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Top elite status on 1 airlines or stick with 1 in hope for the invite only status?
I’m currently a United 1K traveller with 125K in PQMS and close to $40K in PQD. I have another 100k of flying left this year and am debating whether to keep flying United in the hopes of getting to Global Services or to switch to American and I will easily make Exec Platinum. Thoughts?
Depends on quite a few things – Where you’re based, what your goals are with the status and the miles and whether you can keep the status next year.
If you live near or can easily access an AA hub in addition to your UA hub, it could be a great idea since it means more flexibility for travel.
David – thanks for reply. I’m based out of Houston and so United is generally most convenient. However, Dallas is an AA hub and short trip up for most flights. I travel to Asia quite a bit and so depending on where some one world partners have better deals and so I thought about putting some flights in that direction to get the AA Exec Plat. Kind of wish there was a more defined path to Global Services – would make my decision much easier.
I hear you need at least $50k spend in a calendar year before they consider inviting you into Global Services