FlyerTalk Forums - View Single Post - 1k needs help on award vs buying to LHR. Let the mob decide!
Old Nov 10, 08, 11:43 pm
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Originally Posted by SNA-UA View Post
As a 1k, I can get the saver award I want for 50k.
Or I can pay $770 and upgrade to C class using my SWU's.
The flights you seem to be finding for $770 (actually $769) are LAX-LHR and return. Unfortunately, these are in the S fare bucket which is NOT upgradeable using SWUs. You need at least W fares to upgrade using SWUs which is a little more expensive - $869 RT in this case.

I'd imagine these facts might influence your decision
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