Question on the UK Status match

Old Apr 23, 04, 11:24 am
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Question on the UK Status match

First of all, I know I should be posting this elsewhere, but I have seen so much written on this subject in this forum, I am going to hazard a guess that this is where the real experts hang out!

I received the email offering me the *G/*S status match. I already have a Mileage Plus account, (non-elite) and a I am gold in KLM's Flying Dutchman (the result of a comp). I registered, and faxed my recent statement which shows I am gold, albeit with no flight activity.

Will I receive a *S or *G?

Many thanks in advance for your answers.
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Old Apr 24, 04, 5:50 am
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As far as I am aware, you should get *G. (I've seen nothing which contradicts this).

I'd actually be interested to know how you get on. I also have a "pointless" Flying Dutchman Gold, and was considering getting a Star comp. (Can I do this even though I'm already BD*G and LH*G?)
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Old Apr 24, 04, 9:33 am
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According to the terms and conditions: "Star Alliance Gold or Star Alliance Silver customers cannot earn status in another Star Alliance frequent flyer programme", so the official answer is no. but I cannot see how this could be traced if you applied to a third *A airline to which you do not currently belong.
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Old Apr 26, 04, 2:30 am
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Originally Posted by NickB
According to the terms and conditions: "Star Alliance Gold or Star Alliance Silver customers cannot earn status in another Star Alliance frequent flyer programme", so the official answer is no. but I cannot see how this could be traced if you applied to a third *A airline to which you do not currently belong.
When all the star programmes signed upto the status match they must have provided their current UK Gold and Silver members details to the Star to allow them to mail out the upgrade vouchers etc etc.

Therefore if you are going to do the status match I would use a different address to your current memberships.
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Old Apr 29, 04, 1:40 pm
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Will this include people with status in Singapore Airlines, as they aren't taking part in the promotion?
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Old Apr 30, 04, 9:24 am
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Smile And my Matching Gold expires 05/05

Which has to be the best offer for these status matches. ^
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Old Apr 30, 04, 10:42 am
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Which has to be the best offer for these status matches. ^
Not the best by a long shot! LH gives senator until 02/07
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Old May 1, 04, 8:22 am
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Not the best by a long shot! LH gives senator until 02/07
And I think Asiana gives you three years...
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Old May 2, 04, 4:41 pm
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Originally Posted by Wingnut
And I think Asiana gives you three years...
and gives you three years to requalify with a rediculusly low mileages. 40K IIRC
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Old May 4, 04, 3:10 am
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But if you don't fly:
Asiana will keep you Elite for 3 years.
LH for 5 (3 years Sen, 2 years FTL) ^
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