Air Travel Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Air Travel activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report http://www.supplementssupplier.com/primex-testo-max/
  2. 2 Tramadol
  3. 3 Chicago to Denver or Rapid City?
  4. 4 To pass the time on long haul flights..
  5. 5 Midway connections
  6. 6 Flying into O'Hare..bad as I have heard??
  7. 7 Headphones on planes
  8. 8 Connection time at Heathrow
  9. 9 Air Berlin flight rebooking fiasco
  10. 10 Hypothetical question
  11. 11 Would you use frequent flier miles for an Alitalia ticket for next May?
  12. 12 "This route is pending regulatory approval."
  13. 13 redress number question
  14. 14 London to Morocco/stopover; Passport? Ideas?
  15. 15 Has anyone flown Wow Air from the east coast to Paris?
  16. 16 Getting Seat Assignments on Iberia (American Airlines Ticket)
  17. 17 Customs, Immigration, Passport Control
  18. 18 Seeking feedback on Royal Air Maroc nonstop IAD-CAS
  19. 19 Detroit to London to Croatia
  20. 20 Toronto to Malaga to Toulon to Athens then back to Toronto via Malaga!
  21. 21 Fastest route between JFK terminal 8 AA and JFK terminal 5 JetBlue
  22. 22 Segment-by-segment searching for award travel? t
  23. 23 Best time to book internationsl flights on United, using FF miles
  24. 24 Does anyone know what's happening with United in November?
  25. 25 From Riyadh, (KSA) to London, (UK)
View next 25 » Back to the top

Delta - Is Elite status awarded in month earned or at year's end?

Jump to last reply

When this was NW airlines, before Delta, an Elite member was awarded status at the time they reached a certain goal. For instance, if you flew 25,000 miles by March, you were immediately given Silver status for the rest of the calendar year and for the following calendar year. Does anyone know if this rule still holds?

I have enough miles to be Silver Elite next year and nearly enough to be Gold. I could carry over almost 20,000 miles at the end of this year or do a mileage run to achieve 50,000 miles. Would it be better to do a mileage run to achieve Gold Elite for 2013 or to carry over the miles, pile on the miles early in the year and achieve Gold Status for most of 2013 and then all of 2014? Does it still work like that?

I know there are people on Flier Talk that could probably answer this question, but I find it impossible to weed through the multitude of posts on that site. There are posts from as far back as 2003, with some posts having 100+ pages of responses. Its a mess.

Does anyone here have a clue? Thanks.

8 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement