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Airline e-GCs: best $100 increments or smaller
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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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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #525 on: December 31, 2017, 10:31:47 PM »
If I assign Alaska Air as my airline and buy 2x$100 GCs, can I use those GCs on Virgin Air (domestic)?  Will I get the 35% credit back on a Virgin flight?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #526 on: January 01, 2018, 09:40:15 PM »
Does AA GCs still not work with a NJ address?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #527 on: January 01, 2018, 09:51:49 PM »
Does AA GCs still not work with a NJ address?
They definitely do. At least, eGCs.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #528 on: January 01, 2018, 09:57:05 PM »
$100 AA eGC worked for me

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #529 on: January 01, 2018, 11:19:57 PM »
Does AA GCs still not work with a NJ address?
oldest not true thing ever lol
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #530 on: January 02, 2018, 12:33:14 AM »
oldest not true thing ever lol
3x100 purchased last week with nj address worked. phew!
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #531 on: January 02, 2018, 11:38:22 PM »
I lost track and forgot to use my $200 airline credit for 2017. Any chance a rep would grant me more than $200 in 2018?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #532 on: January 03, 2018, 12:06:14 AM »
I lost track and forgot to use my $200 airline credit for 2017. Any chance a rep would grant me more than $200 in 2018?
Highly doubtful. Don't think I would even bother trying, but you're welcome to

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #533 on: January 03, 2018, 01:39:44 AM »
Highly doubtful. Don't think I would even bother trying, but you're welcome to
If there’s a will there’s a way but if you try then better buy those GC now!

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #534 on: January 03, 2018, 02:08:36 AM »
I lost track and forgot to use my $200 airline credit for 2017. Any chance a rep would grant me more than $200 in 2018?
I should think you can find a supervisor within a few HUCAs who would be willing to manually adjust.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #535 on: January 04, 2018, 12:00:22 AM »
I should think you can find a supervisor within a few HUCAs who would be willing to manually adjust.
So far no luck. Seems like a long shot. Oh well

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #536 on: January 04, 2018, 11:33:49 AM »
Canceled DL EC+ upgrades for international flight purchased on 1/1 are still pending... not looking good. Last year in January domestic flights stopped working but international still worked. Looks like this might be dead too, as people on other forums are posting their DL gift card purchases from 1/1 have credited already.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #537 on: January 04, 2018, 05:28:54 PM »
Has there been any reports that comfort plus seats have become nonrefundable recently? There's a message in red after you click cancel saying that seat upgrades are non refundable. I purchased the ticket and seats separately and the ticket is fully refundable fare. That message wasn't there before. Also there's similar language in the comfort plus faq not seen before.


Canceled DL EC+ upgrades for international flight purchased on 1/1 are still pending... not looking good. Last year in January domestic flights stopped working but international still worked. Looks like this might be dead too, as people on other forums are posting their DL gift card purchases from 1/1 have credited already.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #538 on: January 04, 2018, 10:02:28 PM »
Has there been any reports that comfort plus seats have become nonrefundable recently? There's a message in red after you click cancel saying that seat upgrades are non refundable. I purchased the ticket and seats separately and the ticket is fully refundable fare. That message wasn't there before. Also there's similar language in the comfort plus faq not seen before.

I was wondering that too. But I think if it’s within 1 day, it should be fine

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #539 on: January 04, 2018, 10:12:15 PM »
If I chose Delta as my airline choice last year, can I use the 2018 travel credit on delta and the change to JetBlue in January and then use JetBlue to the get the 50% bonus miles rebate?