The Status Match merry Go Round – What to Do In January

If you are a regular MilesTalk reader, you’ve no doubt followed the Status Match Merry Go Round. It’s important that, once you are on it, you don’t let the components expire.

A new year means your Wyndham Status is back to Blue…

Wyndham status expires the 1st of each year. So if you had Wyndham Diamond last year, it likely expired last night. Go ahead and check that. You are probably down to Blue Level. Next, you have your  Caesars Diamond that you matched online. Login and check your Caesars. Still Diamond, right?

Now go ahead and go to the Wyndham page and match. This will re-up your Wyndham Diamond status.  Then make a note for a few days into February. Your Caesars status will lapse Feb 1. But you can go back to the Caesars page then (I’ll remind you!) and re-up for another year!


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I got "in the game" in 2003 and since then I've collected literally millions and millions of frequent flyer miles and hotel points. I've flown around the world in first class seats that would cost $29,000 using frequent flyer miles and a few bucks in tax. And I've stayed in some of the finest hotels - all for free! A few years ago I realized many of my friends actually thought I was paying for these!! So I started sharing my tips. It's long been a passion, but when I hosted a session on Miles and Points at the South by Southwest festival, my love of the game intensified and this blog was born.



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