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


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 #740 on: December 12, 2018, 09:50:40 PM »
EGC or physical by mail?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #741 on: December 12, 2018, 10:16:31 PM »
EGC

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #742 on: December 13, 2018, 01:04:09 AM »
https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/amex-airline-fee-reimbursements-still-works/Delto Physical Gift card $50 or less or E-Gift card $50 or less via desktop site.
This is an old post, things could have changed recently. Anyone tried AA gift cards in the last few days?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #743 on: December 13, 2018, 08:05:04 AM »
This is an old post, things could have changed recently. Anyone tried AA gift cards in the last few days?
Last week I used my Hilton Aspire $250 travel credit for AA 2100 and 150, if that helps you.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #744 on: December 13, 2018, 10:23:21 AM »
Last week I used my Hilton Aspire $250 travel credit for AA 2100 and 150, if that helps you.
Ecard or physical?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #745 on: December 13, 2018, 11:51:54 AM »

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #746 on: December 13, 2018, 12:26:36 PM »
Taxes/fees on an AA award ticket do not count?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #747 on: December 13, 2018, 01:00:18 PM »
Taxes/fees on an AA award ticket do not count?
Nope, according to multiple reports on the FT thread about this. But if you can wait 72 hours, I guess you can buy AA gift cards for whatever amount you need for taxes/fees and then use the GC to pay the taxes/fees, no?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #748 on: December 13, 2018, 01:16:08 PM »
But if you can wait 72 hours,
To late.  :-[
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #749 on: December 13, 2018, 01:39:38 PM »
Nope, according to multiple reports on the FT thread about this. But if you can wait 72 hours, I guess you can buy AA gift cards for whatever amount you need for taxes/fees and then use the GC to pay the taxes/fees, no?

AFAIK-- you can "not" use GC  to pay tax on AA-- if anyone has been successful please post

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #750 on: December 13, 2018, 02:14:28 PM »
AFAIK-- you can "not" use GC  to pay tax on AA-- if anyone has been successful please post
I stand corrected. For some reason I had thought it was possible, but I just checked and you're right.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #751 on: December 13, 2018, 03:06:04 PM »
Ecard
Thank you. Did the charge show as gift card?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #752 on: December 13, 2018, 03:15:29 PM »
Thank you. Did the charge show as gift card?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #753 on: December 14, 2018, 06:40:14 PM »
Taxes/fees on an AA award ticket do not count?
The correct answer is, YES!!!  :)
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #754 on: December 15, 2018, 11:38:37 AM »
I got credited for an AA award

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #755 on: December 15, 2018, 07:06:20 PM »
Bought one $50 Delta GC on desktop site with Amex Business Platinum on the 13th - still no credit.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #756 on: December 15, 2018, 07:10:56 PM »
Bought one $50 Delta GC on desktop site with Amex Business Platinum on the 13th - still no credit.
I just did it a few days ago - I got the credit - i think it took 4 days

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #757 on: December 15, 2018, 07:12:12 PM »
I just did it a few days ago - I got the credit - i think it took 4 days
Max 50 per transaction... Right?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #758 on: December 15, 2018, 07:12:42 PM »
I did 1 $50 gc just to test

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #759 on: December 15, 2018, 07:14:24 PM »
I just did it a few days ago - I got the credit - i think it took 4 days

I hope I will get it. See pic below - it shows as a ticket - actually has GC number.