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20,000 BA Miles for 35!! (Amex Gold relaunch)

Old May 16, 10, 9:20 am
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???

14/05/2010 First year welcome bonus 193
Doesn't seem to relate to anything. Still no bonus points (more than 2k spent on this card) and mrs uk1's card still shows no bonus points either.
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Old May 16, 10, 9:56 am
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Originally Posted by uk1 View Post
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Doesn't seem to relate to anything. Still no bonus points (more than 2k spent on this card) and mrs uk1's card still shows no bonus points either.
I had something like that - it was the bonus points for all the items that went through without any bonus before the card was re-issued as a preferred gold card.
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Old May 16, 10, 10:48 am
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My card came weeks ago and have since been earning points. However, I got another one through the door yesterday, completely different number.
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Old May 16, 10, 11:06 am
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Originally Posted by Raffles View Post
A phrase which implies that this 20k promo may indeed be a one-off and not carried on after 8th June (or whatever the stated date was)
Just for clarity, I presume that the deadline refers to approved applications, and not the date of the 500, which I believe I have read has to be within 3 months?

Still weighing up whether to apply or not. The card fee is my barrier, so am curious about the success rate of Quidco cashback.
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Old May 16, 10, 11:49 am
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I haven't applied yet, but that is because I know we will run up a huge hotel bill next Easter and want to be able to sticky it on the card for double points before I cancel it!
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Old May 16, 10, 3:47 pm
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Originally Posted by mycity68 View Post
My card came weeks ago and have since been earning points. However, I got another one through the door yesterday, completely different number.
Me too: seems to have been a result of the "Preferred" status having been missed off initially. Now that I have activated my second card, the Membership Rewards system appears to work just fine.

(As an aside, I recently replaced my BA Amex PP card as the old one had broken, but the new one appeared online as a 'non-UK' card at first and now shows separately, almost as if it were an additional card on the same account rather than a replacement. Seems IT issues are rife over at Amex at the moment.)
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Old May 17, 10, 3:53 am
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To add a further layer of combinations, my online account shows just "Gold Card" yet I am receiving MR on purchases, including double points on Waitrose and train tickets. So it looks like my card has been set up correctly even without the "Preferred". Does this mean I will definitely get the 20k MR?

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Old May 17, 10, 8:00 am
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Originally Posted by mycity68 View Post
My card came weeks ago and have since been earning points. However, I got another one through the door yesterday, completely different number.
Originally Posted by _nate View Post
Me too: seems to have been a result of the "Preferred" status having been missed off initially.
Read the flipping thread, I've reported on this before
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Old May 17, 10, 10:01 am
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Originally Posted by trickster View Post
Still weighing up whether to apply or not. The card fee is my barrier, so am curious about the success rate of Quidco cashback.
I don't think anyone's yet been paid out - or even tracked - yet, but I expect it to come through eventually.

Even without the cashback, 95 for 20,000 miles is still less than 0.5p per mile
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Old May 17, 10, 10:04 am
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Originally Posted by mad_rich View Post
Even without the cashback, 95 for 20,000 miles is still less than 0.5p per mile
.... with the added benefit that you can hold of transferring them for as long as you hold the card, and thus have the option of 'topping up' Hilton, BMI, Eurostar, SPG, Jumeirah, Priority Club accounts as well!
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Old May 17, 10, 10:36 am
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I applied on presumption of paying 95quid and the quidco a bonus if it gets paid.

I think I can start making noises with quidco as of today so we'll see how it goes.
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Old May 17, 10, 10:43 am
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Originally Posted by weirdfish View Post
I applied on presumption of paying 95quid and the quidco a bonus if it gets paid.

I think I can start making noises with quidco as of today so we'll see how it goes.
Indeed. Put my quidco enquiry in this afternoon, but if it doesn't get paid, I won't be whinging too much - even at 95, it's a good deal.
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Old May 17, 10, 12:17 pm
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Originally Posted by Shuttle-Bored View Post
Indeed. Put my quidco enquiry in this afternoon, but if it doesn't get paid, I won't be whinging too much - even at 95, it's a good deal.
I would be whinging at a 95 cost. I am sure it will track though after being chased.
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Old May 17, 10, 1:25 pm
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My quidco account is now showing the 60quid but have to wait up to 60 days now to find out if its been agreed or declined. A quick process it's not
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Old May 17, 10, 3:46 pm
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Originally Posted by Private Pyle View Post
Read the flipping thread, I've reported on this before
Nobody told me I was expecting a new card, unlike you: mine just turned up.
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