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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 Feb 16, 16, 10:53 am   #646
  
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data point: 2x $100 gift cards purchased on the same transaction ($200 total) on 1/25, posted 1/26, credit posted 2/1
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Old Feb 16, 16, 1:10 pm   #647
  
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Dumb q:

Made a sw gc purcahse on Dec 29 last year and got reimbursed on Jan 1 2016.
Can I make another gc purchase today and will that count to 2016 or am I sol?
Also do I have to re-enroll?

Experts please
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Old Feb 16, 16, 4:33 pm   #648
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Also do I have to re-enroll?
No, your 2015 airline selection rolled over to 2016 if you did not change it in January. You 2015 purchase should have been charged against your 2015 benefit without regard to when American Express posted the credit.
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Old Feb 22, 16, 9:06 am   #649
  
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I switched my airline to Southwest on January 19th and the same day bought a $100 gift cert. It took until January 26th for the credit to post. I was worried I made a mistake by not waiting a day or two between selecting my airline and buying the cert, but it worked out OK.
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Old Feb 22, 16, 11:59 am   #650
  
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Dumb q:

Made a sw gc purcahse on Dec 29 last year and got reimbursed on Jan 1 2016.
Can I make another gc purchase today and will that count to 2016 or am I sol?
Also do I have to re-enroll?

Experts please
I have the same question and dates are similar as well for last year. However ,for this year , I purchased southwest GC on 02/18. Still waiting for the reward to show up

Update: $100 credit posted today.

Last edited by camsam; Feb 26, 16 at 12:41 pm Reason: Update
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Old Feb 25, 16, 10:39 am   #651
  
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Old Mar 16, 16, 12:42 am   #652
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Getting a bit nervous. $100 SW GC posted on the 10th and still haven't received the credit.
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Old Mar 16, 16, 6:18 am   #653
  
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Getting a bit nervous. $100 SW GC posted on the 10th and still haven't received the credit.
I purchased one on the 2nd of March.. Was just reimbursed today. sometimes just takes time. Lots of time.
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Old Mar 16, 16, 6:18 am   #654
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I purchased one on the 2nd of March.. Was just reimbursed today. sometimes just takes time. Lots of time.
Was just reimbursed a few minutes ago.
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Old Mar 16, 16, 7:00 am   #655
  
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Still working.

Bought $100 GC 2/18 reimbursed 2/25
Bought $100 GC 3/3 reimbursed 3/10
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Old Mar 29, 16, 1:06 pm   #656
  
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I just did this and though charges are still pending it does show as "Southwest airlines". Is that normal/okay for them to see this is an "incidental" credit?

Thanks
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Old Apr 4, 16, 4:43 pm   #657
  
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4 accounts, all 4 purchased 2nd day of card being received. $800 credited 2 business days later
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Old Apr 11, 16, 11:29 am   #658
  
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Data point:
- Selected Southwest on March 31.
- Purchased $100 GC on April 6 (appears as "SW AIR DALLAS TX").
- "AMEX Airline Fee Reimbursement" appeared dated April 9.

p.s. I'm new to this forum. Thanks so much!
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Old Apr 15, 16, 8:01 am   #659
  
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I've had the Platinum personal card for years and knew about the airline fee reimbursement, but didn't know that it could be used for GCs from the SW website. Thanks for posting!

$100 ordered today. I'll update when the credit posts.

Question: SW recently had a promo that gave a bonus when buying SW RR points. Can the GC be used to buy RR points? Or just flights?

Update: $100 credit posted April 19th!

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Old Apr 15, 16, 9:22 am   #660
  
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Just flights.
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