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If so, and it’s with American, Delta, Southwest, or United, Virgin America will match it in the Elevate program for 90 days, as follows:
To have your status matched, you must provide a copy of your account statement or membership card confirming your elite status in one of the matched programs. The offer is valid through September 30.
To extend status through the end of 2015, you’ll have to earn the following during the 90-day trial period:
These are the main perks available to Virgin America elite flyers:
As elite programs go, Elevate’s is solid if somewhat less robust than those offered by the legacy airlines. Since it’s free to test-drive it, there’s no reason not to give status a try. Long term, though, elite status with Virgin America has less to do with the program itself than it does with the airline’s fit with your travel patterns. If there’s a realistic chance that Virgin America, with its relatively limited flight network, can be your go-to airline, then this promotion should be welcomed as an opportunity to make the switch easily and painlessly.
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