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Used my Platinum Saks credit

NRB525
Super Contributor

Used my Platinum Saks credit

I bought three pairs of socks.

The remainder of my Saks Fifth Avenue Wardrobe will have to be aspirational for the time being. Maybe a shirt next time.

Still, it’s money back from the Platinum, so I am not complaining.
High Bal Jan 2009 $116k on $146k limits 80% Util.
Oct 2014 $46k on $127k 36% util EQ 722 TU 727 EX 727
April 2018 $18k on $344k 5% util EQ 806 TU 810 EX 812
Jan 2019 $7.6k on $360k EQ 832 TU 839 EX 831
March 2021 $33k on $312k EQ 796 TU 798 EX 801
May 2021 Paid all Installments and Mortgages, one new Mortgage EQ 761 TY 774 EX 777
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kerplunk
Frequent Contributor

Re: Used my Platinum Saks credit

Yeah, the Sak’s credit is useless IMO.

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wasCB14
Super Contributor

Re: Used my Platinum Saks credit

Did the same in Feb...socks.

 

Ebates was supposed to give me 10x on the purchase, but the points never posted.

 

I get plenty of value from the travel perks, so the Saks credit is just a nice extra.

Spend: BofA PR + WWFCR, BBP, Schwab Platinum, CFF+CF, Costco, Discover
Perks: IHG49, Hyatt75, Delta Platinum, "Old" SPG95
SD/AAoA Ballast: Arrival, CFU, DC
Upgrade/downgrade games: BCE, EDP
SUB: JetBlue, Amex Platinum
Mostly earning MRs and cash back as I use up hotel and airline points spread across several programs.
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NRB525
Super Contributor

Re: Used my Platinum Saks credit

It’s still a $50 Credit, so that’s nice. The prices are much higher at Saks of course, but the clothing quality I saw in the stores looks good too. The effect of this, as with many AMEX offers, is to get you in the store, so it worked for me Saturday. 

 

Then yesterday I used a Hugo Boss promo for “spend $250, get 5,000 MR” on some dress shirts. Learned they alter the sleeves as standard, so another “get you in the store” that worked on me.  I usually shop Nordstrom, but the selection was better in the Hugo Boss store.  

 

I’ll be back to both stores eventually. 

High Bal Jan 2009 $116k on $146k limits 80% Util.
Oct 2014 $46k on $127k 36% util EQ 722 TU 727 EX 727
April 2018 $18k on $344k 5% util EQ 806 TU 810 EX 812
Jan 2019 $7.6k on $360k EQ 832 TU 839 EX 831
March 2021 $33k on $312k EQ 796 TU 798 EX 801
May 2021 Paid all Installments and Mortgages, one new Mortgage EQ 761 TY 774 EX 777
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ChessChik47
Frequent Contributor

Re: Used my Platinum Saks credit

I used mine too; I bought some makeup online and the credit posted super fast.  I don't normally shop at Sak's so it was fun to see what I could get for "free".  

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