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Elite Status

Leveraging Delta’s Same Day Flight Changes (It’s good to be Gold)

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Most airlines in the U.S. now offer free flight changes on most routes (see our quick reference charts here).  That's great, but they don't usually waive the price difference between two flights.  For example,...

The Rumored Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant Card. Is it worth $650?

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Recently, news broke about potential upcoming changes to the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant card.  The Points Guy published details from an American Express survey that sought reactions to very specific proposed changes.  Normally I wouldn't...

Shopping for status: Airline edition (inspired by “Passing the GUC”)

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Elite status in the right loyalty program can make a trip smoother, more comfortable, or sometimes save you money. Ordinarily, earning elite status requires loyalty to one company over others, but sometimes there is...

Shopping for status: Car rental edition

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Elite status in the right loyalty program can make a trip smoother, more comfortable, or sometimes save you money. Ordinarily, earning elite status requires loyalty to one company over others, but sometimes there is...
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(EXPIRED) American Airlines Platinum Pro status fast track via World of Hyatt

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American Airlines is widely targeting members of World of Hyatt with a fast track opportunity to earn up to Platinum Pro status through January 2023 with greatly reduced requirements. Personally, I think they are...

Southwest makes re-qualifying for A-list easy as pie [Targeted?]

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Southwest Airlines has sent an email today to A-list members with an incredibly easy path to re-qualify for elite status: fly just two round trips (or four one-ways) between August 19 - November 19, 2021 and...

Wyndham Earner credit cards review: Surprisingly strong

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Republishing due to Wyndham cards offering double their original welcome bonuses. It appears that these doubled offers end 10/14/21 (H/T DoC) Barclays and Wyndham recently unveiled three new "Wyndham Earner" rewards credit cards.  While I...

(EXPIRED) [Possibly targeted] IHG Platinum status with 5 nights in 90 days

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A reader reached out with an offer they received for IHG elite status: register and then stay 5 nights within 90 days to get Platinum status or 2 nights within 90 days for Gold...

Easy path to Delta elite status through Jan 2024

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It was already easier than ever to earn Delta elite status this year thanks to Status Accelerators, elite earnings on award tickets, and 25% enhanced credit card spend Status Boosts (see: Shortcuts to Delta...

Manufacturing Lifetime Delta Diamond Status

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Delta offers lifetime elite status to those who earn 1 million or more Medallion Qualifying Miles (MQMs).  Delta calls this status "Million Miler Status".  Each time you reach 1 million MQMs, you get "a...
Delta Air Lines

Delta extends elite status, upgrade certificates, earnings on awards, and more!

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Big news for Delta elite members: Delta elite status is being extended again. Additionally, they are extending the validity of regional and global upgrade certificates, they are going to continue rolling over miles, award tickets...

Hyatt status fast-track open for all

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View from the Wing reports on an interesting World of Hyatt elite status fast track offer that is materially different than the one being offered to American Airlines elites: it is possible to get...

The Hotel Collection Mini Guide: Prepaid rates earn hotel points/perks, and more surprising finds

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Recently Amex Platinum cards added a new benefit: Earn back up to $200 per year on Fine Hotels & Resorts (FHR) or The Hotel Collection (THC) prepaid bookings.  We already knew that FHR prepaid...

Find your own Fine Hotels & Resorts deals

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This morning Nick posted "Searching for deals through Fine Hotels & Resorts."  In that post he listed a number of Fine Hotel & Resort (FHR) properties around the world that were at least sometimes...

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