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Re: Splitting AMEX Plat
« Reply #90 on: July 18, 2010, 06:43:41 PM »
Personally I enjoy lounges enough to have invested in a lifetime membership years ago, but for everyone else they'll have to decide for themselves...


Which lounges did you do this for? How much?

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Re: Splitting AMEX Plat
« Reply #91 on: July 18, 2010, 08:42:52 PM »
Neither method is terribly ethical.

Definitely no possibility of C"H as nobody even knows its canceled as opposed to panhandling at the entrance of the lounge for free entry which is likely to offend many people.

Well Said.

As I mentioned earlier, I would be interested in joining with some people.

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Re: Splitting AMEX Plat
« Reply #92 on: July 20, 2010, 05:26:15 PM »
I am also interested in joining

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Re: Splitting AMEX Plat
« Reply #93 on: July 20, 2010, 06:15:17 PM »
I just ordered Amex Platinum, so far it is just me, if anyone want to join PM me and with ur name and number and ill see what i can do, card should come in 5 days.

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Re: Splitting AMEX Plat
« Reply #94 on: July 23, 2010, 02:14:11 PM »
Is there any official or unofficial number of Amex cards one can safely have open at the same time? I'm at 4 right now. Just wondering what'll happen if I get the plat too (the DD way..).

I've had Amex reps tell me that I can't have more than 4, therfore they have to deny my application.

i currently have more than 4...

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Re: Splitting AMEX Plat
« Reply #95 on: July 27, 2010, 05:33:40 PM »
i currently have more than 4...
business, personal or a mixture?

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Re: Splitting AMEX Plat
« Reply #96 on: July 28, 2010, 02:11:09 PM »
business, personal or a mixture?

4 personal and 1 business.

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Re: Splitting AMEX Plat
« Reply #97 on: July 28, 2010, 05:01:55 PM »
4 personal and 1 business.
that might be it 5 personal or business might be the limit

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Re: Splitting AMEX Plat
« Reply #98 on: July 28, 2010, 05:04:36 PM »
that might be it 5 personal or business might be the limit

I don't think there's a general hard limit.  At one point I must have had 15 AMEX's.
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Re: Splitting AMEX Plat
« Reply #99 on: July 29, 2010, 04:26:34 PM »
Is it possible to get away with doing this?

Upgrade my current Delta Gold Amex to Amex Plat
Cancel after a month or so (pay the prorated charge)
Revert back to Delta Gold (I know skypesos are worthless) or downgrade to anoth Amex

Use the cancelled Amex Plat for lounges.

Not asking about the ethical-ness of this. Just asking, hypothetically, would one be able to pull it off?

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Re: Splitting AMEX Plat
« Reply #100 on: July 29, 2010, 04:29:35 PM »
Is it possible to get away with doing this?

Upgrade my current Delta Gold Amex to Amex Plat
Cancel after a month or so (pay the prorated charge)
Revert back to Delta Gold (I know skypesos are worthless) or downgrade to anoth Amex

Use the cancelled Amex Plat for lounges.

Not asking about the ethical-ness of this. Just asking, hypothetically, would one be able to pull it off?
I don't think they'll let you upgrade the delta card to the amex plat.
You can always just apply for the amex plat and cancel within 30 days though.
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Re: Splitting AMEX Plat
« Reply #101 on: August 03, 2010, 05:09:53 PM »
I don't think they'll let you upgrade the delta card to the amex plat.
You can always just apply for the amex plat and cancel within 30 days though.


applied and instantly got approved.. thanks for the input dan... now if i decide to cancel within 30 days, there will be no charge, correct?

and the card *should* work still for lounges? any other perks with a cancelled card?

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Re: Splitting AMEX Plat
« Reply #102 on: August 03, 2010, 05:58:47 PM »
that might be it 5 personal or business might be the limit


I've had 9 when I got F/R'd, at least 7 were personal cards.
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Re: Splitting AMEX Plat
« Reply #103 on: August 04, 2010, 09:21:58 AM »
applied and instantly got approved.. thanks for the input dan... now if i decide to cancel within 30 days, there will be no charge, correct?

and the card *should* work still for lounges? any other perks with a cancelled card?
If you cancel within 30 days you will not get the points. Better wait till you get the points and then get a prorated charge.

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Re: Splitting AMEX Plat
« Reply #104 on: August 04, 2010, 09:34:49 AM »
My experience in signing up for (and canceling) this card:
It takes 4-6 weeks from the eligible spend to receive points. In my case, bec. my 1st order was from the mint and it got backordered, they were billing me for the $450 waay before I got the points. On the first bill they had the charge for fee, and I called and said I'm considering cancelling so I don't want to have to pay the fee only to have it refunded in a few days when I cancel. They told me that the date it 'says' my bill is due is not the 'real' date it is owed by and as long as I pay within 30 days of due date there would be no problems. When those 30 days were ending and points still didn't post I had to pay the full fee and I figured I would get a prorated refund. When I finally got my points and called to cancel they said if I would have called one day earlier (Within 60 days of bill due date) I would have gotten a full refund but that now they would withold $75 of my payment and refund the rest. A quick chat with a supervisor took care of that and I got a full refund!!