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Cancelling AMEX Platinum. Where to transfer points?
« on: June 14, 2012, 10:32:54 AM »
I have an Amex platinum and I want to cancel it so I can get my annual fee back.. even though I will only get 337$ because its past 2 months since I paid it. Where can i transfer my miles to? I have 80k miles and I dont really need to use them now.
What is my best bet?
I will later want to transfer them to a FF airline program.

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Re: Cancelling AMEX Platinum. Where to transfer points?
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2012, 11:41:27 AM »
Apply for another amex mr card, and, CMIIW, it'll stay in your MR account.
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Re: Cancelling AMEX Platinum. Where to transfer points?
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2012, 11:46:35 AM »
Yup, that or downgrade to Zync.
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Re: Cancelling AMEX Platinum. Where to transfer points?
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2012, 11:52:13 AM »
Yup, that or downgrade to Zync.
I downgraded to blue sky. IS there a difference?

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Re: Cancelling AMEX Platinum. Where to transfer points?
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2012, 12:21:53 PM »
I dont want a Gold or Green card. Can I transfer to any other card?
They told me the Zync and Blue cards cannot transfer MR points to FF airline programs

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Re: Cancelling AMEX Platinum. Where to transfer points?
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2012, 01:18:49 PM »
I downgraded to blue sky. IS there a difference?
I don't think blue sky is an MR card

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Re: Cancelling AMEX Platinum. Where to transfer points?
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2012, 01:51:13 PM »
I dont want a Gold or Green card. Can I transfer to any other card?
They told me the Zync and Blue cards cannot transfer MR points to FF airline programs

You can keep your points and continue to earn points with one of those cards. You can convert to (or apply for) a mileage-transfer card at a later point and transfer to miles.

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Re: Cancelling AMEX Platinum. Where to transfer points?
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2012, 02:12:09 PM »
Do I have to sign up for a Zync card and then cancel my Platinum card?
Or can i call customer service and ask them to downgrade me to a zync?


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Re: Cancelling AMEX Platinum. Where to transfer points?
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2012, 02:13:58 PM »
And why Zync and not Blue?
Do I get any benefits w Zync? Why pay the 25$ annual fee?

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Re: Cancelling AMEX Platinum. Where to transfer points?
« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2012, 02:44:54 PM »
And why Zync and not Blue?
Do I get any benefits w Zync? Why pay the 25$ annual fee?
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Re: Cancelling AMEX Platinum. Where to transfer points?
« Reply #10 on: June 14, 2012, 05:11:52 PM »
I downgraded to blue sky. IS there a difference?
yes. with blue you'd have kept any existing MR points. with bluesky you'd lose them

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And why Zync and not Blue?
answer:
Do I have to sign up for a Zync card and then cancel my Platinum card?
Or can i you can call customer service and ask them to downgrade me to a zync?