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Total Rewards Diamond Lounge Access Rules for 2018
Total Rewards announced changes (hello devaluation) to their Diamond and Seven Stars status a few weeks ago. I am guessing they got bombarded with complaints after their proposed changes to the program because they walked back on of them, kind of.
Diamond Lounge Access
Total Rewards made a lot of changes to their program for 2018 but they are throwing Diamond members a small bone when it comes to Diamond Lounge access.
Old Rule –
- Any Diamond member (15,000+ tier credits) was allowed free access into any Las Vegas Diamond lounge and could bring one guest. This included Diamond members that achieved status in other ways, via status match or FoundersCard etc.
Announced Change –
- Only members who have earned 25,000+ tier credits this year or the previous year get free lounge access. From 15-25,000 tier credits you need to pay 1000 reward credits per person to access the lounge. Cash can not be used.
Newest Change –
Here is a chart showing the NEW changes for 2018.
They have extended the old lounge access rules (everyone gets in free) until March 31, 2018. Then Total Rewards added this progressive chart that will allow you to keep your free lounge access throughout the year while building up to 25,000 tier credits.
This change most likely came from the large amount of negative blow back they got from their proposed changes last month. This makes it easier to keep your free lounge access active throughout the year if you are a gambler. It, unfortunately, does not help out those who got Diamond status via other routes, like FoundersCard.
Do you think this was a big enough bone to keep loyal gamblers in the fold? Let me know what you think about these changes in the comments section.
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