La Quinta Returns is offering a fast track to elite status and new members who join the program can earn Gold elite after completing two hotel nights by Aug. 31, 2011. Visit http://www.insideflyer.com/link/?4998 to enroll in La Qunita Returns and complete two paid nights at points-eligible rates within 60 days of joining and you’ll automatically be upgraded to Gold status. Gold members receive benefits such as a 20 percent point bonus, free room upgrades and express check-in. The two nights can be consecutive or not so you can earn Gold status after completing one stay of two nights or longer. You must choose points instead of miles or credits as your earning preference to qualify and the offer is not valid for existing La Quinta Returns members.