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Valid Airline Fees For Amex Platinum Fee Credit?
Long story but I’m looking at changing the origin on an AA award coming up in a few weeks. The $150 fee will definitely apply, so I figured I’d get it covered with the credit on an Amex personal platinum card I got a couple of weeks ago. I was about to set American as the airline selection until I read the summary of terms:
> This benefit doesn’t offer credit toward airline tickets, mileage points purchases or mileage points transfer fees, gift cards, upgrades, duty–free purchases, or award tickets.
That is a pretty broad definition. Does a change fee to an award ticket fall under whatever ‘award tickets’ means? What exactly does award tickets even mean in that context?
Related – This is a redemption on EY. I assume that makes no difference as this is booked through AA, but figured it can’t hurt to ask.
I would think it counts but here’s Frequent Miler’s latest updates on what counts for the fees: [URL]http://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/amex-airline-fee-reimbursements-still-works/[/URL]
Thanks for that link. Seems like I just need to roll the dice?
[I]Sometimes purchases of gift cards, [B]award fees[/B], or even low-cost airfare are reimbursed even though they shouldn’t be.[/I]