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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #80 on: December 21, 2016, 02:47:56 PM »
Do you get AA seat upgrade credit automatically? I use to get MPX credit 2-3 days after charge posted, it's now 6 days from when the seat upgrade charge posted and i haven't gotten the credit
Did you choose AA as your airline?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #81 on: December 21, 2016, 03:13:06 PM »
Yups

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #82 on: December 21, 2016, 08:24:40 PM »
Yups
Before , during pending or after the transaction posted ? - either way , if you have not gotten it , maybe chat to have the credit applied

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #83 on: December 22, 2016, 12:25:35 PM »
Before , during pending or after the transaction posted ? - either way , if you have not gotten it , maybe chat to have the credit applied
I bought AA gift cards
1st day registered AA and bought giftcard 1 for $100
2nd day verified the credit then bought another for $100
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #84 on: December 22, 2016, 01:12:39 PM »
I bought AA gift cards
1st day registered AA and bought giftcard 1 for $100
2nd day verified the credit then bought another for $100
Are their gift card stackable?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #85 on: December 22, 2016, 01:13:06 PM »
Anyone know how long does it take for Delta cancelled flights to be refunded. I'm at 1 week and still no refund has posted yet. I believe in years past it was much quicker than this.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #86 on: December 22, 2016, 01:16:23 PM »
Anyone know how long does it take for Delta cancelled flights to be refunded. I'm at 1 week and still no refund has posted yet. I believe in years past it was much quicker than this.
My friend just had that and he called delta, and they forgot to refund him...til he reminded them

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #87 on: December 22, 2016, 01:19:39 PM »
Before , during pending or after the transaction posted ? - either way , if you have not gotten it , maybe chat to have the credit applied
Chatted now, they say will get it in 14 days from charge posting, used to get next day, weird

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #88 on: December 22, 2016, 01:30:33 PM »
My friend just had that and he called delta, and they forgot to refund him...til he reminded them
I'll call in. Thanks.

Called in. Number you should use is 1-800-847-0578 with option #1. Type in 13 digit ticket number and the automated system will look up your refund status. I'm at 6 business days so I guess I need to wait until tomorrow to tell them to process the refund.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #89 on: December 23, 2016, 01:29:46 PM »
would you go for united or american gift cards?

delta allow only 3 per reservation so less useful

american allows 8 per reservation so can end up being a nice amount.

united let you add it all to the registry but the registry will expire after 5 years without activity (yes its a long time and yes easy to add more to) and in theory if they ever got annoying would be harder to sell.

problem is with the BP at 2cpp i find it hard to justify using gift cards and therefore would likely end up selling them off

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #90 on: December 23, 2016, 02:07:07 PM »
would you go for united or american gift cards?

delta allow only 3 per reservation so less useful

american allows 8 per reservation so can end up being a nice amount.

united let you add it all to the registry but the registry will expire after 5 years without activity (yes its a long time and yes easy to add more to) and in theory if they ever got annoying would be harder to sell.

problem is with the BP at 2cpp i find it hard to justify using gift cards and therefore would likely end up selling them off
Whats wrong with PGGM, why are people so quiet about it? is it the end of the road?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #91 on: December 23, 2016, 02:07:59 PM »
Whats wrong with PGGM, why are people so quiet about it? is it the end of the road?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
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« Reply #93 on: December 28, 2016, 09:47:03 AM »
Whats wrong with ****, why are people so quiet about it? is it the end of the road?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #94 on: December 28, 2016, 10:16:29 AM »
I made a united mileage ticket with a close-in fee.  Shouldn't that fee have triggered the credit?  The $11.20 was credited, but not the $75 fee.  Should I call amex to ask about it?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #95 on: December 28, 2016, 10:52:58 AM »
Has anyone tried this: "Award fees less than $250"?
http://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/2016/12/14/amex-airline-fee-reimbursements/
I can try next year.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #96 on: December 28, 2016, 10:53:40 AM »
Paying $$ to AA to redeposit miles (had to cancel the ticket).
Will that get reimbursed?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #97 on: December 28, 2016, 12:17:34 PM »
For delta gc, does it work for both physical and e-gift cards?
Is one better then the other (for resale value)?

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« Reply #98 on: December 28, 2016, 01:29:35 PM »
For delta gc, does it work for both physical and e-gift cards?
Is one better then the other (for resale value)?
yes, i dont think so.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #99 on: December 29, 2016, 01:11:49 PM »
Do you get AA seat upgrade credit automatically? I use to get MPX credit 2-3 days after charge posted, it's now 6 days from when the seat upgrade charge posted and i haven't gotten the credit
Funny, gift cards from AA i got reimbursed next day, but seat upgrades that's officially in the T&C i didn't get credit yet