Old Nov 15, 19, 4:14 am
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Originally Posted by ms101 View Post
Hi all,

my parents are gunning for BAEC Gold from blue. They’ve racked up plenty of tier points, and finally got the 2 flight requirement done (it’s listed in their account as Bronze membership achieved) but their online membership card and account still states that they are Blue level. It’s important they get Bronze because they’ll be wanting to get a free check in bag with Finnair tomorrow. When is Bronze status considered valid? In the “progress to next tier” section it’s listed as Bronze achieved but like I said, the card hasn’t changed colour.

thanks all
Originally Posted by Jed View Post
Finnair silver (their own Ruby tier) gets a free checked bag on Finnair light fares, but other Oneworld Ruby (eg BA bronze) does not unfortunately.
Any Oneworld Sapphire or Emerald gets the free bag.
Are they flying on a Finnair "Economy Light" Fare (which would make much sense in TP earnings)? If not, they will get a free checked bag flying a regular economy ticket without being recognized as bronze/OWR.
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