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Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« on: July 03, 2022, 11:35:46 AM »
BDE, no more transfers from Amex to Qantas  :-\

No real way to use Amex for El Al anymore (not counting 35% Biz Plat rebate, of course).  Qantas also had its uses for certain domestic AA flights and Emirates, of course...

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Re: Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2022, 11:45:46 AM »
How do know this, was it emailed?

It still seems to be working for me, although I didn't go through with a transfer.

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Re: Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2022, 11:48:44 AM »
Link to old MR transfer page (they recently updated the design and the new version is missing Qantas): https://rewards.americanexpress.com/myca/loyalty/us/catalog/view/ptlanding/?tier=MR

In the old one, it's still there... hope this is not a sign of things to come!

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Re: Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2022, 11:50:35 AM »
Qantas still showing in my account.

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Re: Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2022, 11:54:07 AM »
Qantas still showing in my account.

Even in the new version of the transfer page?  Because I only have 19 partners there (i.e. Qantas is missing) vs. 20 in the old version.

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Re: Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2022, 10:09:02 PM »
PSA just in case this is true do a small transfer to extend the expiration of your points

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Re: Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2022, 12:14:53 AM »
PSA just in case this is true do a small transfer to extend the expiration of your points
You can book and cancel an award for free to do that.

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Re: Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2022, 02:21:37 PM »
Even in the new version of the transfer page?  Because I only have 19 partners there (i.e. Qantas is missing) vs. 20 in the old version.
Missing in mine too. Do we have confirmation from Amex that they have officially dropped Qantas??

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Re: Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2022, 02:46:14 PM »
[mention]Dan [/mention] why is there no article about this on the website? This is a very significant change (if true).

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Re: Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2022, 03:18:03 PM »
The old transfer screen is gone now, so the only way to transfer is via calling up. And another oddity: if you choose the phone menu option to hear your linked loyalty programs, it now calls Qantas "Undefined Partner."

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Re: Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2022, 03:28:50 PM »
The old transfer screen is gone now, so the only way to transfer is via calling up. And another oddity: if you choose the phone menu option to hear your linked loyalty programs, it now calls Qantas "Undefined Partner."
Anyone know if this is temporary or if Qantas is one foot out the door? I think this is worth of an article on Dans Deals, no?

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Re: Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2022, 03:31:06 PM »
Asked AMEX for comment, thanks.
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Re: Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #13 on: July 10, 2022, 04:01:39 PM »
AMEX is looking into it now.
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Re: Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #14 on: July 10, 2022, 04:41:11 PM »
AMEX is looking into it now.

Please let us know, hoping it's just a bug...

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Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #15 on: July 11, 2022, 08:56:24 AM »
Aaaaand itís back!!! Phew!
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Re: Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #16 on: July 11, 2022, 09:02:10 AM »

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Re: Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #17 on: July 12, 2022, 03:30:27 AM »
Thanks for the update!  They probably got sick of all the people on Twitter harassing them about it :-)

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Re: Amex dropped Qantas as transfer partner
« Reply #18 on: July 17, 2022, 03:33:50 PM »
Etihad now missing on 2/2 accounts
If it benefits even just one fellow DDFer, its worth posting it.