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my non-elite wife is traveling solo tomorrow... I am PRem SIlver - can i get her E+

my non-elite wife is traveling solo tomorrow... I am PRem SIlver - can i get her E+

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Old Mar 6, 18, 4:07 pm
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Originally Posted by Russell745 View Post
Actually CO was great about things like that in the early days. I was a Plat in 2001 .......
Yes, 15-20 years ago high elites and even mid-level (for many programs) got great treatment and that could on occasion even extend to others traveling by themselves but today, getting back to the OP's question -- a Silver today is unlikely to get comp'ed E+ for another traveler when not traveling.
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Old Mar 7, 18, 11:30 am
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This is one of those rare cases, I would call up and ask. If they say no, try playing the DYKWIA card and act like an over entitled elite. Maybe they give it to you just to get you off the phone.
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Old Mar 7, 18, 1:40 pm
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Originally Posted by DENflyer3 View Post
This is one of those rare cases, I would call up and ask. If they say no, try playing the DYKWIA card and act like an over entitled elite. Maybe they give it to you just to get you off the phone.
What makes this a rare case?
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Old Mar 7, 18, 1:57 pm
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Originally Posted by DENflyer3 View Post
This is one of those rare cases, I would call up and ask. If they say no, try playing the DYKWIA card and act like an over entitled elite. Maybe they give it to you just to get you off the phone.

OH Really!!! I never new that there are rare cases for getting my kids moved into E+. They're both flying to BKK in March (w/o me) and are using my miles. I guess all I need to do is call and tell them that my very special darlin's need to move up, by manufacturing some sort-a scam story.

This is SO COOL, and getting advice like this is super rad!
I'm just wondering how many huaca's I might be in store for?
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Old Mar 7, 18, 2:27 pm
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What makes this a rare case?
That she flew yesterday
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Old Mar 8, 18, 9:11 am
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I was saying its a rare case that "I" would do it. Back in '08/'9 when we changed travel habits substantially as work slowed down, I was relegated to mere silver or 1P at the time, and when I had to I would call as the guy who did not know any better and just ..... until I got what I wanted or needed. I am saying there are rare instances that one might need to try and flex muscle to get something done like this. However, calling to get the kids together is something you should absolutely try at "your" discretion. Frankly, this is the website where I came to learn how to get the most out of status, so anyone who knows ways to pull off getting add on's to their benefits, I say more power to you.
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Old Mar 8, 18, 9:19 am
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Got a credit card handy?
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Yes you can. It will cost between $39 and $159 or so depending on the length of the flight
Some people have a very weird definition of "free"...

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wondering if anyone has tried to get a free E+ upgrade for Premier Silver's spouse
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