On Elite Levels


Q.  How do I qualify for Mabuhay Miles Elite Membership? 

A.  Earn 25,000 Flight Miles, or fly thirty (30) one-way segments in any class of service, or fifteen (15) one-way segments in Business Class on Philippine Airlines and Code-share partners within the calendar year. 


Q.  How do I qualify for Mabuhay Miles Premier Elite Membership? 
A.  Earn 45,000 Flight Miles on Philippine Airlines, or fly fifty (50) one-way segments in any class of service, or twenty-five (25) one-way segments in Business Class on Philippine Airlines and Code-share partners within the calendar year.  

 

Q.  For how long can I enjoy my elite level benefits once I qualify? 

A.  The benefit period for Elite and Premier Elite Members is from March through February the following year. Once you qualify, you'll enjoy elite level benefits for the remainder of the benefit period, as well as for the subsequent twelve (12) months.  

  
Q.  Do my tier-based bonus Miles count towards elite qualification? 
A.  No, bonus Miles do not add to your Flight Miles, which are computed for your eligibility to the elite levels.  


Q.  What are Upgrade Travel Certificates (UTC's)? 
A.  These certificates entitle you to a complimentary one-step, one-sector upgrade*, subject to availability. Premier Elite Members shall receive two UTC's upon accruing forty-five thousand (45,000) Flight Miles between Jan 1 and Dec 31, and two additional certificates for every twenty-five thousand (25,000) Flight Miles earned thereafter during the same period. Million Milers automatically receive four (4) UTC's every year. For flight confirmation using the UTC, please refer to below conditions:

UTC user  Period 
 Million Miler as soon as Member has a qualified revenue ticket**
 Premier Elite 3 days before flight departure
 Beneficiary 24 hours before flight departure


*Economy to Economy Plus/Premium Economy
  Economy Plus/Premium Economy to Business Class
  Economy to Business Class is only applicable for flights without Economy Plus/Premium Economy
**qualified revenue tickets are under the fare brands Economy Classic, Economy Flex, and Economy Plus/Premium Economy


Q.  What is “Million Miler”? 
A.  “Million Miler” is the ultimate recognition given to members who have flown one million cumulative Flight Miles with Philippine Airlines. Million Milers enjoy Lifetime Membership without the need for re-qualification, among other exclusive benefits.  


Q.  Can I extend my lounge access benefit to a beneficiary? 

A.  When traveling on Philippine Airlines and PAL code-share flights using a PAL ticket, Premier Elite Members shall be allowed to bring 1 traveling companion, while Million Milers shall be allowed to bring 2 traveling companions to the lounge.  


Q.  Can I extend my priority luggage handling benefit to a beneficiary? 

A.  Although pooling of luggage among traveling companions is not allowed, the Million Miler’s Priority Luggage Handling benefit shall be extended to the regular free luggage allowance of 1 traveling companion.