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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #580 on: January 14, 2018, 01:01:13 PM »
No.
Upthread it was on closed acct cmiiw?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #581 on: January 14, 2018, 01:01:18 PM »


Read the OP.
Just did. My still stands. It's only a working method if the outcome is what it's supposed to be.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #582 on: January 14, 2018, 01:03:01 PM »
Just did. My still stands. It's only a working method if the outcome is what it's supposed to be.
Question was, has anyone gotten lucky, answer was, that won't help because it "works" originally, but you'll get a clawback
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #583 on: January 14, 2018, 01:06:47 PM »
Question was, has anyone gotten lucky, answer was, that won't help because it "works" originally, but you'll get a clawback
Exactly. What is that luck worth if it gets clawed back?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #584 on: January 16, 2018, 11:51:57 AM »
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #586 on: January 20, 2018, 01:03:34 AM »
no i did not get the credit 2x. i dont know why you assumed that from my comment. i was just trying to say that i got the credit for a 200$ gc contrary to popular belief that only 100$ gc would trigger the credit.
Thanks, my bad, I used to buy $200 years ago and get immediate credit, then people started posting here and on FT that $200 does not work anymore, so I started buying $100 cards, anyhow good to know, I'll try $200.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #587 on: January 21, 2018, 03:30:21 PM »
Got 2 X 100 aa gc on Amex plat. Got credit automatic


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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #588 on: January 31, 2018, 10:49:10 AM »
when purchasing delta gift cards can it be e-gift cards or must be physical gift card?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #589 on: January 31, 2018, 10:55:10 AM »
when purchasing delta gift cards can it be e-gift cards or must be physical gift card?
Egift is fine. Just make sure to do separate purchases in $50 increments.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #590 on: January 31, 2018, 10:56:23 AM »
Egift is fine. Just make sure to do separate purchases in $50 increments.
thank you so i cant get 2 $50 gift cards in one purchases i need to separate them in to diff orders?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #591 on: January 31, 2018, 12:58:29 PM »
thank you so i cant get 2 $50 gift cards in one purchases i need to separate them in to diff orders?
yes

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #593 on: January 31, 2018, 04:19:49 PM »
thank you so i cant get 2 $50 gift cards in one purchases i need to separate them in to diff orders?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #594 on: January 31, 2018, 10:40:31 PM »
If my goal is to simply get most of the credit back immediately, do folks here think it is easier to sell the 4 $50 DL GC's or the 2 $100 AA GC's? Or some other play? Thanks!

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #595 on: January 31, 2018, 11:12:35 PM »
If my goal is to simply get most of the credit back immediately, do folks here think it is easier to sell the 4 $50 DL GC's or the 2 $100 AA GC's? Or some other play? Thanks!
DL GC's are available immediately, AA GC's take 72 hrs before you can retrieve the GC.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #596 on: January 31, 2018, 11:15:46 PM »
DL GC's are available immediately, AA GC's take 72 hrs before you can retrieve the GC.
That doesn't make them easier to sell
( don't think that's what he meant by immediately)

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #597 on: February 01, 2018, 08:36:25 AM »
aa gc are a better option IMHO

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #598 on: February 01, 2018, 08:50:57 AM »
Do I need to wait for GC purchase charges to post before I close my card?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #599 on: February 01, 2018, 09:16:47 AM »
aa gc are a better option IMHO
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