Requesting upgrade online: stickers or miles?

 
Old Nov 8, 08, 1:25 pm
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Requesting upgrade online: stickers or miles?

I just requested and received upgrades SAN-JFK and ORD-SAN. I did this online when purchasing the ticket. I was thinking of using a few stickers, instead I see AA deducted 50,000 miles from my account. Apparently I wasn't paying attention somewhere.

Is there a way to specify using stickers?
Is there a way to get the miles back and stickers used after the fact?
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Old Nov 8, 08, 1:29 pm
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Originally Posted by lili View Post
I just requested and received upgrades SAN-JFK and ORD-SAN. I did this online when purchasing the ticket. I was thinking of using a few stickers, instead I see AA deducted 50,000 miles from my account. Apparently I wasn't paying attention somewhere.

Is there a way to specify using stickers?
Is there a way to get the miles back and stickers used after the fact?
When I have enough stickers in my account the upgrades are automatically deducted from the stickers account, not the miles. Do you have enough stickers for the upgrades?

Does it hurt to call AA and ask that they put back the miles and use stickers instead?
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Old Nov 8, 08, 1:32 pm
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Originally Posted by lili View Post
I just requested and received upgrades SAN-JFK and ORD-SAN. I did this online when purchasing the ticket. I was thinking of using a few stickers, instead I see AA deducted 50,000 miles from my account. Apparently I wasn't paying attention somewhere.

Is there a way to specify using stickers?
Is there a way to get the miles back and stickers used after the fact?
This doesn't make any sense b/c it isn't possible to book a mileage upgrade online. Call AA back.
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Old Nov 8, 08, 2:43 pm
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This doesn't make any sense b/c it isn't possible to book a mileage upgrade online. Call AA back.
Well, you sure got that right! It doesn't make any sense because I was looking at an upgrade for a previous TATL flight. The clue was when I got to thinking about 25,000 miles when domestic mileage upgrades are 15,000 miles. Doh.

Sorry for wasting everyone's time. I'll wander off quietly now.
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Old Nov 9, 08, 4:11 am
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Originally Posted by lili View Post
I just requested and received upgrades SAN-JFK and ORD-SAN. I did this online when purchasing the ticket. I was thinking of using a few stickers, instead I see AA deducted 50,000 miles from my account. Apparently I wasn't paying attention somewhere.

Is there a way to specify using stickers?
Is there a way to get the miles back and stickers used after the fact?
Ok... I see your followup now
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