Elite Status

Hail Caesars! Revoked Caesars Rewards Diamond statuses are being reinstated

March wasn't kind for those of us on the Caesar's status match merry-go-round. Early in the month, Nick reported that 2022 status matches were taking much longer than normal. On top of that, there...

Which hotel elite program is best?

Following the news that IHG is introducing exciting new elite benefits, it's now worth comparing IHG to the other chains that offer significant elite perks: Marriott, Hilton, and Hyatt.  Which chain offers the most...

How to earn 2 years of IHG Club Lounge membership

In response to my post about IHG adding significant elite perks to their program, a reader asked if it was possible to time your Milestone Rewards so that you can get two full years...
World of Hyatt Explorist Status offer

Get Hyatt Explorist Status Free + Shortcut To Globalist Status (Targeted)

Hyatt is targeting employees of some large companies with an offer giving Explorist status free, then providing an opportunity to maintain that status or even earn Globalist status with reduced requirements. The Deal Register by...

Wow! IHG to offer real elite benefits. Watch out Marriott.

IHG has finally released details of their new rewards program.  The new program borrows liberally from Hyatt and, in my opinion, competes very well with Marriott.  Confirmed suite upgrades, free lounge access, and free...

World of Hyatt Complete Guide

World of Hyatt is, by far, my favorite hotel loyalty program.  Points are easy to earn (largely through their partnership with Chase), and Hyatt's generous award chart makes it possible to get huge value...

Star Alliance Gold match via ANA Mileage Club (match Delta Gold, AA Platinum Pro)

ANA Mileage Club is offering a status match for the first time in my recollection. Through this match opportunity, you can potentially match all the way up to ANA Platinum, which is Star Alliance...

Park Hyatt NYC: Bottom Line Review

I recently went to New York City for one night to attend an event celebrating the official launch of the Bilt card.  I also had a category 1-7 Hyatt free night certificate that was...

Hyatt releases all-inclusive award chart, adds 6 new properties

Last August, Hyatt announced that it would be adding 100 all-inclusive properties across seven brands with the purchase of Apple Leisure Group. In a press release today, Hyatt introduced a separate award chart for...

Breaking: American Airlines unveils “You’re Fairly Safe in Our Hands” arrival guarantee

It's the first day of the month (and of the quarter) and the news is coming in hot. Frequent Miler is pleased to be the first to publicly announce American Airlines' new, unprecedented 24-hour arrival...

Permanent change: Earn elite credit with Delta award tickets

Delta has announced today that Delta-operated SkyMiles award tickets will earn elite credit, both Medallion Qualifying Miles (MQMs) and Medallion Qualifying Dollars (MQDs), as a permanent change. Delta originally launched elite earnings on their award tickets...
Royal Air Maroc Status Match

(EXPIRED) Get Oneworld Status With Royal Air Maroc Status Match

Update 4/2/22: It looks like this status match opportunity has maxed out its allowance of matching to Gold, so you can now only get Silver status with Royal Air Maroc Safar Flyer. ~ Royal Air Maroc...

American Airlines and JetBlue expand reciprocal elite benefits

In July 2020, JetBlue and American Airlines announced a new partnership called the Northeast Alliance. Originally, the only part of this "alliance" with a firm timeline was codesharing and point accrual, with the promise...
IHG Rewards elite program changes

(Update: Changes Delayed) IHG Rewards Updating Loyalty Program; Initial Changes Announced

Update 3/18: One Mile at a Time is reporting that IHG has distributed an internal memo saying that the scheduled award program changes will now be delayed until at least late-April.  At this point,...

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