Going to be short ~5 segments for qualification to platinum pro on AA. Worth it to do a segment run to a long distance location?

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It doesnt cost that much either to buy up. Definitely worth it at the 5 segment mark for platinum pro.



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Pwc2: are you based in an AA hub? I know people specifically in clt that are EXP and they don’t even get upgraded


Just spoke to AA. The buy-up site posted on here only displays an offer when you’re “close” to the next level, based on how “close” you are. Makes sense because I’m still 20 segs away but will be 4 away by Dec 20


Based out of ORD I get upgraded often on non-peak flights, but my spend level is high (AA prioritize on spend after status). Never an upgrade on a regular peak flight with other consultants. Group 3 is very nice


I think you can buy it which is what I'm doing

Ask your travel group to advocate in your behalf. It worked for me!

Why do long distance location? Just do small hops one weekend. You could knock it out in a day

Next trip buy connecting flights

SC1 what do you mean advocate for travel?

D1 care to elaborate?

You can buy up if you’re close at elite.aa.com

@Engineer1 huge. Thank you

@D1 I just checked the site and says I’m not eligible right now. I’m assuming once I need 5 segments (I still have 16 flights, 4 weeks of travel before that point) I will be eligible? Any idea of costs?

OP. I’m within 5000 miles of Plat Pro, and will hit it before year end. They offered me a buy up of $1500, which I thought was insane. Not sure what offers other folks are getting.

1500?? I was offered like 200 dollars

How many segments / miles do you need to level up D1?

D1! That’s crazy...Not sure why there was a disparity. I’m PP right now due to a status challenge, but am set to earn it regardless this year. Perhaps thats the reason?

$1120 for me to up to platinum pro. 15 segments short. 4 weeks of layovers here we come!

D2 and mine match. 1120 /15 is kind of similar to 300/5. It was last year...sorry I dont have updates for this year.

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