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Credit Cards Upgrade from Aviator red to silver

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Mary S, Sep 3, 2019.

  1. Mary S

    Mary S Reader

    Hello,

    My question is what happens to what you have already spent in the calendar year on the red card when you upgrade to the silver?

    For example, I already have 47000 spend on the red card so in theory I could right away qualilfy for the first milestone of 5K EQM.s

    I've spoken to one rep who told me my card spend would start over from day one when I get the new card and I spoke to a second rep who told me that my card spend would roll into my new card allowing me to qualify for the 5K EQM.s
    Thanks in advance
     
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  2. Rob in Miami

    Rob in Miami Active Member

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    Not an expert, but I made the leap from Red to Silver and thought that my points went from Red to Silver in a simple transfer..... once I went Silver I was given the upgraded X points due to the expense of the card. Red gets less, Silver gets more- once it goes into effect.
    It would seem logical that if you had 40K miles they would transfer to the new level. And, if those points fit into a normal year then it would qualify for that EQM or EQD threshold.
     
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  3. Gia

    Gia Well-Known Member

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    The card number stays the same and the balances all transfer, at least that was the situation back in 2017 when I upgraded to Silver.
     
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