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Pet travel fees
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Airline e-GCs: best $100 increments or smaller
  Delta-$50 increments. Don't buy on mobile site!
  Southwest
  Alaska
  AA



Other:
MPX (mileagePlus X app )
United gift registry:
Make united your airline of choice for your platinum.
Create a united gift registry.  Create a goal for the registry.
Add funds to the registry in increments of $100 or less using your platinum card. Get reimbursed by AMEX.

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http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/101316


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 #15 on: November 29, 2016, 10:39:18 AM »
For those getting answers to their questions the least you can do is update the wiki.  ;)
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #16 on: November 29, 2016, 10:51:39 AM »
united gift registry?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #17 on: November 29, 2016, 10:52:59 AM »
MPX not working for me. Trying to buy amazon gift cards. I Keeping getting Purchase Failed msg telling me to contact customer service. Anyone know how to get around this? I already uninstalled and reinstalled app.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #18 on: November 29, 2016, 11:00:35 AM »
MPX not working for me. Trying to buy amazon gift cards. I Keeping getting Purchase Failed msg telling me to contact customer service. Anyone know how to get around this? I already uninstalled and reinstalled app.
They've been having problems with Amazon GCs lately.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #19 on: November 29, 2016, 03:14:43 PM »

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #20 on: November 29, 2016, 03:15:54 PM »
As per Dan
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Please update the wiki
the difference is CSR doesn't need loopholes...

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #21 on: November 29, 2016, 03:31:03 PM »
GC for those airlines do they need to be booked directly thru the airline?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #22 on: November 29, 2016, 07:10:39 PM »
GC for those airlines do they need to be booked directly thru the airline?
Yes

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #23 on: December 01, 2016, 11:26:01 AM »
How long does it take for the credit to post?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #24 on: December 03, 2016, 09:28:37 PM »
Many data points reporting mpx not generating Amex travel Credit, (doctor of credit flyertalk)

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #25 on: December 03, 2016, 10:20:02 PM »
Many data points reporting mpx not generating Amex travel Credit, (doctor of credit flyertalk)

Yup, i am waiting a few days already.

I hope they dont close MPX :(

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #26 on: December 03, 2016, 10:35:21 PM »
Yup, i am waiting a few days already.

I hope they don't close MPX :(
Is it coded the same like before?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #27 on: December 03, 2016, 11:17:11 PM »
Is it coded the same like before?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #28 on: December 04, 2016, 01:59:46 AM »
Will united gift registry contribution work?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #29 on: December 04, 2016, 09:01:00 AM »
Be safe, do MPX.
What's unsafe about it? Where there any reports i missed?