New Plat - no luggage tags ?

 
Old Jun 4, 05, 8:27 am
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New Plat - no luggage tags ?



I recently completed the Plat challenge and received the Plat guide + AAdvantage Plat card in the mail.
However, I did NOT receive any luggage tags - will they be mailed separately or what is going on here ?
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Old Jun 4, 05, 8:38 am
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Originally Posted by DutchMember
I did NOT receive any luggage tags - will they be mailed separately or what is going on here ?
No more luggage tags for PLT for quite a while already, I'm afraid.
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Old Jun 4, 05, 8:38 am
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Gold and Platinum have not received luggage tags for over two years now. Except for Million Milers.
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Old Jun 4, 05, 9:38 am
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However, I did NOT receive any luggage tags - will they be mailed separately or what is going on here ?

PLT luggage tags were discontinued in February 2002. EXP tags were discontinued recently. Currently, only million milers (GLD/PLT/EXP) get luggage tags at MM milestones.
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Old Jun 4, 05, 9:40 am
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Originally Posted by ESpen36
EXP tags were discontinued recently.
They were?
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Old Jun 4, 05, 10:57 am
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Originally Posted by ESpen36
EXP tags were discontinued recently.
I think this was just a misunderstanding as someone only received a replacement for his lost EXP kit that does not contain luggage tags. See RIP for EXP Luggage Tags.

Then again:

Originally Posted by vasantn
I was told in 3 separate follow-up conversations that there are no more EXP tags, and tags are only issued for MM milestones starting in 2005. After much argument they agreed to reorder tags for me since I had qualified in 2004 and never received them. Let's see if they actually appear.

I estimate that AA will save the huge sum of $100,000 annually by eliminating EXP luggage tags. Well, a penny saved, etc ...

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Old Jun 4, 05, 11:02 am
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Surely by this poin t one of our number has requlified for EXP for 2005.... perhaps someone will shed light on whether or not EXP tags are gone.
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Old Jun 4, 05, 11:26 am
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EXP luggage tags have NOT been discontinued.
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Old Jun 4, 05, 11:31 am
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Ok, my bad. EXP tags apparently still exist.
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Old Jun 4, 05, 10:04 pm
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Originally Posted by ESpen36
Ok, my bad. EXP tags apparently still exist.
Whew. I just wiped a line of sweat from my brow. I'll be hitting EXP for the first time in a month or two.
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Old Jun 4, 05, 10:06 pm
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Tags? Tags? I ain't got no stinkin' tags.
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Old Jun 4, 05, 10:25 pm
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Originally Posted by benjoe
Tags? Tags? I ain't got no stinkin' tags.
You can make your own.
Just put enclose your regular platinum card in one of those cheap plastic tages they make at trade shows. Then keep reporting your card as lost to get more.
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Old Jun 4, 05, 10:27 pm
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LOL, smart idea
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Old Jun 4, 05, 10:37 pm
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Originally Posted by mvoight
You can make your own.
Just put enclose your regular platinum card in one of those cheap plastic tages they make at trade shows. Then keep reporting your card as lost to get more.
I wonder how many cards you go through before they catch on that something is amiss.
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Old Jul 21, 05, 12:19 am
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just to clarify...

OK, it's midnight and maybe i'm just thick.... but I just finished a PLAT challenge, AND I'm already Gold 1MM. So, which takes precedence? The fact that PLAT tags are no longer issued, or that I'm already a 1MM'r? Anyone got insight or predictions??! Will I get 'em?
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