Airline fee $200/$100 reimbursement reports: AS only

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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 Feb 17, 17, 5:12 pm
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2/8 $100, reimbursed on 2/10
2/13 $100, reimbursed on 2/15
for both personal and business platinum cards
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Old Feb 21, 17, 11:04 am
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2/13 $150 on my personal Plat, reimbursed on 2/15.
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Old Feb 21, 17, 5:12 pm
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PRG card

2/15 $100, still NOT reimbursed as of 2/21

What did I do wrong?! I called AMEX to change my airline (as I already changed it once back in January), went online to confirm that the airline was changed to Alaska (change reflected immediately), then purchased the gift card. I'm still not showing any reimbursement :[
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Old Feb 21, 17, 7:21 pm
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2/18/17 Purchased 2x $100
2/20/17 Posted (during day)
2/20/17 Reimbursed (overnight) 2x $100

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Old Feb 21, 17, 7:21 pm
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Originally Posted by jlee78 View Post
PRG card

2/15 $100, still NOT reimbursed as of 2/21

What did I do wrong?! I called AMEX to change my airline (as I already changed it once back in January), went online to confirm that the airline was changed to Alaska (change reflected immediately), then purchased the gift card. I'm still not showing any reimbursement :[
Welcome to Flyertalk jlee78.

Not sure at this point, but I'd give it a bit more time to see if it comes thru.
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Old Feb 22, 17, 9:29 pm
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Welcome to Flyertalk jlee78.

Not sure at this point, but I'd give it a bit more time to see if it comes thru.
Thanks for the welcome! And yes I guess that's all I can do at this point >_< my statement closed yesterday and it seems like it's still nada :/
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Old Feb 22, 17, 10:31 pm
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Wrong thread

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Old Feb 23, 17, 8:10 am
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Originally Posted by TJMAC View Post
PRG Card- United is my chosen airline for the 2nd straight year.
You posted this in the Alaska Airlines thread. You will want to review the wikipost at the top of the United Airlines thread. MPX transactions are no longer reimbursed and ticket purchases are generally not reimbursed:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/ameri...s-ua-only.html
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Old Feb 23, 17, 8:20 am
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Originally Posted by mia View Post
You posted this in the Alaska Airlines thread. You will want to review the wikipost at the top of the United Airlines thread. MPX transactions are no longer reimbursed and ticket purchases are generally not reimbursed:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/ameri...s-ua-only.html
My mistake. I missed the UA thread.
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Old Feb 27, 17, 2:58 pm
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Data point 2/27

1x100$ AS gift certificate
purchased: 2/23
posted: 2/24
reimbursed: 2/26

I had the card opened in mid December, I got credit in 2016, 2017.. Is it possible to get another one in 2018 and then cancel/downgrade without paying the annual fee?
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Old Mar 8, 17, 12:31 pm
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AMEX Platinum Personal

Charged:
2 X $100 on 3/5 (Posted as 'ALASKA AIR GIFT CERT - SEATTLE, WA')

Credited:
2 X $100 on 3/7
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Old Mar 8, 17, 5:58 pm
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Newbie question - Does AMEX do partial reimbursements? I spent $102 directly my Platinum card for AS taxes and got reimbursed a while back. If I buy a $100 AS GC, will I then be reimbursed $98?
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Old Mar 9, 17, 8:53 pm
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Originally Posted by Millerwaukee View Post
Newbie question - Does AMEX do partial reimbursements? I spent $102 directly my Platinum card for AS taxes and got reimbursed a while back. If I buy a $100 AS GC, will I then be reimbursed $98?
Good question..... if it is like the CSR travel credit, then yes.
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Old Mar 10, 17, 10:09 am
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I paid $74.18 to upgrade to a premier class seat. Reimbursed four days later.
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Old Mar 10, 17, 2:20 pm
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DP: Not sure if this is already known, but AS GC triggered the 5X airlines bonus as well. Getting an extra 1k MR is icing.
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