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New benefit for A-List Preferred: Free Drinks?

New benefit for A-List Preferred: Free Drinks?

Old Mar 1, 11, 12:54 pm
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New benefit for A-List Preferred: Free Drinks?

The Tier Status View Details page

http://www.southwest.com/account/rap...ds/tier-status

has a surprise:

Free Drinks Onboard are shown as a benefit for A-List Preferred. I haven't seen this mentioned before, so it may be an error. If not, I hope it includes Monster energy drinks!
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Old Mar 1, 11, 1:55 pm
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Originally Posted by nsx View Post
"This portion of the Southwest Airlines website is undergoing maintenance and is currently unavailable.

Please try again later. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
If this issue persists, please contact a Southwest Airlines Customer Representative for assistance at 1-800-I-FLY-SWA (1-800-435-9792)."
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Old Mar 1, 11, 2:20 pm
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I also saw that this morning.

Will you get a drink ticket with your BP ala BS, or just flash your card, or what?
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Old Mar 1, 11, 2:54 pm
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Originally Posted by nsx View Post
The Tier Status View Details page

http://www.southwest.com/account/rap...ds/tier-status

has a surprise:

Free Drinks Onboard are shown as a benefit for A-List Preferred. I haven't seen this mentioned before, so it may be an error. If not, I hope it includes Monster energy drinks!
Oh the irony. Even the free drink offer page won't load. So now I can't even learn about a free drink that might help make up for the web site issues....because of a website issue....

This portion of the Southwest Airlines website is undergoing maintenance and is currently unavailable.
Please try again later. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
If this issue persists, please contact a Southwest Airlines Customer Representative for assistance at 1-800-I-FLY-SWA (1-800-435-9792).
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Old Mar 1, 11, 3:05 pm
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Originally Posted by illinidad View Post
Oh the irony. Even the free drink offer page won't load.
That's not a working link. It needs a long session-specific code that I chopped off.

You can also reach this page by clicking View My Tier Progress near the lower left of the My Account Snapshot page.

On the page that shows the Free Drinks, when you click View Details under A-List Preferred, the details do NOT include free drinks.

After the web site trouble today, plenty of customers need a drink.
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Old Mar 1, 11, 3:46 pm
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my guess is one set of drink coupons mailed annually with your a list preferred card

maybe it's free soft drinks, juice, cofee or tea for a list preferred

non potable water for everyone else
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Old Mar 1, 11, 3:50 pm
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The free drink message is visible in the screen capture expert7700 included in his lengthy post at 5:04am CST.

I predict it will not include Monster, based on past precedent.
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Old Mar 1, 11, 4:59 pm
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I thought you were kidding but I was able to get logged in for a bit and it's true. Thanks WN!
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Old Mar 1, 11, 5:56 pm
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Well this is good^
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Old Mar 2, 11, 6:36 am
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A-List Preferred Benefits

I have not noticed this to date which may be due to not spending the time to understand RR2.0. However, I wanted to note that for A-List Preferred members, free drinks will be offered on the flight. Hopefully this (1) includes Monster for the non-drinkers and, since it says free drinks onboard on some pages but not others, (2) isn't a benefit that was supposed to be removed prior to launch. ^
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Old Mar 2, 11, 7:16 am
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The way it is worded on the site makes it sound like it's unlimited drinks It doesn't say one free drink per flight.

If you don't get upgraded on Delta and are medal, a lot of times you get a have one on use coupon with your boarding pass that you can use onboard for a free drink or set of headphones which is a nice little extra.
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Old Mar 2, 11, 7:20 am
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Free drinks? buy stock in Jack Daniels, because I can personally guarantee that they will be selling lots to Southwest this year!
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Old Mar 2, 11, 7:36 am
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Originally Posted by 6Strong View Post
Free drinks? buy stock in Jack Daniels, because I can personally guarantee that they will be selling lots to Southwest this year!
And you'll be seeing plenty of free drink coupons for WN going on Ebay if this true as well
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Old Mar 2, 11, 7:54 am
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Originally Posted by jamesteroh View Post
And you'll be seeing plenty of free drink coupons for WN going on Ebay if this true as well
We can always give them away to the serendipitous, late check in, travel naive, canceled A-list position space getters, standing in line in front of us. Tell them it is one of the other perks of A+ that they did not earn but can have anyway.
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Old Mar 2, 11, 8:19 am
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Originally Posted by InkUnderNails View Post
We can always give them away to the serendipitous, late check in, travel naive, canceled A-list position space getters, standing in line in front of us. Tell them it is one of the other perks of A+ that they did not earn but can have anyway.
Well I have only flown WN on PAID trips twice in the past 12 months on cheap DTW/MDW trips (but earned CP status and earned 9 or 10 RR awards thanks to partners in the last year) so this benefit doesn't apply to me. But I still have plenty of coupons I'll never use (thanks to Southwest not keeping their word on the tan coupons never expiring) so I may put some on Ebay myself. I was drinking at the bar at Ruby Tuesdays at DTW a couple weeks ago for a RR award trip and the lady sitting next to me flies WN DTW/DEN once a month and said as soon as she gets a book she burns them on one flight so I gave her a couple of mine and she was very happy
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