American Express Platinum Cardholders Getting $35 Uber Credit on their Cancelled Cards

Update 12/1/20: Same thing happening again for 2020 with $35 being sent out to cancelled cards. The credit will probably be pulled back in a few days, same as last time, given that the info is already circulating. You’ll want to use this up while you can.

Update 12/9/19: Some on r/churning are reporting their credits have now been clawed back. Others are still seeing their credit intact.

Original Post:

The American Express Platinum card offers a $15 monthly Uber credit; during the month of December the credit is bumped up to $35. Those who have cancelled their Platinum cards during 2019 are seeing today the $35 credit pop up, despite the fact that they have not been getting these credits after the cancellation.

Apparently, the $35 credit is coded separately and goes out to everyone who was a Platinum cardholder during the year. It may or may not be intentional, but regardless, it’s useful to know and not let the credit go to waste.

Hat tip to GonadGirl

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San (@guest_1101456)
December 1, 2020 21:50

Say I have a gift card balance of $50 and $35 Amex credit. Will they clawback from $50 credit if I use $35 Amex monthly credit before they clawback ?

Elliot (@guest_1101224)
December 1, 2020 16:41

Similar: my Hilton aspire card got an unexpected “Hilton resort credit” that corresponded with an amount I spent (and was already credited) a few months ago. I’m assuming it will be clawed back.

Ron (@guest_1101202)
December 1, 2020 16:18

Chuck will Amex extend the pandemic offers into 2021

P (@guest_1101291)
December 1, 2020 17:54

That would be nice if they do.
I would have no use for my 2 Gold and Schwab Platinum next year, otherwise. Just going to stick with the Hilton Aspire.

Bhurrito (@guest_1101182)
December 1, 2020 15:42

I didn’t even know about the extra $20 in december and thought it was a glitch until seeing this thread. Excellent as I forgot to pack my food for work today. I swear, with all the perks these days from credit card companies trying to earn your business, if you’re not taking full advantage then you’re basically leaving money on the table!

kk (@guest_1101149)
December 1, 2020 15:01

Hmmm. After my credit was clawed back. I can no longer make purchase from Uber Eats using any credit cards even including valid ones. I contact the customer support and I was told that my account was flagged not to make purchase. It was removed once based on the customer support. But I still get the error for a second time. No one will help this time and I do not want to bother with it any more. I used the $15 credit from my cancelled card. Never used $35 credit though.

ieatdogfood (@guest_1101123)
December 1, 2020 14:18

Order. Food. Now.

Sevillada (@guest_1101117)
December 1, 2020 14:12

They had a year to fix it…

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Professional MSer (@guest_1101113)
December 1, 2020 14:05

shhhh OMG don’t post his publicly…. the RAT will notice it and clawback the credit…. SMH

William Charles
December 1, 2020 17:49

They did the exact same thing last year

mark (@guest_1101091)
December 1, 2020 13:35

I dont see it in my account

Newbie (@guest_1101086)
December 1, 2020 13:28

People complain about RAT team but I would fire their business group who writes all these business specifications. So many loopholes in the application. Sad that Amex has to hire a RAT team to make up for their incompetent business group.
Why do they let customers enter their system and then clawback only to make the customers unhappy.