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MHupgrade - can now bid for upgrades before flight

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Prices for upgrading between SYD and KUL have gone up significantly. Minimum bids are now over AUD600!
 
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Prices for upgrading between SYD and KUL have gone up significantly. Minimum bids are now over AUD600!
For all dates? When is your flight?

Kinda weird given they are selling z class to Asia ex KUL for 2.5k ish return

Also... the cabins are pretty much empty 1, 2 months out
 

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I flew MEL-KUL in March and the offered upgrades were over AUD $600. I'm flying MEL-KUL next Tuesday, booked in June, and again the offered upgrades were over AUD $600.
 

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For all dates? When is your flight?

Kinda weird given they are selling z class to Asia ex KUL for 2.5k ish return

Also... the cabins are pretty much empty 1, 2 months out
Pretty much. Anything above 600 isn't worth it, IMO. 500 is probably the max that I'd be prepared to pay.
 

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MH use Plusgrade, and it's reasonably public knowledge that the Plusgrade system adds a weighting multiplier for elite members. It also de-prioritizes you if you've had multiple successful upgrade bids in the past.

So if you are Emerald, a $550 bid may actually be viewed as $600 when compared to a non-OW elite member bid.

Check out the Plusgrade docs online for info on how their features work... may help you refine your bidding process.
 

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Successful upgrade BNE - KUL for $530.00 off a rather cheap ticket BNE-KUL-BKK and return. I think the bid range was $520 - $840AUD. I received an "up your offer" email a day or so before the upgrade was confirmed, but declined that opportunity. An overnight flight, so hopefully will get some sleep - I will suffer down the back for the daytime return.....
 

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A quick report back - I was pre-assigned 5A, but 1D was available, so took that. Seat, while sitting, was OK but a bit short of padding - not exactly luxurious. Sleeping (or trying) was quite uncomfortable. A lump, maybe from the lumbar support, in just the wrong place. Foot room was fine (bulkhead seat) but the window bulkhead seats would have been a bit better, as less "overhang" from the bulkhead.

Food was OK - satays a nice starter. I skipped breakfast (and wasn't aware of the service so must have got some sleep!).

Summary of MAS Business (A330) - OK but not great. Glad I didn't pay too much more than I did.
 

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I've just upgraded on from an economy ticket that earned no Qantas points or status credits. The ticket is now I class which earns as flexible economy. Will I actually earn at this rate or still get nothing?
 

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I class on MH is different than (almost all) the Oneworld members in that it is considered an award category and with QFF earns "nothing"

Just wandering
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I class on MH is different than (almost all) the Oneworld members in that it is considered an award category and with QFF earns "nothing"

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I travelled on a revenue I class ticket in MH CMB-KUL-SIN and earned with QFF as for partner airline business class. It was not an upgrade though.
 

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