Upgrade to GO before reaching 600 CP?

Old Sep 26, 19, 10:51 pm
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Upgrade to GO before reaching 600 CP?

My silver membership year end this October and in September I already have 550 CP. I have some flights that havenít been credited but planned to credit in Oct to reach Gold and maintain October ending-month.

However they just proactively upgraded me to GO in Sep (and with membership year end moved to Sep) I donít mind one month less as I will have 50CP that can credit toward next year. But I wonder if this kind of thing happens regularly? Iíve heard stories where people email CX and ask for early upgrade/few months extension, but this is the first time I know that they will do this kind of stuff proactively without request?

anyone has similar stories?
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Old Sep 26, 19, 11:04 pm
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Originally Posted by Zerothman View Post
But I wonder if this kind of thing happens regularly?
It is going to be regular at least for a while.

CX is not doing good at all. So if an early upgrade helps customer retention, sure. Why not?
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Old Sep 27, 19, 2:45 am
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This happened to me in January - I had 550 TP and they gave me gold immediately.
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Old Sep 27, 19, 5:36 am
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Not surprising. I got 400+ club points only last year but they gave me Gold
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Old Sep 27, 19, 5:42 am
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Happened to my (a few years ago) and my friend (a few months ago). Interestingly for both cases IIRC, we have flights booked within a month after the early upgrade. I wonder if there's logic in the system that if you have upcoming flights, early upgrade might kick in and you can experience the upgraded benefits earlier.
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Old Sep 27, 19, 6:03 am
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I need to be careful as I'm trying to delay my upgrade to GO.
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Old Sep 27, 19, 8:44 am
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I've always had to call for early renewal. Although for the past 2 years, I usually renewed my GO status on the outbound and wanted to keep the CP points for the for the return, hence the early renewal. Never got it automatically.
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Old Sep 27, 19, 9:50 am
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I had 580 points mid August and I wasn't upgraded to gold until I had a flight which gave me 25 points more near the end of September.
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