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Closest Miles Above Elite Qualification ??

Closest Miles Above Elite Qualification ??

Old Nov 6, 13, 10:44 pm
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Closest Miles Above Elite Qualification ??

Hi,

The wife is going to get to 25,002 miles (on UA), on Dec 30. Wonder if someone was over by less than 2 miles required for any tier on any airline?

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Old Nov 7, 13, 12:34 am
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I'm at 25,052 on UA with no more revenue tickets booked this year. I thought I was cutting it close, but your wife beats me.
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Old Nov 7, 13, 8:07 am
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Closest Miles Above Elite Qualification ??

This is probably pretty common, but I hit 30 segments exactly last year to make Silver (less than 25,000 MQMs).
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Old Nov 7, 13, 8:36 am
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30 segments exact last year and probably 30.5 this year for silver elite. Can't get status through miles going to Chicago from EWR/LGA. Still need 8 more but I expect two more trips. Now to try to get a flight with a stop...
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Old Nov 7, 13, 7:06 pm
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I've ended my year of flying on 50,182 miles, earning Star Gold, with 29 segments. I'll be very lucky to replicate this next year!
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Old Nov 9, 13, 4:46 pm
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Last year I was at 24,979 with DL but I was worried they wouldn't round up so I flew another 1,000 EQM. The closest I ever cut it was 25,208 with DL in 2009.
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Old Nov 9, 13, 5:48 pm
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I'm looking to finish at 125,080 on Delta. I actually would have preferred to finish 80 miles under to get the big roll over.
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Old Nov 9, 13, 7:26 pm
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I should be 2 miles over for my AA fast track platinum promotion next week.
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Old Nov 9, 13, 8:02 pm
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I have to do an ORD-PVG-ORD run on AA in Dec to finish with 100,091
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Old Nov 9, 13, 8:53 pm
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I'm going to be at 89.5 segments on United at year's end

I think I need to do something about that
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Old Nov 10, 13, 8:12 am
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Originally Posted by Father-of-3 View Post
I'm looking to finish at 125,080 on Delta. I actually would have preferred to finish 80 miles under to get the big roll over.
If you really want the rollover you could consider crediting one of your flights to AF or something or just removing your Skymiles number. I'm not sure if you can do that for a single segment though, and you would not get any upgrades or other status perks.
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Old Nov 11, 13, 11:50 am
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Originally Posted by mattp1987 View Post
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Originally Posted by Father-of-3


I'm looking to finish at 125,080 on Delta. I actually would have preferred to finish 80 miles under to get the big roll over.




If you really want the rollover you could consider crediting one of your flights to AF or something or just removing your Skymiles number. I'm not sure if you can do that for a single segment though, and you would not get any upgrades or other status perks.
My trip to San Francisco is morning for cancelled so I'm now finishing about 4,000 under. I had considered not taking the miles for a short trip, maybe a 500 miler. But if I did and then something changed and I regretted dropping to platinum I would be kicking myself. I prefer to just let it land where it lands.
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Old Nov 22, 13, 6:11 am
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I did 100,007 on United with a one way LAX-AUA Dec 30th 2012. I think I crunched the numbers a few times before and after that flight.
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Old Nov 22, 13, 10:25 am
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Originally Posted by VWTim View Post
I should be 2 miles over for my AA fast track platinum promotion next week.
Due to AA not crediting miles that match their routing charts, I finished 12 miles over for PLAT.
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Old Nov 22, 13, 10:31 am
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Originally Posted by cblaisd View Post
...89.5 segments on United at year's end
How does one earn half a segment?
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