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Would you decline an upgrade from Club Suite to First?

Old Feb 7, 22, 8:24 am
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Originally Posted by TTmex View Post
No way would I decline, especially if offered at check-in as I'd be waltzing into the CCR. Appreciate that is an exLHR and exJFK (for now) perk only, but I'd also value the additional space and better food/drink on board.
Not necessarily. In my pre-GGL days, I received, at check-in at LHR, an upgrade from J to F and was advised that even as I would now be flying F, I would not be permitted to enter the CCR.

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Old Feb 7, 22, 8:43 am
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Originally Posted by DoctorCopper View Post
Not necessarily. In my pre-GGL days, I received, at check-in at LHR, an upgrade from J to F and was advised that even as I would now be flying F, I would not be permitted to enter the CCR.

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When was that? My wife has had a couple of J-F upgrades and has been able to use the CCR.
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Old Feb 7, 22, 8:44 am
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Originally Posted by DoctorCopper View Post
Not necessarily. In my pre-GGL days, I received, at check-in at LHR, an upgrade from J to F and was advised that even as I would now be flying F, I would not be permitted to enter the CCR.

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Hi

Wow!

Once ( ba gold) I was upgraded at the f lounge reception as for was told I had a new seat and a new boarding pass was issued for f . The lounge agent said i was more than welcome to use the ccr which i did with no issues.

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Old Feb 7, 22, 9:42 am
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Originally Posted by NA-Flyer View Post
First time ever to hear someone refusing to get his car upgraded from a Jaguar to a Range Rover for free!!
Give me an E type over a minibus anyday!
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Old Feb 7, 22, 10:01 am
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Originally Posted by gustavmahler View Post
When was that? My wife has had a couple of J-F upgrades and has been able to use the CCR.
I really can't remember the year. It was a long time ago! I suspect it was in the early days of the CCR at T5.

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Old Feb 7, 22, 10:12 am
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To go back to the original question - No I would not refuse - unless my Other Half was not being upgraded as well.
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Old Feb 7, 22, 10:27 am
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Originally Posted by PUCCI GALORE View Post
To go back to the original question - No I would not refuse - unless my Other Half was not being upgraded as well.
And that is how marriages/reslationships last! 👍
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Old Feb 7, 22, 11:00 am
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Originally Posted by T8191 View Post
And that is how marriages/reslationships last! 👍
Dearest Uncle T - I would never sit in another cabin away from my other half. Ever, I have, I might add, never understood and never will understand families of Father and Mother sitting in J with the children sitting in Y. I have been loftily told thatr the children like to be by themselves - and I simply do not buy it.

Out in the real world, I might add, being with someone else who is not upgraded is the only reason that anyone that I know would decline an upgrade. Some might even accept one regardless. Here, of course, is not the real world as we all know.
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Old Feb 7, 22, 1:13 pm
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Originally Posted by Greenpen View Post
Give me an E type over a minibus anyday!
Give me a Range Rover Sport Autobiography Dynamic V8 518 HP 5.0L Supercharged, which I already own, over Jaguar's full line anyday
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Old Feb 7, 22, 3:18 pm
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Originally Posted by mec72 View Post
What’s the best way - just go to the original seat and offer it to the new occupant?
No....they'll probably think you're strange.
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Old Feb 7, 22, 3:56 pm
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Originally Posted by NA-Flyer View Post
Give me a Range Rover Sport Autobiography Dynamic V8 518 HP 5.0L Supercharged, which I already own, over Jaguar's full line anyday
DYKWIA is a whole different thread! :P
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Old Feb 7, 22, 4:19 pm
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I did once decline an upgrade to F on AA so that a stranger would not be sitting next to my partner in J. Because of the pandemic, I didn't want my partner to have to sit next to a stranger. So the same consideration might apply on BA.
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Old Feb 7, 22, 8:05 pm
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!Nope!
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