Gold to Platinum - How long to update

Old Nov 17, 15, 11:41 am
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Gold to Platinum - How long to update

Just made Platinum last night. ^

How long does it take the system to update? Sort of strange on My Delta it shows I've qualified for 2016, but still showing Gold for 2015. Called the Medallion Desk and they claim the system only updates on the weekend.

If this is the case, I'm out of luck since my next flight is in five days from JFK/SEA and would like to be in the Platinum Upgrade Bucket.

Any clues or suggestions?

Thanks.

-Jim
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Old Nov 17, 15, 12:11 pm
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Originally Posted by FragranceMarketingGuy View Post
Just made Platinum last night. ^

How long does it take the system to update? Sort of strange on My Delta it shows I've qualified for 2016, but still showing Gold for 2015. Called the Medallion Desk and they claim the system only updates on the weekend.
Congrats! If the MQMs have posted and it already says 2016 status is Platinum then look closer at the date, it probably says Platinum starting on Nov 18 2015. Typically the status updates the day after the MQMs post (not just on the weekends).

You'll still be considered for a PM upgrade once the status updates, and could theoretically clear any time during the PM window (T-5 or really 5pm T-6 is when it opens, not a deadline)
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Old Nov 17, 15, 12:19 pm
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I've watched my status go Silver->Gold->Platinum this year pretty carefully. In each case, it happened as follows

Day 1. I complete the flights that give me the MQM.
Day 2. The 2016 status updates.
Day 3. The 2015 status updates.

Both status updates happen sometime overnight but always took ~1 day.
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Old Nov 17, 15, 12:27 pm
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Originally Posted by huskerchad View Post
I've watched my status go Silver->Gold->Platinum this year pretty carefully. In each case, it happened as follows

Day 1. I complete the flights that give me the MQM.
Day 2. The 2016 status updates.
Day 3. The 2015 status updates.

Both status updates happen sometime overnight but always took ~1 day.
this is also close to what i have experience this year that 1 day after flight completion 2016 status update but i am not sure for current year
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Old Nov 17, 15, 12:49 pm
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Originally Posted by huskerchad View Post
I've watched my status go Silver->Gold->Platinum this year pretty carefully. In each case, it happened as follows

Day 1. I complete the flights that give me the MQM.
Day 2. The 2016 status updates.
Day 3. The 2015 status updates.

Both status updates happen sometime overnight but always took ~1 day.
Thanks everyone. Appreciate the insight. Hopefully 2015 updates tonight.

-Jim
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Old Nov 17, 15, 1:01 pm
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I had a flight yesterday that pushed me over PM - landed around 10:30am PST, MQMs posted around 4 or 5pm PST (usually only takes ~hour after landing, but probably took longer because of the status change) and it showed I was PM pretty soon afterwards. I had a few previous bookings still show GM last night, but this morning, everything's updated to PM, I can select my PM benefits, etc.
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Old Nov 19, 15, 10:10 am
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FWIW-
The schedule below is how it played out.
Thanks everyone.
-JIm


Originally Posted by huskerchad View Post
I've watched my status go Silver->Gold->Platinum this year pretty carefully. In each case, it happened as follows

Day 1. I complete the flights that give me the MQM.
Day 2. The 2016 status updates.
Day 3. The 2015 status updates.

Both status updates happen sometime overnight but always took ~1 day.
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