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Re: upgrades w/ miles/points
« Reply #30 on: February 09, 2017, 02:54:21 PM »
Have a paid RT ticket in economy (ORD-)EWR-TLV.  Israel leg is middle seat exit row (no row in front), both ways.  Assuming there's no chance I get a free upgrade (UA Gold), how do people around these parts feel about the 30k miles + $350 option to upgrade one leg?  "Worth" it? 

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Re: upgrades w/ miles/points
« Reply #31 on: February 09, 2017, 03:12:23 PM »
I'm Flying DL ORD-ATL-BCN and back in coach. Anyway to upgrade with miles, $2600 pp is not a reasonable option...
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Re: upgrades w/ miles/points
« Reply #32 on: February 10, 2017, 10:17:21 AM »
Have a paid RT ticket in economy (ORD-)EWR-TLV.  Israel leg is middle seat exit row (no row in front), both ways.  Assuming there's no chance I get a free upgrade (UA Gold), how do people around these parts feel about the 30k miles + $350 option to upgrade one leg?  "Worth" it?

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Re: upgrades w/ miles/points
« Reply #33 on: February 13, 2017, 07:09:14 PM »
Need to go to HNL from IL for work in a couple months. They only pay for econ or econ plus. I did a bit of digging and realize that flight class really matters for the upgrade. I was looking at united, just cuz flights seem reasonable to there. Anyway, my understanding is it will be an extra 70k miles .. and this is if the ticket is a specefic booking class.. others have told me that they always purchase a fully refundable/flexible ticket rate, so my understanding is that I should be able to upgrade the ticket without adding money.

My question is how can I check for. Availablility? Is it just the standard availablility for J - or something else? There's no availability anymore, and since plan B clearly not an option.. any other ideas? TIA!!!
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Re: upgrades w/ miles/points
« Reply #34 on: February 26, 2017, 09:29:27 PM »
Time sensitive

Have 2 economy tickets on Austrian for today

From KBP- NYC

I want to upgrade with points,  i called in and they said i can only do it by airport or online

How ever i don't have any miles on the passengers name

But i have access to any points and miles

How is the best way to do it

They said that there is availability in business

Thanks much

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Re: upgrades w/ miles/points
« Reply #35 on: April 04, 2017, 02:54:18 PM »
Anyone ever try upgrading on Aeroflot with Points? I am looking to Upgrade JFK-SVO; SVO-TLV. How many points would this be?
Can I have someone else upgrade me with their points?
Any info will be appreciated.
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