Can you upgrade companion that has award ticket

Old Sep 20, 05, 2:29 pm
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Can you upgrade companion that has award ticket

Can you upgrade a companion if they are flying with an award ticket? I tried a search but didn't see anything about this. Thanks.
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Old Sep 20, 05, 2:31 pm
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Technically no. But actuality will show this varies just as much as upgrading your own award ticket.

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Old Sep 20, 05, 2:46 pm
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My understanding is that Standard awards are not at all upgradable, but Premium awards are. Still not sure whether that would qualify them for companion upgrade though.
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Old Sep 20, 05, 3:24 pm
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Originally Posted by jcooke
Technically no. But actuality will show this varies just as much as upgrading your own award ticket.

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I agree with the above. In my experience, there are a number of variables at play when you want to do such a thing. First, there will be NO advance upgrading of ANYONE holding an award ticket, period.

So, if there is F seating available at time of check-in, you MAY be able to sweet talk your pal's way into F to sit with you. Note: it helps immensely if you are flying from your home station and know the agents on duty.

Outside of those parameters, it's going to be mighty tough.
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Old Sep 20, 05, 3:37 pm
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Thank you everyone. I left it as requesting an upgrade for me but we do have seats together in Coach. If I get upgraded and my daughter doesn't I will just smile sweetly at the agents at MCO and maybe she will be upgraded.
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Old Sep 20, 05, 7:58 pm
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If there is P inventory available, a premium award ticket can be upgraded anytime in advance.
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Old Sep 20, 05, 8:23 pm
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I just did this this weekend. I redeemed a premium award for a friend and bought my ticket. The friend has no status and upgraded at the 3-day window with me (not before, since she had no status). Be certain to call to ensure that the companion's ticket is "attached" to yours.
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Old Sep 21, 05, 6:19 am
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This trip isn't that long to be worth a premium award. We will just take our chances.
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Old Sep 21, 05, 12:51 pm
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Originally Posted by safetymom
Can you upgrade a companion if they are flying with an award ticket? I tried a search but didn't see anything about this. Thanks.
tried 2x and gotten it 2x...
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