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    AMEX Platinum Charge Benefits - Q&A

    See this post for more detail re: HBR Harvard Business Review https://www.australianfrequentflyer.com.au/community/threads/aus-financial-review-benefit-gone-replaced-with-the-australian.101798/post-2260770
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    AMEX Platinum Charge Benefits - Q&A

    Thanks mate .. it appears I did not go through the entirety of the account set up process .. for some reason this allowed me to view all access via the Web (logged in with WSJ account) but not the apps .. this is now resolved as I redid the process again and it is now worked.
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    AMEX Platinum Charge Benefits - Q&A

    Hi folks re: WSJ subscription not sure if it is just me but I can gain access to all articles whilst logged in to the website … but logged in via iPad iOS app or iPhone no luck.. is the subscription offered a ‘Basic’ version?
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    Apply for a $20,000 Flexible Payment Option on your Card

    oh yeah .. for real yes .. i meant the offer with the card query and all .. if they had doubled the points could have been tastier .. thanks for sharing techno man @samh004
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    Apply for a $20,000 Flexible Payment Option on your Card

    Haven't received but this smells fishy ;-)
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    Aus. Financial Review benefit gone. (Replaced with The Australian)

    I read / watch all slants ..and trust me some dodgy extreme stuff on both sides. I have committed to giving The Australian a shot and there is definitely some quality content on there ..I just didn’t expect to have to fish around for it ..the newspaper is further to the right than I thought...
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    Aus. Financial Review benefit gone. (Replaced with The Australian)

    it is simply a fancy name for the papers business section .. the additional access you get is for Wall Street Journal. Go to your My Account to get the special code to activate that. You can see HBR here as a section but it is very limited...
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    Travel credit now usable for FHR bookings

    Grr this website is garbage .. always crashes hogs memory in the browser can't click buttons Wait found the solution .. don't use the FHR link ... use the normal hotels option and the credit will appear when checking out like this:
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    Some Australian Ibis Budget properties now ALL Partcipating

    Got my first Ibis Budget posting this morning. I had to request a missing stay from Accor but they sorted it out in 24 hours after my request put in.
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    booking flights via amex travel and then cancelling

    Yes it is annoying and No there is no way to cancel the booking unless you speak to an Amex agent Monday to Friday. Qantas cannot do anything.
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    Amex Platinum Charge Personal receive 150K Points on approval; 50K bonus Year 2 and a 500$ Statement Credit by July 14 2021

    Offer seems to be different than my fellow Amex enthusiast and poster @sudoer here and mine below expires on 14 July 2021. The big difference on this one is the former poster's offer gave more points but this one includes a juicy statement credit. Please evaluate each offer to see which one...
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    Aus. Financial Review benefit gone. (Replaced with The Australian)

    Official News for posterity via email: Your news subscription with exclusive benefits and features We are delighted to share that your American Express® Platinum Card Membership will soon include an exclusive The Australian Premium subscription benefit, giving you access to The...
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    Marriott new properties 2021.

    Update for the W Sydney; estimated for Q2 2022; they have hired a very experienced GM. https://www.hotelmanagement.com.au/2021/05/26/w-sydney-names-general-manager-as-open-date-set/
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    Aus. Financial Review benefit gone. (Replaced with The Australian)

    Next call may be a 'cancel my card' one and shunted over to the 'Retention Team'
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