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Reminder: you must enroll and select AS as your airline BEFORE making a reimbursable purchase. Click HERE to enroll.

Link to buy gift certicates

As of around June 2017, multiple reports indicate that gift certificates are no longer being reimbursed.

According to this thread in the Alaska forum the reimbursement of Alaska Club memberships is no longer a problem.

To see how much of your annual credit you've used, log in to AmEx, select the card in question, choose "Membership->Benefits" off the menu bar, scroll down to see the travel credit benefit. (with thanks to Lumpylump76)



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Old Jan 6, 16, 11:19 pm
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Originally Posted by Single_Flyer View Post
THANKS! That did it. Strange.

I'll report back if I get my $100 Gift Card payment reimbursed.
My $100 certs took a couple of business days.
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Old Jan 7, 16, 2:06 pm
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Just tried to purchase a gift certificate, looks like the website is throwing back an error right now. Hope it gets fixed soon; would like to get my $200 sooner than later (in case Amex pulls the deal).
I've been trying for several days to purchase the gift certificate but it keeps erroring out. I've tried different browsers and I tried not being logged in, as well as both paper and email certs, although later in the process it asked me to log in and then errored out.

Originally Posted by Points Scrounger View Post
Have you tried purchasing a gift cert without being logged into your Alaska account?
I'll try it again and see if I can complete a purchase without creating an account.

Why would they want people with accounts not to be able to purchase gift certs? The error message says the error has been logged, and I think it has been failing for at least a week. Sheesh.
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Old Jan 7, 16, 4:43 pm
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Originally Posted by seacarl View Post
I've been trying for several days to purchase the gift certificate but it keeps erroring out. I've tried different browsers and I tried not being logged in, as well as both paper and email certs, although later in the process it asked me to log in and then errored out.



I'll try it again and see if I can complete a purchase without creating an account.

Why would they want people with accounts not to be able to purchase gift certs? The error message says the error has been logged, and I think it has been failing for at least a week. Sheesh.
When you get to the screen asking you to log in; DON'T. That worked for me. Very odd glitch.
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Old Jan 7, 16, 9:39 pm
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Bought 2 $100 GC on 1/4, got reimbursed on 1/6. Sweet
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Old Jan 8, 16, 12:13 pm
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I was actually going to wait for a fare sale that I want to jump on before getting a credit, but in light of the $hit hitting the fan with Serve, I decided to just get this today
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Old Jan 8, 16, 12:53 pm
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I purchased 4 x $50 Alaska Gift Certificates mid December on the same day, but still no credit? Anyone else in the same boat? going on three weeks now.
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Old Jan 8, 16, 4:00 pm
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Originally Posted by mickeyk178 View Post
I purchased 4 x $50 Alaska Gift Certificates mid December on the same day, but still no credit? Anyone else in the same boat? going on three weeks now.
Should not have done on same day.

Even as separate transactions, $200 on a single day can be problematic.
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Old Jan 8, 16, 4:29 pm
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Amex Platinum.

Purchased one each day, 50, 50 and 100. Each reimbursed the day after it posted.
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Old Jan 11, 16, 12:30 am
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Update: Purchased $100 Gift Certificate on 1/6. Reimbursed 1/10 (Sunday evening)
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Old Jan 11, 16, 12:17 pm
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Bought 1 $100 on 1/6, credit on 1/9, nice!
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Old Jan 11, 16, 1:26 pm
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Bought on 1/6:

$50 PRG
$50 PRG
$100 Plat

(All 50% of annual amounts available)

All reimbursed on 1/9.

Cheers.
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Old Jan 12, 16, 8:13 am
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Bought 1/7/2016 4:30pm

$100 PRG

Reimbursed this morning, 1/12/2016. Even though it shows it as reimbursed on 1/10/2016
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Old Jan 12, 16, 9:38 am
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$50 each on 12/28, 12/29, 12/30, and 12/31.

$50 reimbursements on 1/1, 1/1, 1/2, and 1/3.
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Bought $100, which posted on 08 Jan, reimbursement posted 11 Jan
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Old Jan 12, 16, 3:34 pm
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Originally Posted by jackal
$50 each on 12/28, 12/29, 12/30, and 12/31.

$50 reimbursements on 1/1, 1/1, 1/2, and 1/3.
Just under the wire

AMEX sent me a reminder for 2016...need to do this soon.
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