Free American Airlines Platinum Elite Status (Targeted)

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Check your email!  BengaliMilesGuru tweeted that select loyalty members have been targeted to receive complimentary American Airlines Platinum elite status through September 9, 2016.

Free American Airlines Platinum Elite Status Targeted

Check Your Email to See If You Were Targeted for Free Platinum Elite Status on American Airlines

Here are the details of the offer.

American Airlines Is Offering Platinum Elite Status (Targeted)

Link:   Complimentary American Airlines Platinum Elite Status

Some folks have been targeted to receive complimentary American Airlines Platinum elite status through September 9, 2016.

All you have to do is sign-up with the promotion code “HVC2B” by June 8, 2016.  The code will NOT work unless you’ve been targeted.

To keep the status through January 31, 2018, you’ll need to earn 12,500 EQMs (elite qualifying miles) between the time you register and September 9, 2016.  And you’ll also earn 25,000 bonus American Airlines miles!

Platinum Elite status members get perks like:

  • Complimentary upgrades on flights 500 miles or less
  • 100% mileage bonus on eligible flights
  • Complimentary Main Cabin Extra and Preferred Seats
  • Priority check-in, security, and boarding
  • 2 free checked bags

So check your email to see if you got the offer!

What If You Were NOT Targeted?

You can still get valuable elite status benefits, like priority or Group 1 boarding and 1 free checked bag on domestic itineraries, with certain credit cards.  Like the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard®Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ Mastercard®, or CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Mastercard®.

All of these cards are currently offering 50,000 American Airlines bonus miles after meeting minimum spending requirements.

So check out the “Hot Deals!” section of Million Mile Secrets for details!

Let me know if you get free American Airlines Platinum elite status!

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4 responses to “Free American Airlines Platinum Elite Status (Targeted)

  1. Just a small clarification, those Citi cards provide GROUP 1 boarding, not Priority Access boarding.

  2. If you are having issues with the link try this one.

  3. @Jay – Thanks for pointing that out. The Citi Executive card does offer Priority Boarding, and the other cards are Group 1. I’ve made the post more clear.

  4. I am disappointed to read this post and see that I was not targeted. Previously an Executive Platinum, and now a Gold because of the horrible program changes.

    In the old days they used to automatically for free soft land you from Executive Platinum to Platinum. As I only flew 26K miles last year. I got nothing. Oh wait, they did offer me something. They said I could get all the advantages of Platinum for only $1100 instead of $1200….. Maybe I should jump on that….. Lol