flight upgrades

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  1. DT95WA

    Qantas Business upgrade glitch?

    Hi AFF'ers, Myself and 3 family members are flying from Perth - Bris - LAX - JFK next month and I only purchased the cheap seats. Im silver status and to surprise Mum I put in for a business upgrade Perth - Bris and on the return trip Melb - Perth. Just logged into my QF account to check...
  2. Mattg

    Upgrading Jetstar flights with Qantas points?

    A hypothetical question... Would you like the ability to use Qantas points to upgrade a Jetstar 787 flight from economy to business class? And if Qantas were to introduce this, how many points should an upgrade on Jetstar cost?
  3. I

    I've been ripped off [Points stolen and used on Jetstar]

    I have a problem with Qantas FF points being used by someone else to purchase a Jetstar flight and upgrade it to business class. After many phone calls I have got exactly nowhere with both Qantas & Jetstar with both passing it back and forth, between them. How do I get my points returned to my...
  4. tinkybelle

    Qantas Business to First upgrade success

    Thought I would start a thread. Im plat and asked for an UG to F 6 mths ago 3 days out no upgrade.
  5. K

    Velocity points for VA flight upgrade

    We have a return booking for Mel to SFO in the month of Dec 2019. Onward journey is Elevate and return journey is Getaway. I am trying to understand how many points will be required to upgrade from Economy to Business. At this point , I am reluctant to bid for upgrade and will take my chances to...
  6. C

    Best chance of Pts Upgrade PE to Bus, SYD-LAX-SYD: QFF LT Gold or VA Platinum

    Any thoughts on the best chance of getting a points upgrade from Premium Economy to Business SYD-LAX-SYD: Do I book QF using my LT Gold (22k LSC) or book VA using my Platinum status?
  7. Isochronous

    UpgradeMe bid for HKG route

    Has anyone done this on the HKG service and what have winning bids been like in terms of quantum?
  8. F

    Thanks VA for helping when Delta cancelled on me (points upgrade)

    I just returned from Las Vegas and have to compliment VA. I was due to fly out of LAS to LAX on Delta at 6:15 AM to connect with VA back to Brisbane. I'd upgraded to business using points. Imagine my disapointment when I got out of bed at 3:30 AM to find my Delta flight out of LAS had been...
  9. I

    QF Domestic upgrade request ... how to modify/cancel?

    As you can tell, I don't travel QF enough to know the probably simple technique! Background: I booked some flights a while back (using the Amex credits) for domestic and international legs, with the system showing options for upgrades on all legs, but then only allowing the domestic leg to get...
  10. F

    Qantas upgrade offer

    Hi... first time flying with Qantas - flying Dublin to Queenstown one way with my 10 year old daughter. Booked last minute after brief visit home. Was very surprised and a little excited to get an email today offering me the chance to upgrade to business class. I have no idea how this works...
  11. T

    QF Upgrade chances on paid and award bookings on same flight?

    I haven't been here for a very long time and hoping to get some advise. I have a SYD-PER booked for myself on award Y and my partner booked with paid Y. What are the chances of having these upgraded. It's a Saturday morning flight. Also can I request that these be upgraded at the same time...
  12. lovedbymarylane

    Oneworld Award - upgrade likelihood?

    Hi all! I'm taking my first OW award in J later this month. I had to book one leg in Y and one in Y+ due to lack of availability. The Y flight is AY and the Y+ is CX. Is there any chance I'll be bumped up at check in, since essentially I've paid for J anyway? Has anyone had any success asking...
  13. B

    QF points

    Can I use QF points to upgrade on MH
  14. C

    Upgrade with no notification - op-up?

    Hello! This is the first time I've experienced a potential op-up it's probably a bit of a rookie question - Mr Carambola recently got a complimentary upgrade to J on a QF flight to Asia. We found out the evening before the flight, when he checked in and the boarding pass showed a business class...
  15. Z

    Qantas Points and Status Credit for Bidding upgrade

    Have Qantas change their policy? Previously I had successfully claim for Business Fare Qantas Point and Status Credit after bidding upgrade with Malaysia Airlines for a number of times. The recent trip was unsuccessful as the Qantas agent pointed to me that all bid upgrade now only paid base on...
  16. Legoman

    F+F FFFL Signature to Prestige upgrade on same terms?

    Has anyone ever had any success in getting (Sh)citibank to upgrade their family + friends fee free for life Signature credit card to a Prestige version under the same terms of the Signature card? I'm just wondering if there's any precedent out there to go on. I've taken a different approach and...
  17. Matt_01

    That QF bid upgrade (similar to VA)

    Got offered one of those QF bid upgrades, does anyone know if status comes into the computer says “Yes” or “No” decision. I have put in a bid for minimum points and minimum dollars and to be honest not fussed if it does not clear. It is a domestic flight.
  18. O

    Archerfield airport upgrade

    https://australianaviation.com.au/2019/06/federal-government-approves-archerfield-airport-runway-extension-plan/comment-page-1/#comment-91985 Commercial flights from Archerfield have been talked about for years. Currently only a Saab 340 or smaller Dash 8 could fly to Sydney(not Mascot, but...
  19. M

    BidNow on international sale fare?

    Hi all Sorry if this is covered elsewhere - I haven't been able to spot it. I know that you can't do a regular upgrade off an international Qantas Sale fare. Can anyone advise if there's a chance of getting a BidNow upgrade offer on an international sale fare? I know I can't count on it (never...
  20. Mattg

    Paying to upgrade your economy meal

    I flew with Lufthansa in economy class yesterday. I noticed after booking that Lufthansa will sell you an “upgrade” to your economy class meal for around €15-30 (depending on which option you choose). There are 7 “a la carte” meals to choose from and you have to pre-order online. The service is...