When Will Delta Rollover Medallion Qualifying Miles MQMs Post

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One benefit to the SkyMiles program is the ability to rollover Medallion Qualifying Miles each year. For those who earn more MQMs needed than your qualification level, the excess MQMs rollover to the following year.

When Will Delta Rollover Medallion Qualifying Miles MQMs Post

Per Delta, 2017 Rollover Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) will begin posting the week of January 8th, 2018. Please allow 1-2 weeks for Rollover MQMs to post to your SkyMiles account. Learn more about Rollover MQMs.

How Rollover MQMs work:

  • MQMs automatically roll over to the next qualification year for Medallion Members who earn MQMs above their earned Medallion Status and have met the MQD Requirement.
  • There is no maximum limit to the number of MQMs that can be rolled over.
  • Rollover MQMs are available to earned Silver Medallion Members and above; Customers with earned General Membership qualifications are not eligible for Rollover MQMs.
  • Members who receive complimentary or gifted Medallion Status are eligible for Rollover MQMs based on their earned Medallion Status.

For example:

  • If a Member is gifted Gold Medallion Status in 2017 and also earns 30,000 MQMs and $3,000 MQDs in 2017, they will be able to roll over 5,000 MQMs since they met the earned Silver Medallion Qualification requirements level.
  • If a Member is gifted Platinum Medallion Status in 2017 and also earns  22,000 MQMs and $7,000 MQDs in 2016, they will be ineligible for Rollover MQMs since they did not meet the qualification requirements for earned Silver Medallion Status.

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  1. Not sure if you can answer this question but thought I would ask. I earned Platinum status this year on segments, 115 of them and I know that Delta will not roll those over. My question is what if any of my mileage will rollover? I only had 73k in miles, and I can look at this one of two ways, I am short of Platinum by 2k or since I earned Platinum on segments they will not roll over any of my miles because I am below 75k. Any thoughts would be appreciated.

  2. @nathan Dahlen
    In this case, you won’t get any rollover. They only rollover MQM’s above those required to earn your level. Since you’re platinum (by segments), your rollover would be 73k-75k < 0.

    Another example: If you earned 115 segments and 80k MQM's, you would get 5k rollover MQM's.

    Thanks, OP, for noting when the rollover MQM's post. I always forget the timing and end up watching my account like a hawk every January.

  3. @Dave O,
    Thanks for the quick reply. I thought this might be the case but I was hoping for a different answer. Hopefully Delta will start rolling over segments at some point, maybe if I complain enough!

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