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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #375 on: April 02, 2018, 03:34:51 PM »
Thanks  @Sam Finkelstein!!

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #376 on: April 02, 2018, 05:14:00 PM »
Have a Hertz rental receipt from November available @ BO
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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #377 on: April 02, 2018, 05:49:11 PM »
I was unsuccessful with Southwest
With Budget, right? Did you try a different car rental company?

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #378 on: April 05, 2018, 02:05:49 PM »
Word of warning. Budget rentals won't work for restoring lost miles for other names anymore. I submitted 3 in the last few months. None of them were credited. I tried with AA and Southwest. I did not submit any names. I only gave the FFN. This is the reply I got from Budget after 100 days.

Rental Agreement Number: *******
Southwest Airlines Frequent Flyer Number: *****
 
Hello Mr. ******,
 
Thank you for contacting Budget Customer Care concerning the accrual of Southwest Airline credits for your previous Budget car rental.
 
I apologize for the delay.
 
Southwest Airlines states the frequent flyer number listed does not belong to you. As such the membership number cannot accrue Southwest Airline travel rewards.
 
Please e-mail with your Southwest Airlines membership number or if you would like credits with an alternate travel program please e-mail with the travel program name and your membership number. Please include your case number for all correspondence.
 
Thank you for your assistance.

So is it not possible to reinstate Southwest anymore given the above? I haven't seen any positive Southwest datapoints since this was posted. Which is a dang shame because I had 100,000 points expire. I know, I know, should have been paying closer attention. I took an award trip using Southwest miles and legit thought that counted as account activity, didn't even dawn on me to read the fine print.

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #379 on: April 05, 2018, 03:07:25 PM »
It may still work using car rental receipts other than Avis/Budget.

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #380 on: April 05, 2018, 03:15:01 PM »
Thanks. It just dawned on me that I had a Dollar/Hertz rental in June of 2017 and my RR points expired that July. So I'm going to see if crediting Dollar/Hertz will work. I'll report back.

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #381 on: April 09, 2018, 01:16:17 PM »
Shout out to @Sam Finkelstein for a smooth AA and UA transaction!

DP: UA restore took 7 days, AA restore took 9 days.

Have Hertz receipts available for $25, any date. Please PM.
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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #382 on: April 09, 2018, 02:48:44 PM »
With Budget, right? Did you try a different car rental company?
Was Hertz
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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #383 on: April 10, 2018, 12:36:42 PM »
Does anyone have 2 separate receipts to spare for free in last 6 preferably or 12 months from any of hotels or car rentals below to revive expired United miles?

Best Western
Carlson
Choice
Hilton
Hyatt
La Quinta
Meridien
Mariott
IHG
Shangri-la
Starwood
Wyndham

Dollar
Execucar
Hertz
Super Shuttle
Thrifty

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #384 on: April 10, 2018, 11:35:49 PM »
I was unsuccessful with Southwest
Because the names didn't match I assume?

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #385 on: April 11, 2018, 02:23:07 AM »
Have a few receipts available for BO
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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #386 on: April 11, 2018, 09:59:17 AM »
My UA miles expired in Dec. 2017, I was 8 days too late to shop via MPX. I did a thrifty rental in July 2017. Can i revive the miles? TIA for any help.

I also stayed for a night at La Quinta in Aug. 2017 - that reservation was on orbitz.

If its too late, looking for someone that can help with receipt.
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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #387 on: April 11, 2018, 06:17:37 PM »
Looking for a receipt for AA prior to December 28th.

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #388 on: April 12, 2018, 12:43:08 AM »
Looking for a receipt for AA prior to December 28th.
Which car rental do you need from?

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Re: Buy/Sell Past Car Rentals To Reactivate Expired Miles
« Reply #389 on: April 12, 2018, 02:02:16 AM »
Looking for a receipt for AA prior to December 28th.
If Hertz works, I have
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