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Will 2015 Be a Happy New Year For You?

This is the time of year in which members of both FlyerTalk and Milepoint have mixed feelings: those who have achieved elite level status in frequent travel loyalty programs are thrilled or pleased that they have at least another year to enjoy that status; while others dread checking their frequent travel loyalty program accounts on January 1 to see that big “goose egg” which indicates that it is yet time again to start over in working to earn and achieve elite level status for yet another year…

…especially when adding insult to injury is that for many people, it will be significantly more difficult to accumulate Delta Air Lines SkyMiles — unless you spend a lot of money on flights — starting tomorrow, January 1, 2015.

At least the new revenue-based policy does not take effect until March 1, 2015 with the United Airlines MileagePlus frequent flier loyalty program — not that its members are exactly universally happy about that, either.

Confusion still reigns pertaining to how frequent travel loyalty program miles and points are credited while traveling starting in December and completing in Janaury, as evidenced by…

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Enter For a Chance to Win a Custom-Painted Boeing 777 Model Airplane With Your Name On It in the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway

On the twelfth — and last — day of the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway, you could win a custom-painted Boeing 777 model airplane with your name on it.

This 18-inch limited edition model airplane will look great in any location and will gather many a compliment and certainly be the topic of conversation.

Today is the final day to…

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Enter For a Chance to Win a United Club Airport Lounge Pass in the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway

On the tenth day of the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway, you could be one of ten lucky people to win a United Club airport lounge pass — allowing you access good for one visit the amenities which include complimentary bar service, light snacks, free Wi-Fi, conference room access and more in greater than 45 United Club locations.

Including today, you only have three days left to join fellow members of Milepoint with daily prizes and many happy winners from different countries around the world — such as Belgium, Norway, India, Bulgaria, Austria, Canada, Australia, South Korea and the United States — and you still have a chance to be one of the lucky Milepoint members to win…

…but…

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Enter For a Chance to Win Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum Elite Status in the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway — Again

On the ninth day of the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway, you could be one of five lucky people to win Platinum elite level status in the Hyatt Gold Passport frequent guest loyalty program through 2016 — so if you missed this offer on the sixth day, you are in luck as you now have another chance.

Normally earned after five qualifying stays or 15 eligible nights in a calendar year, Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum elite level status provides to you…

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Enter For a Chance to Win a Gogo Wi-Fi Card in the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway

On the eighth day of the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway, you could be one of five lucky people to win a Gogo Wi-Fi card good for ten free flight passes — allowing you to access the Internet during a flight instead of being grossed out by watching the passenger next to you do something disgusting.

The following airlines have airplanes which are equipped with Gogo Wi-Fi service operating between…

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Enter For a Chance to Win a $100 Hyatt Gift Card in the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway

On the seventh day of the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway, you could be one of four lucky people to win a $100.00 Hyatt gift card, which is valid towards the payment of Hyatt goods and services such as lodging, food and beverage and spa services at participating Hyatt-branded hotel properties. This includes brands such as Hyatt Place, Hyatt House, Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Grand Hyatt, Park Hyatt, Andaz and Hyatt Residence Clubs…

…but…

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Enter For a Chance to Win Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum Elite Status in the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway

On the sixth day of the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway, you could be one of five lucky people to win Platinum elite level status in the Hyatt Gold Passport frequent guest loyalty program through 2016.

Normally earned after five qualifying stays or 15 eligible nights in a calendar year, Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum elite level status provides to you…

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Enter For a Chance to Win a Sterling Silver Starbucks Gift Card in the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway

On the fourth day of the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway, you could win a first-ever, limited edition, fully-functional sterling silver Starbucks gift card, which is premium .925 Sterling Silver; comes with a red snap pouch inside a red gift box with bow; and is ready for you to use or gift to someone special.

The retail price for this gift card — which is sold out in stores — is…

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