Old Nov 15, 20, 3:50 pm
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Originally Posted by jasontpbn View Post
Hello quick question.

I booked a flight from ORD to Durban * South Africa* in Jan. The outbound J fare was relatively cheap $1500ish but coming back was close to $3000 so I booked N ( Economy ) on the way back in the hopes that I can upgrade later.

When I now search the flight the return leg business fare dropped considerably, I phoned Qatar to ask if I could just pay now to upgrade but they said I have to wait for an email? Is that true?

Am I able to just cancel it get a voucher and rebook both ways in J?

Thank you!
Hi jasontpbn and welcome to FlyerTalk!

Instead of the discounted upgrade, tell the hotline agent that you would like to pay the fare difference. I guess that the agent you talked to thought that you were seeking to use the discounted Business Class upgrade offers.

Getting a voucher and re-booking the ticket with the voucher and paying the difference in fare with your credit card would also work.
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