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If flying on a " Red e Deal" is it possible to ask for a pointe upgrade at checkin?
 

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Yes, you can always ask for one, the worst they can do is say no.
Of course red-e-deals are not known to be upgrade friendly, so chances are that the answer will most likely be no.
 

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Domestic red e-deals are upgradeable, international are (generally) not.
 
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If flying on a " Red e Deal" is it possible to ask for a pointe upgrade at checkin?

Flying domestically? If there is availability, best chance would be at the lounge would it not?
 

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Unless you get a special offer from QF you can't upgrade a red e-deal internationally.
 

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Also, with QFi, you have to register for the points upgrade at least 24 hours prior to travel (assuming your fare is eligible, which it sounds like it might not be). It's not like QF dom where you can try your luck on the day.
 

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Yes, you can always ask for one, the worst they can do is say no.
Of course red-e-deals are not known to be upgrade friendly, so chances are that the answer will most likely be no.

Domestically it makes no difference, besides paying more points. Internationally red-e-deals are generally not upgradable.
 

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They will now do international on departure upgrades - with some conditions -> Frequent Flyer - Using Points - Flight Upgrades - International Flight Upgrades

Some of those conditions being:

"To increase your chances of obtaining your upgrade we have introduced an additional process where your request can be further considered at the airport. To be eligible for this process you will need to opt-in to 'upgrade at the airport' when you register for a Flight Upgrade Award.

  • Upgrades at the airport will only be awarded for bookings containing one passenger."
 

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I am looking at these saver flights for my daughter, how do I know how to tell if they are upgradable: Economy[SUP]#[/SUP] (excluding Discount Economy E, N, O, Q and X class[SUP]~[/SUP]) to Premium Economy (where available[SUP]+[/SUP])


Flight OutFromToFlightTravel ClassFare TypeBaggage
Thu 7 Aug 1409:45SydneyDuration: 9h 35m17:20Hong KongStops: 0
QF.png
QF127
EconomySaver
Per Adult :30 kg


Ret on saver also 10 days later.
 

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I am looking at these saver flights for my daughter, how do I know how to tell if they are upgradable: Economy[SUP]#[/SUP] (excluding Discount Economy E, N, O, Q and X class[SUP]~[/SUP]) to Premium Economy (where available[SUP]+[/SUP])
Ret on saver also 10 days later.

Click on the Fare Type and its in there.
 

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I am looking at these saver flights for my daughter, how do I know how to tell if they are upgradable: Economy[SUP]#[/SUP] (excluding Discount Economy E, N, O, Q and X class[SUP]~[/SUP]) to Premium Economy (where available[SUP]+[/SUP])


Flight OutFromToFlightTravel ClassFare TypeBaggage
Thu 7 Aug 1409:45SydneyDuration: 9h 35m17:20Hong KongStops: 0
QF.png
QF127
EconomySaver
Per Adult :30 kg


Ret on saver also 10 days later.

Click on the link - Saver fares do no fall into E,N,O,Q or X - http://www.qantas.com.au/agents/dyn/qf/policies/NewIntFareStructures270314.pdf
 

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Is it possible to see if there are any PE seats that may be available for a points upgrade?
 

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Thanks Mr_O, that link Flight Availability By Route only shows about 4 days in advance. I'll come back and look at it later. I was wondering if I bought her maybe a PE seat whether she might get really lucky and get into J, she'd love that.

It should show you current seat availability no matter how far out and certainly more than 4 days. The closer you get to the flight date, the better the idea you will have of your chances of an upgrade.
 
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