Complimentary flight on plate edge

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scheps

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Hey guys,

Just wondering if when redeeming the complimentary flight, can you originate from a city which is different to the recorded residential city with AMEX?

It's weird you can go per-bne rtn and not bne-per rtn for example.

And is as long as saver fares are available, redemption success rate is 100%?

Thanks in adv :)
 

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Hey guys,

Just wondering if when redeeming the complimentary flight, can you originate from a city which is different to the recorded residential city with AMEX?

It's weird you can go per-bne rtn and not bne-per rtn for example.

And is as long as saver fares are available, redemption success rate is 100%?

Thanks in adv :)

Yes

No - but not sure what the bucket is.
 

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Another question I was going to ask so it seemed to fit here.

Is the annual flight redeemable based on
- calendar year
- financial year
- card membership year?

(Ie. When does it roll over into the next "year"?)
 

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Yes

No - but not sure what the bucket is.

Ah ok, thats a good point, there are three buckets (I forget now) and there are more than 3 buckets in that category.

Its good one can book from anywhere, not locked to the city of residence.

Thanks for that.
 

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Another question I was going to ask so it seemed to fit here.

Is the annual flight redeemable based on
- calendar year -
- financial year
- card membership year? - YES, and if you are on the cusp of paying your annual fee, you can actually book for two.

(Ie. When does it roll over into the next "year"?)

10 char......
 

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Another question I was going to ask so it seemed to fit here.

Is the annual flight redeemable based on
- calendar year
- financial year
- card membership year?

(Ie. When does it roll over into the next "year"?)

Card anniversary.
If you wait 11 months you can book 2 flights for self and a travel companion.
 

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I always call before end of my year and ask them to carry it over they usually give me 2 months blowing the booking window out another 11 mths.
great if not sure how you are going to use can always bring the date forward for a fee.
 

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Flight reset date is not always card anniversary or annual fee date - my reset date is many months apart from annual fee date, for some reason!

My understanding is that saver fares being available almost always means seat will be available.
 

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Is there a minimum amount of notice needed to book a flight or can you call to book a few days in advance?
 

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Is there a minimum amount of notice needed to book a flight or can you call to book a few days in advance?

No minimum as far as I am aware - just depends on availability of seats, which is quite good. I usually book at short notice - a week or two.
 

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Cheers. Thats very handy. Being in tye doghouse with your roster clerk is never good for planning far in advance so a couple of weeks is good!
 

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Thanks all - guess I have until May to worry about the next booking! ;)
 
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