Lifetime elite status has been a goal of mine since I got onto the road warrior carousel/roller coaster 15 years ago. My father was a million miler with the American Airlines AAdvantage program long before I became a road warrior. Heck, for one of…
The COVID-19 pandemic has placed a lot of challenges on people. Way down the list of important items are the decisions we’re all making with the credit cards in our wallet. Many of us have plenty of travel-related credit cards in our wallet. I’ve…
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Two weeks is enough time to work out the kinks on the Marriott/SPG integration, right? How about two months? Apparently, that’s not long enough, either. While members continue to have these issues, Marriott sits mostly silent. They do find time to tell investors things are great. It doesn’t seem they’re spending the time to ask customers if that’s actually the case.
More good news! Marriott has confirmed some more details on who qualifies for lifetime Platinum Premier status.
Marriott will combine status history with Starwood Preferred Guest to determine lifetime status for members as a one-time offer this year.
Marriott announces details of new loyalty program, combining Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest and Ritz-Carlton Rewards into one program. New award charts, elite benefits, lifetime status and credit card updates are just some of what we’re chewing on.
Here are 10 things I’m thankful for in the world of travel.
Lifetime status is the reward for years (decades?) of loyalty to an airline. Alaska Airlines appears to be saying that loyalty to Virgin America doesn’t really mean all that much to them. If true, that’s a bit disappointing.
After roaring out of the gates with positive changes when Marriott and SPG announced their merger, things have been very quiet since. I can’t help but wonder when we’ll know more.