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Old Dec 15, 04, 11:15 am
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: SYD
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Originally Posted by inlogan
Yeah I priced out a B fare alone from DCA-LGW and got a fare of $693. I was going to call and check for upgrade availability. I then went to the award reservations page and pulled up the same thing with the upgrade option on the lowest fare and it comes up as $732 + 40,000. Are there some additional fees they charge when you get an upgrade with miles? I've never done one before.
There are B fares and then there are B fares. I've found in the past that the lowest B fare isn't always upgradeable, and I've found others that upgrade for the same low milage and great availablity that Y fares upgrade from. But worth calling to find out.

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