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First Class Monetization, or FCM: The Definitive Thread

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Old Mar 20, 19, 7:55 pm
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Originally Posted by griffy208 View Post
Never seen the upgrade with miles option on any FCM. Interesting!
That's strange. It's supposed to be part of any offer
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Old Mar 21, 19, 6:14 am
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Originally Posted by MarkP24 View Post
That's strange. It's supposed to be part of any offer
Perhaps it is not displayed if you don't have enough miles? I've only got 20k at the moment so that might explain why I don't see an offer for the $651 C+ to F upgrade DTW-PHL...
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Old Mar 21, 19, 8:22 am
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Just took my first flight on DL in over a decade, was offered an upgrade to F on DTW-SFO for just $235. Not bad for a nearly 5-hour flight, and the service beat the pants off AA
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Old Mar 21, 19, 9:17 pm
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Originally Posted by griffy208 View Post
Perhaps it is not displayed if you don't have enough miles? I've only got 20k at the moment so that might explain why I don't see an offer for the $651 C+ to F upgrade DTW-PHL...
That makes sense

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Just took my first flight on DL in over a decade, was offered an upgrade to F on DTW-SFO for just $235. Not bad for a nearly 5-hour flight, and the service beat the pants off AA
That is a pretty good offer!!
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Old Mar 21, 19, 10:45 pm
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$980 for JFK - LHR from a Y award (booked for 44k RT).

Not a bad deal in that context but JFK - LHR is too short for D1 (at least out of my own pocket) made worse because it's the 730pm flight so won't be tired enough to fall asleep
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Old Mar 22, 19, 7:38 am
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Originally Posted by Duke787 View Post
$980 for JFK - LHR from a Y award (booked for 44k RT).

Not a bad deal in that context but JFK - LHR is too short for D1 (at least out of my own pocket) made worse because it's the 730pm flight so won't be tired enough to fall asleep
How close to departure did you see this offer? I have yet to see anything FCM for the international leg (JFK-EDI) of my upcoming award flight (in W).
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Old Mar 22, 19, 8:24 am
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Originally Posted by griffy208 View Post
How close to departure did you see this offer? I have yet to see anything FCM for the international leg (JFK-EDI) of my upcoming award flight (in W).
Departure isn't until July -- just showed up for the first time yesterday. While J is pretty open, it is a little surprising they'd offer so far out and it's a Thursday night flight so there should be some level of paid J for ex-LHR flyers going back home after the work week.

Now if they'd give me a similar offer for our SCL - ATL flight in the fall, I'd jump on it
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Old Mar 22, 19, 9:15 am
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Originally Posted by Duke787 View Post
Departure isn't until July -- just showed up for the first time yesterday. While J is pretty open, it is a little surprising they'd offer so far out and it's a Thursday night flight so there should be some level of paid J for ex-LHR flyers going back home after the work week.

Now if they'd give me a similar offer for our SCL - ATL flight in the fall, I'd jump on it
Interesting... How many J are open?
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Old Mar 22, 19, 9:52 am
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Originally Posted by griffy208 View Post
Interesting... How many J are open?
EF shows the following:

J9 C9 D9 I8 Z2 W9 Y9 B9 M9 H9 Q9 K9 L9 U9 T9 X9 V9 E9
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Old Mar 22, 19, 11:03 am
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Originally Posted by Duke787 View Post
EF shows the following:

J9 C9 D9 I8 Z2 W9 Y9 B9 M9 H9 Q9 K9 L9 U9 T9 X9 V9 E9
Quite a bit of room there then than my flight: J3 C3 D3 I2 Z0 W0 Y9 B9 M9 H9 Q4 K0 L0 U0 T0 X0 V0 E9
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Old Mar 22, 19, 12:12 pm
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Question FCM Question (with Miles)

Most of the time, my PWM offers have been ridiculously high -- in fact, some have actually exceeded the cost of just outright buying a discounted FC seat. For an upcoming flight from NC to CA, my PWM offer was 26,500 miles or $288. For whatever reason, this seems kind of like a good deal for two segments across the country. Does this offer seem pretty on par with what others have received? Do you all think this is a good value for FC? (I'm also assuming that I'd get additional MQMs for this.)

**Mod: could you please merge this post with the FCM thread? Thanks! **

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Old Mar 22, 19, 12:27 pm
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do you mean "FCM" (First Class Monetization)? these offers have been around for awhile, and DL is now showing them in miles as well as cash ... there's an extensive discussion in the FCM thread

"PWM" only appears in the search results as a purchase option for AmEx cardholders if you're logged in
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Old Mar 22, 19, 12:39 pm
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Originally Posted by jrl767 View Post
do you mean "FCM" (First Class Monetization)? these offers have been around for awhile, and DL is now showing them in miles as well as cash ... there's an extensive discussion in the FCM thread

"PWM" only appears in the search results as a purchase option for AmEx cardholders if you're logged in
Yup! My bad! I haven't had my second cup of coffee yet!
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Old Mar 22, 19, 12:53 pm
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Originally Posted by UVAhoo06 View Post
Most of the time, my PWM offers have been ridiculously high -- in fact, some have actually exceeded the cost of just outright buying a discounted FC seat. For an upcoming flight from NC to CA, my PWM offer was 26,500 miles or $288. For whatever reason, this seems kind of like a good deal for two segments across the country. Does this offer seem pretty on par with what others have received? Do you all think this is a good value for FC? (I'm also assuming that I'd get additional MQMs for this.)

**Mod: could you please merge this post with the FCM thread? Thanks! **
Also, make sure it's for both segments and not only one. I think the offers are for only one segment.
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Old Mar 22, 19, 1:36 pm
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Originally Posted by bloc0102 View Post
Also, make sure it's for both segments and not only one. I think the offers are for only one segment.
Yup! It's actually for BOTH segments, which makes me wonder if it's a good deal. And just to confirm, I get 150% MQMs, right?
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