Frontier Airlines has launched a new status offer that allows Frontier Miles members with a US travel rewards credit card to purchase or enroll in an Elite 20K offer. The offer doesn’t require existing status with another loyalty program. To check eligibility, customers need to enter their Frontier Miles number and the first six digits of their travel rewards credit card on the airline’s website. Eligible customers can either purchase Elite 20K status for $499 or enroll in a status challenge for $199. The first 2,000 applicants for the challenge pay a reduced rate of $80.
Frontier Airlines has just launched a new status offer, allowing Frontier Miles members with a U.S. travel rewards credit card to purchase or enroll in an Elite 20K offer. Unlike most previous offers, this doesn’t require existing status with another loyalty program. Instead, all you need is an eligible travel credit card. Here’s what you need to know about this Frontier Airlines status offer.
Check your credit card eligibility
As mentioned, this status offer is only eligible for U.S. travel rewards credit cardholders. To check your eligibility, visit this webpage. You’ll need to enter your Frontier Miles number and the first six digits of your travel rewards credit card. While Frontier hasn’t provided a list of the travel rewards credit cards that are eligible for this offer, As detailed in our tests, you can use any of these cards:
Some cards we tested that were not eligible for the offer included the United℠ Explorer Card, Citi® Double Cash Card, and the Discover it® Miles credit card.
Elite 20K status offer
There are two options as part of this new offer. You can either purchase status outright or enroll in a status challenge.
If you want to purchase Elite 20K status through Dec. 31, it will cost you $499. To extend your Elite 20K status for another year, you’ll need to earn 20,000 qualifying miles or 25 flight segments — the standard qualification threshold for the program.
If you want to participate in the challenge, you can pay $199 (though the first 2,000 applicants pay a reduced rate of $80) and enjoy instant Elite 20k status, valid through Sept. 30. You can extend your status through Dec. 31 by flying 5,000 miles, spending $5,000 on the Frontier Airlines World Mastercard® or any combination of flying and spending.
You can apply for both status offers on Frontier’s website.
This new offer from Frontier Airlines is a great opportunity for travelers to gain elite status without having to meet the usual requirements. With the eligibility of various travel rewards credit cards, more travelers can take advantage of this offer and enjoy the benefits of Elite 20K status. So, if you’re a Frontier Miles member with an eligible travel rewards credit card, don’t miss out on this chance to upgrade your travel experience. Apply now and enjoy the perks of being an Elite 20K member.