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$200 / $100 Amex Airline Fee Credit Works for Amazon Gift Cards (via United Mileage Plus X)

Using Amex Airline Fee Credit for Airline e-Gift Certificates There is a $200 & $100 airline fee credit offered by American Express for the Platinum, Business Platinum, and Premier Rewards Gold. By now, you have probably heard that many are getting reimbursed for electronic gift certificates for certain airlines such as American Airlines. Not long ago many…

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Dumb BA Avios Award Search Error / Glitch & How To Fix

BA Avios Award Search Error / Glitch 10/28/15 Update: Glitch fixed If you have been trying to use the British Airways Avios award search tool lately, you will notice it has been displaying the BA Avios Award Search Error above.  I thought “oh great, another BA glitch” and patiently waited, and waited.  But today I stopped…

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Can’t Buy American Airline Gift Cards In New Jersey? Use This Easy Trick.

AA GiftCards Not Allowed In NJ

How To Buy American Airline Gift Cards In New Jersey Try buying an American Airline gift card with a billing address in NJ and you will get this lovely error message: Based on recent Gift Card-related legislative action in the State of New Jersey that requires sellers of such products to report voluminous documentation with…

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Amex Platinum $200 Gift Card Reimbursement STILL Alive (Even For Prior Purchases)

$200 Gift Card Reimbursement STILL Alive 1/28/17 Update: AA gift cards reimbursement still working ($100 x 2). More details on how to use your $200 Amex airline credit on various gift cards. Doctor of Credit first reported that gift card purchases made after (or even slightly before) August 20th were not being reimbursed by Amex. The Doc was…

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14 Ways to Prevent Starwood SPG Points from Expiring

SPG Starwood Logo - How To Prevent SPG Points From Expiring

How to Prevent your SPG Points from Expiring Starpoints (SPG points) are the most valuable hotel loyalty currency available. There are so many easy ways to keep your points alive that you will not have any excuses. Below are the best ways to make sure your points don’t expire! While Hilton, IHG, Hyatt, and Marriott…

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Chase Application Status Check + Reconsideration Phone Line / Number Tips

JPMorgan Chase Logo - How To Check Your Application Status

Chase Application Status Check & Reconsideration Phone Line / Number – Credit Cards After you apply for a Chase credit card, you may not get instantly approved. You can easily check the status of your application. If you were denied, there is the Chase reconsideration department that you can call to get the denial reversed over…

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Amex Business Rewards Gold 75,000 Offer Still Live (75K After $10K Spend) YMMV

Amex Business Reward Gold

8/27 Update: STILL WORKS Still working as of 8/27/15 – 11AM EST: The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN –  75,000 Offer February of this year, I posted about getting a 75,000 offer for The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN card to appear via reloads in Chrome Incognito mode.  Then in…

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