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Old May 13, 14, 1:27 pm
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Originally Posted by Boo_Radley View Post
In theory both. The "buy-up" amount, the diff b/t your fare and the lowest available first fare, is of course based on your purchased fare. Then there's the voodoo magic "paid upgrade" that could be priced anywhere between $600 and $10,000, depending on who knows what. Someone who knows more than me may be able to elaborate on the mechanics of either calculation a bit more.
Actually the BF and GF buy-ups at check-in are generally not based on underlying fare.

If there are GF seats still available at check-in, good chance you will be offered a buy-up in the $800-1200 range. iluv2fly's $829 figure would be my best guess-timate.
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