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Reminder: you must enroll and select WN (Southwest) as your airline BEFORE making a reimbursable purchase. Click HERE to enroll.

(WN is the IATA code for Southwest Airlines. FL was the IATA code for AirTran Airways.)

To purchase click here: https://www.southwest.com/gift-card/create-card.html
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Old Dec 24, 15, 10:43 am   #571
  
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Do they reimburse WN fees? I paid for the fees on award flight, and it shows as Southwest, then there is an itinerary, and a type is passenger ticket.
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Old Dec 25, 15, 1:48 pm   #572
  
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If I make the purchase now and get reimbused next year, am I screwed out of the credits for this year?
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Old Dec 26, 15, 6:57 am   #573
  
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Purchased $100 GC on Dec 14
Reimbursed $100 on Dec 22 evening.
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Old Dec 27, 15, 5:22 pm   #574
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Thumbs up Reimbursement Worked

Bought a $100 Southwest gift card from Southwest's website in December 2015, and was reimbursed about 10 days later.
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Old Dec 28, 15, 5:33 pm   #575
  
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Does a $50 gift card on southwest also work?

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Bought a $100 Southwest gift card from Southwest's website in December 2015, and was reimbursed about 10 days later.
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Old Jan 2, 16, 4:41 am   #576
  
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Just a quick PSA...As we are in a new calendar year now, you can change you're airline for reimbursement, however, if you want to keep it the same, no action is required.

From AMEX: "You are eligible to change your airline selection once per calendar year in January. No action is required if you would like to keep your current airline selection in the future."
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Old Jan 3, 16, 11:08 am   #577
  
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Purchased $200 gc on Dec 1, no reimbursement yet..
I did not end up getting reimbursed after 28 days, so I ended up having to call and ask about the status of the reimbursement for Southwest Airlines "pet fees." After calling, they processed the reimbursement the next day. Given my trouble with the $200 reimbursement vs everyone else's relative ease with ~$100 reimbursements, perhaps we should put it on the top of the thread that it's best practice to do smaller amounts? That way more folks won't have to call and alert.
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Old Jan 3, 16, 11:15 am   #578
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, perhaps we should put it on the top of the thread that it's best practice to do smaller amounts? That way more folks won't have to call and alert.
You are able to edit the Wiki post directly.
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Old Jan 3, 16, 4:19 pm   #579
  
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You are able to edit the Wiki post directly.
Thanks, done!
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Old Jan 4, 16, 1:17 pm   #580
  
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Bought 2 $100 southwest gift card from southwest.com on 01/01/2016. I received 2 $100 on 01/04/2016.
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Old Jan 4, 16, 3:37 pm   #581
  
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I did not end up getting reimbursed after 28 days, so I ended up having to call and ask about the status of the reimbursement for Southwest Airlines "pet fees." After calling, they processed the reimbursement the next day. Given my trouble with the $200 reimbursement vs everyone else's relative ease with ~$100 reimbursements, perhaps we should put it on the top of the thread that it's best practice to do smaller amounts? That way more folks won't have to call and alert.
I don't know if its just the amount or if that was some sort of down time. I bought a $100 GC a few days after yours and still haven't had it reimbursed while another one that I bought on 12/26 was reimbursed on 12/29. I'll try chatting with them in a few days since it doesn't like its coming through.
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Old Jan 5, 16, 10:21 am   #582
  
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Bought 1 $100 southwest gift card from southwest.com, e-mail delivery on 01/02/2016, received the credit on 01/04/2016. Buying second one now.
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Old Jan 5, 16, 2:31 pm   #583
  
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On Jan 1, I bought a $200 SW GC with my Amex Platinum card ($202.95 with shipping.)
I checked today (Jan 5) and saw JAN 3 AMEX Airline Fee Reimbursement $200.

On Jan 1, I bought a $100 SW GC with my Amex PRGold card ($102.95 with shipping.) I checked today (Jan 5) and saw JAN 3 AMEX Airline Fee Reimbursement $100.
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Old Jan 5, 16, 3:08 pm   #584
  
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On Jan 1, I bought a $200 SW GC with my Amex Platinum card ($202.95 with shipping.)
I checked today (Jan 5) and saw JAN 3 AMEX Airline Fee Reimbursement $200.

On Jan 1, I bought a $100 SW GC with my Amex PRGold card ($102.95 with shipping.) I checked today (Jan 5) and saw JAN 3 AMEX Airline Fee Reimbursement $100.
Just out of curiosity, why physical gift cards instead of email?
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Old Jan 5, 16, 3:50 pm   #585
  
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Data point:

Purchased a $100 e-gift card with my PRG on Jan 2 and was reimbursed on Jan 4.

Opened the card last Feb and used it for a $100 credit with Delta last year.

Switched airline preference to Southwest on Jan 2 minutes before buying the $100 gift card.

AF comes due next month, so guess we'll see if they offer anything to offset it.
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