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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #900 on: September 04, 2019, 02:15:59 PM »
Are you sure? For some reason I don't think it codes correctly with DL, Because it has to code as incidental charges, not specifically for upgrades. Only the Ritz is specifically for Upgrades CMIIW.
No i am not anymore.
Was upgrades always clearly excluded in the T&C?
IIRC it used to officially work, and when a credit didn't post automatically I had no problem telling a CSR that it was a upgrade and i got the credit manually.
If it benefits even just one fellow DDFer, its worth posting it.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #901 on: September 20, 2019, 09:47:01 AM »
Anyone have data points at this point?
Is jet blue the only airline that small charges work? Or would that work for frontier as well? Is there any other ideas or data points?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #902 on: October 12, 2019, 02:28:09 PM »
Does Duty free work on flight to trigger the credit?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #903 on: October 14, 2019, 11:10:31 AM »
Doesn't seem like anything works anymore, other than maybe two airlines with travel bank credit that must be used within a year. Am I missing something? Will be canceling a few cards if that's the case.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #904 on: October 24, 2019, 01:02:23 AM »
Does JetBlue cancellation fee work?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #905 on: November 03, 2019, 05:49:16 PM »
Would travel insurance work as an incidental charge?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #906 on: November 04, 2019, 08:58:25 AM »
Are jet blue mint UPGRADES being refunded for incidental credit?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #907 on: November 14, 2019, 08:04:18 PM »
Anyone know how AA phone reservation fees are coded? Is it lumped with the other fees? Ex. could I book on the phone with a close-in award fee and get them both refunded?