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How Common/valuable 1st Level Elite?  
User currently offline727EMflyer From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 547 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 1913 times:

Well thanks to an influx of overseas business travel, I earned Mileage Plus Premier Status on United recently and was feeling pretty good about it until recently. A friend of mine who has been premier for a couple of years and who will be premier executive soon said being premier isn't really good for anything. So now I am wondering what percentage of the traveling public actually is enrolled in a frequent flyer program, and what percentage of those have made the junior elite levels like premier or silver? Further, how valuable do elite flyers see their perks as?

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User currently offlineAvek00 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 4524 posts, RR: 22
Reply 1, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 1905 times:

I'm a CO Silver Elite and find the perks EXTREMELY valuable - I get upgraded approximately 95% of the time, and the priority Elite Desk, check-in, boarding, and security screening lanes cut down on hassle bigtime.

Live life to the fullest.
User currently offlinePITA333 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 392 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 1893 times:

I find the perks as a US Dividend Miles Silver member nice. I get priority security, boarding, check-in, as well as unlimited e-upgrades. I also get black out date exemptions. Over all, what more can you ask for in a silver elite?

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