Old Oct 2, 06, 5:17 pm
The Lev
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Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: YYZ
Programs: AC*SE MM, SD Gold, SPG Gold
Posts: 13,585
Originally Posted by InTheAirGuy
For this SE, I'm starting an American Platinum Challenge, effective today.

All I need to do is cross 10,000 miles in the next three months -- which will likely happen in the next *two weeks* -- and at least I'll have another option, albeit not with too much value -- when stranded in O'Hare or DFW or other places, and at least have a human being to call as opposed to a robotic anti-human droid customer service loop.

Call it hedging.

I understand that the new AA status will kick in immediately at 10K, and that I should see a kit within a few weeks after that, and that my status will be good till Feb 08.
Then the trick will be to maintain both in 2008 and beyond!
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