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https://www.dansdeals.com/credit-cards/used-2019-amex-airline-fee-credit-will-use/


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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 #960 on: December 27, 2019, 02:00:45 PM »
I used $6 from my Jetblue Travelbank and the other $200 with my amex, I then called CS and said I booked wrong date by mistake if they can please credit the full $210 back to travelbank and they did that, will this get me the amex refund for the $200 charge?

Did similar transaction with WN.  Booked OW fare for less than $100.  Transaction posted.  A couple days later Amex credit posted.  Cancelled fare with funds going to WN's travelbank.  Did it twice and worked perfectly.  Only wrinkle I believe is that funds in WN travelbank can only be used by the original ticketed passenger.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #961 on: December 28, 2019, 08:24:23 PM »
If I apply and approved for Amex plat today, would there be enough time to charge swa  $99 fares? Is there an instant number offered and does swa post in two days usually?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #962 on: December 28, 2019, 11:17:54 PM »
If I apply and approved for Amex plat today, would there be enough time to charge swa  $99 fares? Is there an instant number offered and does swa post in two days usually?
1) if your approved instantly,
2) 50% chance you will get a instant number (or have your card overnight-ed)
as long you charge the card before Jan 1st your still going to get the credit.
now regarding the actual charge if it will be reimbursed is YMMV.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #963 on: December 29, 2019, 06:12:23 AM »
Anyway to buy elal gc?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #964 on: December 29, 2019, 08:25:24 AM »
Anyone know if this will work??
did they rufund your travel bank or your cc?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #965 on: December 29, 2019, 02:30:36 PM »
1) if your approved instantly,
2) 50% chance you will get a instant number (or have your card overnight-ed)
as long you charge the card before Jan 1st your still going to get the credit.
now regarding the actual charge if it will be reimbursed is YMMV.

Instant number, picked airline via chat, charged swa less than 100x2.

I read that charging on dec 31 may not post in time, and could mean using next year credit.


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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #966 on: December 29, 2019, 11:14:43 PM »
I used $6 from my Jetblue Travelbank and the other $200 with my amex, I then called CS and said I booked wrong date by mistake if they can please credit the full $210 back to travelbank and they did that, will this get me the amex refund for the $200 charge?
Let us know if you get credited for this

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #967 on: December 30, 2019, 12:36:12 AM »
Can someone clarify if buy a flight under 100 I will get that back as credit (i'm talking about spirit- specifically)

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #968 on: December 30, 2019, 06:38:19 AM »
Let us know if you get credited for this
DDMS post says it will work

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #969 on: December 30, 2019, 12:37:25 PM »
Does pggm work with jetblue? Thanks

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #970 on: December 30, 2019, 01:22:15 PM »
Great idea for expiring Airline Credit: Frontier has promo expiring today for their Discount Den membership, purchase membership for $59 get $50 Frontier voucher. I changed my airline to Frontier (via Chat) and did this and got credited back from Amex for AC! (Total: Discount Den+$50 Voucher-FREE) Link Below:

https://www.flyfrontier.com/deals/sales/promo-code/DISCOUNT50
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #971 on: December 31, 2019, 03:48:05 AM »
Let us know if you get credited for this
Any update if it actually worked? I know it should.., but want to verify for sure.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #972 on: December 31, 2019, 03:53:33 AM »
Can you check if at least is showing up in your credits used benefits section?  Time sensitive... Its the 31st :-\

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #973 on: December 31, 2019, 11:48:25 AM »
Is it too late? has to be just charged or posted by the 31st?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #974 on: December 31, 2019, 01:17:09 PM »
Is it too late? has to be just charged or posted by the 31st?
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