[Status Boost Posted] United Makes It Easier to Earn Premier Status in 2021

United has announced a series of changes to the MileagePlus program for 2021. These include lowering status thresholds, giving current elite members an elite-qualifying boost, increasing PQP earning rates in early 2021, and allowing co-branded cardholders to spend their way to higher statuses. But with ‘normal’ travel still a dream, are these changes enough to get you to fly United?

Marriott Offers Elite Status Boost, Drops Off Peak Award Rates

Marriott just announced a string of major updates for the Bonvoy program in 2021. Among the changes are a 50% headstart towards Bonvoy status for 2020 elites, a lowered spending threshold for earning Bonvoy Ambassador, and lowered Off Peak and PointSaver Off Peak redemption rates. But is this effort enough to convince travelers to return to Marriott properties?

Using the World of Hyatt Card to Earn Top Status Until 2023

The World Of Hyatt Credit Card is offering an unprecedented opportunity to lock in top-tier Globalist status for nearly two years. If you don’t have the card already, you can get 33% of the way to earning Hyatt’s highest status by opening a new account before December 31, 2020. Instead of the normal 60 nights, I’ll need just 7 nights! Here’s a step-by-step guide to scoring this amazing deal for yourself.