It appears that the link for free, instant Platinum status with Accor A|Club that I first posted back in October seems to be working again.

As I explained at the time,

Platinum status generally requires 60 nights (or 25,000 points earned) and comes with a 100% points bonus and then at Sofitel, Pullman, and MGallery hotels: room upgrades that the rules say you specifically have to ask for, 4pm late checkout, guaranteed availability, and a welcome drink and gift.

I’ve always found it odd that A|Club elite status doesn’t get you recognition at Novotel properties, but still being Platinum which is their top tier is certainly better than a hole in the head as my grandfather used to say — especially when the status is instant and free.

There was also a Platinum status offer in November, these come around from time to time, it takes just a couple of minutes to sign up and you never know when you might wind up staying in a Sofitel, seems worth having the status.

Meanwhile, there are reports in the comments of this December 31 post that the free Hilton Gold status offer is still working, check out the comments for six digit codes that are still functional.

  1. Free Platinum Status with Accor A|Club « New Girl in the Air said,

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  2. Rendy said,

    It works!

  3. Steelsnow said,

    Based on the last go-round, were any of the other chains status-matching this? What did it take to get the status matched?

  4. sr said,

    any word on how long it lasts, forever?

  5. Duc said,

    It works thank you so much
    Yes, Gary could you suggest any matching strategy for hotels?

  6. Joe said,

    confirmed works! thanks!!

  7. Chris said,

    I tried status match with Carlson, who didn’t recognize AClub status, and Hyatt, who would only offer their Diamond Challenge. Would love to hear anybody else with success with other chains!

  8. Michael said,

    Does this work if I already took advantage of the Accor Gold?

  9. Chris said,

    I should note that Carlson did match my Hilton Gold and my wife’s Starwood Gold. We are both now Carlson Silvers.

  10. Duc said,

    Carlson matched my Hilton Gold and now I am Carlson gold, hilton gold and Accor club platinum for staying 0 day at any hotels
    This is wonderful

  11. flyingbear said,

    It didn’t work for me before, still does not work for me now (I am a Gold through previous promotion of this sort). I just get a message “Invalid identification. Please try again or use another e-mail address.” when I put my email in.

  12. Gary said,

    @Michael I imagine you probably need a new account, which could then be merged.

  13. Gary said,

    @flyingbear open a new account and then have the two accounts merged if you wish

  14. dbeach said,

    Excellent, worked perfectly. And as it happens I’m going to be staying at a Sofitel in about two weeks, so the timing is perfect. Thanks a lot for the tip!

    It’s a shame there aren’t more Sofitels in the US. I don’t see myself in a Motel 6 anytime soon…

  15. Christian said,

    Worked! Thanks Gary!

  16. Ike said,

    @Steelsnow – Carlson matched my wife’s Accor Platinum with Club Carlson Gold, but denied me the same claiming they don’t status match to Accor.

    @Duc – They matched Hilton Gold to Club Carlson Gold? I thought they matched Highest level (Hilton Diamond) to their mid-tier (Gold) and mid-tier (Hilton Gold) to their lowest level (silver)?


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  18. Joe said,

    does Starwood match other chain’s status levels?

  19. Gary said,

    @Joe they’ll offer a challenge not a match. And Hyatt now requires showing actual stays not just status…

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  21. chenchen said,

    It works! Thank you

  22. bbochnak said,

    The Accor free platinum status is asking me for a contract # – what is that? Thanks

  23. Status match - Page 10 - FlyerTalk Forums said,

    […] Back in late-November/early-December my wife and I took advantage of free Accor Platinum status. We both faxed in our Platinum letter to Club Carlson and they matched my wife to Gold but I got an email that they do not status match to Accor. As you can see, I post on FT, so I just resent the fax and today got bumped to Gold as well. It took about two weeks for each of us. But if anyone is interested in free Gold, this is one possible avenue.…tatus-is-back/ […]

  24. Jake L. said,

    So if you say you’re platinum but don’t specifically ask for a room upgrade, Sofitel won’t offer one to you?

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  26. Sed said,

    It isn’t work ((

    what to do ? ((

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  29. Not working said,

    Once again I’m too late… it”s not working anymore… :-((((

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