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The HfP chat thread – Tuesday 27th April

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Comments (306)

  • Kevin D says:

    Quick question. The missus has had an Amex Platinum for 2 months, spent the 4k and got the 30,000 Avios. She’s going to cancel now and get refund of the annual fee pro rata. Where does the money go back to if she has cancelled the card?
    Thanks

    • cabal of rabid baboons says:

      into her cancelled account, she then requests a cheque, don’t disable on-line access to the account.

    • Fk says:

      I’ve had them automatically send a cheque in the post when cancelling via calling them up and I think once, also sending the payment to the card I normally pay my balance off with

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