How long for bonus miles to post?

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bmw1990Z
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How long for bonus miles to post?

Postby bmw1990Z » Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:41 pm

I've had my gold delta skymiles card for amonth and a week and have spent far over the $500 required for the 30,000 bonus skymiles. I read my card agreement which just said the bonus miles could take up to a month to post to your skymiles account. This is a newbie question I know, but does that mean they will post 2-4 weeks from the time you hit the required amount spent, or after that months bill has posted?
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Postby websteth » Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:17 pm

bmw1990Z wrote:I've had my gold delta skymiles card for amonth and a week and have spent far over the $500 required for the 30,000 bonus skymiles. I read my card agreement which just said the bonus miles could take up to a month to post to your skymiles account. This is a newbie question I know, but does that mean they will post 2-4 weeks from the time you hit the required amount spent, or after that months bill has posted?


Takes 6-8 weeks to hit once you cross the threshold. After 8 weeks just call and they can manually post.
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Postby agp » Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:17 pm

When credit card companies say "a month", it usually means a month after the end of the billing cycle in which you met the spending requirement.

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Postby bmw1990Z » Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:54 pm

websteth wrote:Takes 6-8 weeks to hit once you cross the threshold. After 8 weeks just call and they can manually post.


Do you mean call if by a month they aren't posted to my skymiles account? Also should I call delta or Amex?
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-Citi Forward Card for College Students-July 2011

-American Express Platinum Delta Skymiles--July 2013

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Postby websteth » Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:57 pm

bmw1990Z wrote:Do you mean call if by a month they aren't posted to my skymiles account? Also should I call delta or Amex?


The promo is with American Express. 8 weeks after your first statement if they are not in your account, call American express. They can research it from there.
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Postby websteth » Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:59 pm

Sorry that sounded rude. Long day here. Most cases they do show up on the first statement or shortly after it.
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Postby bmw1990Z » Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:31 pm

websteth wrote:Sorry that sounded rude. Long day here. Most cases they do show up on the first statement or shortly after it.


Didn't sound rude to me..thanks for help! I probably didn't need to post this, but I am OCD!
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Postby websteth » Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:21 pm

bmw1990Z wrote:Didn't sound rude to me..thanks for help! I probably didn't need to post this, but I am OCD!


I can't blame you. I am the same way. I almost lost out of my promo for my Platinum Card and they had to manually force those extras on to my account. Had to do with how the upgrade was processed. The rep had forgotten to put the promo on the account. Glad I saved the original offer with promo code.
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Postby bmw1990Z » Thu Jul 19, 2012 6:44 am

my card didn't come with info about the promotion but I have several delta emails about it, so I hope everything goes accordingly.
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-American Express Platinum Delta Skymiles--July 2013

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Postby websteth » Thu Jul 19, 2012 7:37 am

bmw1990Z wrote:my card didn't come with info about the promotion but I have several delta emails about it, so I hope everything goes accordingly.


You should be good. I haven't heard of many having issues with getting the points. They goofed on mine and gave me double. They let me keep them since it was their mistake
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