AMEX Platinum Charge Card Domestic Travel Booking Fee

Discussion in 'American Express Rewards' started by netaddict, Sep 21, 2006.

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  1. netaddict

    netaddict Member

    Mar 14, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia

  2. oz_mark

    oz_mark Enthusiast

    Jun 30, 2002
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    I guess the answer then is to not book through them.
  3. Mal

    Mal Enthusiast

    Dec 25, 2004
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    "A domestic flight-ticketing fee of $27.50 applies" "
    "*Please note domestic ticketing fee includes New Zealand."

    This is not very different from most other travel agencies. There is no money to be made from domestic/trans-tasman flights as Qantas gives 0% (?) commission for domestic and only a very small percentage for trans-tasman fares.

    Is it right to charge when you're paying $900? I'm not sure. Maybe another reason why Platinum Charge card is becoming redundant.

    BTW, with the way the Qantas website has changed, and other online booking systems exist, booking a domestic / trans-tasman trip is easy to do and I see negligible/no value in using a travel agent for the role.

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