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Platinum Elite Guaranteed Upgrade Bonus Gone?

Platinum Elite Guaranteed Upgrade Bonus Gone?

Old Oct 25, 09, 10:42 am
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Platinum Elite Guaranteed Upgrade Bonus Gone?

When was the cessation of the Platinum Elite Guaranteed Upgrade Bonus (1k miles) communicated? I missed that completely. Even more perplexed as I continued to receive it on all coach segments flown in September and October, until one this past Tuesday. Sent a TTU on it and they responded the benefit ended on 8/21/09!
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Old Oct 25, 09, 10:49 am
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See http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/delta...e-10-20-a.html

I got upgrade guarantees into september. I suspect the actual end date was 10/1 (the cutover date for WP to SM).
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Old Oct 25, 09, 11:35 am
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Be careful how you ask this! Delta moderators shut down my thread for some unknown reason, other than, as they pointed out to me, they are allowed to! I had the same questions! I didn't care as much that it was gone as I did that it was just taken away without notice other than the press releases saying, "nothing is changing, only tanking the best of both programs". Anyway, read away!

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Old Oct 25, 09, 11:44 am
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Another false example of the "best of both programs" promise.
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Old Oct 25, 09, 12:04 pm
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Originally Posted by drjazz View Post
Another false example of the "best of both programs" promise.
+ 1
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Old Oct 25, 09, 9:42 pm
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Originally Posted by drjazz View Post
Another false example of the "best of both programs" promise.
One of very many...
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Old Oct 26, 09, 4:59 am
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Originally Posted by drjazz View Post
Another false example of the "best of both programs" promise.
Best for whom? It is best for DL this way.
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Old Oct 26, 09, 7:11 am
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Yup it is gone. Too bad, this was a big benefit to me as I fly an "impossible" upgrade flight nearly every week.
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Old Nov 4, 09, 1:53 am
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Thank you, JeffBobby
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Old Nov 4, 09, 7:28 am
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Originally Posted by saleenxp8 View Post
Thank you, JeffBobby
You just made plat...you never had the benefit anyway.
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Old Nov 4, 09, 7:58 am
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Originally Posted by drjazz View Post
Another false example of the "best of both programs" promise.
No, no. Not "best of both programs." "BEST IN CLASS."
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