The Pain Of Qualifying For Free Status

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    Elite status is quite important to many travelers. It is the special little recognition that allows for upgrades within their preferred program, priority treatment, different phone numbers to access representatives quicker, and the little sense of relief that you have something to show for all the travel it took to earn that status. Qualifying For Elite Status Of course, if you never use the status, it does nothing for you but to give you one more luggage tag to put on your bag. Elite status is meant to be used so if you are not using it then you should probably not chase it! The funny thing about elite status is that it is actually easier to get elite status today than it was several years ago. In fact, it is completely possible to “earn” high elite status on Delta without ever stepping on an airplane! (see Frequent Miler’s post about that here). Between credit cards that give you status, credit cards that allow you to spend for status, status that can... The post The Pain Of Qualifying For Free Status appeared first on Running with Miles.

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