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peggysue445

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I'm a newie so here goes. Any idea from any of the seasoned travellers out there what our chances may be of securing an upgrade from a fully paid discount economy bne/lax to business upon going on waitlist which I believe for a lowly bronze is 90 days prior to departure. Was lucky enough to get an upgrade to business 2yrs back using only ff points but not from waitlist.
 

redrat

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peggysue445,
I've been frequently waitlisted and had the upgrade come through all except once in the last 6 years of INT travel of 3-4 times per year. :)
With that said, I've been a PLAT for most of that time and as a bronze I guess there is always a chance but probably on the snowball in hell type of chance. You see you have all the other card holders of PLAT/G/etc. in front of you. :(
And then there's the QF staff that are on constant travel back and forth that seem to get ahead of the paying customer.
In any case I wish you every bit of luck in obtaining the UG.
I just re-read your post & realized that you're not using points in which case I would say there's less chance than before, if that is at all possible.
 
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