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Airline e-GCs: best $100 increments or smaller
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Other:
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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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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 #795 on: February 18, 2019, 03:55:15 PM »
Officially dead?
Not fully official
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #796 on: February 18, 2019, 03:58:29 PM »
My purchase from 2/12 posted as -

   
DOING BUSINESS AS
AMERICAN AIRLINES
MERCHANT ADDRESS
4333 AMON CARTER BLVD, FORT WORTH, TX 76155 UNITED STATES
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
#### AA.COM
REFERENCE NUMBER
#####
CATEGORY
TRAVEL - AIRLINE
FROM   TO   CARRIER   CLASS
N/A
N/A
YY
Y
    N/A
YY
Y
    N/A
YY
 
    N/A
YY
 
TICKET NUMBER
00106####
DATE OF DEPARTURE
02/12
PASSENGER NAME
#######
DOCUMENT TYPE
GIFT CERTIFICATE
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #797 on: February 18, 2019, 09:25:31 PM »
so now that AA is dead, what other GC's can be purchased?
Delta
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #798 on: February 18, 2019, 10:13:01 PM »
Delta
but can only use 3 per res, so a real PIA...
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #799 on: February 19, 2019, 12:01:46 AM »
My purchase from 2/12 posted as -

   
DOING BUSINESS AS
AMERICAN AIRLINES
MERCHANT ADDRESS
4333 AMON CARTER BLVD, FORT WORTH, TX 76155 UNITED STATES
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
#### AA.COM
REFERENCE NUMBER
#####
CATEGORY
TRAVEL - AIRLINE
FROM   TO   CARRIER   CLASS
N/A
N/A
YY
Y
    N/A
YY
Y
    N/A
YY
 
    N/A
YY
 
TICKET NUMBER
00106####
DATE OF DEPARTURE
02/12
PASSENGER NAME
#######
DOCUMENT TYPE
GIFT CERTIFICATE
    AMERICAN AIRLINES
This is what I got on the last cards I purchased, it does not say gift cards, and I did get the credit. Please update if you get credited or not.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #800 on: February 19, 2019, 12:02:15 AM »
so now that AA is dead, what other GC's can be purchased?
Is Southwest dead?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #801 on: February 19, 2019, 12:22:05 AM »
Is Southwest dead?
dont think so, but not nearly as useful as AA (UA used to be) and DL if only $50 and they only let 3 per res is a real PIA
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« Reply #802 on: February 19, 2019, 12:22:17 AM »
This is what I got on the last cards I purchased, it does not say gift cards, and I did get the credit. Please update if you get credited or not.
will do, nothing yet...
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #803 on: February 19, 2019, 12:31:24 AM »
+1 From FT looks like a problem with that day in particular.
ok, so from 1/31, just chat with them in beginning of march and they should manually credit it? i wont have to send them a copy of the "incidental fees?

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« Reply #804 on: February 19, 2019, 12:34:57 AM »
ok, so from 1/31, just chat with them in beginning of march and they should manually credit it? i wont have to send them a copy of the "incidental fees?
nah, should be fine
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #805 on: February 19, 2019, 12:36:23 AM »
nah, should be fine
thanks, i will chat in 2 weeks, and let you know

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #806 on: February 20, 2019, 09:34:13 AM »
Isnt a chat a big NO NO ?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #807 on: February 20, 2019, 09:40:02 AM »

Anyone knows if the AA posting as GC is from mobile/tablets only ? Some datapoints that it still works from a desktop , tia

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« Reply #808 on: February 20, 2019, 12:00:49 PM »
Isnt a chat a big NO NO ?
y would u say that?
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #809 on: February 20, 2019, 02:52:17 PM »
y would u say that?
+1  No, it is fine and in some instances I find it easier and faster.
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