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Airline fee $250/$200/$100 reimbursement reports: NK (Spirit) only

Airline fee $250/$200/$100 reimbursement reports: NK (Spirit) only

Old Oct 18, 14, 2:11 pm
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Airline fee $250/$200/$100 reimbursement reports: NK (Spirit) only

I didn't find a thread exclusively for NK so pardon me if this has been mentioned.

I designated NK as my airline for the incidental credit for this year. Spirit offered customer the opportunity to purchase bags at a lower price during ticket purchase, so I did. However, the incidental charge would not be picked up by AMEX since it will reflect as a ticket purchase. So just a heads-up. I ended up calling AMEX to have the charge manually credited.
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Old Oct 19, 14, 6:36 am
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Regardless I fly with NK or not, I would not have designated NK for the $200 incidental.

My concern is FR will be triggered by NK purchases.

People get triggered for FR because they use the cards in places like Walmart or MCD.
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Old Oct 20, 14, 4:22 am
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FR for those two merchants? Really?
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Old Oct 20, 14, 4:38 pm
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FR for those two merchants? Really?
The "arts" of FR is till unknown. However, it is generally triggered when there are signs your financial situation is declining.

Walmart and MCD are signs.
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Old Jan 23, 18, 10:55 pm
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Feeling dumb that I can't find a thread/sticky for Spirit Airlines. I've chosen them for the year and I would be happy to report what works and what doesn't.

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Old Jan 24, 18, 4:24 pm
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Does anyone have recent experiences with getting fee credited on Spirit? I am contemplating buying bags while buying ticket or later. TIA!
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Old Jan 30, 18, 12:52 pm
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FYI. I booked really cheap tickets and paid for the bags at the time of booking. Shows as one charge on AMEX bill. Representative said it will probably clear the entire charge in 3-4 weeks, as it was under $100, but if it didn't, they would manually credit the cost of the bags ($42). Yay I guess?
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Old Oct 21, 18, 11:35 am
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Also does purchasing Big Front Seat qualify for the credit? Technically it's not an upgrade per se, but you're selecting seats.

Also what's up with the FR trigger due to flying with NK? I did it number of times and nothing happened. I pay for products and services based on my need (ain't paying premium for the mediocre services from the Big 3), if AmEx wants FR I'll just close my accounts. Let's see if there's any DP regarding this.
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Old Oct 21, 18, 11:40 am
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Originally Posted by vincewy View Post
....Also what's up with the FR trigger due to flying with NK?....
An abrupt change in the pattern of merchants where you use the card might trigger an algorithm, but just flying a specific airline would not.
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Old Oct 24, 18, 8:43 pm
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Update, it looks like my purchase of Big Front Seat triggered the credit, so this is not considered an upgrade, but rather Seat Selection.
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Old Sep 20, 19, 4:59 pm
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Datapoint:
Purchased $9 club membership and bags in separate transactions , both reimbursed 3 days after transaction posted.

Bags are coded as : SPIRIT AIRLINES DIRECT SALES
Club Membership coded as : CLUB SPIRIT SPIRIT.COM
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Old Oct 11, 19, 10:35 am
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$59.95 Spirit Nine Fare Club reimbursed (coded as CLUB SPIRIT)
$42.60 Spirit Ticket purchase reimbursed (coded as SPIRIT AIRLINES DIRECT SALES)

Both took around 3 days or so
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Old Nov 11, 19, 8:51 am
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Selected spirit airlines as carrier online about 30 minutes before booking.

Separate transactions:

59.95 $9 fare club (coded as miscellaneous taxes/fees)

~$49 airfare for two (coded as passenger ticket)

Booked and paid for airfare first then immediately updated reservation to add bags and seat selection

~$205 bag and big front seat fees for two (coded as miscellaneous taxes/fees)

All three transactions reimbursed up the $250 limit about 3 days later.
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Old Nov 15, 19, 10:19 am
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Originally Posted by garykung View Post
Regardless I fly with NK or not, I would not have designated NK for the $200 incidental.

My concern is FR will be triggered by NK purchases.

People get triggered for FR because they use the cards in places like Walmart or MCD.
This is laughable nonsense.
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Old Nov 16, 19, 9:36 pm
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Hello,

Does it mean the price for the flight ticket can be reimbursed, even if I do not buy any seat or bag? I saw you said "~$49 airfare for two (coded as passenger ticket)"

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