PreferMember Benefits

Receive exclusive benefits as a PreferMember when you fly with Copa Airlines and Copa Airlines Colombia. Star Alliance recognizes PreferMember Status, which means you can also enjoy travel benefits when you fly on any Star Alliance airline.

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On Copa Airlines

Flying with Copa Airlines and Copa Airlines Colombia lets PreferMembers enjoy exclusive travel benefits.

PREFERMEMBER BENEFITS Silver Gold Platinum Presidential Platinum
Accrual Benefits        
PreferMember Bonus¹ 25% 50% 75% 100%
Redemption Benefits        
Better Saver Award Availability on Copa Airlines
Reduced or Waived Call Center Booking Fee
Reduced or Waived Late Booking Fee
Reduced or Waived Change Fee
Reduced or Waived Same Day Change Fee
Reduced or Waived Cancel & Refund Fee
Baggage Benefits        
Free Checked Baggage Allowance (International) 2 at 70 lbs (32 kg) each 3 at 70 lbs (32 kg) each 3 at 70 lbs (32 kg) each 3 at 70 lbs (32 kg) each
Airport Benefits        
Preferential Check-in
Preferential Security Screening (Where Offered)
Preferential Boarding
Preferential Baggage Handling
PreferMember Services (Service Center Priority)
Lounge access ²  
In-Flight Benefits        
Preferential Seating
Upgrade Benefits        
Complimentary Upgrade 24 hours 48 hours 72 hours 120 hours
Complimentary Upgrade for Companion
Connect Regional Upgrade ³     Three Three
Connect Global Upgrade ⁴       Six
Mileage Upgrade Co-Pay Waiver
Star Alliance Benefits        
Star Alliance Silver Benefits      
Star Alliance Gold Benefits  

¹ Extra bonus miles depending on the status of the PreferMember when travelling on Copa Airlines and Copa Airlines Colombia. Does not apply for PreferMember Status qualification.

² Available when traveling internationally in any of the Star Alliance member airlines.

³ Available on Copa Airlines-operated flights and United-operated flights in certain regions (fare restrictions apply).

⁴ Available on Copa Airlines-operated flights and United-operated flights systemwide (fare restrictions apply).