When you register a premium account, you receive a one-time signup bonus of L$1000 in approximately 45 days.
Any account that owns an estate, pays for an estate, or pays tier for more than half a region's worth of mainland parcels qualifies as a Concierge account.
With a Concierge account, you also have access to a special live chat area and phone number through the support portal.
It is possible to have a basic account and still qualify for Concierge service. Basic account holders can own estates and Private Regions, the setup and monthly costs for which are billed separately from land on the mainland (which can be owned only by premium and Congierge account holders). A basic account that satisfies the requirements for Concierge service described above qualifies as a Concierge-level Resident.
Scripted agent status
If you own a Second Life account that is primarily operated by a scripted agent, or "bot," you must identify it as a bot by setting its status on your Second Life Account page.
By identifying bots, you help us provide you with more accurate account statistics and inworld search results. For more information about bots and scripted agent status, see:
As long as you're in good standing with Linden Lab (not delinquent with billing or otherwise in violation of the Community Standards and Terms of Service) your Second Life account can remain inactive indefinitely. This means that your avatar and inventory will continue to be stored on the Second Life servers.
Canceling an account
If you're thinking about canceling your premium account, consider leaving it active with a basic membership, which costs nothing to maintain. If at some point in the future you should choose to revisit Second Life, your avatar and your inventory will be here waiting for you.