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Hilton Honors Gold Fast Track Requiring 4 Stays Within 90 Days (2017)

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Hilton Honors has launched new Gold fast track campaign that requires 4 stays within 90 days of registering for this specific offer.

Hilton Honors Amex Gold Fast Track 2017

This version is targeted for Amex Global Business Travelers but these offers have been open for all. If you complete the fast track offer, the Gold status is then valid through March 2019.

British Airways Gold Member Club Europe First Row Seating For Companion Too? (YES!)

On Saturday, I saw comments on a Facebook group that someone had published a piece that British Airways would supposedly no longer allow Gold members to choose first row seat on Club Europe for their companion.

British Airways Seventh Mixed Fleet Strike March 3 - 9, 2017

As I am a British Airways Gold (GGL in fact), I decided to check what was going on with BA and made a purchase on Expedia for one-way business class ticker for two from London to some European city (Expedia allow easy cancellation even on non-cancelable fares).

Oneworld Sapphire Status On Sale For $260 Per Month

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S7 Airlines frequent flier program has now begun to sell its Gold status for 15K RUB ($261) for month that maps to Oneworld Sapphire.

S7 Oneworld Sapphire

There is no requirement to purchase this to 12 months at a time but you can rather buy it on month to month.

Reader Question: Safe To Postpone For Qualifying Lifetime SPG Gold To 2018?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me a question regarding the lifetime SPG Gold status and when to qualify for it now that the program is going away.

Reader Question SPG Gold Lifetime

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Starwood Has Problems Sending Out Lifetime Platinum Kits? (Perhaps Marriott Sends Me Book Of Mormon Instead?)

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Back in late April, I qualified for the lifetime SPG Platinum status after 10 years of Platinum status with the program and more than 500 nights. I wrote about this at the time (access here).

SPG Lifetime Kit

SPG sends lifetime Platinum members supposedly a nice package with metal card and a map that shows all the destinations that one has been to. The reason why I use word “supposedly” is that Starwood has now unsuccessfully sent it to my address in Finland. Whether they have actually dispatched it or not, who knows.

UPDATE: Le Club AccorHotels Gold & Platinum Member 98 GBP Special Opening Rate Victory House MGallery London August 21 – September 11, 2017

Le Club AccorHotels launched last week a rate promotion for Gold and Platinum members to celebrate the opening of the Victory House MGallery hotel in London’s Leicester Square (I wrote about it here).

Le Club AccorHotels Victory House MGallery Leicester Square Update

Gold and Platinum members can book this hotel for just 98 GBP per night night for stays between August 21 – September 11, 2017. The original dates of this offer were August 10 – 31 2017 (opening delayed).

Le Club AccorHotels Gold & Platinum Member 98 GBP Special Opening Rate Victory House MGallery London August 10 – 31, 2017

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Le Club AccorHotels has launched a new promotion to Gold and Platinum members to celebrate the opening of the Victory House MGallery hotel in London’s Leicester Square.

Le Club AccorHotels Victory House MGallery Leicester Square

Gold and Platinum members can book this hotel for just 98 GBP per night night for stays between August 10 – 31 2017.

The Winner Of The SPG & Marriott Rewards Gold Status Giveaways Is?

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We (or actually Rafflecopter widget) randomly chose the winner of the SPG & Marriott Gold status giveaway that ended on Friday night.

LoyaltyLobby Giveaway SPG & Marriott Rewards Gold Giveaway

The person whose name is displayed below will receive an email from us on Monday with instructions how to redeem the prize.

LAST CALL: LoyaltyLobby Giveaway For SPG & Marriott Rewards Gold Status!

When I reached the 50 nights with SPG last month (read more here), I was then given the choice between number of gifts of which one is the ability to gift SPG Gold status for a year (should be valid until February 2019 in reality).

LoyaltyLobby Giveaway SPG & Marriott Rewards Gold Giveaway

Thought that this would be good prize for a giveaway that we have here on LoyaltyLobby once or twice a month. This giveaway is coming to an end tomorrow at 11:59PM ET (Friday July 14).

LoyaltyLobby Giveaway: SPG & Marriott Rewards Gold Status!

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When I reached the 50 nights with SPG last month (read more here), I was then given the choice between number of gifts of which one is the ability to gift SPG Gold status for a year (should be valid until February 2019 in reality).

LoyaltyLobby Giveaway SPG & Marriott Rewards Gold Giveaway

Though that this would be good prize for a giveaway that we have here on LoyaltyLobby once or twice a month. You have to remember that SPG Gold status automatically maps to Marriott Rewards Gold as well once you link the accounts (you can read about linking your account here).

LAST CALL: SPG Gold Status After One Stay In Asia For World & World Elite MasterCard Holders Until July 14, 2017

Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) has been offering Gold status for members in Asia after just one paid stay now for several years and seems that this offer is finally coming to an end next week (July 14, 2017).

SPG Gold One Stay

This offer is targeted to World or World Elite MasterCard holders in Asia-Pacific (Japan excluded) and you need to authenticate that you have a correct card. There is no need to contact your bank to request special enrollment code, however, as was previously the case.

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Silver & Gold Status Matches

Virgin Atlantic has launched a status match program to Flying Club Silver and Gold status from select competing programs.

Virgin Atlantic DOT Fine

You need to show enough activity on city pairs that are operated by Virgin Atlantic and have one booking made on the airline to be considered per the T&Cs.

Airberlin Topbonus Gold Status (Oneworld Sapphire) For Transferring 100,000 American Express Points By June 5, 2018

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Airberlin Topbonus has launched an interesting promotion for getting Gold status with the program that maps to Oneworld Sapphire status.

Airberlin Topbonus Gold Status (Oneworld Sapphire) 100,000 Amex Transfer

All you need to do is to transfer 100,000 American Express Membership Rewards points during the promotional period of June 6, 2017 – June 5, 2018 (can be several transfers during the promotional period).

Reader Question: Bought SPG Gold (Maps To Marriott Gold) Off Of Ebay – Someone At SPG Corporate Selling These?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader and I had an interesting chat of Facebook regarding purchased SPG Gold status off of eBay. The reader had an impression that someone at the SPG was upgrading accounts and collecting some serious $$$ in the process.

SPG Gold eBay

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