Using my wifes miles. Will this MM'er still get his benefits?

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  1. dhammer53
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    I want to book award tickets for my wife and I using her account. She has no status. Will I get my PremEx benefits when using her miles for these tickets? ie free bags, early boarding, E+ seats.

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  2. 8MiHi

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    Name her your MM companion immediately and you will.
     
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    You should be able to put your MP # onto the reservation when making it. This should then get you your benefits.
     
  4. radonc1951

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    I think you can also transfer points between family member accounts so if all the above excellent ideas didn't work, I think you could move the necessary number of points into your account and proceed booking within your account.
     
  5. Wandering Aramean
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    This is the best option.

    Not for free. And definitely not worth the cost.

    This works intermittently with awards booked from another account. The passenger generally takes the status of the account which did the booking. Sometimes you can get it to replace with the actual passenger FF# but it doesn't always work.
     
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  6. dhammer53
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    I'm not so sure how happy this will make my son. ;)

    Thanks.
     
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    Who do you want happier? Your son or your wife? :D
     
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  8. dhammer53
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    In 2014, my wife.

    In 2030, my son. ;)
     
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    That would be a wise move. :p
     
  10. mre5765

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    Worst case, call.
     
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