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Cancelling credit card after airline ticket purchase

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Vijay, Oct 24, 2018.

  1. Vijay

    Vijay Reader

    Hi -

    I've been planning to cancel my united club card (450$ annual fee) prior to its expiry next spring. I have accumulated a few other cards including amex platinum and don't think its worth it paying so many $ in fees.

    When i purchase united tickets or even united awards with the card, I get free bags and premier access. I was planning on buying united for some upcoming trips which would occur after the cancellation. Do you think I will still get those benefits if the card is no longer active at the time of check in?
  2. Gia

    Gia Well-Known Member

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    In my experience with other cards, once they are cancelled the benefits end, even for future trips purchased with the card.
  3. David W

    David W Well-Known Member

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    Gia's right. When you cancel, UA would be notified that your no longer a card member and those benefits go away.