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Airline fee $250/$200/$100 reimbursement reports: AS only (2011-2019)

Old Sep 17, 2014, 10:49 am
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Reminder: you must enroll and select AS as your airline BEFORE making a reimbursable purchase. Click HERE to enroll.
As of June 2017 gift certificates are no longer reimbursed. Link to buy gift certicates

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)

Tickets cancelled within 24 hours are refunded back to the card used for the purchase. Tickets for travel dates > 60 days out can be deposited to your wallet when cancelled (this has not been true for some time). Change fees may apply depending on your status. Change fees are waived for MVP Gold and MVP Gold 75k members according to this page: https://www.alaskaair.com/content/mi...ID:MileagePlan (expand "service benefits" towards the bottom of the page). The wallet funds will expire one year after the issue date of the original ticket.
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Airline fee $250/$200/$100 reimbursement reports: AS only (2011-2019)

Old Dec 17, 2016, 10:11 pm
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Originally Posted by kumaranik
12/12 purchased gift cert of 50$
12/14 posted
12/16 credited back
Thanks for the update.

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Old Dec 19, 2016, 1:48 pm
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Is that for the PRG or PLAT?
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Old Dec 19, 2016, 1:52 pm
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Originally Posted by nas6034
...PRG or PLAT?
The reimbursement process is identical in every respect. The only difference is the size of allowance. PRG = $100 per calendar year; PLT = $200 per calendar year.
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Old Dec 19, 2016, 4:24 pm
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Originally Posted by kumaranik
12/12 purchased gift cert of 50$
12/14 posted
12/16 credited back
Did the charge also post as gift card?
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Old Dec 19, 2016, 6:52 pm
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Originally Posted by cprakash1995
Did the charge also post as gift card?
Yes, it says Alaska air gift cert.
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Old Dec 22, 2016, 2:16 pm
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12/19 purchased 4 gift cert of 50$ on 4 seperate transactions
12/21 posted
12/22 credited back
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Old Dec 23, 2016, 5:48 pm
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Today I asked Amex rep to change it to AS, and right away bought 50 cert. I am going to wait for another 24 hours before I buy rest of them.

Should I buy them 50 dollar denomination or 150 should be fine?
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Old Dec 23, 2016, 9:06 pm
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Safer to keep them under $100 each I think. You could do a $75 then another $75 the next day and be ok...famous last words.
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Old Dec 25, 2016, 4:30 pm
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Originally Posted by jeepie
Safer to keep them under $100 each I think. You could do a $75 then another $75 the next day and be ok...famous last words.
The first transaction I did for 50 posted today and I see no change from 200 to 150. I assume it is going to take 2 more days?

If so, then I will buy 2 * 75 and hope that everything is smooth
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Old Dec 25, 2016, 4:51 pm
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There's also a difference between doing one transaction of 2x 75, and two transactions of 1x 75 each
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Old Dec 26, 2016, 8:16 am
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I am late in doing this for Plat this year... when I go to United page, it says: We've decided to discontinue the United gift certificate program, so gift certificates are no longer available for purchase.
Did I miss out, or am I in wrong place? I have been trying to find link in this thread....
Thx!
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Old Dec 26, 2016, 8:36 am
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This is the Alaska Airlines thread. See here:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/ameri...s-ua-only.html

United has eliminated gift certificates, but has a Gift Registry feature now.
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Old Dec 26, 2016, 8:41 am
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Do I have to buy Alaska A then? I have a gift registry from last year, but can't see place to add to it. So does this mean Alaska A is only option? Thanks!

Originally Posted by mia
This is the Alaska Airlines thread. See here:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/ameri...s-ua-only.html

United has eliminated gift certificates, but has a Gift Registry feature now.
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Old Dec 26, 2016, 8:46 am
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Originally Posted by de13
So does this mean Alaska A is only option? Thanks!
No, we have a separate thread for each eligible airline: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Southwest, United.

To qualify for redemption the expense must be charged by the airline that you selected. If you chose United you need to read recent posts in the United thread where others have discussed how to locate an existing Gift Registry. If you still have problems, please post your question in the United thread.
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Old Dec 26, 2016, 8:50 am
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Thank you. Getting it done now.
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