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Fees/ taxes when booking a mileage ticket
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
  American Airlines No longer works as of Feb 2019



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.

DDMS
https://www.dansdeals.com/credit-cards/used-2019-amex-airline-fee-credit-will-use/
https://www.dansdeals.com/credit-cards/testing-using-2023-amex-airline-fee-credit-uses-will-use/

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 #200 on: January 26, 2017, 12:58:58 AM »
Just hung up with rep., and the charge DOES qualify!! They're expediting the credit!!
Thanks for making me aware...

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #201 on: January 26, 2017, 12:59:43 AM »
Just hung up with rep., and the charge DOES qualify!! They're expediting the credit!!
Thanks for making me aware...
Great, glad to hear..
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #202 on: January 26, 2017, 09:30:24 AM »
DP: received $100 Amex airline credit on PRG for Delta flight that cost $108.20 anyone know if this is common?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #203 on: January 26, 2017, 10:46:57 AM »
DP: received $100 Amex airline credit on PRG for Delta flight that cost $108.20 anyone know if this is common?
Similar scenario reported upthread

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #204 on: January 26, 2017, 11:16:30 PM »
If I buy a delta gift card with a BGR will it work for the $100 airline credit?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #205 on: January 26, 2017, 11:35:16 PM »
If I buy a delta gift card with a BGR will it work for the $100 airline credit?
BGR doesn't have airline credit.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #206 on: January 27, 2017, 12:14:20 AM »
Similar scenario reported upthread
only personal gold has $100 trave credit
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #207 on: January 27, 2017, 12:15:01 AM »
only personal gold has $100 trave credit
Yes that's PRG. What relevance does that have to OP

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #208 on: January 27, 2017, 02:34:55 AM »
Yes that's PRG. What relevance does that have to OP
Seems like he mistakenly answered to the wrong quote, as someone asked if it will work with a BGR card and replied only the PGR has that offer.
 
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #209 on: January 27, 2017, 08:18:39 AM »
I meant personal gold card.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #210 on: February 07, 2017, 11:18:12 AM »
At the end of 2016. United.
Taxes for award flight - got credit
$75 'close-in fee - didn't get it.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #211 on: February 07, 2017, 11:31:09 AM »
Do united gift registry funds expire?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #212 on: February 11, 2017, 10:40:00 PM »
Is this the same info for the prg or there's a difference between the credit on the plat and the prg?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #213 on: February 11, 2017, 10:53:15 PM »
Is this the same info for the prg or there's a difference between the credit on the plat and the prg?
same thing

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #214 on: February 11, 2017, 10:55:09 PM »
same thing
Thanks. When buying Delta gc should I do $50 increments or $100 is fine?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #215 on: February 11, 2017, 11:23:35 PM »
Thanks. When buying Delta gc should I do $50 increments or $100 is fine?
$50
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #216 on: February 13, 2017, 03:57:16 PM »
since the United MPX is not working is there something else like it that can be used instead?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #217 on: February 13, 2017, 04:24:51 PM »
since the United MPX is not working is there something else like it that can be used instead?
Gift cards, (check wiki)
Or united gift registry

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #218 on: February 13, 2017, 04:29:20 PM »
Seat upgrades work.  Even if you cancel the flight afterward.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #219 on: February 13, 2017, 07:19:29 PM »
Does PGGM still work on Delta?