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Make united your airline of choice for your platinum.
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Add funds to the registry in increments of $100 or less using your platinum card. Get reimbursed by AMEX.

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https://www.dansdeals.com/credit-cards/used-2019-amex-airline-fee-credit-will-use/
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Discussion about how to use more than 3 Delta GC on 1 ticket:
https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/delta-air-lines-skymiles/1888784-possible-use-more-than-3-gift-cards-one-booking-2.html
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1300 on: May 17, 2023, 01:33:52 PM »
Right. Any dp on this working?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1301 on: May 17, 2023, 01:38:21 PM »
I think it would have been wiser to do $50 and $100 loads
If i want to use the aspir credit ($250) for UA TB, will it only work if i do it in increments of 100, 100, 50 or can i do $250 at once and it will work? I did $250 on may 9 and still no reimbursement
Right. Any dp on this working?
Give it some more time.

Amex is taking longer than usual.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1302 on: May 19, 2023, 05:08:21 AM »
Does $250 work on UA TB, or does it need to be $100 at a time only?

It works. Does not need to be in $100 increments.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1303 on: May 19, 2023, 04:02:59 PM »
How long is Amex taking these days for reimbursements?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1304 on: May 22, 2023, 04:40:24 PM »
anyone else having issues buying united travelbank funds using someone else's card?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1305 on: May 22, 2023, 05:57:50 PM »
How long is Amex taking these days for reimbursements?
ETA its been 10 days, IIRC it was always quicker than that, any recent DP of TB working?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1306 on: May 23, 2023, 07:18:34 AM »
Still didn't get from TB on may 9. It says the benefit is used on the tracker, but still no reimbursement

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1307 on: May 28, 2023, 07:07:19 AM »
DP: purchased $250 TB in one shot on may 9, got reimbursed on may 25 (hilton aspire)

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1308 on: May 28, 2023, 07:58:34 PM »
Does amex claw back if card is closed shortly after credit? How long is safe to wait?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1309 on: June 04, 2023, 07:44:34 PM »
DP: took 2 weeks for amex to post credit after united TB $100 purchase

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1310 on: July 02, 2023, 01:28:59 PM »
Question: If my wife buys the UA travel bank credit and gifts to me from her account paying with her Amex platinum, will this trigger the $200 credit?
DP: Did 2 travel bank $100 purchases on my account on the 10th, got credited on the 17th.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1311 on: November 14, 2023, 12:36:21 AM »
Will United purchasing seat upgrade (after ticket already booked) be credited?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1312 on: November 22, 2023, 04:36:07 PM »
1. Does this still work for United?
2. Does this still work for Jetblue?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1313 on: November 22, 2023, 07:18:32 PM »
1. Does this still work for United?
2. Does this still work for Jetblue?
What’s “this”
Travel bank just did United

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1314 on: November 22, 2023, 07:22:26 PM »
What’s “this”
Travel bank just did United
Does it work for jet blue?
If so, to clarify, I need to purchase a ticket below $129 and it'll work?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1315 on: November 27, 2023, 03:17:05 PM »
Does it work for jet blue?
If so, to clarify, I need to purchase a ticket below $129 and it'll work?
Trying again:

In order to use the amex credit for jetblue travel bank, I need to:
1. Purchase a ticket for less than $129.
2. Cancel the ticket outside of the cancelation window and save the credit to my travel bank.
Is that correct?
Additionally, would I receive a statement credit If i were to purchase a ticket under $129 outright for an upcoming trip?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1316 on: December 06, 2023, 01:37:46 PM »
Would amex reimburse if I made a travelbank purchase without having an airline selected and then I selected united like 30 seconds later? (I forgot)

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1317 on: December 07, 2023, 11:34:23 AM »
Any recent dp’s on UTB still working?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1318 on: December 07, 2023, 11:38:41 AM »
Would amex reimburse if I made a travelbank purchase without having an airline selected and then I selected united like 30 seconds later? (I forgot)
Should be fine. CV had a similar situation.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1319 on: December 07, 2023, 01:24:48 PM »
Any recent dp’s on UTB still working?
Just did it a few days. Got my credits