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Old Jun 20, 08, 11:55 am
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Hi,

This is my first post. I used to be a United Premier back in college but lost my status 2 years back. I'm now working a new job and would like to qualify as a Premier again.

I have a question...is there anything like the American Airlines Platinum challenge with United anymore? I've found old threads from 2005 and would like to know if there's anything going on now.

In July I'll be flying almost every single day for two weeks, for a total of 22 EQSs. I have 12 YTD EQSs. Does this mean I won't qualify for Premier status? (I saw one page that said 30 EQSs were needed, another said 35). Even if I do qualify, is there some way 22 EQSs from July 15-27 could be rewarded above and beyond the usual?

I'd just hate to find out I'd missed some promotion or other.
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Old Jun 20, 08, 12:03 pm
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Economy Plus Access with Premier Fast Track:

Combine your Economy Plus Access membership with a chance to earn Mileage Plus elite status faster. After you purchase the membership, fly just 15,000 miles or 15 segments on United and earn Premier status. Once you earn elite status, you'll enjoy exclusive services and rewards, including mileage bonuses, priority check-in and boarding and upgrade opportunities.
799.00 USD
https://store.united.com/enhancement...ry_id=UM_LEGRM
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Old Jun 20, 08, 12:30 pm
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Originally Posted by N8Ma View Post
(I saw one page that said 30 EQSs were needed, another said 35).
The correct number is 30. Where did you see 35?
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Old Jun 20, 08, 12:33 pm
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Originally Posted by N8Ma View Post
Hi,

In July I'll be flying almost every single day for two weeks, for a total of 22 EQSs. I have 12 YTD EQSs. Does this mean I won't qualify for Premier status? (I saw one page that said 30 EQSs were needed, another said 35).
UA's website will give you the answer.
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Old Jun 20, 08, 12:39 pm
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Old Jun 20, 08, 6:40 pm
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I understand that you can call Customer Service and ask for a Premier or Premier Executive status challenge, in which you have to fly 8000/15000 miles in 90 days and you can keep the status until Feb 2009. To keep status for the next year beyond Feb 2009, though, you still need to hit the regular 25,000 EQM/30 EQS or 50,000/50 targets.
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Old Jun 20, 08, 6:45 pm
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Originally Posted by ninja138 View Post
I understand that you can call Customer Service and ask for a Premier or Premier Executive status challenge, in which you have to fly 8000/15000 miles in 90 days and you can keep the status until Feb 2009. To keep status for the next year beyond Feb 2009, though, you still need to hit the regular 25,000 EQM/30 EQS or 50,000/50 targets.
50,000/60 for 1P, actually.
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Old Jun 20, 08, 7:01 pm
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Originally Posted by DenverBrian View Post
50,000/60 for 1P, actually.
Is that a recent change?
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Old Jun 20, 08, 7:16 pm
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Is that a recent change?
No. It's been in effect ever since I started flying again - check when I registered with FT.
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Old Jun 20, 08, 7:18 pm
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No. It's been in effect ever since I started flying again - check when I registered with FT.
But it is still 100/100 for 1K.!?
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Old Jun 21, 08, 12:49 am
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Originally Posted by dsquared37 View Post
But it is still 100/100 for 1K.!?
Correct...
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Old Jun 21, 08, 7:38 am
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Can a 3P do a 1P Challenge?

I'm currently a 3P (sponsored by a 1K of course). Can I enroll in the 1P challenge? And if I do during July, will it be valid through 2/10?
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Old Jun 21, 08, 7:54 am
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Originally Posted by sts603 View Post
I'm currently a 3P (sponsored by a 1K of course). Can I enroll in the 1P challenge? And if I do during July, will it be valid through 2/10?
Yes, you could, it is only valid till 2/09 you need to do 50K for valid 2/10
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Old Jun 21, 08, 8:01 am
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Originally Posted by ninja138 View Post
I understand that you can call Customer Service and ask for a Premier or Premier Executive status challenge, in which you have to fly 8000/15000 miles in 90 days and you can keep the status until Feb 2009. To keep status for the next year beyond Feb 2009, though, you still need to hit the regular 25,000 EQM/30 EQS or 50,000/50 targets.
Is that available to anyone, or do you have to show previous non-GM status.

I'll be flying 11,000EQM soon, so I might be able to do that
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Old Jun 21, 08, 9:09 am
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Yes, you could, it is only valid till 2/09 you need to do 50K for valid 2/10
Actually, the status is only valid for 90 days unless you fly 50K.
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