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United Status purchase

United Status purchase

  1. Anonymous

    Hi Lucky,

    I received a postcard in the mail from United offering me the opportunity to purchase entry level MileagePlus status (Premier Silver) for $420. I was wondering if this purchase would trigger the Amex Platinum Airline Fee Reimbursement? Thanks!

  2. MidSouthSkier

    Hi Craig – I can’t say for certain but I would doubt it would trigger automatically. That credit is supposed to be for things like baggage fees and taxes/fees on award tickets that typically don’t cost that much. If you wanted to challenge it with Amex you *might* win but I would guess not.

    The team at Frequent Miler has a resource page that they update regularly with what does and doesn’t work, although a status purchase isn’t mentioned:
    [URL]https://frequentmiler.com/amex-airline-fee-reimbursements-still-works/[/URL]

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