2023 Elite kits arriving

Old Sep 16, 22, 10:32 pm
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2023 Elite kits arriving

I was shocked to open my mailbox today and find an Aeroplan E50K package for 2023! Other than the 2023 expiration date, the Aeroplan card and luggage tags look the same as last year. Have they ever been sent out this early before?

Incidentally, I'll qualify for E75K for the first time ever after my upcoming flight to Houston this weekend. I wonder how long it'll take to get the package for that!
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Old Sep 17, 22, 12:06 am
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Nice! When did you hit 50K?
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Old Sep 17, 22, 12:24 am
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If you hit 50K recently and you had qualified to have your status extended, it would make sense to send that kit.

September, for "next year's" kit, is unheard of.

I'm SE MM, more than half a million away from 2MM. It's very reasonable to assume my status will not change next year.

For a 50K in September? That's not a reasonable assumption.
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Old Sep 17, 22, 5:26 am
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I received my 35K kit this week with only a few thousand SQM until I hit 50K. Iím also surprised to see they didnít wait until a little late in the year. Also quite surprised to see anything at all for that level.
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Old Sep 17, 22, 8:12 am
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Originally Posted by canadiancow View Post
For a 50K in September? That's not a reasonable assumption.
Thats my scenario. Got my 50K kit yesterday, qualified for 75K today.
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Old Sep 17, 22, 8:16 am
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Originally Posted by c224488 View Post
Nice! When did you hit 50K?
Last year. Dipped down to E35K in 2020, and back to E50K in 2021.

At the YYC MLL right now, about to finally hit E75K! It's a really odd time for AC to send me an E50K package.


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Old Sep 17, 22, 10:59 am
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Originally Posted by King Chung Huang View Post
Last year. Dipped down to E35K in 2020, and back to E50K in 2021.

At the YYC MLL right now, about to finally hit E75K! It's a really odd time for AC to send me an E50K package.
I recall you got a 50K kit earlier this year? So AC sent you two?

I thought they stopped sending tags out to people who have achieved the same level.... unless they changed that policy again.
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Old Sep 17, 22, 11:05 am
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Originally Posted by c224488 View Post
I recall you got a 50K kit earlier this year? So AC sent you two?

I thought they stopped sending tags out to people who have achieved the same level.... unless they changed that policy again.
Yeah, it took until May 2022 for me to receive my E50K kit, with a 2022 expiry date. The one I got out of the blue yesterday has a 2023 expiry.
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Old Sep 17, 22, 12:49 pm
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Aren't these just the 2022 kits? i.e. if you earned 50K status in 2022, it makes sense that they'd send you a tag/card that expires 2023-12-31. Am I missing something?
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Old Sep 17, 22, 12:55 pm
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Originally Posted by canadiancow View Post
If you hit 50K recently and you had qualified to have your status extended, it would make sense to send that kit.

September, for "next year's" kit, is unheard of.

I'm SE MM, more than half a million away from 2MM. It's very reasonable to assume my status will not change next year.
Not at all unreasonable, once you realize this means they're going to introduce a Super Duper Elite tier for the people who actually fly instead of using credit card benefits or fraudulent US status matches to get to SE

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Aren't these just the 2022 kits? i.e. if you earned 50K status in 2022, it makes sense that they'd send you a tag/card that expires 2023-12-31. Am I missing something?
The "2022" kits are for the 2022 benefit year, i.e. expiring 31/12/2022. When was the earliest AC sent out kits in the past, back when the benefit year ran from March 1 to February 28/29? Early January, at most? For people to be getting kits for the 2023 benefit year (expriring 31/12/2023) now is unheard of. And bizarre that they would start with mid-tier elites who still have >25% of the year in which they might increase their status and need a new kit. As the cow pointed out, if they're going to send them to anyone this early, it should be the people who have nowhere else to go, to save themselves the expense of sending someone like @King Chung Huang a whole other kit in a few weeks.
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Old Sep 17, 22, 1:27 pm
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Originally Posted by WesternCDN View Post
Aren't these just the 2022 kits? i.e. if you earned 50K status in 2022, it makes sense that they'd send you a tag/card that expires 2023-12-31. Am I missing something?
I hit E50K at the end of 2021, and received a much delayed E50K kit in May 2022. My status hasnít changed in 2022, yet.
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Old Sep 17, 22, 6:29 pm
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Are there any kits for lowly 25k members?
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Old Sep 17, 22, 6:37 pm
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Are there any kits for lowly 25k members?
I believe 25k won't even get a physical card given pretty much everyone with their CC are 25k in the past 3 years.
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Old Sep 17, 22, 6:44 pm
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Not at all unreasonable, once you realize this means they're going to introduce a Super Duper Elite tier for the people who actually fly instead of using credit card benefits or fraudulent US status matches to get to SE
I'm *so* excited
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Old Sep 19, 22, 10:33 am
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Kind of redundant as I qualified for 50K a few days after receiving the card, but they definitely are shipping out 2023 kits.
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