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Companion Pass BUT NO A-List?

ChaseColeman
New Arrival

I have Visa RR Card, spent $144,000+.  I received Companion Pass but not A-List. 

I believe I should have A-List benefits and Companion Pass, but Help Desk is unable to help. Suggestions?

 

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Re: Companion Pass BUT NO A-List?

dfwskier
Top Contributor

For the most part, you have to fly to earn A list. You earn 1500 Alist  qualifying points with every $10000 you spend on the card, bit it takes 35, 000 points to earn a list. So I guess you could earn a list by spending $240,000

 

Sign up bonus points don’t count.

Re: Companion Pass BUT NO A-List?

TheMiddleSeat
Top Contributor

A-List is primarily earned from flying and is not something you can easily earn via credit card spend.  The Priority and Premiere cards will give you 1500 tier qualifying points (A-List) for every $10,000 spend, so to achieve A-List on spend alone you are looking at $240,000 in spend required.  Sound like you earned enough Companion Pass qualifying points, but if you want to achieve A-List you'll want to look at getting some flights in or spend another $100,000, assuming you have one of the cards that provides that benefit.

 

--TheMiddleSeat

Re: Companion Pass BUT NO A-List?

ChaseColeman
New Arrival

35,000 points for A-List

1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases

Re: Companion Pass BUT NO A-List?

TheMiddleSeat
Top Contributor

@ChaseColeman not all points are created equal. Credit card spending points are not tier qualifying.

 

--TheMiddleSeat

Re: Companion Pass BUT NO A-List?

ChaseColeman
New Arrival

Herb Kelleher did not run this company using deception and fraud.  I guess once the patriarch is gone, the bean counters get ushered in with different color beans.

Re: Companion Pass BUT NO A-List?

TheMiddleSeat
Top Contributor

Being uneducated about points does not equal deception. If you have other questions to help you understand Rapid Rewards you are welcome to ask. 

 

--TheMiddleSeat

 

 

Re: Companion Pass BUT NO A-List?

dfwskier
Top Contributor

@ChaseColeman wrote:

Herb Kelleher did not run this company using deception and fraud.  I guess once the patriarch is gone, the bean counters get ushered in with different color beans.


I have been here for about three years. Have read lots of posts from lots of people. Never had a comment like yours before. It seems everyone but you understood the terms and conditions.

Re: Companion Pass BUT NO A-List?

ChaseColeman
New Arrival

Pretty tough to read "not all points are created equally"

Didn't think we needed to have multiple point systems within the RR point system.

I was clearly uneducated about the yellow points and red points.

Maybe there are blue and green points.

I don't know.

A List = 35,000 points

1 point per $1 spent

I accumulated 144,000 points, but did not achieve the 35,000 points for A-List.

My math is 144,000>35,000.

Pass 35,000 and Collect A-List.

Re: Companion Pass BUT NO A-List?

TheMiddleSeat
Top Contributor

Lol, if this confuses you, you should definitely never fly United.

 

--TheMiddleSeat