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The fine folks at have partnered again with Frontier Airlines for a unique elite status opportunity. This time the offer is open to anyone with an eligible U.S. based travel rewards credit card who want to pay a small fee to receive instant status with the airline. That’s right – you don’t need status with another airline to take part.

There are two options that you can choose from to receive the status. You can choose a lower co-pay amount to receive a short duration instant elite status and then have a challenge to keep the status for the rest of the year. Or you can skip the challenge part by paying a higher co-pay and receive the status  instantly for the rest of the year:

  1. Instant Status with a Challenge: Eligible travel rewards credit card holders have the option to pay a one-time fee of to get instant Elite 20k Status, valid through 9/30/2023, and extended through the end of 2023, upon flying 5,000 miles or spending $5,000 on the Frontier Airlines World Mastercard, or any combination of flying and spending. This accelerated Frontier Miles Elite 20k status option, valid through 9/30/23, starts at $199 (the first 2,000 applicants pay a reduced rate of $80)
  2. Or, pay a higher fee to remove the challenge. Pay a one-time fee starting at $499 to get Instant Elite 20k Status, valid through the end of 2023

Here is a small sampling of the benefits that Frontier Elite 20K provides:

  • Complimentary seat assignment
  • Stretch seating when available at check-in
  • Complimentary carry-on bag
  • Priority boarding

Click here to learn more about this new opportunity

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