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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #640 on: May 11, 2022, 06:38:50 PM »
Does this still work?
AA miles expired. 
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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #641 on: May 11, 2022, 07:16:02 PM »
I just had Lifemiles expire last week. Any advise or tips to get them reinstated?

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #642 on: May 13, 2022, 04:45:06 PM »
I just had Lifemiles expire last week. Any advise or tips to get them reinstated?

Willing to pay. Can be unused car rental or hotel stay.

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #643 on: May 30, 2022, 12:17:18 AM »
Does this still work?
AA miles expired.
I got  a car rental receipt.  How do I do this?  I call Dollar, identify the rental by rental agreement number, and ask for it to be credited to the AA account?
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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #644 on: June 03, 2022, 01:27:50 AM »
Does this still work?
AA miles expired.
Does it work?
Brother had ~350K AA expire in April.

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #645 on: June 03, 2022, 10:46:41 AM »
I got  a car rental receipt.  How do I do this?  I call Dollar, identify the rental by rental agreement number, and ask for it to be credited to the AA account?
I finally found the answer.


I called Hertz (got a rental from them) and the rep had no clue and told me I need to contact the airline.
Didn't seem right, so I poured over all of Dan's material and this thread and found tucked in somewhere that indeed, you contact the car rental to ask to claim your earned frequent traveler credit.
On Hertz site, I found a form to fill out to get the credit, and it gave all its partner airlines as a choice.
They asked for name and address, that I hope was meant to be connected to the airline account.
They'll let me know within 24 hours if there's a problem.
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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #646 on: June 03, 2022, 01:04:16 PM »
I finally found the answer.


I called Hertz (got a rental from them) and the rep had no clue and told me I need to contact the airline.
Didn't seem right, so I poured over all of Dan's material and this thread and found tucked in somewhere that indeed, you contact the car rental to ask to claim your earned frequent traveler credit.
On Hertz site, I found a form to fill out to get the credit, and it gave all its partner airlines as a choice.
They asked for name and address, that I hope was meant to be connected to the airline account.
They'll let me know within 24 hours if there's a problem.
Thank you. Was the rental yours? Please report back when it concludes.

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #647 on: June 07, 2022, 02:16:51 PM »
I finally found the answer.


I called Hertz (got a rental from them) and the rep had no clue and told me I need to contact the airline.
Didn't seem right, so I poured over all of Dan's material and this thread and found tucked in somewhere that indeed, you contact the car rental to ask to claim your earned frequent traveler credit.
On Hertz site, I found a form to fill out to get the credit, and it gave all its partner airlines as a choice.
They asked for name and address, that I hope was meant to be connected to the airline account.
They'll let me know within 24 hours if there's a problem.

I tried this last week and although Hertz credited the mileage to my account, it was not retroactively applied. Airline does not agree to reinstate my expired miles since there T&C state that accrual must occur before expiration regardless of actual transaction date.

Anyone got any ideas?

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #648 on: June 09, 2022, 11:07:21 PM »
I tried this last week and although Hertz credited the mileage to my account, it was not retroactively applied. Airline does not agree to reinstate my expired miles since there T&C state that accrual must occur before expiration regardless of actual transaction date.

Anyone got any ideas?

Update: no luck with email or call center. Reached out directly to Lifemiles Loyalty Manager on LinkedIn and after short internal review had my mileage fully reinstated.

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #649 on: June 26, 2022, 05:06:00 PM »
I just realized my Lifemiles expired in May. Does 3rd party rental credit work? If yes, I am looking for one that will work for lifemiles ASAP.
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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #650 on: August 09, 2022, 07:42:58 PM »
Looking for a way to reinstate my hertz miles. I haven't used the account for 18 months
I haven't received from Dollar rental from last year and and I think I rented a car in Israel with Hertz but I cannot retrieve any email on it.
 anyone help?