31...
Title: Re: amex 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on March 21, 2011, 08:07:34 PM
Yes.

u said u churned the card how long after opening did u cancel and did u get charged the fee?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 21, 2011, 08:10:35 PM
u said u churned the card how long after opening did u cancel and did u get charged the fee?
I've had the card a few times in the past already.  The fee is always the same, $450, refunded if canceled within 60 days of billing or prorated after that point.
No problem getting the points each time.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on March 21, 2011, 08:36:24 PM
I've had the card a few times in the past already.  The fee is always the same, $450, refunded if canceled within 60 days of billing or prorated after that point.
No problem getting the points each time.

so if i open the account spend 1k in the first month then cancel the card after i receive and pay the first bill will i still get the points at a later time assuming i have another card opened?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: kivabb on March 22, 2011, 02:31:19 PM
I applied for Platinum on January 28, Starwood and Gold on February 8, spent, earned and closed 30 days later. I also applied for all 3 Citibanks in February and got United Chase card this month. I’m afraid if I take another swing at Platinum this month, I will get too many credit inquiries. How long does Amex hold a grudge if they give me that “too many inquiries”? Is it just another 30 days and worth taking the chance? Or better to stay put and not overdue it?

Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 22, 2011, 02:34:38 PM
I applied for Platinum on January 28, Starwood and Gold on February 8, spent, earned and closed 30 days later. I also applied for all 3 Citibanks in February and got United Chase card this month. I’m afraid if I take another swing at Platinum this month, I will get too many credit inquiries. How long does Amex hold a grudge if they give me that “too many inquiries”? Is it just another 30 days and worth taking the chance? Or better to stay put and not overdue it?

If I risked 3 hard pulls for the cap1 offer, I'd risk 1 for 50k MR.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: kivabb on March 22, 2011, 03:01:34 PM
If I risked 3 hard pulls for the cap1 offer, I'd risk 1 for 50k MR.

Okay, so my question is if Amex says no because too many requests, how long does it take them to forgive you so you can apply again? 30 days or more or YMMV?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 22, 2011, 03:13:50 PM
Okay, so my question is if Amex says no because too many requests, how long does it take them to forgive you so you can apply again? 30 days or more or YMMV?

Probably more than 30 days.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on March 22, 2011, 03:44:09 PM
Is there anything u can apply to at the same time as the platt and still only get 1 hit
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: kivabb on March 22, 2011, 03:54:04 PM
Is there anything u can apply to at the same time as the platt and still only get 1 hit


I applied for Starwood at same time and got one hit
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 22, 2011, 04:06:16 PM
I applied for Starwood at same time and got one hit
Did you get accepted?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: kivabb on March 22, 2011, 09:14:39 PM
Did you get accepted?

Yup, as a matter of fact the last 3 times I applied for a Platinum or Gold I did a SPG at same time and got approved and only got one pull for it. I really learned that from you when you said you did 3 SPG business apps at same time  ;)
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Bp on March 22, 2011, 09:22:54 PM
I'm going for a targeted Amex gold Biz 50k, and the Amex plat, should I do it together on two browsers? 
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Devorah on March 22, 2011, 10:16:05 PM
I want to apply for the Plat but got FR'ed back in October - they cut my lines but kept all the a/c's open.  Has anyone had any experience applying for new cards after being FR'ed?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: kivabb on March 23, 2011, 09:21:27 AM
Probably more than 30 days.

Anyone have experience what's the minimum Amex makes you wait after you get a "too many inquiries"? AsherO, you say more then 30 days. Any idea how much more? Really have a lot of requests last few months but thinking of taking one more swing at Platinum on MArch 31. But if Amex punishes me for 4-6 months, then I'd rather get a few Gold 25K or SPG 10K offers along the way and not take the chance. Thanks
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: shmooz on March 23, 2011, 06:28:09 PM
I'm going to apply for the amex plat, any ideas on another card to apply for the same day? If it's true that the inquiries would be combined, it would seem to make sense. What other Amex card has a big signup offer? The SPG card is 10k, it doesn't look very high, There is also an offer for the hilton amex for 50k miles, but I don't think that's much either, based on the point requirement.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 23, 2011, 06:29:29 PM
Anyone here recently apply for an Amex plat within 30 days of closing a plat and got approved?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: kivabb on March 24, 2011, 09:47:02 AM
Anyone here recently apply for an Amex plat within 30 days of closing a plat and got approved?

I applied for Premiers Gold and SPG within a week of closing Platinum and got approved.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on March 24, 2011, 10:48:30 AM
How long after spendinf the thousand dollars does the bonus points post?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 24, 2011, 12:58:20 PM
I applied for Premiers Gold and SPG within a week of closing Platinum and got approved.

Doesn't help me, I'm looking for a churn of the same card (Amex plat) within 30 days.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: kivabb on March 24, 2011, 01:01:45 PM
Doesn't help me, I'm looking for a churn of the same card (Amex plat) within 30 days.

I did it with Gold card in December a few days after I closed the account.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: yare on March 24, 2011, 01:18:45 PM
when they put out the 30k spg offer in july i cancelled a couple spg cards and reapplied within a few days.      no way to know if the charge cards will work the same though.  and even if you're approved, not sure if they'll give you the 50k.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 24, 2011, 01:29:35 PM
when they put out the 30k spg offer in july i cancelled a couple spg cards and reapplied within a few days.      no way to know if the charge cards will work the same though.  and even if you're approved, not sure if they'll give you the 50k.
I've yet to here of anyone who didn't get points on an AMEX charge card b/c of a churn situation.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 24, 2011, 01:33:55 PM
I've yet to here of anyone who didn't get points on an AMEX charge card b/c of a churn situation.

If it won't be 30 days anyway (as the 50k plat offer is going away) is there a point in me waiting another week?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 24, 2011, 01:42:02 PM
If it won't be 30 days anyway (as the 50k plat offer is going away) is there a point in me waiting another week?
The issue is that it takes some period of time for AMEX to realize the card is closed.  If you do it too soon you may get a letter saying you already have the card.
Then again I have had 2 of the same cards, so it's definitely a YMMV situation.
The period is very likely less than 30 days.  30 days is just what I tell people to be sure you don't get that letter.
Maybe it's 1 day, maybe it's 2 weeks.  Maybe it works in sweeps and there is no right answer?  Can't really tell ya'.
As long as you apply by the 03/30 though you shouldn't miss out on the offer, but you never know with AMEX.  Or go for it today and let us know...
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 24, 2011, 01:46:25 PM
The issue is that it takes some period of time for AMEX to realize the card is closed.  If you do it too soon you may get a letter saying you already have the card.
Then again I have had 2 of the same cards, so it's definitely a YMMV situation.
The period is very likely less than 30 days.  30 days is just what I tell people to be sure you don't get that letter.
Maybe it's 1 day, maybe it's 2 weeks.  Maybe it works in sweeps and there is no right answer?  Can't really tell ya'.
As long as you apply by the 03/30 though you shouldn't miss out on the offer, but you never know with AMEX.  Or go for it today and let us know...

Thanks for th thorough response.

You convinced me to wait another week, 03/30/2011 is marked on my calendar :)
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 24, 2011, 06:55:12 PM
The issue is that it takes some period of time for AMEX to realize the card is closed.  If you do it too soon you may get a letter saying you already have the card.
Then again I have had 2 of the same cards, so it's definitely a YMMV situation.
The period is very likely less than 30 days.  30 days is just what I tell people to be sure you don't get that letter.
Maybe it's 1 day, maybe it's 2 weeks.  Maybe it works in sweeps and there is no right answer?  Can't really tell ya'.
As long as you apply by the 03/30 though you shouldn't miss out on the offer, but you never know with AMEX.  Or go for it today and let us know...

I couldn't resist, so I applied for the Plat and the 25k gold. So far 6 apps today, 2 instant approvals.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 24, 2011, 07:31:56 PM
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/10610/comment-page-8#comment-80027

Chaim applied for a plat card while he still had an active one and got a duplicate card rejection.
He canceled it, applied for a new one a week later, got approved, and got the 50K bonus again.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 24, 2011, 07:34:10 PM
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/10610/comment-page-8#comment-80027

Chaim applied for a plat card while he still had an active one and got a duplicate card rejection.
He canceled it, applied for a new one a week later, got approved, and got the 50K bonus again.

Nice. I'm hoping it's late enough, at least I didn't get an instant decline.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: LAXtraveler on March 24, 2011, 07:43:07 PM
Recently applied and approved for the Chase Hyatt and planning on applying for the Chase CO 50k by the end of April.

Will applying for the Amex Plat 50k ruin my chances for the CO card, because I think I like the CO one better than the plat for my purposes?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 24, 2011, 07:48:54 PM
Recently applied and approved for the Chase Hyatt and planning on applying for the Chase CO 50k by the end of April.

Will applying for the Amex Plat 50k ruin my chances for the CO card, because I think I like the CO one better than the plat for my purposes?

Depending on whether Amex and Chase inquire with the same credit bureau or not. It typically varies by state.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: LAXtraveler on March 24, 2011, 07:51:17 PM
Depending on whether Amex and Chase inquire with the same credit bureau or not. It typically varies by state.

Hard to know for me. Anyone know what they do in CA?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on March 24, 2011, 08:36:04 PM
using the three browser method i just got instantly approved for the plat and the gold even though i already have the gold but the spg said wasnt instant would contact me with result what should i do should i call or just wait???? someone help
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: elikay on March 24, 2011, 08:43:01 PM
I think you posted this already.
w a i t . . . . . . . . . .
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on March 24, 2011, 08:49:52 PM
how long it usually take
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 24, 2011, 08:50:00 PM
using the three browser method i just got instantly approved for the plat and the gold even though i already have the gold but the spg said wasnt instant would contact me with result what should i do should i call or just wait???? someone help

Yes, wait. Congrats on your two approvals. G'luck with your SPG.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on March 24, 2011, 08:51:06 PM
Yes, wait. Congrats on your two approvals. G'luck with your SPG.
its interesting they gave me the gold which i already have one but not the spg yet
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 24, 2011, 08:58:26 PM
its interesting they gave me the gold which i already have one but not the spg yet

That's a typical YMMV.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: YudiG on March 26, 2011, 02:48:32 PM
my wife got denied on the plat a while back but just got instant approval on the SPG and Gold...should i retry for the amex plat?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: HesderGuy on March 26, 2011, 11:33:43 PM
I just successfully churned the Platinum card!   I cancelled my card 64 days ago (with a full refund), and was just approved for a second one - now I hope I get the 50K points again!    :)
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Cholentfresser on March 26, 2011, 11:38:29 PM
good stuff!
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: HesderGuy on March 26, 2011, 11:51:33 PM
I wish I would have known about churning years ago - then I would have more AA miles  :)
Program to Date Miles  1,542,888
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 27, 2011, 12:53:59 AM
Approved for Plat (cancelled and applied within within 14 days). :D
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on March 27, 2011, 12:58:53 AM
Approved for Plat (cancelled and applied within within 14 days). :D
still not done r u?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 27, 2011, 01:01:43 AM
still not done r u?

That's my app from last week. Now I have to fulfill the spend requirements within 90 days...
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on March 27, 2011, 01:09:38 AM
That's my app from last week. Now I have to fulfill the spend requirements within 90 days...
hey confirm something for me will the 50k points post on the first statement if i spend the 1k on the first statement
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 27, 2011, 01:13:11 AM
hey confirm something for me will the 50k points post on the first statement if i spend the 1k on the first statement

YMMV. Hit or miss. Some people see them asap, others wait weeks.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on March 27, 2011, 01:18:28 AM
YMMV. Hit or miss. Some people see them asap, others wait weeks.
if i cancell the card before they post will they still show up assuming i have another card open?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Cholentfresser on March 27, 2011, 01:20:11 AM
I highly doubt it.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 27, 2011, 01:20:56 AM
if i cancell the card before they post will they still show up assuming i have another card open?

I wouldn't risk it. You have 60 days before the fee officially kicks in, before then you get a full refund. Either way, to be safe, give it some time after they post before you cancel.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on March 27, 2011, 01:23:53 AM
I wouldn't risk it. You have 60 days before the fee officially kicks in, before then you get a full refund. Either way, to be safe, give it some time after they post before you cancel.
has anyone had any luck getting retention bonuses on the plat or gold before canceling
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 27, 2011, 01:29:05 AM
has anyone had any luck getting retention bonuses on the plat or gold before canceling

It's worth a shot. I was quite happy with my Plat. loot (http://www.dansdeals.com/forums/index.php?topic=4458.msg70047#msg70047)...
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: YudiG on March 27, 2011, 01:53:16 PM
my wife got denied on the plat a while back but just got instant approval on the SPG and Gold...should i retry for the amex plat?

Well, I applied and it worked! Another 50k!
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: yare on March 27, 2011, 06:26:57 PM
is there anyone that has actually gotten the 50k bonus a second time yet?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 27, 2011, 06:36:45 PM
is there anyone that has actually gotten the 50k bonus a second time yet?
Yes.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: dirah on March 28, 2011, 08:42:54 AM
I re-applied for plat twice, once more than 30 days after opening first one but less than 30 days after closing, and once again 30 days after closing date.
Each time, I got a letter from AMEX that the request was cancelled because:

Thank you for your recent application for the Platinum Card.  It is our pleasure to service your request for an American Express card.  However, our records indicate that you have recently submitted more than one application for American Express card(s), therefore this request has been cancelled. Your original application(s) has been reviewed and we are happy to inform you that you were approved!  Your new card(s) has been sent to you and, after calling to activate, you may begin using the Card(s) immediately and start enjoying all of the benefits of Cardmembership.

[I might add that right after getting the second denial, I applied for Gold and got instant approval.]
My question:
Should I call up to have this reconsidered, or do I run the risk of waving a red flag which will prevent me getting the bonus again.
Thanks.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: karen on March 28, 2011, 08:53:08 AM
I re-applied for plat twice, once more than 30 days after opening first one but less than 30 days after closing, and once again 30 days after closing date.
Each time, I got a letter from AMEX that the request was cancelled because:

Thank you for your recent application for the Platinum Card.  It is our pleasure to service your request for an American Express card.  However, our records indicate that you have recently submitted more than one application for American Express card(s), therefore this request has been cancelled. Your original application(s) has been reviewed and we are happy to inform you that you were approved!  Your new card(s) has been sent to you and, after calling to activate, you may begin using the Card(s) immediately and start enjoying all of the benefits of Cardmembership.

[I might add that right after getting the second denial, I applied for Gold and got instant approval.]
My question:
Should I call up to have this reconsidered, or do I run the risk of waving a red flag which will prevent me getting the bonus again.
Thanks.

The same thing happens to my husband.  We don't want to take the risk of waving a red flag, so we didn't call.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 28, 2011, 09:19:00 AM
Seems to be YMMV.  No idea why some people can get 2 at the same time, others post they get another after a week, others after 30 days, and others can't get a 2nd for longer.

Can't hurt to call though and tell 'em the other card was closed and you regretted your decision to close so you reapplied...
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: yare on March 28, 2011, 09:20:42 AM
Yes.
how much time in between closing and reapplying?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: kivabb on March 28, 2011, 10:36:18 AM
Seems to be YMMV.  No idea why some people can get 2 at the same time, others post they get another after a week, others after 30 days, and others can't get a 2nd for longer.

Can't hurt to call though and tell 'em the other card was closed and you regretted your decision to close so you reapplied...

Bottom line, if we apply for new Amex now, is the strategy to do 2-3 browswer method because risk not so high (juust getting declined on one) or are we concerned of sounding the alarms and just go for one?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: yaakov s on March 28, 2011, 11:31:34 AM
In the Amex gold 25k forum (sorry dont know how to link threads ) they seem to be saying that they were able to get the miles sign up bonus even when they already had an active gold card. Does anyone have any experience or info with the platinum card ?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: kivabb on March 28, 2011, 03:57:03 PM
Seems to be YMMV.  No idea why some people can get 2 at the same time, others post they get another after a week, others after 30 days, and others can't get a 2nd for longer.

Can't hurt to call though and tell 'em the other card was closed and you regretted your decision to close so you reapplied...

I got the same thing. It seems they don't do a credit pull for this. Still worth to call in which case they'll do a credit pull? What if they say they'll just reopen old card again (it has been more then 60 days)? Can they do that?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: bades on March 28, 2011, 09:16:16 PM
can i apply for one while having the plat card still opened, and get the bonus
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: youthink on March 28, 2011, 11:44:19 PM
I searched but couldn't find the answer.

Amex's terms clearly says the offer is 'available for first time American Express Cardholders.' As I'm sure most on this site have had multiple Amexs, is this simply not enforced?

I called and they said its only if you have an existing charge card. I currently have the Gold (from a previous DD promo). Will it work for me?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: dirah on March 29, 2011, 07:59:39 PM
I re-applied for plat twice, once more than 30 days after opening first one but less than 30 days after closing, and once again 30 days after closing date.
Each time, I got a letter from AMEX that the request was cancelled because:

Thank you for your recent application for the Platinum Card.  It is our pleasure to service your request for an American Express card.  However, our records indicate that you have recently submitted more than one application for American Express card(s), therefore this request has been cancelled. Your original application(s) has been reviewed and we are happy to inform you that you were approved!  Your new card(s) has been sent to you and, after calling to activate, you may begin using the Card(s) immediately and start enjoying all of the benefits of Cardmembership.

[I might add that right after getting the second denial, I applied for Gold and got instant approval.]
My question:
Should I call up to have this reconsidered, or do I run the risk of waving a red flag which will prevent me getting the bonus again.
Thanks.

Seems to be YMMV.  No idea why some people can get 2 at the same time, others post they get another after a week, others after 30 days, and others can't get a 2nd for longer.

Can't hurt to call though and tell 'em the other card was closed and you regretted your decision to close so you reapplied...
Ok, I called, and rep said that the system was automatically cancelling the requests because of the closeness between applications. So she cleared out all my applications besides my most recent one, and had that approved! 50K, here we come!
Thanks Dan, and good luck to anyone who needs to call AMEX to do the same!
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 29, 2011, 08:08:41 PM
Nice! which number did you call?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: dirah on March 29, 2011, 08:16:00 PM
The number at the top of the online rejection letter was 800-525-3355.
I called up, it sounded like the Platinum Cardmember line, they transferred me to new accounts.
So I dont have a direct number.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: youthink on March 29, 2011, 09:38:40 PM
I searched but couldn't find the answer.

Amex's terms clearly says the offer is 'available for first time American Express Cardholders.' As I'm sure most on this site have had multiple Amexs, is this simply not enforced?

I called and they said its only if you have an existing charge card. I currently have the Gold (from a previous DD promo). Will it work for me?

Well, I'm still not sure what the answer is....but I applied and was instantly approved.

What was really weird is I called Amex before and he said the application he's reading says in the terms that you'll qualify for the points so long as you've never been a 'platinum' customer before. The app I had (linked from DD) said "This offer is valid for first-time American Express Card® members only." He couldn't provide a link.

He said I should take a screenshot and use it to argue later if need be.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: kivabb on March 29, 2011, 10:11:15 PM
The number at the top of the online rejection letter was 800-525-3355.
I called up, it sounded like the Platinum Cardmember line, they transferred me to new accounts.
So I dont have a direct number.

I did the same thing but did not get instant approval? Did you? They said I would have answer in 24-48 hours.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 29, 2011, 11:32:05 PM
Amex's terms clearly says the offer is 'available for first time American Express Cardholders.' As I'm sure most on this site have had multiple Amexs, is this simply not enforced?
+1
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Cholentfresser on March 29, 2011, 11:43:50 PM
Dan, you're not agreeing to his question. right?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Yordai Dooma on March 29, 2011, 11:51:50 PM
Dan, you're not agreeing to his question. right?
he bolded the words in the post that he was "plus one-ing"
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: dirah on March 30, 2011, 04:30:20 AM
I did the same thing but did not get instant approval? Did you? They said I would have answer in 24-48 hours.
I got instant approved, but that probably just has more to do with our respective credit histories than anything else.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: kivabb on March 30, 2011, 10:44:36 AM
My wife just took a last shot at Platinum card and also got the same "our records indicate that you have recently submitted more than one application for American Express card(s), therefore this request has been cancelled."

I had applied the same time for a Chase card so they won't see the inquiries of eachother.

The question is, if I wait out for the Chase response (wasn't instant decision) and it's after March 31, will Amex still accept a reconsideration if I have a reference number from before the 31st? That would allow Amex to make pull in new month for me and better my chances of acceptance. Otherwise, I would call Amex now to reconsider and the heck with Chase.

Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Cholentfresser on March 30, 2011, 07:45:36 PM
have people been successful using the plat card for coins from the mint and having it go thru as a purchase?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 30, 2011, 07:56:19 PM
have people been successful using the plat card for coins from the mint and having it go thru as a purchase?

F/R risk.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Cholentfresser on March 30, 2011, 07:58:17 PM
does buying gift cards with the plat also pose a F/R risk?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on March 30, 2011, 07:59:03 PM
does buying gift cards with the plat also pose a F/R risk?

Yes sir.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Cholentfresser on March 30, 2011, 08:02:08 PM
I guess i'll need to think of some creative ideas, if I even get approved, that is.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Jimbob on March 31, 2011, 11:00:36 PM
I think that this card triggers financial reviews.
I am on my second fr in two months
and 3 of my family members got fr'ed in the last 2 weeks.
Has anybody else had this experience???
1 of those family members was immediately approved but
two days later they froze all his accounts. I was about to
sign up for a few more accounts but I'm not going to because
I can't go through more financial reviews. :(
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on March 31, 2011, 11:03:30 PM
I think that this card triggers financial reviews.
I am on my second fr in two months
and 3 of my family members got fr'ed in the last 2 weeks.
Has anybody else had this experience???
1 of those family members was immediately approved but
two days later they froze all his accounts. I was about to
sign up for a few more accounts but I'm not going to because
I can't go through more financial reviews. :(
Not that I've heard of.
But often times when 1 family member gets an F/R then other family members will get an F/R as well.
You shouldn't have to go through more than 1 F/R in a year.  If you do try calling up your previous rep.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Cholentfresser on April 01, 2011, 01:03:13 AM
so has this offer expired, or was it extended?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 01, 2011, 01:10:18 AM
so has this offer expired, or was it extended?
As long as the link works it should work...
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: HesderGuy on April 01, 2011, 01:18:10 AM
I've gone thru the forum and am still a bit confused as to the best way to order AA gift cards and get a quick credit.   Should I order two $50 cards in one purchase on one day, and then another two the next day, or do it in separate purchases two per day, or what?
 
Also, I assume I should be getting the online GC as opposed to the plastic one - to save on shipping - correct?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: elig770 on April 01, 2011, 07:44:17 AM
Well it's now April 1st and the 50K offer seems to still be working :)
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: yissie on April 01, 2011, 08:49:07 AM
WOW ;D
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on April 01, 2011, 10:07:29 AM
anyone call to see when it will be expiring now?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 01, 2011, 10:16:15 AM
anyone call to see when it will be expiring now?
Just called.  It has been extended and there is no expiration date listed yet.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on April 01, 2011, 10:17:34 AM
Just called.  It has been extended and there is no expiration date listed yet.
who did u call cause i tried to call cs and they said they dont know when these offers expire
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 01, 2011, 10:21:09 AM
who did u call cause i tried to call cs and they said they dont know when these offers expire
Card applications.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Jimbob on April 01, 2011, 05:29:13 PM
Not that I've heard of.
But often times when 1 family member gets an F/R then other family members will get an F/R as well.
You shouldn't have to go through more than 1 F/R in a year.  If you do try calling up your previous rep.

Thanks for the idea.
I called up my previous reviewer and she said she can't do anything about it. It's entirely in the hands
of the new advisor.

Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 01, 2011, 05:58:48 PM
Thanks for the idea.
I called up my previous reviewer and she said she can't do anything about it. It's entirely in the hands
of the new advisor.


And you told the new advisor that you just completed an F/R?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Drago on April 03, 2011, 12:33:48 PM
Just got approved for my second Plat, 2.5 months after canceling the first.
Also got approved for the 25K Premier Reward card on the same day.
My wife just got a F/R though (5 AMEX cards in 1 year, and a lot of spend the last few months on flights, so hopefully they won't drag me into it.)
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 26, 2011, 11:10:41 PM
AMEX Plat 50K bonus will go down to 25K tomorrow!
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Bp on April 26, 2011, 11:24:32 PM
Tonight @ 12:00Am?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 26, 2011, 11:28:00 PM
Tonight @ 12:00Am?
It's possible, so there may just be 33 minutes left.
All I know is at some point on the 27th it will go down to 25K.  The time is unknown.
I just applied again now.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Yordai Dooma on April 26, 2011, 11:42:08 PM
It's possible, so there may just be 33 minutes left.
All I know is at some point on the 27th it will go down to 25K.  The time is unknown.
I just applied again now.

Wouldnt it be PST?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 26, 2011, 11:44:56 PM
Wouldnt it be PST?
Why should it be PST?  Many promotions end EST.

Regardless, all I was told was that it would go down on the 27th, so it can be in 15 minutes or 25 hours.  No way to know, so don't wait if you plan on churning one last time.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: yaakov s on April 27, 2011, 01:48:17 AM
Why should it be PST?  Many promotions end EST.

Regardless, all I was told was that it would go down on the 27th, so it can be in 15 minutes or 25 hours.  No way to know, so don't wait if you plan on churning one last time.
AND??

I was cleaning up I hope I didn't miss it. I would need to get hold of a computer if its still on for another 22 hours, any info would help.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 27, 2011, 02:25:42 AM
AND??

I was cleaning up I hope I didn't miss it. I would need to get hold of a computer if its still on for another 22 hours, any info would help.
Still working for now.  It will be dead sometime today.
Not sure what else you want to know.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: yaakov s on April 27, 2011, 03:02:51 AM
Still working for now.  It will be dead sometime today.
Not sure what else you want to know.
Many people are in transit after Y"T. I guess an update every few hours to know if there is still a point of rushing to get to a computer to apply would be a big help.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: dirah on April 27, 2011, 09:17:32 AM
I applied (again), and my application has been "in progress" for over a week.
I called new applications, and they said that it is under review by the "executive team", and they have no further information or number to call.
So, does anyone know of a number to call for this, or is it just a matter of waiting it out?
Thanks.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: gswannabe on April 27, 2011, 10:59:40 AM
just got the following message from amex :

Thank you for your recent application for the Platinum Card®.  It is our pleasure to service your request for an American Express card.  However, our records indicate that you have recently submitted more than one application for American Express card(s), therefore this request has been cancelled.
 
Your original application(s) has been reviewed and we are happy to inform you that you were approved!  Your new card(s) has been sent to you and, after calling to activate, you may begin using the Card(s) immediately and start enjoying all of the benefits of Cardmembership.

i already used and canceled that plat card over 2 months ago
any idea which nu i should call to push this application thru ?
thanks
 
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 27, 2011, 11:10:32 AM
just got the following message from amex :

Thank you for your recent application for the Platinum Card®.  It is our pleasure to service your request for an American Express card.  However, our records indicate that you have recently submitted more than one application for American Express card(s), therefore this request has been cancelled.
 
Your original application(s) has been reviewed and we are happy to inform you that you were approved!  Your new card(s) has been sent to you and, after calling to activate, you may begin using the Card(s) immediately and start enjoying all of the benefits of Cardmembership.

i already used and canceled that plat card over 2 months ago
any idea which nu i should call to push this application thru ?
thanks
 
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/13624/comment-page-1#comment-81261
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: yaakov s on April 27, 2011, 11:13:25 AM
looks dead to to me , first got the 25k offer , cleared history and cookies and the link seems dead . Is it just me or did it happen.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Yordai Dooma on April 27, 2011, 11:14:33 AM
looks dead to to me , first got the 25k offer , cleared history and cookies and the link seems dead . Is it just me or did it happen.
link on front page not working
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 27, 2011, 11:17:58 AM
looks dead to to me , first got the 25k offer , cleared history and cookies and the link seems dead . Is it just me or did it happen.
Looks like the party is finally over.
I did give you 12+ hours warning though...
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: yaakov s on April 27, 2011, 11:22:33 AM
Looks like the party is finally over.
I did give you 12+ hours warning though...
I got in an app , and printed out the screen shot. I canceled my old one 3 days ago so I didnt get an answer in 60 seconds , will probably have to try to push through this app. Wish me good luck.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on April 27, 2011, 11:24:14 AM
Its not the biggest deal now that it looks like u can get a gold with 75k points
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: dirah on April 27, 2011, 11:24:45 AM
Based on my history, it seems that the dansdeals link pointed to this, and it still works:
http://www201.americanexpress.com/getthecard/learn-about/Platinum-Card/50K_1Kspend_first3months/40145?PID=1&BUID=CCG&PSKU=PLA&CRTV=GEOPLA&EAID=zJ4e1jhoNt4-MVQ8L6Up9VqvKOoarpKEeg

[I am not familiar with the rules of posting links; if inapporopriate, please delete.]
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: yaakov s on April 27, 2011, 11:31:23 AM
Its not the biggest deal now that it looks like u can get a gold with 75k points
Tried together , figured I was wasting a pull , why not try for another Gold , I hadnt canceled my previous one . Do you think if I cancel and try again I could get approved.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on April 27, 2011, 11:49:50 AM
I applied on april 12th and asked them when I get my 50k miles and they told me the offer expired end of march.  Any advise on how to respond?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: aussiebochur on April 27, 2011, 12:00:08 PM
Cut it really close but got in. Applied just over 2 hours ago.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: yaakov s on April 27, 2011, 12:03:38 PM
Cut it really close but got in. Applied just over 2 hours ago.
I this the first time you applied?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on April 27, 2011, 12:58:04 PM
They are telling me there is no way I could have had the offer for 50000 after march 30. 
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 27, 2011, 01:05:11 PM
They are telling me there is no way I could have had the offer for 50000 after march 30. 
Don't worry.  That's only for phone apps.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on April 27, 2011, 01:06:20 PM
Well this is an odd case.  It was done on the internet, but I had to call in in order to confirm the application.  so how do I make them give me the 50000 points?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Q274 on April 27, 2011, 01:10:30 PM
Well this is an odd case.  It was done on the internet, but I had to call in in order to confirm the application.  so how do I make them give me the 50000 points?
imho i would wait till you spend your money and see how many points they are giving you then  email them if you see you are not getting what you think you deserve
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on April 27, 2011, 01:14:04 PM
I hear that, the only problem is that it usually takes 6-8 weeks after the spend to actually get the miles.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Yordai Dooma on April 27, 2011, 01:16:53 PM
I hear that, the only problem is that it usually takes 6-8 weeks after the spend to actually get the miles.

Obviously you are not speaking from experience rather from the lies the CSR's have told you...
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Q274 on April 27, 2011, 01:19:06 PM
Obviously you are not speaking from experience rather from the lies the CSR's have told you...
+ infinity
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on April 27, 2011, 01:26:02 PM
None of my other family members have gotten the bonus actually posted yet.  It took 4 weeks just to see the pending points.

Obviously you are not speaking from experience rather from the lies the CSR's have told you...
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 27, 2011, 01:30:29 PM
None of my other family members have gotten the bonus actually posted yet.  It took 4 weeks just to see the pending points.

If they're pending and you paid the bill you can call AMEX MR and get them posted immediately.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on April 27, 2011, 01:32:34 PM
true, but even that took 4 weeks to show up.  so is the consensus that I should at least wait till the points are showing as pending to call up?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: smurf on April 27, 2011, 01:39:39 PM
Based on my history, it seems that the dansdeals link pointed to this, and it still works:
http://www201.americanexpress.com/getthecard/learn-about/Platinum-Card/50K_1Kspend_first3months/40145?PID=1&BUID=CCG&PSKU=PLA&CRTV=GEOPLA&EAID=zJ4e1jhoNt4-MVQ8L6Up9VqvKOoarpKEeg

[I am not familiar with the rules of posting links; if inapporopriate, please delete.]
this link still seems to be working
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Yordai Dooma on April 27, 2011, 01:44:39 PM
None of my other family members have gotten the bonus actually posted yet.  It took 4 weeks just to see the pending points.


it will depend on how fast you spend the $
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: yare on April 27, 2011, 01:50:30 PM
also got in under the wire... thanks for the heads up
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 27, 2011, 01:55:11 PM
A commenter noted you can do this:
Use this link for the card: http://www.dansdeals.com/go/amexplat
In the landing URL change 25K to 50K and go to that URL and the 50K offer will come up!

Do it soon if you want it!
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: smurf on April 27, 2011, 02:00:26 PM
A commenter noted you can do this:
Use this link for the card: http://www.dansdeals.com/go/amexplat
In the landing URL change 25K to 50K and go to that URL and the 50K offer will come up!

Do it soon if you want it!
for some reason whenever i click on the referral links my browser freezes at sunspotwebs page??
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 27, 2011, 02:01:10 PM
for some reason whenever i click on the referral links my browser freezes at sunspotwebs page??
It works for me, try a different browser or clearing cookies?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on April 27, 2011, 02:39:28 PM
it will depend on how fast you spend the $
time quoted is always after money is already spent.  I always make sure 1000 is spent within a day or two.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on April 27, 2011, 02:59:46 PM
I checked for my parents and they also only got the 25000.  What approach do you suggest I use to ensure I get all 50000.  because I know they will tell me its expired already.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 27, 2011, 03:02:14 PM
I checked for my parents and they also only got the 25000.  What approach do you suggest I use to ensure I get all 50000.  because I know they will tell me its expired already.
You used my link and only got 25,000?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on April 27, 2011, 03:15:48 PM
No i used a referral link from another dansdeal member who is a friend and only got the 25000
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 27, 2011, 03:17:14 PM
No i used a referral link from another dansdeal member who is a friend and only got the 25000
Well then you get what you deserve :P
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on April 27, 2011, 03:43:27 PM
No i used a referral link from another dansdeal member who is a friend and only got the 25000

You people have no shame... :P

Well then you get what you deserve :P

+100
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on April 27, 2011, 04:29:03 PM
yisrael azim hem  :P

Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on April 27, 2011, 04:38:11 PM
Here is response that I got from amex about 50k miles

Response (Andrea DaSilva)     04/27/2011 03:41 PM
Dear xxxxx,

As previously advised, I can only receive emails through this secured messaging system and there is not a email address available to contact us, other than this system.

Regrettably, even though the link was still showing as available, the offer had expired on 03/31/11 and it was not extended. The link had just not been removed, and the valid dates should have been on the offer in the details.

I apologize that I could not assist you today.
 
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 27, 2011, 05:01:34 PM
Here is response that I got from amex about 50k miles

Response (Andrea DaSilva)     04/27/2011 03:41 PM
Dear xxxxx,

As previously advised, I can only receive emails through this secured messaging system and there is not a email address available to contact us, other than this system.

Regrettably, even though the link was still showing as available, the offer had expired on 03/31/11 and it was not extended. The link had just not been removed, and the valid dates should have been on the offer in the details.

I apologize that I could not assist you today.
 

You didn't do it through my link which has properly given everyone 50K and you want my help now to fix your problem?

yisrael azim hem  :P


Indeed!

Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: aussiebochur on April 27, 2011, 05:14:58 PM
Cut it really close but got in. Applied just over 2 hours ago.
And denied :(

For almost every reason imaginable except having the card before. Is it worth trying to get them to reconsider?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: yare on April 27, 2011, 05:33:56 PM
Here is response that I got from amex about 50k miles

Response (Andrea DaSilva)     04/27/2011 03:41 PM
Dear xxxxx,

As previously advised, I can only receive emails through this secured messaging system and there is not a email address available to contact us, other than this system.

Regrettably, even though the link was still showing as available, the offer had expired on 03/31/11 and it was not extended. The link had just not been removed, and the valid dates should have been on the offer in the details.

I apologize that I could not assist you today.


with these people persistence generally pays off... try making somewhat intellectually sounding arguments and be persistent.     write that nowhere on the app page does it list any deadline date for the promotion (it doesn't) and therefore if it's still an active link it's their responsibility to take it down or honor it.  it's a breach of contract otherwise.   etc etc.    don't overdo it; be simple and strong.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 27, 2011, 06:03:17 PM
And denied :(

For almost every reason imaginable except having the card before. Is it worth trying to get them to reconsider?
Can't hurt to call reconsideration.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: smurf on April 27, 2011, 06:09:32 PM
the link is still working, is it worth a shot? also if i'm gonna double dip with a multi browser app what other amex should I go for? premiere gold?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: yaakov s on April 27, 2011, 06:11:00 PM
the link is still working, is it worth a shot? also if i'm gonna double dip with a multi browser app what other amex should I go for? premiere gold?
Gold and then get them to upgrade to the 75k offer being discussed on the forum
here is the link for the Gold (+ you get a raffle entry :)) http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/13846
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: smurf on April 27, 2011, 06:28:12 PM
It works for me, try a different browser or clearing cookies?
tried private browsing and chrome but they're still not working
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: elig770 on April 27, 2011, 06:39:17 PM
Can't hurt to call reconsideration.
Dan do you have recon numbers for Amex?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: smurf on April 27, 2011, 07:11:28 PM
Dan do you have recon numbers for Amex?
did the double dip got instant on the gold :) pending on the plat  :(
Dan,I used  your link with the modification mentioned above do I still qualify for the raffle?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 27, 2011, 07:12:14 PM
did the double dip got instant on the gold :) pending on the plat  :(
Dan,I used  your link with the modification mentioned above do I still qualify for the raffle?
Yes, I'll count it for the raffle.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: smurf on April 27, 2011, 07:16:18 PM
Yes, I'll count it for the raffle.
cool,thanks
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: smurf on April 27, 2011, 09:20:09 PM
Yay! Just got an email confirming my approval for the plat!
Amex has been very generous to me today I got 20k spg points(more on that in a seperate post)and the premeire gold and plat:):):)
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: jstern on April 27, 2011, 10:23:02 PM
i was charged $30.60 on my amex plat for "mem rewards airline offset tax" for transfering my points to CO air. what is this? anyway to avoid it?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on April 27, 2011, 10:28:05 PM
i was charged $30.60 on my amex plat for "mem rewards airline offset tax" for transfering my points to CO air. what is this? anyway to avoid it?
im assuming u transfered 51k points and no their is a charge of .0006 per mile
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: elig770 on April 27, 2011, 10:32:11 PM
You can avoid the charge by transferring to a "non American based airline".
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: jstern on April 27, 2011, 10:53:25 PM
live and learn. never saw this fee commented on.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on April 27, 2011, 10:54:54 PM
51k miles r worth 30 bucks no?
Title: Re: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: elig770 on April 27, 2011, 11:01:45 PM
51k miles r worth 30 bucks no?
It's a small price to pay if you need your miles specifically on Continental or if you need to transfer to miles before you cancel your platinum card...
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on April 28, 2011, 08:56:04 AM
You didn't do it through my link which has properly given everyone 50K and you want my help now to fix your problem?
Indeed!

Not necessarily asking for your help but asking others out there in the forum.  I assumed that this was the proper forum to discuss this type of thing.



Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: yid on April 28, 2011, 11:20:21 AM
did the double dip got instant on the gold :) pending on the plat  :(
Dan,I used  your link with the modification mentioned above do I still qualify for the raffle?
dan, same as above minus the double dip?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 28, 2011, 11:53:18 AM
Not necessarily asking for your help but asking others out there in the forum.  I assumed that this was the proper forum to discuss this type of thing.
<Begin Rant>

You go into Reuven's store and start complaining about moldy bread you were sold.
Reuven looks at the package and tells you that he never even sold you that bread and to please go back to Shimon's store where you bought the bread for a refund.
Yet you persist in sticking around Reuven's store?

This stuff is my parnossah just like anyone else's physical store.  If people want to use my "store" (it's not cheap to run an online store with a ton of bandwidth either) for advice and resources and still not support the store that's your own free will.  But please find another venue on your own dime and bandwidth to discuss the consequences. 

Amazing that there are DDF users that would solicit others to use their own links.  Do you also have the chutzpah to do that in a physical store to start selling things to people shopping in someone else's store?

</End Rant>
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: APoshiterYid on April 28, 2011, 04:51:06 PM
<Begin Rant>

You go into Reuven's store and start complaining about moldy bread you were sold.
Reuven looks at the package and tells you that he never even sold you that bread and to please go back to Shimon's store where you bought the bread for a refund.
Yet you persist in sticking around Reuven's store?

This stuff is my parnossah just like anyone else's physical store.  If people want to use my "store" (it's not cheap to run an online store with a ton of bandwidth either) for advice and resources and still not support the store that's your own free will.  But please find another venue on your own dime and bandwidth to discuss the consequences. 

Amazing that there are DDF users that would solicit others to use their own links.  Do you also have the chutzpah to do that in a physical store to start selling things to people shopping in someone else's store?

</End Rant>
Well said! +1! :)
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: yare on April 28, 2011, 06:29:23 PM
<Begin Rant>

Amazing that there are DDF users that would solicit others to use their own links.  Do you also have the chutzpah to do that in a physical store to start selling things to people shopping in someone else's store?

</End Rant>
not sure i agree with that one. because someone reads the site and uses the forum means they cant also have their own links?    someone that buys from a store cant have their own business as well?  if i'm not mistaken, the actual browsing of the main site adds to your parnassah because the more traffic you have the more you can charge for advertising on the site.    while i'm sure the intent of ddf is a way to build parnassah as well by creating interest in cards and pushing links, it does cover a wide scope of topics and information which don't (directly) result in parnassah. one could be forgiven for thinking that ddf is not solely part of the "store."    now, it happens to be that the ddf'er in question picked a topic that is meant to earn you parnassah (premier credit card links), but i think one could say that it was something of an honest mistake to think he might find helpful information on the forums even when it wasn't coming from your link.        anyway, i don't think there's any reason to bite his head off (or rant) at him, he didn't make any particularly confrontational comments.   at this point i'm sure he gets the idea.

i do need to add, the above is all assuming (as the member said) that his friend is a real life friend, who happens to be a ddf'er.  if, on the other hand, "friend" means a ddf friend and he's using this forum as a place to solicit business for himself, then i completely agree with the above rant; and then some.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: steve L on April 28, 2011, 10:03:41 PM
how long do i need to wait after cancelling an amex plat and reapplying? what has been the fastest turnaround time for anyone?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: HesderGuy on April 28, 2011, 10:27:16 PM
how long do i need to wait after cancelling an amex plat and reapplying? what has been the fastest turnaround time for anyone?
I waited 60 days and was approved
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 28, 2011, 11:10:37 PM
how long do i need to wait after cancelling an amex plat and reapplying? what has been the fastest turnaround time for anyone?
You don't need to wait at all.
If you wait less than 30 days you will likely need to call to get them to manually process the app, but that's not a big deal.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: steve L on April 29, 2011, 10:18:44 AM
i got the message the my new app was cancelled and they cant process. which number should i call?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 29, 2011, 11:01:43 AM
i got the message the my new app was cancelled and they cant process. which number should i call?
800-525-3355
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: steve L on April 29, 2011, 11:05:38 AM
thank you dan i called and smooth talked and got approved
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on April 29, 2011, 11:11:10 AM
thank you dan i called and smooth talked and got approved
Congrats!
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on May 02, 2011, 04:20:27 PM
not sure i agree with that one. because someone reads the site and uses the forum means they cant also have their own links?    someone that buys from a store cant have their own business as well?  if i'm not mistaken, the actual browsing of the main site adds to your parnassah because the more traffic you have the more you can charge for advertising on the site.    while i'm sure the intent of ddf is a way to build parnassah as well by creating interest in cards and pushing links, it does cover a wide scope of topics and information which don't (directly) result in parnassah. one could be forgiven for thinking that ddf is not solely part of the "store."    now, it happens to be that the ddf'er in question picked a topic that is meant to earn you parnassah (premier credit card links), but i think one could say that it was something of an honest mistake to think he might find helpful information on the forums even when it wasn't coming from your link.        anyway, i don't think there's any reason to bite his head off (or rant) at him, he didn't make any particularly confrontational comments.   at this point i'm sure he gets the idea.

i do need to add, the above is all assuming (as the member said) that his friend is a real life friend, who happens to be a ddf'er.  if, on the other hand, "friend" means a ddf friend and he's using this forum as a place to solicit business for himself, then i completely agree with the above rant; and then some.

Well said.  My assumption initially was that ddf forums were like any other dealsite, where people come and discuss together about deals.  I had no idea that you assume that every single activity that a ddf member does should benefit you. 
 
I recently stopped doing much of my activity on the general deal sites as I liked the heimeshe environment here and I felt more connected.   But I really dont think its nice to attack me when I had no intention of harming you or trying to steal your parnassah.  by getting referred through a friend of mine I was helping him and I have nothing against helping you but there should be no reason that if someone gets referrred by you and then they refer me. 
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on May 02, 2011, 04:36:28 PM
Well said.  My assumption initially was that ddf forums were like any other dealsite, where people come and discuss together about deals.  I had no idea that you assume that every single activity that a ddf member does should benefit you. 
 
I recently stopped doing much of my activity on the general deal sites as I liked the heimeshe environment here and I felt more connected.   But I really dont think its nice to attack me when I had no intention of harming you or trying to steal your parnassah.  by getting referred through a friend of mine I was helping him and I have nothing against helping you but there should be no reason that if someone gets referrred by you and then they refer me. 
Couple thoughts:
-Every other deal site does not allow members to post their own referral links.  Every post benefits the owner of each site, as it should.  There are huge expenses of running a site.

-I'm not going to make a penny on 99.9% of the posts here.  On other deal forums they will make money on every post.  The main point of this forum isn't to post deals, it's just a small section of the forum.  The bulk of it is about discussing various strategies and tips, shmoozing, and getting free help with trip planning and vacations.  Although I do some of that as a paid option for my own business, I can't do it for most people and have no problem with people getting help here for free.
I don't charge people to post things for sale (this isn't ebay) or other transactions. 

I don't think there's any other deal forum where the owner is there helping people all day long as a public service.

All I ask in return is that if you open a card or buy something from Amazon, etc. that you use the DansDeals link.  I don't think that's too much to ask. If people are going to use this medium to contact other members through systems like PM, to siphon off referrals from the site for their own profit then this forum will cease to exist.  Your choice.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on May 02, 2011, 04:36:48 PM
Furthermore, initially, it seemed like you were joking around and therefore I joked back.  I had no idea that you were really serious that I had no business posting these types of questions on your forums.  On the other forums they would never say you shouldnt post these types of questions just bc you didnt click on their link. 
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on May 02, 2011, 04:39:20 PM
Nobody used your site to contact me to refer me.  I never heard of ddf until a 6-8 months ago.  A friend who did go through your link who knew me from before referred to me this amex deal through his referral link directly through amex.  Once I did the deal, I started posting on your site questions and the like.

I think this is a case of a misunderstanding.


Couple thoughts:
-Every other deal site does not allow members to post their own referral links.  Every post benefits the owner of each site, as it should.  There are huge expenses of running a site.

-I'm not going to make a penny on 99.9% of the posts here.  On other deal forums they will make money on every post.  The main point of this forum isn't to post deals, it's just a small section of the forum.  The bulk of it is about discussing various strategies and tips, shmoozing, and getting free help with trip planning and vacations.  Although I do some of that as a business, I can't do it for most people and have no problem with people getting help here for free.
I don't charge people to post things for sale (this isn't ebay) or other transaction. 

I don't think there's any other deal forum where the owner is there helping people all day long as a public service.

All I ask in return is that if you open a card or buy something from Amazon, etc. that you use the DansDeals link.  I don't think that's too much to ask. If people are going to use this medium to contact other members through systems like PM, to siphon off referrals from the site for their own profit then this forum will cease to exist.  Your choice.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on May 02, 2011, 04:41:21 PM
Furthermore, initially, it seemed like you were joking around and therefore I joked back.  I had no idea that you were really serious that I had no business posting these types of questions on your forums.  On the other forums they would never say you shouldnt post these types of questions just bc you didnt click on their link. 
-Like I said, this forum is nothing like other deal forum IMHO.
-Other deal forums actually do ban discussion of referral offers, just as this forum does.
-My problem isn't that you didn't use my link, but that you got it from another forum member...
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on May 02, 2011, 04:43:13 PM
Nobody used your site to contact me to refer me.  I never heard of ddf until a 6-8 months ago.  A friend who did go through your link who knew me from before referred to me this amex deal through his referral link directly through amex.  Once I did the deal, I started posting on your site questions and the like.

I think this is a case of a misunderstanding.


I believe you had said earlier that another DansDeals member had referred you...so if thats the case there is indeed misunderstanding here.

Regardless, discussion of referral offers is against the forum rules. (http://www.dansdeals.com/forums/index.php?topic=31.0)  I'm sorry if you disagree with them, but they are what they are.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on May 02, 2011, 04:43:43 PM
So then what have I done wrong. 

Second of all, according to your logic, its wrong for me to refer my grandma to the deal because I should have her click on your link.

Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on May 02, 2011, 04:46:01 PM
I believe you had said earlier that another DansDeals member had referred you...

I did, but he is a friend of mine, who lives 3 blocks from me, who introduced me to dansdeals.  When he referred me I had no idea about how your whole system works or anything like that.  If a friend says to me, click on this link and get 50k miles and i will get 20k miles then its a win win.  He is referring me outside of the scope of ddf.  just bc he happens to be a member doesnt mean that you should get the referral.  Further, had he not personally convinced me I never would have signed up.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: ecomajor on May 02, 2011, 04:54:33 PM
All that being said, I think your website is great and I appreciate what you do, and I will try to use your referrals going forward.  In fact I used your referral for the gym deal a month back.  And really enjoy it.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: karen on May 10, 2011, 02:46:06 PM
You don't need to wait at all.
If you wait less than 30 days you will likely need to call to get them to manually process the app, but that's not a big deal.
How long does it take for them to remove a application record, so applicant doesn't need to call to get application manually process? I check application status page today, I have an application from Feb 10, 2011 that is still listed in the list.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on May 10, 2011, 03:08:37 PM
How long does it take for them to remove a application record, so applicant doesn't need to call to get application manually process? I check application status page today, I have an application from Feb 10, 2011 that is still listed in the list.

Tomorrow will be 90 days, so maybe tomorrow or Thursday...
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: karen on May 10, 2011, 04:18:14 PM
Tomorrow will be 90 days, so maybe tomorrow or Thursday...
Thanks! I will keep an eye on it and post back.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: arie on May 10, 2011, 06:15:27 PM
it seems that the 50000 promotion is still alive through this link: https://www304.americanexpress.com/personal-card-application/platinum-charge-card/20-319-0/0/0/0/n/?btct=MCLP_pers_platinum (https://www304.americanexpress.com/personal-card-application/platinum-charge-card/20-319-0/0/0/0/n/?btct=MCLP_pers_platinum)
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on May 10, 2011, 06:54:27 PM
You can also use http://www.dansdeals.com/go/amexplat and just change the landing url from 25K to 50K.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: arie on May 10, 2011, 07:14:44 PM
Right, just the link I put, was a direct offer from the amex website. So it's ' officially' still alive
You can also use http://www.dansdeals.com/go/amexplat and just change the landing url from 25K to 50K.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: HesderGuy on May 10, 2011, 07:17:58 PM
I just called to try to get an additional 50K MR points, the CSR told me that I can't, but the supervisor told me to call on or after June 20th & I will get the add'l 50K - and that he noted it on my account...  Yay! :)
 
I tried quite a few times via email, but they turned me down each time.
 
He asked me how I found out about the 100K promotion (that expired), since so many people were suddenly calling about it   :)     
 
I told him that it just took me quite some time to decide if I wanted to spend $450 on a card, and by the time I got around to it - it had expired...
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: HesderGuy on May 10, 2011, 07:18:56 PM
You can also use http://www.dansdeals.com/go/amexplat (http://www.dansdeals.com/go/amexplat) and just change the landing url from 25K to 50K.
I tried changing it to 100K but it didn't work  :)
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: karen on May 10, 2011, 08:21:26 PM
You can also use http://www.dansdeals.com/go/amexplat and just change the landing url from 25K to 50K.
Will I definitely get 50K using this way, or YMMV?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on May 10, 2011, 08:23:24 PM
Will I definitely get 50K using this way, or YMMV?
You will get 50K if the app page says 50K.
But save a screenshot just in case.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on May 10, 2011, 08:24:26 PM
Will I definitely get 50K using this way, or YMMV?

I'd say yes, considering it actually pulls up the 50k offer. Take a screenshot to be safe.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on May 10, 2011, 08:25:18 PM
I'd say yes, considering it actually pulls up the 50k offer. Take a screenshot to be safe.
asher0 a second to slow
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on May 10, 2011, 08:28:42 PM
asher0 a second to slow

To be fair, I was posting on my cellie.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: HesderGuy on May 10, 2011, 09:27:32 PM
I just churned my wife's Amex Platinum card after waiting 60 days from cancellation - it still works!
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: HesderGuy on May 10, 2011, 09:32:49 PM
You will get 50K if the app page says 50K.
But save a screenshot just in case.
Here is a screenshot if anyone needs...
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: karen on May 10, 2011, 09:37:37 PM
@myb821 and @asher0
You both response very fast. Thanks!  :)

Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on May 10, 2011, 09:38:09 PM
@myb821 and @asher0
You both response very fast. Thanks!  :)
np
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on May 10, 2011, 09:58:48 PM
@myb821 and @asher0
You both response very fast. Thanks!  :)

You're welcome. You mean Dan and I, myb821 didn't answer your question (but was quick to say np as if he did :P )
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: karen on May 10, 2011, 10:16:49 PM
You're welcome. You mean Dan and I, myb821 didn't answer your question (but was quick to say np as if he did :P )
Yes, It is Dan, you and myb821. myb821 will answer if you two didn't, right myb821?  ;)
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on May 10, 2011, 10:18:35 PM
Yes, It is Dan, you and myb821. myb821 will answer if you two didn't, right myb821?  ;)
lol thanks for the credit
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Yordai Dooma on May 11, 2011, 12:55:07 AM
Not sure if this has been discussed yet, but I have heard from 2 people already that they called to cancel their amex plat (after 60 days elapsed) and amex refused to refund them the prorated annual fee. No matter what they said, they wouldnt do it.

Has anyone else heard of this happening? Is it Amex's policy that they refund the prorated amount or is it at the CSR's discretion?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on May 11, 2011, 01:04:20 AM
Here is a screenshot if anyone needs...
I would also keep a screenshot of the 50K on the app page as well as the bonus ID code on the app page.

Not sure if this has been discussed yet, but I have heard from 2 people already that they called to cancel their amex plat (after 60 days elapsed) and amex refused to refund them the prorated annual fee. No matter what they said, they wouldnt do it.

Has anyone else heard of this happening? Is it Amex's policy that they refund the prorated amount or is it at the CSR's discretion?
I've never had a problem getting one prorated.
I think it happens automatically.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Yordai Dooma on May 11, 2011, 01:08:32 AM
I've never had a problem getting one prorated.
I think it happens automatically.
Neither have I...im just wondering if things are changing
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on May 11, 2011, 01:13:15 AM
Neither have I...im just wondering if things are changing

Maybe the people were given problems because their accounts were opened for a very short while and/or they called to terminate immediately after MR points posted.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on May 11, 2011, 01:20:03 AM
Maybe the people were given problems because their accounts were opened for a very short while and/or they called to terminate immediately after MR points posted.
Nope, I've done that plenty of times.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: AsherO on May 11, 2011, 01:45:03 AM
Nope, I've done that plenty of times.

I'm just hypothesizing why the 2 people David referred to were experiencing problems. Are you saying they're wrong and will ultimately receive a refund?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Dan on May 11, 2011, 01:46:58 AM
Are you saying they're wrong and will ultimately receive a refund?
I do think so.
And I also think that even if they don't get a refund they can call and ask afterwards for the prorated refund.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: karen on May 11, 2011, 08:19:30 AM
I do think so.
And I also think that even if they don't get a refund they can call and ask afterwards for the prorated refund.
I  closed my AE platnium yesterday, I have it for little over 2 months, and I got full refund to my surprise.

Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Yellow on May 11, 2011, 10:09:18 AM
I'm cancelling my plat card today. I'll post how it goes. (btw, a cancelled card will still for sure get me lounge access into the AAdmirals club, right?)
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Ergel on May 11, 2011, 12:39:59 PM
Not sure if this has been discussed yet, but I have heard from 2 people already that they called to cancel their amex plat (after 60 days elapsed) and amex refused to refund them the prorated annual fee. No matter what they said, they wouldnt do it.

Has anyone else heard of this happening? Is it Amex's policy that they refund the prorated amount or is it at the CSR's discretion?

I had a similar problem. They said it can't be refunded because I didn't have another AMEX card open. Just open another card and they will be able to give you a refund. I think it is all done automatically by the computer and the CSR has no say in the matter.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: kivabb on May 11, 2011, 12:58:49 PM
I would also keep a screenshot of the 50K on the app page as well as the bonus ID code on the app page.

Where do you see the bonus ID on the page? Is it in the url?
Title: Amex Plat- notice
Post by: sawlw on May 11, 2011, 02:13:06 PM
to all those canceling there platinum card and missed the 60 days since the anual fee posts:
BE AWARE they only prorate if u have another open primary  amex card  if u dont have another amex u WILL NOT GET UR 450 PRORATED AND WILL LOSE IT!!!
Title: Re: Amex Plat- notice
Post by: elig770 on May 11, 2011, 02:20:17 PM
to all those canceling there platinum card and missed the 60 days since the anual fee posts:
BE AWARE they only prorate if u have another open primary  amex card  if u dont have another amex u WILL NOT GET UR 450 PRORATED AND WILL LOSE IT!!!
Where did you get that info from? What if it's less than 60 days? What's a "primary Amex card"?
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: deals on May 11, 2011, 02:41:16 PM
to all those canceling there platinum card and missed the 60 days since the anual fee posts:
BE AWARE they only prorate if u have another open primary  amex card  if u dont have another amex u WILL NOT GET UR 450 PRORATED AND WILL LOSE IT!!!
Had the same issued but they let me change the platinium for a gold ($125) and pro rate the refund
Title: Re: Amex Plat- notice
Post by: Smokey Joe Robinson on May 11, 2011, 05:51:14 PM
to all those canceling there platinum card and missed the 60 days since the anual fee posts:
BE AWARE they only prorate if u have another open primary  amex card  if u dont have another amex u WILL NOT GET UR 450 PRORATED AND WILL LOSE IT!!!
You get 60 days from when it posts? I thought its from when you open the card...
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: karen on May 13, 2011, 10:50:43 AM
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How long does it take for them to remove a application record, so applicant doesn't need to call to get application manually process? I check application status page today, I have an application from Feb 10, 2011 that is still listed in the list.
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Tomorrow will be 90 days, so maybe tomorrow or Thursday...

It is well over 90 days, it is still listed in the list.   >:(
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: karen on June 02, 2011, 08:53:50 AM
You can also use http://www.dansdeals.com/go/amexplat and just change the landing url from 25K to 50K.
Time to apply new round credit card. I tried this trick this morning, and I don't see 50K mentioned in the page. Could anyone try to see whether it works for you? I tried on two my computers, it didn't work in either of them.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: myb821 on June 02, 2011, 08:57:42 AM
Time to apply new round credit card. I tried this trick this morning, and I don't see 50K mentioned in the page. Could anyone try to see whether it works for you? I tried on two my computers, it didn't work in either of them.
clear ur cookies and what not it works for me
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: karen on June 02, 2011, 09:13:29 AM
clear ur cookies and what not it works for me
Thanks, that works.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: karen on June 03, 2011, 12:32:10 PM
clear ur cookies and what not it works for me
Applied and instant approved. BTW, my Feb application for the same card is still in the application status list, and I didn't need to call. So it looks like the duplicate check is filtered by both credit card and application date.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: danfan5773 on May 24, 2013, 02:15:13 PM
were can i find secure messaging on my amex profile
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: Shmulyg on May 24, 2013, 07:52:46 PM
were can i find secure messaging on my amex profile
Right beside the search on the top right.
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: SPLP on May 25, 2013, 12:08:31 PM
You can also use http://www.dansdeals.com/go/amexplat and just change the landing url from 25K to 50K.


Tried to use above link brings me to 25k offer  --- where do i put or change to 50k ?  landing page shows  as below --

https://www304.americanexpress.com/personal-card-application/platinum-charge-card/26129-10-0?PID=14&PSKU=PLA&CRTV=PLAAPP&BUID=CCG&VEID=1587459765&AFFID=k548097
Title: Re: amex plat 50,000 bonus mile offer expiration date
Post by: SPLP on May 26, 2013, 11:33:27 AM

Tried to use above link brings me to 25k offer  --- where do i put or change to 50k ?  landing page shows  as below --

https://www304.americanexpress.com/personal-card-application/platinum-charge-card/26129-10-0?PID=14&PSKU=PLA&CRTV=PLAAPP&BUID=CCG&VEIDB=1587459765&AFFID=k548097
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