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What is the worlds best top tier status

Old Sep 4, 19, 3:53 pm
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What is the worlds best top tier status

what is the worlds best top tier status NOT invite only must be published.This is not hardest to attain but the one with the best benefits.ex most upgrades best lounge acess SWUs etc
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Old Sep 4, 19, 6:29 pm
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Fairmont Platinum. But that ship has sailed.
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Old Sep 4, 19, 6:39 pm
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Does not address the question at hand.
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For the US, there's this comparison:

https://thepointsguy.com/guide/the-b...atus-programs/

Meanwhile, "best" needs more definition. For example, the benefits with airline alliances likely to be similar across the alliance. To get better than that, you might have to look outside alliances.

But what does it help you to know that some airline on the other side world has the best elite status level there is, but only for fliers who fly that actual airline (which doesn't even to fly to the US), not for fliers who fly any partner airlines?

So are you only looking for status that applies to an alliance, or is status for some limited-service airline that hands out perks because it's limited service what you want?
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Old Sep 7, 19, 5:21 pm
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Originally Posted by united 1k flyer View Post
what is the worlds best top tier status NOT invite only must be published.This is not hardest to attain but the one with the best benefits.ex most upgrades best lounge access SWUs etc
Frequent upgrades & SWU's are a very USA airline centric.
Non USA airlines do not give out (free) upgrades like is common/expected/entitlement with USA airlines.
Upgrades on other than you own airline are a different topic.
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Old Sep 7, 19, 5:33 pm
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OP doesn't restrict it to airlines, so I would suggest Hyatt lifetime Glob. It includes 4 TSUs every year, with the opportunity to earn four more at 55/60 nights.

Also, UA lifetime GS at 4MM looks attractive. This is published even though normal yearly GS isn't.

SQ has some interesting top status levels based on revenue, with some former lifetime versions IIRC.

Otherwise for yearly (or so) airline status, I would guess that the obvious candidates would be DL DM, UA 1K and AA EXP plus LH/LX HON and BA GGL. I don't know much about the SAS and Finnish top levels and FB Ultimate, nor whether there would be something special from JAL, KE, OZ, CX, QF etc.
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Best is relative. No answer
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