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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #260 on: May 01, 2017, 06:36:30 PM »
Ah! The WIKI is not up to date, then. I rely on DDF for the most up to date info! Can someone please update it?
Why not save the post and update it yourself?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #261 on: May 01, 2017, 06:43:52 PM »
How?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #262 on: May 01, 2017, 07:10:44 PM »
How?
Just click on Edit at the top where it says [ Edit ] - Topic Wiki
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #263 on: May 01, 2017, 07:33:59 PM »
Done! Wish whoever posted that info had changed it...

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #264 on: May 01, 2017, 08:31:16 PM »
Adding an infant in arms ticket to a DL flight, triggered credit.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #265 on: May 26, 2017, 02:37:02 PM »
i distinctly remember getting reimbursed on United by booking an island hopper and cancelling after. Does that still work?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #266 on: June 02, 2017, 02:46:06 PM »
i distinctly remember getting reimbursed on United by booking an island hopper and cancelling after. Does that still work?
As long as it is below ~$200.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #267 on: June 11, 2017, 12:23:11 AM »
i distinctly remember getting reimbursed on United by booking an island hopper and cancelling after. Does that still work?
As long as it is below ~$200.
a) Will 2 tickets for $150 in 1 reservation work?
b) Can it be bought through Priceline,or it has to go through United?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #268 on: June 12, 2017, 06:26:33 PM »
a) Will 2 tickets for $150 in 1 reservation work?
b) Can it be bought through Priceline,or it has to go through United?
Needs to be purchased directly from the airline.
What matters is the amount, not the number of tickets.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #269 on: June 16, 2017, 12:55:08 PM »
I made 3 purchases of UAL registry 75 and 75 and 50, on June 3rd, and they have yet to be reimbursed. Is this normal? This is a Personal Amex Platinum

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #270 on: June 16, 2017, 01:03:54 PM »
 I made UA registry purchases of $175 and $25 on 6/12.
Posted and reimbursed the same day - 6/14.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #271 on: June 16, 2017, 01:20:41 PM »
Yikes! So, it still works, which is good news, but I guess I would like to know why it has not shown up for my Plat personal.

Flight Details
N/A
REGGIO CALABRIA
Ticket Number: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Passenger Name: RACCAH \GAD DEPOSIT
Document Type: SPECIAL SERVICE TICKET

Is this what you see for your purchase?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #272 on: June 16, 2017, 01:32:15 PM »

As the contributor I got an email:

Thank you for your contribution to a united.com Gift Registry of Mrs. ckmk47. Your contribution summary appears below.
Gift Registry Contribution Information
Recipient(s):   Mrs. ckmk47
Funds needed to achieve goal:   $0.00($189.00 received so far)
Contribution Amount:   $175.00
Gift Contributor Information
Name:Mrs. ckmk47
Card Type:AX
Card Number:XXXXXXXXXXXX1004
Name on Card:Mr. ckmk47

As the recipient I got an email:
Mrs. ckmk47 has contributed $175.00 to your Gift Registry.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #273 on: June 16, 2017, 01:35:43 PM »
How did you make your contribution?


I found an old contribution email and hit "make contribution".
If you "manage gift registry", I think they give you a link to send to your contributors.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #274 on: June 16, 2017, 01:51:38 PM »
Yikes! So, it still works, which is good news, but I guess I would like to know why it has not shown up for my Plat personal.

Flight Details
N/A
REGGIO CALABRIA
Ticket Number: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Passenger Name: RACCAH \GAD DEPOSIT
Document Type: SPECIAL SERVICE TICKET

Is this what you see for your purchase?

@ckmk47 - I was asking what you see on Amex charge online? I have yet to get a reimbursement, so my fear is that the charge is coming over wrong. I used united registry - nothing special. The same way that I have always done in the past.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #275 on: June 16, 2017, 01:58:44 PM »
I clicked on the charge:



UNITED AIRLINES
View Details on Merchant Website

600 JEFFERSON STREET
DEPT HQJ-CM
HOUSTON
TX
77002-7363UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (THE)
Additional Information: 16480003 WWW.UNITED.COM
UNITED AIRLINES

Reference: 32XXXXXXXXXXX62

Category: Travel - Airline
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #276 on: June 16, 2017, 02:00:01 PM »
and:



Flight Details

Passenger Name: CKMK47 \GAD DEPOSIT
Ticket Number: 016XXXXXXXX00
Document Type: SPECIAL SERVICE TICKET


@raccah -I didn't have these lines:
 N/A
REGGIO CALABRIA
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #277 on: June 16, 2017, 03:48:17 PM »
Is it a bad idea to call in and ask? That sounds like a rookie mistake, but asking.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #278 on: June 29, 2017, 11:23:10 AM »
AA award taxes and expedite fees qualify, correct?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #279 on: June 29, 2017, 11:35:27 AM »
Is it a bad idea to call in and ask? That sounds like a n00b mistake, but asking.
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