Old May 18, 19, 4:40 am
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craigthemif
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Barcelona, London, on a plane
Programs: BA Gold, TK E+, IB+, VS FC, Hyatt Globalist, MR Plat Prem, IHG Plat, Hilton Gold
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Originally Posted by EndlosLuft View Post
My choice seems to be between BA and Iberia since I'm not a fan of American's frequent flyer program.
I can make three general comments that might help.
  1. If you fly 3,000+ mile segments in J regularly, then IB+ is very attractive because you receive far more value in "Elite Points" than value as "Tier Points"
  2. For the shorter flights, BA "Tier Points" are a bit better than IB+ "Elite Points"
  3. If you can get to IB+ Platino, that gets you 2 years of status. BA Gold only ever gets you one year (plus anything remaining in your first year qualifying...)
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