50K Appeared in my AMEX MR account

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  1. Thank You Come Again

    Thank You Come Again Active Member

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    I've had a the Business Gold Rewards card since December 2012 and had received the 50K bonus after I had met the initial spend in early 2013.

    Today when I logged into my account, I saw that another 50K has been credited and it says 50K bonus for $5K spend.

    I'm not sure if this was some promotion they automatically enrolled me around my anniversary or if it is something that they are doing for all but I am pretty positive I haven't signed up for anything. Not complaining but just wondering if others have seen something like this. I am tempted to transfer points out just so they don't take them back (if it is a mistake on their part) ;).
     
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  2. LarryInNYC

    LarryInNYC Gold Member

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    Oh, is that where I put them? Thanks for looking after them for me! :cool:
     
  3. satman40

    satman40 Gold Member

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    I'd be moving them over to BA, bet they disappear soon...

    I'll let you know if I get a few my way at renewal. Was on the same deal as you.
     
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  4. pointshogger

    pointshogger Silver Member

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    Agreed, generally it would be better to leave them in transferable format to keep the flexibility, but in this case I would be more willing to transfer them away ASAP. Unless you have a lot of points in your account where you still have another 50k for them to take back anyway.

    Depends on your situation.
     
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  5. satman40

    satman40 Gold Member

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    I had a large amount extra in a broker account, well over a year, and one day they moved it.,,,

    It happens, even with bank accounts, if it is not there they will ask for it back...

    They also get audited...

    I had over 50k, of their money, sure made the account look good..,and one day my money market account dropped.
     
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    miles and smiles Gold Member

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    AMEX has made mistakes like that in the past. Once I was given 30K Starpoints by mistake. They never realized their mistake and I later transferred them to an airline. I know that others have received similar amounts by mistake. So, chances are good (though not definite) that they will not realize their mistake and the points are yours to keep.
     
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  7. satman40

    satman40 Gold Member

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    Nothing wrong with a little extra....
    Always be ready to pay the price,
    I have written a few check that have never been cashed...
    I'd move them out also..and kind of smile...:D
     
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    satman40 Gold Member

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    Called today to cancel the card, they offered me $100.00 Off the 175, I passed...No 50k bonus....
     
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    satman40 Gold Member

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    Lufthansa made me a 50k offer, so my number if cards will stay the same,
    Knew that empty space could be filled, in the wallet.

    Barclay and United in Star Alliance...
     

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