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Air:
Baggage fees
Fees/ taxes when booking a mileage ticket
Pet travel fees
Seat upgrade fees

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.

DDMS
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/101316


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 #660 on: August 03, 2018, 02:13:29 PM »
I hear, interesting. did you book with united?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #661 on: August 04, 2018, 05:21:07 PM »
yes

So no response means rely on the Wiki.
Or no experience on Anyoneís part,
paying the tax on an AA award?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #662 on: August 04, 2018, 06:11:12 PM »
Any roundabout way to get the credit to work for virgin Atlantic ?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #663 on: August 07, 2018, 11:01:55 AM »
Any recent DPs buying the $100 AA GCs? Still works?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #664 on: August 07, 2018, 11:40:59 AM »
Any recent DPs buying the $100 AA GCs? Still works?
still works

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #665 on: August 07, 2018, 09:54:05 PM »
  FYI . Maybe off topic but gift cards can not be used to pay Taxes etc. on American Awards in case anyone interested.

I found out the hard way.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #666 on: August 07, 2018, 10:34:18 PM »
  FYI . Maybe off topic but gift cards can not be used to pay Taxes etc. on American Awards in case anyone interested.

I found out the hard way.
this has been discussed several times here on DDF

Iím sorry for your loss.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #667 on: August 07, 2018, 10:41:33 PM »
this has been discussed several times here on DDF

Iím sorry for your loss.


Thanks , but I read half this thread
and missed it .

So there is no reason to HUCA ?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #668 on: August 08, 2018, 11:21:17 AM »
Any ideas how to use up the travel credit on JetBlue? I am Mosaic, so I get two bags free and use a few hundred points to get Extra Legroom Sets. I have the full $200 credit to use, with now idea how to use up.

(I have JetBlue as my designated airline to get the 35% Bonus.)

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #669 on: August 24, 2018, 11:44:34 AM »
Did 14 AA GC a few weeks ago.
Got credit for all by Amex.

Today I see AA canceled all GC and issued me a refund.

Now waiting to see if Amex will retract Airline credit.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #670 on: August 24, 2018, 12:20:28 PM »
Did 14 AA GC a few weeks ago.
Got credit for all by Amex.

Today I see AA canceled all GC and issued me a refund.

Now waiting to see if Amex will retract Airline credit.
IME they did not.
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 #672 on: August 24, 2018, 01:05:03 PM »
Did 14 AA GC a few weeks ago.
Got credit for all by Amex.

Today I see AA canceled all GC and issued me a refund.

Now waiting to see if Amex will retract Airline credit.
Delta gift cards is the best option so far

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #673 on: August 24, 2018, 02:34:46 PM »
Any ideas how to use up the travel credit on JetBlue? I am Mosaic, so I get two bags free and use a few hundred points to get Extra Legroom Sets. I have the full $200 credit to use, with now idea how to use up.

(I have JetBlue as my designated airline to get the 35% Bonus.)
book a ticket and pay upgrade then when you call to cancel ask them top put it in your travel bank that way you wont need to worry about any claw backs
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #674 on: August 24, 2018, 03:12:40 PM »
IME they did not.

So this should the new grand mhalech