Author Topic: Amex waiting 6-10 weeks to issue 50% rebate on Business Platinum bookings!  (Read 34939 times)

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Because your only thinking about one type of loss.
And you're referring to just regular usage? Meaning they want to limit the amount of times you can redeem the points for 50% back by making you wait 6 weeks to get it back? Then, if @Dan is right, that the banks pay airlines close to 2cpp, then why don't they limit airline transfers, as well?

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And you're referring to just regular usage? Meaning they want to limit the amount of times you can redeem the points for 50% back by making you wait 6 weeks to get it back? Then, if @Dan is right, that the banks pay airlines close to 2cpp, then why don't they limit airline transfers, as well?
This is easy usage, if you're booking your regular travel ticket there's no reason not to use these anyways... For regular points it takes a little more work...

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They don't pay anywhere near 2cpp for most airlines.
Probably around 1cpp for most.
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They don't pay anywhere near 2cpp for most airlines.
Probably around 1cpp for most.
Don't you usually say they pay close to 2cpp? You mean to be an exclusive cc partner?

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I think he is saying when you transfer to an airline vs when a cobranded airline card

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You mean to be an exclusive cc partner?
Indeed. That's what costs the premium.
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Indeed. That's what costs the premium.
Thank for updating the post. Can you clarify that Amex is only posting the extra 15% only for those transactions in which 6 weeks have passed? In other words, it's not "fixed", it's by design. 31 days plus 2 weeks.

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Automatic or did you call?
called when the 35% posted; when she realized that I booked on the personnel card she said that I shouldn't have got any rebate
so I just changed the topic

thanks Dan for the Idea now I also received 5x on the purchase

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Also was told that nonsense.

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Thank for updating the post. Can you clarify that Amex is only posting the extra 15% only for those transactions in which 6 weeks have passed? In other words, it's not "fixed", it's by design. 31 days plus 2 weeks.

ETA: @Dan Thanks!
don't think this was there original plan, looks like there fixing there mistake.
I wouldn't be surprised if it starts posting together or two transactions at the same time

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Also was told that nonsense.

Nothing irks me more than when a rep tells you something you know to be false as the gospel truth.
but thanks do DDMS and DDF I booked it on the personnel

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don't think this was there original plan, looks like there fixing there mistake.
I wouldn't be surprised if it starts posting together or two transactions at the same time
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AMEX was hemorrhaging money when it posted next day.
Source?
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Cannot reveal.
The reason I ask is because my source says it was the RAT.
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