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Spirit Airlines Offers Frequent Travelers a Fast Track to the Best Free Spirit Benefits

Spirit Airlines has announced a new partnership with, which allows elite members of more than 30 loyalty programs to receive Free Spirit Gold® or Free Spirit Silver® Status for one year for a promitional fee.

Elite Members of 30+ Airline & Hotel Loyalty Programs Get Shortcut to Free Spirit Status - Courtesy Spirit Airlines/StatusMatch

On Thursday (April 6, 2023), Spirit Airlines announced a new loyalty partnership with, which allows elite members of 30+ loyalty programs to apply to receive FREE Spirit Gold® or Free Spirit Silver® status for one year. Guests who hold frequent traveler status with 16 airline and 16 hotel loyalty programs throughout the Americas are now eligible to match their status to Spirit. Customers who invest $49 to match to Free Spirit Silver Status receive valuable benefits such as Shortcut Security & Boarding, free seat selection at check-in and fee waivers for award redemptions and overweight bags. Perks of Free Spirit Gold Status, for a promotional rate of $99, include the benefits of Silver Status plus a free carry-on and checked bag, Flight Flex, free seat selection at booking, and a complimentary drink and snack onboard.

In Thursday’s announcement, Spirit Airlines’ Vice President of Omnichannel Sales, Rana Ghosh, said,

“Spirit offers convenient, nonstop routes for Guests who are regularly crisscrossing the country, and we're excited to offer road warriors the opportunity to continue enjoying the benefits they're accustomed to while flying Spirit. We’re incredibly proud of our Free Spirit program, which offers Gold and Silver members a long list of perks on every flight.”

Also commenting on the new loyalty collaboration,’s CEO, Mark Ross-Smith, said,

“With many airlines and hotels downgrading elite members, this is a great opportunity for members of the eligible airline and hotel programs to switch to Spirit Airlines. This is an amazing value for frequent travelers. We encourage eligible travelers to compare the affordable investment of the status match with the great benefits associated with Free Spirit Status.”

To view the full list of qualified programs and apply for this limited-time offer, please click here (T&Cs, eligibility criteria and fees apply).

Miramar, Florida-based low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is committed to offering the best value in the sky with service to over 90 destinations in the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean. The airline allows customers to select and pay for only the products and services they want, something they call “À La Smarte.” Spirit also operates one of the youngest and most fuel-efficient fleets in the U.S. The carrier proudly calls their youthful fleet of aircraft their “Fit Fleet®.” Spirit Airlines operates a fleet of 194 Airbus A320 Family and A320neo Family aircraft, and expects to take delivery of many more brand-new airplanes in 2023.

Source: Spirit Airlines/PRNewswire


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