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Re: Amex Platinum Master Thread
« Reply #10020 on: September 03, 2021, 12:34:55 AM »
If there is no lifetime language that means I will get bonus even if received in the past?
Yes. (Answering my own question, itís late at night lol)

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Re: Amex Platinum Master Thread
« Reply #10021 on: September 03, 2021, 11:32:03 AM »
Got this too, even though I have one already. I also get prompted to add a BP (same offer) everytime I log in. Can I apply and get the SUB even though I have one already?
I did, and I still keep getting the popup and mailings! Thinking of going for it again.
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Re: Amex Platinum Master Thread
« Reply #10022 on: September 03, 2021, 01:24:49 PM »
I did, and I still keep getting the popup and mailings! Thinking of going for it again.
And you had 2 Biz Plats in your name open at the same time and you got the SUB?

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Re: Amex Platinum Master Thread
« Reply #10023 on: September 03, 2021, 04:47:22 PM »
Is there a list out there of all the platinum benefits that-can be sold?

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Re: Amex Platinum Master Thread
« Reply #10024 on: September 03, 2021, 04:52:06 PM »
I recently opened this card with the 10x on up to 15k spend at gas and groceries within 6 months. Is there an easy way to see my progress/how much of that 15k I've spent so far on this category?
Ok, I'm IN AWE...

I was wondering how in the world am I going to figure out how much of my $15,000 did I already spend.

I started out trying to search through AmEx's "analytics" to see if anything would be helpful ( I even tried adding up my most frequent merchants ... (Yeah, I was kind of desperate not to have to add it all up transaction by transaction))

But then I thought, "Hey, why don't I chat, and ask how much I used. I know they are not going to have the answer. but it doesn't cost me anything ..."

... so that's what I did. And I was already telling myself "I told you so" when I got back a Caned response with the details of the promo. but the three dots pop back up and lo and behold there is the exact number of how much I spent (down to the cents mind you!)

now I probably shouldn't be so impressed, but I guess that's what's great about low expectations.

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Re: Amex Platinum Master Thread
« Reply #10025 on: September 03, 2021, 06:22:11 PM »
Is there a list out there of all the platinum benefits that-can be sold?
No list but I will try to summarize

Biz Platinum
Dell $100 ($80) Every half year
GE $100 ($15) once in 4 years
Airline $200 ($160) every Jan you can use again
Clear $179 ($20-25) every Jan you can use again

Platinum
Airline $200 ($160) every Jan you can use again
GE $100 ($15) once in 4 years
Clear $179 ($20-25) Every Jan you can use again
Saks $50 ($20) every 6 months
Hotel Credit $200 (not sure)
Uber $200 don't think this has been resold but its possible..
Entertainment credit @20%..
Equinox is useless

Did i miss anything?

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Re: Amex Platinum Master Thread
« Reply #10026 on: September 04, 2021, 11:03:23 PM »
Made a purchase @ off 5th and paid with my platinum via PayPal.
It was coded as "PAYPAL *SAKSFIFTHAV" and a day later I got a $50 Saks credit
Found it interesting for 2 dp:
1. PayPal can or used to get the credit
2. May be a workaround to get the credit at Off5th

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Re: Amex Platinum Master Thread
« Reply #10027 on: September 05, 2021, 09:52:27 AM »
I did, and I still keep getting the popup and mailings! Thinking of going for it again.
I first closed one before I applied for the second. If I do it again Iíll probably leave the first one open because I donít want to close an account within a year.
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Re: Amex Platinum Master Thread
« Reply #10028 on: September 07, 2021, 03:11:26 PM »
If I do it again Iíll probably leave the first one open because I donít want to close an account within a year.

For the purposes of not incurring Amex's wrath, is it significantly better to close a card at the ~13 month mark instead of the ~11 month mark?

(I use 13 months in this example since amex will refund the AF within roughly ~30 days IIRC)

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Re: Amex Platinum Master Thread
« Reply #10029 on: September 13, 2021, 07:59:19 PM »
For the purposes of not incurring Amex's wrath, is it significantly better to close a card at the ~13 month mark instead of the ~11 month mark?

(I use 13 months in this example since amex will refund the AF within roughly ~30 days IIRC)
Wait until the annual fee has posted, which is usually at the 13 month mark; otherwise you'll risk clawback

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Re: Amex Platinum Master Thread
« Reply #10030 on: September 13, 2021, 08:00:59 PM »
If there is no lifetime language that means I will get bonus even if received in the past?
Sometimes, sometimes not. Sometimes they'll claw back later. I'm not sure if they are randomly auditing accounts, or if there is some sort profitability / churning metric.

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Re: Amex Platinum Master Thread
« Reply #10031 on: Yesterday at 11:30:46 PM »
Wait until the annual fee has posted, which is usually at the 13 month mark; otherwise you'll risk clawback

Duly noted. Thanks