Status Matches Airlines and Hotels for 2022

Updated list of official status matches and status match challenges currently available, for airline and for hotel reward programs.

Feel free to contact us if you know of more official status matches that are available.

The following Status matches are covered:

Airlines

Hotels

Airlines

Air Baltic

For a Status Match, you first now have to sign in.

Offer validity: not applicable

Match to levels: VIP

Match from airlines: Finnair Plus (Gold, Platinum and Platinum Lumo), SAS EuroBonus (Gold, Diamond) and Lufthansa Miles&More (Senator and Hon Circle) status owners.

Status upon approval: VIP Status

Status Validity: Not defined

LINK TO Air Baltic STATUS MATCH

ANA

Offer validity: September 28

Match to levels: Bronze & Platinum

Match from airlines: American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Japan Airlines & AMC

Status upon approval: Bronze or Platinum

Status Validity: March 31, 2023

Additional requirements: Be a legal resident of North America (United States of the Americas, Mexico, or Canada; residents of Quebec Canada excluded).

LINK TO ANA STATUS MATCH

United MileagePlus Premier Status Match Challenge

For a Status Match, you first now have to sign in.

Offer validity: not applicable

Match to levels: Premier Silver, Premier Gold, Premier Platinum depending on your existing status

Match from airlines: All owners of a status can apply if the airlines you have status at is not part of the Star Alliance

Status upon approval: If you meet the criteria to participate in the Premier status match offer, your account will be upgraded for 90 days to Premier Silver, Premier Gold or Premier Platinum status based on the level you hold in your current frequent flyer program

Qualifying Criteria after match: Within 120 days you have to

  • Silver: Fly 4 PQF and earn 1,000 PQP on flights operated by United or United Express
  • Gold: Fly 6 PQF and earn 2,000 PQP on flights operated by United or United Express
  • Platinum: Fly 10 PQF and earn 3,000 PQP on flights operated by United or United Express

Status Validity:

January 2023

LINK TO UNITED STATUS MATCH CHALLENGE

Delta SkyMiles Medallion Status Match Challenge

Offer validity: No end date published

Match to levels: Silver, Gold and Platinum

Match from airlines: Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, Asiana Airlines, British Airways, Copa Airlines, Japan Airlines, jetBlue, Lufthansa, Southwest, United

Status valid upon approval: Your complimentary Status Match will last for 3 months beginning on the date your request is approved

Qualifying Criteria after match: Within 3 months you have to

  • Silver: 6,250 MQMs or 8 MQSs AND $750 MQDs or MQD Waiver
  • Gold: 12500 MQMs or 15 MQSs AND $1500 MQDs or MQD Waiver
  • Platinum: 18750 MQMs or 25 MQSs AND $2250 MQDs or MQD Waiver

Status Validity: January 31st 2023

LINK TO DELTA STATUS MATCH CHALLENGE

Frontier Status Match (ended but page still live)

Offer validity: December 31 2021

Match to levels: 20K, 50K, 100K

Match from airlines: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca,Caribbean, Copa, Delta, GOL, Hawaiian, Jetblue, LATAM, Southwest, United, Westjet. Even Hotel statuses can match up to 50k

Qualifying Criteria : 49USD

Status Validity: December 31 2022

LINK TO FRONTIER STATUS MATCH

Alaska Status Match Challenge

Offer validity: No end date published

Match to levels: MVP, MVP Gold, Gold 75k

Match from airlines: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Southwest, United.

Status valid upon approval: 90 days

Qualifying Criteria after match: Within 90 days you have to earn miles depending on your status:

  • MVP status – fly 5,000 miles
  • Gold status – fly 10,000 miles
  • Gold 75K status – fly 20,000 miles

Status Validity: Depends on the date you start your challenge:

  • Start your status match by the end of June and meet the challenge to keep your status through the end of the calendar year.
  • Or, start your status match between July – December and meet the challenge to keep your status through the end of next year.

LINK TO ALASKA STATUS MATCH CHALLENGE

Southwest Status Challenge

Offer validity: No end date published

Match to levels: A-list elite status

Match from airlines: U.S.-based carriers

Status valid upon approval: 120 days

Qualifying Criteria after match: fly three round trip qualifying flights, or six one-way qualifying flights, or earn 8,000 tier qualifying points from your qualifying flights

Status Validity: additional 12 months

LINK TO SOUTHWEST STATUS MATCH CHALLENGE

Virgin Atlantic

Offer validity: No end date published

Match to levels: Silver, Gold

Match from airlines: Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, British, American, El Al, Emirates, Etihad, Hawaiian Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar, SAS, Singapore Airlines, South African, SWISS, Turkish United, Emirates, Ethiad, Cathay, South African.

Criteria: You need to have a future revenue flight booked with Virgin Atlantic in either Premium Economy or Upper Class.

Status valid upon approval: 12 months

Qualifying Criteria after match: Gold members will need to earn 800 tier points in the membership period to retain Gold status.
Silver members will need to earn 300 tier points in the membership period to retain Silver status.

LINK TO VIRGIN ATLANTIC STATUS MATCH CHALLENGE

Hotels

Hilton Honors Status Challenge

Offer validity: No end date published

Match to levels: Gold with possibility to upgrade to Diamond

Match from other hotels: Choice, Hyatt, IHG, Mariott, Best Western, Accor, Radisson, Wyndham and others.

Status valid upon approval: 90 days

Qualifying Criteria after match: Within 90 days

  • Gold: After only 7 nights
  • Diamond: When you complete 12 nights you will receive Diamond status

Status Validity: March 31st 2024

LINK TO HILTON STATUS MATCH CHALLENGE

More on Hilton Honors:

Hilton Honors Guide – Part 1: Hilton Honors Gold status, why it is worth it and how to easily become Gold

Hilton Honors Guide – Part 2: How to make the best use of your Honors points.

Best Western Status Match

Offer validity: No end date published

Match to levels: Gold Elite, Platinum Elite, Diamond Elite, Diamond Select Elite

Match from other hotels: Not specified

Status valid upon approval: No Challenge so fully matched

Qualifying Criteria after match: No Challenge so fully matched

Status Validity: March 31, 2023

LINK TO BEST WESTERN STATUS MATCH

Choice Status Match

Offer validity: No end date published

Match to levels: Gold, Platinum and Diamond

Match from other hotels: Not specified

Status valid upon approval: No Challenge so fully matched

Qualifying Criteria after match: No Challenge so fully matched

Status Validity: December 31st 2022

LINK TO CHOICE STATUS MATCH

Radisson Rewards Match

Offer validity: unknown

Match to levels: all levels

Match from other hotels: Not specified

Status valid upon approval: 2 years

Qualifying Criteria after match: Not published

It seems that Radisson is very generous in matching your status, simply mail a copy of your status to statusmatch@radissonhotels.com and ask nicely for a match.

Sonesta Travel Pass Match

Offer validity: unknown

Match to levels: all levels

Match from other hotels: Not specified, all according to the website

Status valid upon approval: not specified

Qualifying Criteria after match: As for normal members

Link to Sonesta Travel Pass FAQ

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