DL Plat on VS metal (code-share) how to upgrade?

Old Jul 17, 19, 4:23 pm
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Question DL Plat on VS metal (code-share) how to upgrade?

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Im booked PE through DL with JFK-MAN-JFK on VS metal. Id like to be able to upgrade to UC with real money ; ). If that is possible when will a price/offer be available? I have been able to find flights on VS website and choose seats.

Thank you for any help!
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Old Jul 17, 19, 4:47 pm
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By booking a codeshare, it's quite unlikely, if not impossible, that VS will offer to upgrade you (since it's not their ticket).

You might be able to upgrade at the airport. And of course you can always pay the fare difference...
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Old Jul 17, 19, 7:03 pm
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Somewhat-related thread; agree that your best (and likely only) chance is to ask at JFK when checking bags or at the Clubhouse.

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Old Jul 18, 19, 5:24 pm
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Originally Posted by In2ishn View Post
Hi all!

Im booked PE through DL with JFK-MAN-JFK on VS metal. Id like to be able to upgrade to UC with real money ; ). If that is possible when will a price/offer be available? I have been able to find flights on VS website and choose seats.

Thank you for any help!
So I'm confused - have you already booked via DL? If so, you could look up your booking on the VS website and see if there's an offer. I don't think the call centre can see additional offers.

If you haven't already booked, is there a good reason to book on the DL code rather than on VS?
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Old Jul 18, 19, 8:55 pm
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Call DL Plat Med line and upgrade there... done this many times using miles but could also spend the cash as an option.
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Old Jul 22, 19, 10:05 pm
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Wow! I really hope that works in this case.

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Old Jul 22, 19, 10:07 pm
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So I'm confused - have you already booked via DL? If so, you could look up your booking on the VS website and see if there's an offer. I don't think the call centre can see additional offers.

If you haven't already booked, is there a good reason to book on the DL code rather than on VS?
Thanks. I booked DL and did get my VS booking number so was able to select seats. No offer now but I will keep looking
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Old Jul 24, 19, 9:06 am
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I'm flying Y (JFK->LHR) next week and wanted to upgrade my DL-issued VS leg to PE but was told by VS customer service they can't even touch the ticket until T-24. Has anyone had any experience with upgrading a DL codeshare ticket with VS at the airport or at T-24? If not, any insight into what the best Y Econ+ seat is?
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Old Jul 24, 19, 9:13 am
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Originally Posted by MSYtoJFKagain View Post
I'm flying Y (JFK->LHR) next week and wanted to upgrade my DL-issued VS leg to PE but was told by VS customer service they can't even touch the ticket until T-24. Has anyone had any experience with upgrading a DL codeshare ticket with VS at the airport or at T-24? If not, any insight into what the best Y Econ+ seat is?
VS customer service can be hopeless. Call Delta instead.
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