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Does anyone know if you can still buy $200 worth of A"A gift cards and get the $200 credited back to your platinum card. When I called A"A they said gift cards do not qualify for the reimbursement. Also, if the gift cards do qualify can you buy 4 $50 gift cards in one purchase or do you have to buy them in 4 separate purchases? A"A charges a $4.95 fee for shipping each gift card when you buy them separately.

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I bought 4x$50 "virtual gift cards" (no handling fee) in four separate transactions a couple weeks ago; reimbursed in 3 days.  I have previously read where AA CSR indicated gift cards were not reimbursable, but many, many have posted otherwise.

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I bought 4x$50 "virtual gift cards" (no handling fee) in four separate transactions a couple weeks ago; reimbursed in 3 days.  I have previously read where AA CSR indicated gift cards were not reimbursable, but many, many have posted otherwise.
i bought 2 100$ AA gift cards about 2 weeks ago- and got reimbursed right away.

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i bought 2 100$ AA gift cards about 2 weeks ago- and got reimbursed right away.
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i bought 2 100$ AA gift cards about 2 weeks ago- and got reimbursed right away.
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I bought 2 100$ gift cards 3 days ago and got reimbursed. And they were two sep transactions

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Yeah does anyone have the link?

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Yeah does anyone have the link?
its called google people "amex airline credit fee"
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Does anyone know if you can still buy $200 worth of A"A gift cards and get the $200 credited back to your platinum card. When I called A"A they said gift cards do not qualify for the reimbursement. Also, if the gift cards do qualify can you buy 4 $50 gift cards in one purchase or do you have to buy them in 4 separate purchases? A"A charges a $4.95 fee for shipping each gift card when you buy them separately.
I bought 4x$50 "virtual gift cards" (no handling fee) in four separate transactions a couple weeks ago; reimbursed in 3 days.  I have previously read where AA CSR indicated gift cards were not reimbursable, but many, many have posted otherwise.
what does aa have to do with amex

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Re: using the $200 credit on the amex platinum card to buy A"A gift cards
« Reply #10 on: June 14, 2011, 12:41:03 AM »
what does aa have to do with amex
Take a second and read the heading on this thread.
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Re: using the $200 credit on the amex platinum card to buy A"A gift cards
« Reply #11 on: June 14, 2011, 12:43:56 AM »
Take a second and read the heading on this thread.
bit harsh, eh? 8)

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Re: using the $200 credit on the amex platinum card to buy A"A gift cards
« Reply #12 on: June 14, 2011, 12:52:41 AM »
what does aa have to do with amex
Take a second and read the heading on this thread.
still what does aa know about amex policy?

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Re: using the $200 credit on the amex platinum card to buy A"A gift cards
« Reply #13 on: June 14, 2011, 12:54:12 AM »
bit harsh, eh? 8)
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Re: using the $200 credit on the amex platinum card to buy A"A gift cards
« Reply #14 on: June 14, 2011, 12:56:38 AM »
still what does aa know about amex policy?
probably meant amex csr...why in heaven's name would an aa csr be involved in amex's refund policy. And yes, legally they arent refundable, however it's a computer generated refund; once the system recognizes a transaction from your registered airline, it automatically credits it back. That's why it usually is rather quick. Its when it doesn't post that it becomes a pain as you have to speak to a csr who asks 'so nu, what did you buy?'
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