Redeem Velocity Points to upgrade on United Airlines

vivekseshan

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I am a Velocity Gold member and recently booked on UA to fly SYD-IAH-LGA AND MCO-SYD through work's travel desk.

I asked for my Velocity membership to be added to the booking and also have enrolled into UA's MileagePlus program.

Is it possible to:
1. Transfer points out of Velocity into UA and redeem these to upgrade seat/class?
2. Use Velocity points to upgrade the seat/class post booking?

Thanks!
 
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