Etihad just sent out an email about new status match campaign that is valid for the first 500 applicants that email the required documents to Etihad by July 14, 2013. Etihad will match competitors status (Gold or higher) to their Etihad Guest Gold.
This offer is valid for Guest members that have Gold or higher status with any other airline frequent flier program. There is no website for this offer, but you can access copy of the email sent here.
Here’s what you need to do (make sure that you include all the required documents for prompt processing):
1. Scanned copy of the frequent flier card from another airlines program that is Gold or higher
2. Scanned copy of the miles statement from the competing program
3. Your Etihad Guest account number
You need to send these to firstname.lastname@example.org email address.
Mileage offer for first and business class
Once Etihad has processed the Gold upgrade, you will receive triple bonus miles for first class and double for business class for limited time only.
If you have status with other airlines, this offer is worth participating to. Etihad Gold status will be valid for two years and you can also get Swissotel Circle Eleva status after one stay (required Etihad Gold).
You can get triple miles for business/first class and double miles for economy until July 21, if your Etihad Guest account is linked to Etihad’s Businessconnect account. You can read more about this here. If you don’t have Businessconnect account, I can sign you up under ours. You need to send me an email with your name, email address and Etihad account number.
Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:
Terms and conditions apply. Only applications received till 14 July will be considered for this promotion. The application will be rejected if the member does not send through all required documents such as the other airline loyalty card, miles statement and Etihad Guest membership number. If the scanned copy of the documents are not clear or if any one of the documents are missing, the application will be rejected. You will receive a confirmation mail informing the status of your application before 30 August 2013. Your current Etihad Guest Miles will be carried forward at the time of upgrade to Etihad Guest Gold. Selection of members for tier upgrade is completely the discretion of Etihad Guest. This promotion is valid till 14 July 2013 only.Further details of the bonus miles offer and validity period will be provided to eligible gold card holders upon confirmation of the tier.