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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.

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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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Author Topic: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit  (Read 82219 times)

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #900 on: September 04, 2019, 02:15:59 PM »
Are you sure? For some reason I don't think it codes correctly with DL, Because it has to code as incidental charges, not specifically for upgrades. Only the Ritz is specifically for Upgrades CMIIW.
No i am not anymore.
Was upgrades always clearly excluded in the T&C?
IIRC it used to officially work, and when a credit didn't post automatically I had no problem telling a CSR that it was a upgrade and i got the credit manually.
If it benefits even just one fellow DDFer, its worth posting it.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #901 on: September 20, 2019, 09:47:01 AM »
Anyone have data points at this point?
Is jet blue the only airline that small charges work? Or would that work for frontier as well? Is there any other ideas or data points?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #902 on: October 12, 2019, 02:28:09 PM »
Does Duty free work on flight to trigger the credit?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #903 on: October 14, 2019, 11:10:31 AM »
Doesn't seem like anything works anymore, other than maybe two airlines with travel bank credit that must be used within a year. Am I missing something? Will be canceling a few cards if that's the case.