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Make united your airline of choice for your platinum.
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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 #750 on: December 13, 2018, 02:14:28 PM »
AFAIK-- you can "not" use GC  to pay tax on AA-- if anyone has been successful please post
I stand corrected. For some reason I had thought it was possible, but I just checked and you're right.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #751 on: December 13, 2018, 03:06:04 PM »
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Thank you. Did the charge show as gift card?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #752 on: December 13, 2018, 03:15:29 PM »
Thank you. Did the charge show as gift card?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #753 on: December 14, 2018, 06:40:14 PM »
Taxes/fees on an AA award ticket do not count?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #754 on: December 15, 2018, 11:38:37 AM »
I got credited for an AA award
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #755 on: December 15, 2018, 07:06:20 PM »
Bought one $50 Delta GC on desktop site with Amex Business Platinum on the 13th - still no credit.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #756 on: December 15, 2018, 07:10:56 PM »
Bought one $50 Delta GC on desktop site with Amex Business Platinum on the 13th - still no credit.
I just did it a few days ago - I got the credit - i think it took 4 days

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #757 on: December 15, 2018, 07:12:12 PM »
I just did it a few days ago - I got the credit - i think it took 4 days
Max 50 per transaction... Right?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #758 on: December 15, 2018, 07:12:42 PM »
I did 1 $50 gc just to test

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #759 on: December 15, 2018, 07:14:24 PM »
I just did it a few days ago - I got the credit - i think it took 4 days

I hope I will get it. See pic below - it shows as a ticket - actually has GC number.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #760 on: December 15, 2018, 07:14:51 PM »
I hope I will get it. See pic below - it shows as a ticket - actually has GC number.
Was the same by mine

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #761 on: December 16, 2018, 01:48:09 PM »
I just did it a few days ago - I got the credit - i think it took 4 days

Yup, got the credit b"H

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #762 on: December 16, 2018, 02:33:06 PM »
Yup, got the credit b"H

So its either Delta or AA. Anything else?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #763 on: December 17, 2018, 03:59:36 PM »


I did my AA transaction oon December 8 for 2 x 100 got the American Airlines charge $100 x 2 on my account and still no credit. Amex says need to wait that it can take up to 4 weeks to post.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #764 on: December 19, 2018, 12:23:58 PM »
I used a credit for delta and paid the extra with my CC, it showed up as an additional collection. Anyone ever have something like this credited before?