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Airline fee $200/$100 reimbursement reports: WN/FL (Southwest) only

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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 Apr 25, 16, 12:47 pm
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Another data point

Selected SW 4/20
Purchased e-gift card 4/21
Reimbursed 4/23
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Old May 10, 16, 8:36 am
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I apologize if this is the wrong forum, but is the Amex airline credit good for taxes on award flights? If so, does it have to be a $200 charge at once or can it be like 6 - $33 charges over 4 months?
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Old May 10, 16, 9:48 am
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No, it generally wont work on taxes, as they are coded as airfare. And on qualifying items you can break it down into what ever denominations you want, and they will reimburse them up until you hit $200 total.
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Old May 10, 16, 11:16 am
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Does SW earlybird check charges qualifies as incidental fees for Amex fee credit ?
Yes.
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Old May 11, 16, 2:31 am
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Originally Posted by daw4888 View Post
No, it generally wont work on taxes, as they are coded as airfare. And on qualifying items you can break it down into what ever denominations you want, and they will reimburse them up until you hit $200 total.
Disagree. Earlier in the year, I bought a cheap JetBlue flight on AMEX Plat and got reimbursed 3 days later. So even if coded as airfare, can still got reimbursed, if the flight was cheap enough.
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Old May 11, 16, 8:06 am
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Originally Posted by TMM1982 View Post
... So even if coded as airfare, can still got reimbursed, if the flight was cheap enough.
The $5.60/$11.20 fee on AA award tickets is never reimbursed.
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Old May 11, 16, 8:18 am
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Originally Posted by mia View Post
The $5.60/$11.20 fee on AA award tickets is never reimbursed.
Can't speak to that. Only speaking to the previous post about costs coded as airfare not being reimbursed. That appears to be hit or miss but I've had good luck with it.
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Old May 11, 16, 5:53 pm
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Originally Posted by mia View Post
The $5.60/$11.20 fee on AA award tickets is never reimbursed.
I also can't speak to AA, but I've consistently had the taxes on WN flights paid with points reimbursed. For instance, just last month I had 3x/$5.60 reimbursed.
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Old May 12, 16, 10:40 am
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Originally Posted by TMM1982 View Post
Disagree. Earlier in the year, I bought a cheap JetBlue flight on AMEX Plat and got reimbursed 3 days later. So even if coded as airfare, can still got reimbursed, if the flight was cheap enough.
How much was the flight if you don't mind my asking?
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Old May 14, 16, 11:55 am
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Tried $75 SWGC... will wait what happens... Got the credit next day.

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Old May 14, 16, 11:57 am
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How much was the flight if you don't mind my asking?
129 I think
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Old May 18, 16, 9:20 am
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Purchased $200 electronic gift card on 5/15. Credit showed up on 5/18 (dated 5/17).
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Old May 19, 16, 9:17 am
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Purchased two $100 WN gift cards in a single transaction on 5/14, reimbursed the full $200 5/16.
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Old May 20, 16, 8:34 am
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I purchased a $100 southwest e-gift card on 5/17. Credit posted 5/19. I'll be purchasing the next $100 gc today.
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Old May 20, 16, 8:39 am
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Purchased two $100 Southwest cards on 5/17 - reimbursed yesterday.
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