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Possible to buy my way to Alaska MVP Gold?

Possible to buy my way to Alaska MVP Gold?

  1. T.Chow

    I’m at 35k miles, and am probably going to finish the year at 38 or 39k miles, so 11-12k short of 50k to qualify for MVP Gold.

    I’m doing a ton of domestic travel in 2016, and will by flying coach, so would benefit a lot from the more frequent/liberal MVP Gold upgrades.

    I’ve heard that you can at times buy your way to MVP Gold based on your current status and history.

    Anyone have tips or info?

  2. Gaurav

    [USER=563]@T.Chow[/USER] have you tried calling AS to see what they can offer?

  3. T.Chow

    [USER=79]@Gaurav[/USER] I did call them and they said the policy they’ve been given is only to help if you’re within 5000 miles of a status level. Unfortunately it looks like i’ll be 11-12k miles short.

    I tried to push on it by telling them I’m a long time AS credit card holder, long time MVP, etc etc. She put me on hold once to find out, but came back empty handed.

  4. Gaurav

    That’s unfortunate. Have you taken a look at the mileage running forum over on Flyer Talk? You might be able to get the balance with one or two strategically planned runs?

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