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the cost of buying airline status

the cost of buying airline status

  1. Anonymous

    I was wondering if you have written anything on the notional cost or spend required to reach various tiers of an airline’s frequent flyer program? For instance, Qantas is having a double status credits offer which closes in the next two days, and here is a breakdown of how inconsistent their status credit program is in terms of fare category, the price paid, and status credits earned. [URL]https://www.2paxfly.com/2018/08/13/how-much-does-a-qantas-status-credit-cost/[/URL]

  2. David W

    Well nowadays, the 3 major US airlines (AA, UA, DL) all have a spend requirement for each of their elite tiers, so even if you somehow get the elite qualifying miles/segments, you still need to meet the spend requirement for each tier in order to obtain that status.

    For other airlines, it’s going to vary quite a bit based on the status you currently have, as well as how you fly. Fare deals pop up quite a bit and they can make a difference to how much it’ll cost to get you status.

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