As a Medallion member, you receive bonus¹ miles in addition to your earned Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) for every qualifying flight.
For travel through December 31, 2014, Diamond Medallion members earn a 125% mileage bonus, Platinum Medallion and Gold Medallion members earn a 100% mileage bonus, while Silver Medallion members earn a 25% mileage bonus. This bonus is applied based on miles flown or a 500-mile minimum, whichever is greater.
For travel beginning January 1, 2015, general SkyMiles members earn five miles per dollar spent. Silver Medallion members earn two additional miles per dollar (for a total of seven), Gold Medallion members earn an additional three miles per dollar (for a total of eight), Platinum Medallion members earn four additional miles per dollar (for a total of nine), and Diamond Medallion members earn six additional miles per dollar (for a total of eleven).Ticket price eligible for mileage accrual includes base fare and carrier-imposed surcharges, but excludes government-imposed taxes and fees. Medallion mileage bonus per USD spent based on earned Medallion status at the time of travel.
¹In order to receive the Medallion mileage bonus, a member must earn Medallion status through either the required Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) or Medallion Qualification Segments (MQSs) and Medallion Qualification Dollars (MQDs – U.S.-based members only). Members who receive complimentary Medallion status are not eligible to receive the Medallion mileage bonus for the complimentary Medallion year (excludes members who receive complimentary annual Medallion status through the Million Miler™ program or Choice Benefits gifted Medallion status) unless the member earns Medallion status through the required MQMs or MQSs and MQDs, in which case the mileage bonus for the earned tier is applied. For example, if a member is awarded complimentary Gold Medallion status, then earns Silver Medallion status by earning the required MQMs or MQSs and MQDs, the Silver Medallion mileage bonus will be applied.