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Re: Amex 50% back in points going away
« Reply #75 on: May 18, 2017, 06:14:45 PM »
Do you have the personal platinum or the business? When paying cash, all booking on any airline through amex travel will earn you 5 ppd
I have the business version.
Question is specifically about when paying with points.

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Re: Amex 50% back in points going away
« Reply #76 on: May 18, 2017, 06:16:19 PM »
I have the business version.
Question is specifically about when paying with points.
My experiences show no points posting for points redemptions on the BP
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Re: Amex 50% back in points going away
« Reply #77 on: May 18, 2017, 06:18:46 PM »
My experiences show no points posting for points redemptions on the BP
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Re: Amex 50% back in points going away
« Reply #78 on: May 18, 2017, 06:27:44 PM »
same

My experiences show no points posting for points redemptions on the BP
Thanx,
BTW I find it interesting that they always show delta the first, and only by delta do they show me the offers such as lounge access and 5x, Do they have a special agreement with them ?

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Re: Amex 50% back in points going away
« Reply #79 on: May 18, 2017, 06:29:21 PM »
Thanx,
BTW I find it interesting that they always show delta the first, and only by delta do they show me the offers such as lounge access and 5x, Do they have a special agreement with them ?
Well yes, they are partnered as far as lounge access, but if your preferred airline is delta, it may have set by default to show your preferred airline first.
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Re: Amex 50% back in points going away
« Reply #80 on: May 18, 2017, 06:52:46 PM »
Well yes, they are partnered as far as lounge access, but if your preferred airline is delta, it may have set by default to show your preferred airline first.
But they partner with AA as well for lounge access.and I  haven't selected a preferred airline yet.

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Re: Amex 50% back in points going away
« Reply #81 on: May 18, 2017, 06:53:59 PM »
But they partner with AA as well for lounge access.and I  haven't selected a preferred airline yet.
In what way are they partnered with AA?
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Re: Amex 50% back in points going away
« Reply #82 on: May 20, 2017, 06:45:57 PM »
In what way are they partnered with AA?
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But they partner with AA as well for lounge access.
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In what way are they partnered with AA?

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Re: Amex 50% back in points going away
« Reply #83 on: May 20, 2017, 06:55:24 PM »
But they partner with AA as well for lounge access.and I  haven't selected a preferred airline yet.
That's dead for 3 years, and that wasn't much of a partnership. Amex and Delta are much more involved.
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Re: Amex 50% back in points going away
« Reply #84 on: May 20, 2017, 07:04:07 PM »
That's dead for 5 years, and that wasn't much of a partnership. Amex and Delta are much more involved.
Haven't been keeping up on the lounge access, can I not use the platinum card to access the admiral lounge ?

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Re: Amex 50% back in points going away
« Reply #85 on: May 20, 2017, 09:57:37 PM »
Haven't been keeping up on the lounge access, can I not use the platinum card to access the admiral lounge ?
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Re: Amex 50% back in points going away
« Reply #86 on: May 24, 2017, 10:02:49 PM »
I was going to downgrade and re-upgrade my BP to get another full year. But I just spoke with a manager who said all the accounts opened in that time-frame (10/1/16-5/31/17) have been grandfathered in for one year - until 5/31/18 and it has nothing to with account opening date. He read to me the exact working of note on my account re the grandfathering and the note does not qualify the year as being "from card opening date". The manager thought it was clear the year meant from now, from when the "grandfathering" was done, which is May '17.
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Re: Amex 50% back in points going away
« Reply #87 on: May 24, 2017, 11:26:34 PM »
I was going to downgrade and re-upgrade my BP to get another full year. But I just spoke with a manager who said all the accounts opened in that time-frame (10/1/16-5/31/17) have been grandfathered in for one year - until 5/31/18 and it has nothing to with account opening date. He read to me the exact working of note on my account re the grandfathering and the note does not qualify the year as being "from card opening date". The manager thought it was clear the year meant from now, from when the "grandfathering" was done, which is May '17.
Im lost. English please?

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Re: Amex 50% back in points going away
« Reply #88 on: May 24, 2017, 11:35:08 PM »
I was going to downgrade and re-upgrade my BP to get another full year. But I just spoke with a manager who said all the accounts opened in that time-frame (10/1/16-5/31/17) have been grandfathered in for one year - until 5/31/18 and it has nothing to with account opening date. He read to me the exact working of note on my account re the grandfathering and the note does not qualify the year as being "from card opening date". The manager thought it was clear the year meant from now, from when the "grandfathering" was done, which is May '17.
That would be awesome! I wonder if this is a case of DROPR, or maybe specific to you?
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Re: Amex 50% back in points going away
« Reply #89 on: May 24, 2017, 11:48:23 PM »
That would be awesome! I wonder if this is a case of DROPR, or maybe specific to you?
Indeed.

It sounded like it applied to all cards, but of course DROPR is always a concern, though in this case he was higher up than a typical phone rep and he sounded pretty confident in his interpretation of the grandfathering policy.
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