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Old Dec 21, 04, 9:33 pm
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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.
Since you're going to the UK you pay extra for being in WBC because of the "cheater" line at immigration. If you don't book in WBC you just pay the normal fee. This is the reason for the difference in the UK.
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