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https://www.dansdeals.com/credit-cards/used-2019-amex-airline-fee-credit-will-use/


Discussion about how to use more than 3 Delta GC on 1 ticket:
https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/delta-air-lines-skymiles/1888784-possible-use-more-than-3-gift-cards-one-booking-2.html
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1140 on: April 24, 2021, 10:04:44 PM »
Tried travel bank with the gold card, did NOT work  :(

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1141 on: April 25, 2021, 12:29:38 AM »
Tried travel bank with the gold card, did NOT work  :(
When did you try? I tried on the 20th and just got credited
When did you open gold card? new accounts don't have that credit anymore

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1142 on: April 25, 2021, 08:03:36 PM »
When did you try? I tried on the 20th and just got credited
When did you open gold card? new accounts don't have that credit anymore
Tried a week ago. It's an old card, show the benefit in the benefit list.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1143 on: April 26, 2021, 08:52:32 AM »
I tried on the 21st and did not get credit yet

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1144 on: April 28, 2021, 11:48:37 AM »
AA Award ticket taxes trigger the credit?

Did you try it?

I am booking now an AA award ticket and I would like to know if I should use the Platinum to pay for part of the tickets or just the taxes & fees.

Anyone advice would be appreciated.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1145 on: April 28, 2021, 07:01:44 PM »
Any updates on united TB does it trigger now?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1146 on: April 29, 2021, 10:29:52 AM »
Charged $100 apr 26 credited apr 28 appeared apr 29 but removed the available credit on the 28th.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1147 on: May 02, 2021, 04:44:46 PM »
Any other data points if this is still working?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1148 on: May 03, 2021, 11:43:36 PM »
Any other data points if this is still working?
Charged on 27 refunded on 29 so far still there

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1149 on: May 04, 2021, 11:21:49 AM »
Any other data points if this is still working?
Just tried yesterday, will report back.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1150 on: May 09, 2021, 11:06:27 PM »
Just tried yesterday, will report back.
Credits posted today.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1151 on: May 12, 2021, 10:22:47 PM »
Did anyone have much with the gold card benefit? My plat card worked (United TB) but the gold card never credited...

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1152 on: May 16, 2021, 05:44:40 PM »
Credits posted today.
Another successful batch of credits posted from 2 platinums.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1153 on: May 19, 2021, 02:12:55 AM »
Another successful batch of credits posted from 2 platinums.
does tb work for the Hilton aspire credit as well?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1154 on: May 19, 2021, 06:09:36 PM »
does tb work for the Hilton aspire credit as well?
Should... I just did it so I'll try to remember to report back

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1155 on: May 19, 2021, 07:43:53 PM »
Did anyone have much with the gold card benefit? My plat card worked (United TB) but the gold card never credited...
TB worked on my gold card a month or 2 ago

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1156 on: July 11, 2021, 12:27:32 AM »
any way to get the $200 airline credit for a flight I book with my amex card?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1157 on: July 11, 2021, 01:07:51 PM »
Is United travel bank still working? Anyone do it recently?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1158 on: July 11, 2021, 07:00:27 PM »
Is United travel bank still working? Anyone do it recently?
Per the most recent data points at FT it is still working.