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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #140 on: January 06, 2017, 02:34:27 AM »
Are you sure that's not a refund by JetBlue that's on that screen shot?
It should say "Amex Airline Reimbursement Benefit".
It is a refund from JB. The screenshot was to show that the amex credit is NOT there anymore.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #141 on: January 06, 2017, 02:52:43 AM »
Some people do cancel flights for legitimate reasons u know...lol
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #142 on: January 06, 2017, 10:17:45 AM »
I don't think a credit reversal would just disappear, you would see the credit and a separate transaction as a reversal.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #143 on: January 06, 2017, 11:52:58 AM »
It'll work and then you'll get 200 back.

I don't remember this from previous years but does Comfort + work? I thought I remembered someone saying it's a different fare class so wouldn't work

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #144 on: January 07, 2017, 09:24:22 PM »
I don't remember this from previous years but does Comfort + work? I thought I remembered someone saying it's a different fare class so wouldn't work
Didn't work for me but I believe others said it did.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #145 on: January 07, 2017, 10:40:36 PM »
I don't think a credit reversal would just disappear, you would see the credit and a separate transaction as a reversal.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #146 on: January 07, 2017, 10:42:35 PM »
The United Registry worked for me on 3 cards. $100 at a time. Thanks all!

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #147 on: January 07, 2017, 10:47:07 PM »
Have not had a chance to read upthread.

A few days ago I purchased a flight on DL using my biz plat card which has DL as registered airline. now i suddenly see that i was given the airline credit for it. is this usual?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #148 on: January 07, 2017, 10:51:11 PM »
Have not had a chance to read upthread.

A few days ago I purchased a flight on DL using my biz plat card which has DL as registered airline. now i suddenly see that i was given the airline credit for it. is this usual?
how much was the flight

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #149 on: January 07, 2017, 11:04:09 PM »
Bought 3 Delta gc's 1x $100 and 2x $50. Got 2 $50 credit, but nothing for $100 yet. Worth calling about it?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #150 on: January 07, 2017, 11:06:19 PM »
Bought 3 Delta gc's 1x $100 and 2x $50. Got 2 $50 credit, but nothing for $100 yet. Worth calling about it?
only works automatically on 50 dollar charges, you can try chatting

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #151 on: January 07, 2017, 11:22:56 PM »
how much was the flight
Flight was $215. Used $50 gc and paid the rest with my cc. Now the entire cc charge had been refunded. Not complaining, just data point...

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #152 on: January 07, 2017, 11:33:30 PM »
only works automatically on 50 dollar charges, you can try chatting
sm, or do I have to call?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #153 on: January 07, 2017, 11:45:08 PM »
sm, or do I have to call?
amex doesnt have sm, u can chat online or call

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #154 on: January 08, 2017, 12:45:30 PM »
Need advice:

I have only one Amex PRG (wife's name): previously selected United and did MPX last year for travel credit. I understand that MPX is done now, and we are not traveling on United much, so don't want to do United GC (or gift registry). Since it is a new year and we can change the airline, can we change to SW (travel on SW more) and buy SW gift card to get $100 airline fee credit? If yes, do we buy the GC directly from SW site? After buying, can we just add to our account and keep using it to pay the taxes/fees (flights are mainly booked using SW points).

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #155 on: January 08, 2017, 12:46:41 PM »
Need advice:

can we change to SW (travel on SW more) and buy SW gift card to get $100 airline fee credit? If yes, do we buy the GC directly from SW site?
Thanks.
yes and yes

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #156 on: January 09, 2017, 11:54:33 AM »
I have not really been following this thread but maybe someone could help.

I got my 200 credit on the business platinum for a delta+ upgrade. A week ago, I did it again on delta+ for 333$ and the credit still has not posted. Is there a mistake I made?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #157 on: January 09, 2017, 11:57:30 AM »
Sorry,I was not clear. The first time i did it and it worked was in 2016. The second time was in 2017

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #158 on: January 10, 2017, 02:26:18 AM »
It sounds like MPX purchases of GCs don't work. Is the gift registry thing works, as far as you know?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #159 on: January 10, 2017, 02:28:12 AM »
It sounds like MPX purchases of GCs don't work. Is the gift registry thing works, as far as you know?
yup