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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1120 on: February 04, 2021, 05:00:30 PM »
Did this post come out yet?
https://www.dansdeals.com/credit-cards/testing-using-2021-amex-airline-fee-credit-uses-will-use/

Now we need DPs from people with UA TB credit. Like a $201 ticket bought with $200 AMEX and $1 TB credit.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1121 on: February 04, 2021, 05:26:34 PM »
https://www.dansdeals.com/credit-cards/testing-using-2021-amex-airline-fee-credit-uses-will-use/

Now we need DPs from people with UA TB credit. Like a $201 ticket bought with $200 AMEX and $1 TB credit.

Thank you for this post.

There's one comment that you saw who said they got reimbursed for $15 partial payment if UA ticket with remaining payment having been TB. I'm assuming you're waiting for more data points confirming this works? Or for larger amounts than $15?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1122 on: February 04, 2021, 06:03:05 PM »
https://www.dansdeals.com/credit-cards/testing-using-2021-amex-airline-fee-credit-uses-will-use/

Now we need DPs from people with UA TB credit. Like a $201 ticket bought with $200 AMEX and $1 TB credit.
Purchased 204 ticket using 27 tb charged 177. Will update in few days

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1123 on: February 11, 2021, 11:27:05 AM »
Purchased 204 ticket using 27 tb charged 177. Will update in few days
No credit

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1124 on: February 11, 2021, 11:41:05 AM »
I intend to cancel my Platinum card at the end of the month and would like to use up the $200 credit before doing so.  Is there any way to pay for something now which I could use at a later date such as bag fees? With the Travel Bank dead and no immediate travel planned, I am stumped.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1125 on: February 11, 2021, 08:00:11 PM »
I intend to cancel my Platinum card at the end of the month and would like to use up the $200 credit before doing so.  Is there any way to pay for something now which I could use at a later date such as bag fees? With the Travel Bank dead and no immediate travel planned, I am stumped.
Just book B6 and sell your B6 TB at a discount,
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1126 on: February 12, 2021, 11:02:51 AM »
Just book B6 and sell your B6 TB at a discount,

Is this still guaranteed to be reimbursed by Amex?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1127 on: February 13, 2021, 08:33:07 PM »
https://www.dansdeals.com/credit-cards/testing-using-2021-amex-airline-fee-credit-uses-will-use/

Now we need DPs from people with UA TB credit. Like a $201 ticket bought with $200 AMEX and $1 TB credit.
Didnít work. United TB credit with Amex for ticket cost, no reimbursement. Seat upgrade on the same card reimbursed. This 2/9/21.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1128 on: February 13, 2021, 09:45:03 PM »
Didnít work. United TB credit with Amex for ticket cost, no reimbursement. Seat upgrade on the same card reimbursed. This 2/9/21.
Same here. Didnít work for a United ticket purchases with ETC and Amex.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1129 on: February 14, 2021, 10:44:08 AM »
Purchased $1500 ticket with $50 United TB and rest on Amex Biz Plat cc .. no credit back..

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1130 on: February 14, 2021, 03:25:57 PM »
Seems safe to say that the Amex/United killed the partial TB option as well. Making harder and harder to justify the $600 AF.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1131 on: February 17, 2021, 12:03:39 AM »
Did anyone try new option to upgrade from United Econ minus using Amex plat credit?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1134 on: February 18, 2021, 05:28:32 PM »
Any DP?
DoC was basing his update on just one DP on FT (and something on a chinese site).

Others on FT have since tried so I assume there will be lots more DPs either way in a few days.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1135 on: February 20, 2021, 10:16:43 PM »
DoC was basing his update on just one DP on FT (and something on a chinese site).

Others on FT have since tried so I assume there will be lots more DPs either way in a few days.

Check FT. There are already several posters reporting success.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1136 on: April 11, 2021, 10:27:47 AM »
any update on this?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1137 on: April 11, 2021, 11:23:58 AM »
any update on this?
I did it 2 weeks ago.

On United travelbank page I put in $100 and clicked submit, it said card error. I did it again, same message.

The next day both charges went through and I got the statement credit a few days later.
120 characters? Hmm, I wonder what I could write with 64 characters. Boy, it's gonna be hard to use up 15 characters. W-

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1138 on: April 15, 2021, 08:50:34 PM »
anyone else have updated info?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1139 on: April 20, 2021, 11:07:24 PM »
United travel bank just worked for my biz play card. Did 2 x 100. Credit came a day later.