Use Super Shuttle and get 3X United Airlines miles through September 13, 2015
Through September 13, 2015, you’ll get 3X United Airlines miles when you book with SuperShuttle. But you have to book online or via the SuperShuttle app and usepromo code Q9WUD.
Remember to add your MileagePlus account number to the reservation.
3. IHG Adds New Elite Category
IHG Adds new elite category – Spire
Got Platinum status with IHG? Guess what, you’re no longer top dog.
IHG has added a new elite category, “Spire,” that trumps the Platinum level. Hmm, must be all those Platinums via the IHG credit card with few actual stays at IHG hotels…
You’ll earn Spire elite status after staying 75 nights at IHG hotels or earning 75,000 qualifying points in a calendar year. Unfortunately, the sign-up bonus from the IHG credit card does NOT count towards elite status.
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What's your source to say that credit card sign-up points do not count towards the status? I would imagine that the sign-up points would count towards "partner rewards" which the fine print says are EQP (Elite Qualifying Points).
Saturday 11th of July 2015
The IHG rep posted on FT that the sign-up bonus does not count - http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/24663657-post81.html.
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