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  1. RSD

    How do I apply for upgrade of my Significant Other - who has 0.00 QFF points?

    We are flying to Bali at the end of the month, my Significant Other has never earn't a QFF point in her life before but I have just signed her up. We are both travelling on the one PNR, I know how to apply to upgrade myself but how do I apply to upgrade her given that she has no points? (happy...
  2. wendlle

    Which flight to book for upgrade

    I’ve never used point for an upgrade before so have no idea what I’m doing if I bought two tickets one for myself and one for my child from Canberra to Los Angeles what fare do I need to buy if I want to use points to upgrade us ? How many points do you use for an upgrade to either premium...
  3. O

    Any Upgrade Hope for QF Codeshare on AA?

    Ciao Friends! Have a flight coming up, MEL-LAX-JFK. The MEL-LAX is in T (PE) with QF, the LAX-JFK is a QF codeshare operated by AA on their A321T. I have a Y (flex economy) on the LAX-JFK leg. I have no elite status directly with AA, though I can get access to AA miles through purchasing...
  4. K

    Upgrade using points

    I have an upcoming booking from MEL - CNS and return. The fare class booked was elevate . When I logon to Velocity portal and try to bid for upgrade using points , it says my booking is not eligible for points upgrade. As it is a domestic flight , not sure why my booking is not eligible for...
  5. J

    are instant upgrade fares still available with AA

    Been googling and can't find anything recent about the AA instant UP fares. Tried looking on the AA.COM site doing an advanced search but don't see anything to look for an upgradeable fare.
  6. albatross710

    Make an offer to upgrade on your flight to Sydney. How many emails is enough?

    I recently updated my Qantas marketing preferences. I'm surprised that for a return BNE-SYD that I would receive 9 emails over 7 days. Regardless of how many offers the minimum bid of $120 still doesn't get me for a < one hour flight. I guess I'll get at least another one to make an even...
  7. C

    Problems with upgrade list for delta as a Velocity Silver member

    Hi all, Am currently VA Silver and flying to USA next month on VA to LAX and DL to JFK. I have the Delta app and have tried to add myself to the upgrade list for my DL flights however once selecting the flight, the list is blank and I cannot add/select anything to be placed in the list. Has...
  8. L

    Question Whete is the Upgrade Loadings help desk?

    I am not sure how or where to post a message to the AFF help desk with regard to my chances of an upgrade? i often find it difficult on this site as to how to post. Any help is appreciated please?
  9. F

    Velocity Gold Upgrade to Delta Comfort Plus

    Hi all Wondering about the reliability of getting a Comfort Plus upgrade on Delta if you’re Velocity Gold? Looking at booking flights direct with Delta. Main is Euro 487, Comfort + Euro 757, but when I get to finish booking Main, Comfort + is available for Euro 28 extra. Don’t want to pay extra...
  10. chooms

    Help... EK F+Y or chance of upgrade to QF J (Italy-BNE)

    Decisions.... decisions... Both Mrs Chooms and I have a QF credit voucher to use by end of April, so we're biting the bullet and heading of to Greek Islands and Northern Italy for a couple of weeks. We have settled on EK Y BNE-DXB-ATH on the way over, but on the way back, we have a couple of...
  11. R

    Upgrade chances Premium Economy classic reward vs cash fare?

    Apologies if this has been answered previously - I'm FF Gold (soon to be Platinum) and looking to travel SYD - SFO in May in Premium Economy with the view to do a points upgrade to J. Just wondering if I have a better chance of an upgrade in booking a Premium Economy cash fare vs Premium...
  12. M

    Requesting an upgrade - is it better by a Gold status?

    hi I'm about to do an upgrade request for my wife & myself SYD - NYC return. She has fewer points than me but is Gold, whereas I have many more points but am Bronze. Any suggestions who has more likelihood of success when requesting the upgrade? I would assume the higher status, but then...
  13. F

    How quickly after booking can I bid for an upgrade?

    Hi, I have to book flights via our business travel agent. I requested for the flights to be booked on an upgradeable fare - but the bid upgrade says it's not possible on this fare. Has the travel agent made a mistake?
  14. S

    QF P1 Upgrade Request Cancellation

    This happened today and as I had not seen any comment before - and quite possibly there has been and I have missed - just wondering what everyone's take on it is. P1 received upgrade to PE at -20 hours JC at that time showing full. At -10 hours seats in J/C became available. As connecting from...
  15. W

    Question Emirates upgrades to NZ

    Does Emirates still allow a paid upgrade at check in?
  16. S

    Red E Deal upgrade to J

    Thanks guys. I haven’t done this for awhile so checking to see if it’s still possible to buy a Red E Deal with U availability and put in for instant upgrade request?
  17. K

    Complimentary or Operational Upgrade from QF J Award flight

    Just wanting to know has anyone ever received a lotto like upgrade from a Qantas Business Classic Award flight to First Class via an operational or complimentary upgrade ? Interested to hear stories and your status at the time.
  18. D

    Missing a flight during stop-over/Virgin upgrade waitlist

    I have two questions which are sort of intertwined I have a MEL-LAX-JFK-LAX-MEL trip booked, but I just realised the LAX-JFK stopover is only 2 hours. Given I am arriving at the US border during a particularly busy time of the day and have to clear customs, immigration, etc... I'm concerned...
  19. A

    New here - Love travel and cars!

    long time lurker, first time poster. Travel a lot so keen to contribute my learning with booking travel and leveraging benefits, after many years of benefiting from other AFF members posts! Also own a car buying service, so if anyone has car related questions let me know and ill put up a...
  20. E

    upgrade to gold qantas FF

    Hey all, I woke up this morning and have been upgraded to Gold FF from silver... anyone know why (definitely don’t want to look a gift horse in the mouth though!). I did book several flights last night- was there a promotion I didn’t know about?
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