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Latitude fare flight pass upgrades to business class

Old Jan 1, 17, 7:44 pm
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Latitude fare flight pass upgrades to business class

how do air Canada latitude fare upgrades work on a flight pass?

Do do you get upgraded at time of booking? Does it cost eupgrade credits?
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Old Jan 1, 17, 7:48 pm
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If you are talking about the complimentary upgrades, you can request the upgrade 48 hours before the flight. There is a link on your reservation page for Request Upgrade and you will get it if there are any open seats in J. If you have previously upgraded using eUpgrades prior to that time, you will have to phone in a request to be un-upgraded from your eUps, before you can request the complimentary upgrade.
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Old Jan 1, 17, 7:48 pm
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Can you be more specific as to exactly which flight pass this is?
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Old Jan 1, 17, 10:16 pm
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The southwestern sun destinations flight pass
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Old Jan 2, 17, 7:25 am
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Originally Posted by Aker View Post
The southwestern sun destinations flight pass
I buy a lot of those, since that's where most of my transborder destinations are. Generally, I use eUpgrades at the time of booking, since the Latitude fare allows that and upgrade immediately. Then, at the 48 hour mark, if there is still space available, I will call in and get my eUpgrade cancelled, and then request the complimentary upgrade.

That way I save as many eUps as I can.
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Old Jan 2, 17, 8:38 am
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Note: not all latitude passes allow for a free upgrade. Read the Ts and Cs.
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Old Jan 2, 17, 12:10 pm
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Does the southwest or give free upgrades to business on the latitude fare?
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Old Jan 2, 17, 12:39 pm
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Does the southwest or give free upgrades to business on the latitude fare?
Yes, subject to availability.
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Old Jan 2, 17, 1:54 pm
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Does the southwest or give free upgrades to business on the latitude fare?
Yes, if there is still J fares available at 48 hours from departure.
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Old Jan 2, 17, 2:08 pm
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Great thanks for the info!
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Old Jan 2, 17, 2:21 pm
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I just booked a YVR-SFO on this FP 7 days out, and the flight's already J0.

So keep in mind that while you're extremely likely to get J with this pass, it is absolutely not guaranteed.

I'm currently waitlisted for an eUpgrade, as I find that even when a flight is Z0, as SE booked in full Y, they tend to clear in the background. Though this obviously assumes there's J space.

I won't fly Y though. So either I change flights, or J opens up, or I cancel the trip.

If you need specific flights at specific times, you could run into issues.
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Old Feb 11, 17, 8:17 pm
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Following up on this. How does the Europe pass work. Is it the same thing or is a Europe latitude pass only upgradeable to business using eups and no complimentary upgrade if available?
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Old Feb 11, 17, 8:50 pm
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Following up on this. How does the Europe pass work. Is it the same thing or is a Europe latitude pass only upgradeable to business using eups and no complimentary upgrade if available?
eUps only. At time of reservation if there is P available.

Although there apparently are hiccups sometimes. Never to me but some people report having been unable to occasionally. Then takes phoning in an getting a knowledgeable agent Or educate the agent, which again may or may not work.
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Old Feb 11, 17, 9:12 pm
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Originally Posted by Stranger View Post
eUps only. At time of reservation if there is P available.

Although there apparently are hiccups sometimes. Never to me but some people report having been unable to occasionally. Then takes phoning in an getting a knowledgeable agent Or educate the agent, which again may or may not work.
I find usually showing them (where to look) the AC.com webpage that describes this rule in detail referencing fare class works.
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Old Feb 11, 17, 9:41 pm
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Thanks again all
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