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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1180 on: December 20, 2021, 06:27:44 PM »
I by mistake purchased the united travel bank before selecting the airline on my card >:(, ended up doing it a minute later.
any chance i still get credited?

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1181 on: December 20, 2021, 06:36:47 PM »
I by mistake purchased the united travel bank before selecting the airline on my card >:(, ended up doing it a minute later.
any chance i still get credited?
IME it should work.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1182 on: December 20, 2021, 07:05:49 PM »

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1183 on: December 21, 2021, 10:28:35 PM »
Anyone want to buy United Travel Bank credit?  I don't really have any need for it.  I would be happy to buy it directly into someone elses account and they pay me for it...

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1184 on: December 23, 2021, 10:51:20 AM »
Any recent data points on what works if Delta is the selected airline? Thanks

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1185 on: December 26, 2021, 07:06:16 PM »
Any recent data points on what works if Delta is the selected airline? Thanks

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1186 on: December 28, 2021, 07:11:00 PM »
What works to trigger the $200 Travel credit? Not the airline fee credit, or $200 hotel credit, this is an additional credit on my personal plat.


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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1187 on: December 28, 2021, 08:04:02 PM »
What works to trigger the $200 Travel credit? Not the airline fee credit, or $200 hotel credit, this is an additional credit on my personal plat.


Is this a targeted offer
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1188 on: December 29, 2021, 12:00:42 AM »
Is this a targeted offer

I have no idea honestly, I just noticed it yesterday, here's the terms:

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For eligible Platinum Card Accounts that renew April 2020 through July 2020, this offer will be available starting August 1, 2020. For eligible Platinum Card Accounts that renew August 2020 through March 2021, this offer will be available starting on the first day of your Card renewal month.

When you book travel through American Express Travel online at amextravel.com or by calling the number on the back of your Platinum Card, you can earn up to $200 in statement credits for eligible travel purchases made with your eligible Platinum Card. You must have a booking with American Express Travel, made on or after the offer start date with your eligible Platinum Card, for your purchase(s) to be eligible for the credit. Statement credit(s) may not be received or may be reversed if the eligible purchase(s) or booking(s) are returned or cancelled. Both booking(s) and charge(s) for eligible travel must be made by 12/31/2021 to receive the credit(s). Eligible travel purchases include purchases of airfare, hotel, flight + hotel packages, cruise reservations, car rentals, and tours made with your eligible Platinum Card, minus returns and other credits. Eligible travel purchases do NOT include purchases of timeshare properties, group reservations or events, ticketing services, cancellation or other fees, interest charges, purchases of travelers checks, purchases or reloading of prepaid cards, or purchases of other cash equivalents. Purchases by Additional Card Members are not eligible for statement credits.  Credits or rewards you may receive with your Card on other purchase categories or in connection with promotions or offers from American Express may not be combined with this offer.

Please allow up to 90 days after an eligible purchase is posted to your Card Account for statement credit(s) to be posted to the Account. Call the number on the back of your Card if statement credit(s) have not posted by that time. If American Express does not receive information that identifies your transaction as eligible for the offer, you will not receive the statement credit(s). To be eligible for this offer, you must have a US consumer Platinum Card that was solicited for this offer. To continue to be eligible for the offer, you must maintain the Platinum Card that was solicited for this offer for the full offer period, or until you have earned and received the full amount of the offer credit if sooner. To receive the credit(s) your Platinum Card Account(s) must be not canceled and not past due at the time of statement credit(s) fulfillment. If a charge for an eligible purchase is included in a Pay Over Time feature balance on your Card Account, the statement credit associated with that charge may not be applied to that Pay Over Time feature balance. Instead, the statement credit may be applied to your Pay In Full balance.

American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc., when acting solely as a sales agent for travel suppliers, is not responsible for the actions or inactions of such suppliers. If we in our sole discretion determine that you have engaged in abuse, misuse, or gaming in connection with the offer in any way or that you intend to do so, we may not credit the offer to, we may freeze the offer credited to, or we may take away the offer from your Account.

Wonder if there's any reversible magic or travelbank that would work within this
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1189 on: December 29, 2021, 12:12:40 AM »
Is it under the amex offers tab or its in the benefits/ membership  list?
Are you the only one who has this? It seems alot more flexiblethan the others
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1190 on: December 29, 2021, 12:20:24 AM »
Apparently its a targeted benefit to those who renewed the platinum between April 2020 and March 2021

https://thepointsguy.com/deals/amex-platinum-cardholders-you-might-have-200-in-travel-credit-to-use-by-dec-31/

According to that article you can stack with the prepaid 200 hotel credit to get a $400 night for free (or 400 off a more expensive room)
That's not too shabby - don't let it go to waste!
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1191 on: December 29, 2021, 12:42:01 AM »
Apparently its a targeted benefit to those who renewed the platinum between April 2020 and March 2021

https://thepointsguy.com/deals/amex-platinum-cardholders-you-might-have-200-in-travel-credit-to-use-by-dec-31/

According to that article you can stack with the prepaid 200 hotel credit to get a $400 night for free (or 400 off a more expensive room)
That's not too shabby - don't let it go to waste!

Thank for the article! Will book a hotel with this credit. Thanks!

Is it under the amex offers tab or its in the benefits/ membership  list?
Are you the only one who has this? It seems alot more flexiblethan the others

I first noticed it under the Benefits tab. But now I also see it as a side bar module on the home page section, but strangely it's showing a later expiration date. Though the terms still show 12/31/21 when clicking on it.


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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1192 on: December 29, 2021, 12:46:59 AM »
Thank for the article! Will book a hotel with this credit. Thanks!

I first noticed it under the Benefits tab. But now I also see it as a side bar module on the home page section, but strangely it's showing a later expiration date. Though the terms still show 12/31/21 when clicking on it.


I got an email a few weeks ago that it was extended through Jun 2022.

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1193 on: December 29, 2021, 12:50:23 AM »
That's amazing ... now you just gotta wait for the $150 off $800 offer at FHR to come back and you should be able to stack 200 plus 200 plus 150 and get a $800 night for $250....
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1194 on: December 29, 2021, 12:55:08 AM »
I got an email a few weeks ago that it was extended through Jun 2022.

Can you post a copy of the email? I went through last 2 months and didn't receive it
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1195 on: January 04, 2022, 07:07:41 PM »
New data point: I booked a JetBlue ticket for $99.40 last week and was credited.
Not major news but DDMS says "JetBlue tickets under around $99"


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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1196 on: January 06, 2022, 12:38:06 PM »
Confirmation that JetBlue works for over $100.
Having trouble with uploading the screenshot.
Multiple flights purchased.
One reimbursement for $99.50 (exact price) and one for $100.50 (from purchase of $125ish).

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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1197 on: January 06, 2022, 01:17:34 PM »
New data point: I booked a JetBlue ticket for $99.40 last week and was credited.
Not major news but DDMS says "JetBlue tickets under around $99"


what date did you purchase?
I'm waiting for credit for 2 $98.60 flights purchased on Jan 3.
Also, just that I'm clear, if/when I choose to cancel these flights and they're deposited in my travel bank - only I can use it for 12 months?  I purposely booked a non basic flight 12 months out so that I can have travel bank for up to 2 years.
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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1198 on: January 06, 2022, 10:59:25 PM »
Is anyones bar not moving? Received a $52 credit but not showing on the bar. The bar normally shows a day before the credit.


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Re: Purchases That Work For Amex Platinum Travel Credit
« Reply #1199 on: January 09, 2022, 01:18:47 AM »
Does $250 work on UA TB, or does it need to be $100 at a time only?