Author Topic: What's the chance of a complimentary upgrade on TLV-NYC route for a DL Platinum?  (Read 1045 times)

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I'm wondering if any of you have some sort of rough estimation of the probability of getting such a complimentary upgrade (on either direction) as a Platinum Medallion.

Thanks!

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I got upgraded when I was Gold but it was more luck then anything else.

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Huh??

What about the "unlimited complimentary upgrades" they advertise the higher medallion levels to have?

Also, TPG mentions around 75-90% chance of an upgrade in general, but my assumption was that the TLV route would have somewhat denser high level medallions driving it down to, perhaps 30-50%.
Is that TLV route all that different from the general DL routes, or am I missing something fundamental here?

( http://thepointsguy.com/2013/12/elite-status-series-delta-platinum-medallion/ )

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Huh??

What about the "unlimited complimentary upgrades" they advertise the higher medallion levels to have?

Also, TPG mentions around 75-90% chance of an upgrade in general, but my assumption was that the TLV route would have somewhat denser high level medallions driving it down to, perhaps 30-50%.
Is that TLV route all that different from the general DL routes, or am I missing something fundamental here?

( http://thepointsguy.com/2013/12/elite-status-series-delta-platinum-medallion/ )

Did you spend even 30 seconds looking at the link I posted?
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Huh??

What about the "unlimited complimentary upgrades" they advertise the higher medallion levels to have?

Also, TPG mentions around 75-90% chance of an upgrade in general, but my assumption was that the TLV route would have somewhat denser high level medallions driving it down to, perhaps 30-50%.
Is that TLV route all that different from the general DL routes, or am I missing something fundamental here?

( http://thepointsguy.com/2013/12/elite-status-series-delta-platinum-medallion/ )


Yeah, its more like 99% on all routes but they exclude Tel Aviv and also the direct flights to Lakewood because they are Anti-Semites

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Did you spend even 30 seconds looking at the link I posted?

I read that page before but only now paid attention the complimentary upgrades column....


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Its still possible. You are close to the top of the list to get moved into business if they oversold economy.

When you are at the gate it never hurts to ask.
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Its still possible. You are close to the top of the list to get moved into business if they oversold economy.

When you are at the gate it never hurts to ask.

i.e.

.01%.

http://www.delta.com/content/www/en_US/skymiles/medallion-program/choice-benefits/systemwide-upgrade-certificates.html

Though you may get an operational upgrade at gate.
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