1K purchase for Spouse

Old Feb 12, 2023, 5:15 pm
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1K purchase for Spouse

If I need to purchase a ticket for my spouse, does any of my benefit get transferred?
I believe that if I use my miles to book the ticket, some benefits do get transferred to them? Is that true? If so what benefits?
But If I pay cash, nothing gets transferred?

I am not flying with my spouse.

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Old Feb 12, 2023, 5:20 pm
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Originally Posted by Vingmedia
If I need to purchase a ticket for my spouse, does any of my benefit get transferred?
I believe that if I use my miles to book the ticket, some benefits do get transferred to them? Is that true?
No status benefits in either scenario. You can try to upgrade her using your PlusPoints; priority will be based on her status level.
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Old Feb 12, 2023, 5:20 pm
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Anyone who is not traveling on the same reservation as you does not get 1K benefits (seating, boarding, upgrades, lounge, baggage) while traveling regardless if you pay for the ticket with miles or money. However, you can use PlusPoints to upgrade your spouse, and if the upgrade clears, they would of course have some benefits for being in a premium cabin.
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Old Feb 12, 2023, 5:38 pm
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Did you give your spouse your 1 k gift. If not why?
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Old Feb 12, 2023, 5:39 pm
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Originally Posted by trk1
Did you give your spouse your 1 k gift. If not why?
How do you do that?
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Old Feb 12, 2023, 5:41 pm
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Originally Posted by trk1
Did you give your spouse your 1 k gift. If not why?
Conferring yearly equivalent status to companions is only available to Million Miler flyers.

Originally Posted by Vingmedia
How do you do that?
You don't, unless you have Million Miler status.
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Old Feb 12, 2023, 9:23 pm
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Originally Posted by trk1
Did you give your spouse your 1 k gift. If not why?
Already gave it to the GF.
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Old Feb 12, 2023, 9:50 pm
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OP, welcome to Flyertalk.
You got the info that you need. Please do not take other comments seriously.
Cheers!
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Old Feb 13, 2023, 12:02 am
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OP, welcome to Flyertalk.
You got the info that you need. Please do not take other comments seriously.
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LOL Thanks. And got the answer I needed.
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Old Feb 13, 2023, 11:02 pm
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Originally Posted by Vingmedia
LOL Thanks. And got the answer I needed.
And dont feel bad if you arent a Million Miler. Some of did some purgatory time with other airlines. I didnt realize that was a benefit of MM. Would come in handy for the wife- though it makes her way more happy to fly with me than with out.
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