Instant AClub Platinum Status – My Card Has Arrived

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I have to admit, I’m pretty excited that my free AClub Platinum status arrived today. In late November they were offering complimentary status through a German website (hat tip to Gary). I used Google Chrome to translate the website and apply. It is only a few weeks later and I have my Platinum card. Now I’ll have AClub Platinum status through November of 2012 without stepping foot in one of their hotels. A great deal if you expect to stay in one of their hotels this coming year. Platinum benefits are normally attained after 60 nights or earning 25,000 AClub points.

Nice Looking Platinum Card

AClub Platinum Status (Offer link now appears dead)

  • Earn Platinum Status with 60 nights or 25,000 A|Club points.
  • 100% A|Club points bonus for every stay
  • Exclusive benefits at Sofitel*, Pullman and MGallery hotels.
  • Welcome drink and gift
  • Room upgrade**
  • Late check-out up to 4:00 pm**
  • A room always available if you reserve at least 3 days before your arrival.
  • A Thalassa sea & spa Institute beauty and treatment product when you stay at Sofitel Thalassa sea & spa
  • A welcome gift for any stay of 10 nights or more at Adagio, plus late check-out**
  • Dedicated customer service
  • * Except Thalassa sea & spa
  • ** upon request, and subject to availability

AClub Gold Status

  • Reports are you can still register here for instant Gold status
  • Make sure you check the promotional code box and use AMEXSING10 (hat tip Jimbo99)
  • Earned normally with 30 nights or 10,000 A|Club points
  • 75% A|Club points bonus for every stay
  • Exclusive benefits at Sofitel*, Pullman and MGallery hotels.
  • Welcome drink and gift
  • A room ALWAYS AVAILABLE if you reserve at least 5 days before your arrival.
  • Room upgrade**
  • Late check-out up to 4:00 pm**
  • * Except Thalassa sea & spa
  • ** upon request, and subject to availability

Related AClub Promotion

Bottom Line

If you got in on the free Platinum status back in November you are in luck. The Platinum benefits will be great for anyone planning to stay at one of the AClub participating hotels in 2012. The Platinum offer link in Gary’s post appears to be dead now but there is always Gold status. There is a lesson to be learned that when one of these deals comes up, make sure you jump on it early or you could miss out.


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  1. I signed up for the deal, and saw that they don’t send out the cards until after your first stay. I sent an email asking if I could get it anyway, and got a (this side of snooty) response explaining that they don’t send them until after your first stay.

    Later that same day I got an email that the card was being sent!

  2. Got it, Will use during my annual summer Eurotrip!

    Another thing si it helped me leverage a Hilton Diamond challenge, request via fax, response 48 hours later, 21 nights in 90 days…for those who are interested.

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