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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 4, 16, 4:21 pm   #721
  
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Another data point:

Applied 11/23/16

Set WN as my airline 11/27/16 (didn't even have card yet)

Bought two $100 gift cards on 11/30/16 (2 separate transactions about 15 minutes apart)

Reimbursed credit showing 12/4/16 - two $100 statement credits

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Old Dec 4, 16, 7:45 pm   #722
  
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11/30 Changed from UA to WN as my airlines via chat
12/1 Bought a $100 EGC
12/2 Transaction posted
12/4 $100 statement credit posted
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Old Dec 5, 16, 10:34 am   #723
  
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sorry to sound dumb, but what is WN or FL?
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Old Dec 5, 16, 10:37 am   #724
  
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sorry to sound dumb, but what is WN or FL?
WN - Southwest Airlines
FL - Air Tran - now part of Southwest
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Old Dec 5, 16, 10:39 am   #725
  
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Platinum, had ~$149 of reimbursement left
12/1 Bought $150 EGC
12/1 Transaction posted
12/3 $149 statement credit posted
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Old Dec 5, 16, 10:39 am   #726
  
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WN - Southwest Airlines
FL - Florida
Florida? Lol
It's actually Airtran.
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Old Dec 5, 16, 10:49 am   #727
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what is WN or FL?
Welcome to Flyertalk. WN is the IATA code for Southwest Airlines, and is useful as a search term. Older airlines tend to have intuitive codes (AA, BA, DL, UA), but airlines started later had to pick from what was unassigned. Help is available here:

http://www.flyertalk.com/glossary/
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Old Dec 6, 16, 5:51 pm   #728
  
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$100.00 bought 12/1
posted 12/3
credited 12/5

did another one tonight for the remaining $100
expecting the same results
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Old Dec 6, 16, 8:16 pm   #729
  
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11/30 Changed from UA to WN as my airlines via chat
12/1 Bought a $100 EGC
12/2 Transaction posted
12/4 $100 statement credit posted
Tried to change my airline via chat (been a week since I opened the card and chose). Was denied saying "You can change in January". Should I try again? This was the late night staff. Maybe a phone call?
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Old Dec 6, 16, 10:20 pm   #730
  
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Tried to change my airline via chat (been a week since I opened the card and chose). Was denied saying "You can change in January". Should I try again? This was the late night staff. Maybe a phone call?
If you haven't used any credit or any benefit of it yet, then yes try again.
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Old Dec 7, 16, 6:39 am   #731
  
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Had flights booked for a family vaca so booked 8 Early birds
Rest of the $80 left, I just bought an e-gift card for $80

Purchased on 12/4, posted on 12/5, credit reimbursement posted on 12/6
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Old Dec 7, 16, 11:41 am   #732
  
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Tried to change my airline via chat (been a week since I opened the card and chose). Was denied saying "You can change in January". Should I try again? This was the late night staff. Maybe a phone call?
I would try again.

I applied for this card in Mid Nov and chose UA as my airline right away after receiving it.
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Old Dec 7, 16, 1:00 pm   #733
  
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Just changed my airline choice from UA to Southwest via chat.
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Old Dec 7, 16, 6:32 pm   #734
  
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Registered WN as airline on 12/4

Bought $100 x 2 back to back 10 minutes after registering on 12/4

$100 credit x 2 credited on 12/6
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Old Dec 8, 16, 7:10 am   #735
  
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I made 2x$100 Southwest gift card purchases on mine and 2x$100 on my wife's about 2 weeks ago and still no refund... Did I screw something up or should I contact Amex?
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