40,000 Mile Sprint NorthWest Promo

 
Old Aug 30, 01, 10:53 am
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Thanks for bringing this up, I just switched one of my phone lines (in my wife's name)
To answer to some of the questions here, as I understand it ( may not be the Gospel)
1) You will get 5 miles per $ spent, that is not listed specifically on the NWA site

2) Only one line per household but as in my case if one of your phone lines are in say your wife's name they seem very willing to sign us both up, assuming you do not have already have Sprint on one of the lines. (I could not get the bonus since I already use Sprint on one line)

3) Some posters here have had problems with Sprint in getting miles but we have been lucky in getting all they have promised in the past, including Sprint PCS miles.

4) Yes you can pay your bill by having them directly bill you credit card I have doing this by Amex for over 10 years ( more miles)

5) Suggest you make notes during signup and
check back after signup to make them confirm all that promised.

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Old Aug 30, 01, 11:28 am
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FYI
'Sprint 7c anytime International'
Just for asking I was allowed to upgraded from my existing 20K Worldperks plan to the 40K plan.
I use international, so I pay a recurring monthly of $5.95 instead of $3.95.
Yes, as elite you get 7mi per $1 spent ongoing and also after the 40K.
All promised miles have posted, and some.
I pay by affinity CC on line via their WWW by choice. (more miles) Works well, and posts in a timely manner.
In fact, Sprint has proved to be a good service provider over MCI - ATT - Dogfone inc
I am without outgoing long distance for 2 days while they switch - No big deal, use the payphone / cell / email.




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Old Aug 30, 01, 1:01 pm
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Old Aug 30, 01, 1:04 pm
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I would not use Sprint if they were the only game in town. I signed up for a NW miles promotion last year & long story short, got SCREWED out of my miles, and on the monthly fee.

Escalted my complaint several levels within Sprint, emails, letters, etc. all to no avail.

Switched to an outfit called OPEX communications and am paying less than 4 cents a minute state to state & in state.
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Old Aug 30, 01, 2:06 pm
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Thanks for the post/tips.

I, too, was easily upgraded from the 20K plan to 40K.

Btw, I have had missing mileage postings from both MCI and Sprint. In all cases I eventually got the miles after one or two phone calls.
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Old Aug 30, 01, 2:14 pm
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I am currently on a 10K over 6 months plan. I asked to be upgraded to this plan and was refused.
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Old Aug 30, 01, 3:39 pm
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Thanks for the tip--was looking for someone to change to from MCI after maxing out on a program there. Just signed up with Sprint via the online form. Will let y'all know how they come through. BTW--my experience is that all the phone companies have to be watched like a hawk when it comes to getting posted miles, etc. So I might as well be getting the most miles possible for my vigilance.
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Old Aug 30, 01, 5:32 pm
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Does anyone know if the Sprint-phone account name has to be the same as the Norwest account name?

Thanks.
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Old Aug 30, 01, 5:41 pm
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by flymetothemoon:
Thanks for the post/tips.

I, too, was easily upgraded from the 20K plan to 40K.
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Are miles going to be posted in the same schedule as the new connections? Did you have to call more than once?
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Old Aug 30, 01, 5:57 pm
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Account name and do not have to be exactly the same I have got Sprint miles from a phone listed in my wife's name and also my mother-inlaw.
They will ask you to "verify" that you are authorized to make changes on the line in question and you can give them any FF# number you choose.
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Old Aug 30, 01, 9:29 pm
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RDY3238 and flymetothemoon:

How did you contact Sprint for the upgrade? Did you call 1-877-301-0314?
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Old Aug 30, 01, 10:54 pm
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by dhacker:
RDY3238 and flymetothemoon:

How did you contact Sprint for the upgrade? Did you call 1-877-301-0314?
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Call the dedicated 'Extra Perks' line 1 800 795 1167.
Also ask them to mail you a Member profile card, complete and return for 250 bonus mls.


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Old Aug 31, 01, 4:54 am
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by RDY3238:
Call the dedicated 'Extra Perks' line 1 800 795 1167.
Also ask them to mail you a Member profile card, complete and return for 250 bonus mls.

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Is this a line for Worlperks members? Is this a better way to sign up for the promotion and/or confirm that you are signed up for this one. Will they send you e-mail or snail mail confim so you won't get screwed out of your miles?

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Old Aug 31, 01, 8:35 am
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Well, there will be no upgrade for me

I called the dedicated 'Extra Perks' line at 1 800 795 1167. They checked my account and said that since I have received my first 5000 bonus miles from the 20000 miles offer, they couldn't upgrade me. I signed up on July 8th. They said if sign-up had been in late July or later, I could have upgraded since my first miles bonus would not yet have been posted.


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Old Aug 31, 01, 9:12 am
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Duplicate.

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