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Old Mar 28, 17, 7:29 pm
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MaxVO
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
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Originally Posted by DrunkAmexChick View Post
...It was a trainwreck at first. The card got declined, I called Amex spoke to someone about clearing the flag and they instructed me to have the merchant attempt the transaction a second time. It was declined again! ...
AmEx has the online purchase preapproval tool, that is the easiest of all card issuers.
It only asks for the amount of the expected purchase, and will tell you instantly if you'll be approved. It's not exactly flexible, but won't require grilling by phone as with Chase or Citi.
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