UpgradeMe or Economy X

Old Mar 3, 2019, 10:55 pm
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UpgradeMe or Economy X

Family of 5 flying SYD-CNS on March 21. Already paid $40AUD each for Economy X row 3 but business is empty and lowest upgrade bid is $250AUD. Should I try for the upgrade or just keep the bulkhead?
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Old Mar 3, 2019, 11:06 pm
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The bulkhead is plenty nice especially considering there are 5 of you.

Virgin domestic J is a very good product, in particular I find the food very nice. It might be worth upgrading 'mom & dad', but I wouldn't bring the whole family up (and it may not be possible to do that via UpgradeMe, there are only 8 J seats).
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Old Mar 6, 2019, 3:40 am
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If your bid is successful you can contact VA and they will refund your economyX fees paid.

Per https://www.virginaustralia.com/au/e...emium-bid/faq/
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Old Mar 7, 2019, 7:02 am
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You have better hope that VA do not do what they have done to me.
Equipment swap, that is what they have done.
Paid $69 for an econX on a 737, they have swapped me to an a320, ...
No econX, and no business class.
They didn't inform of the equipment swap either.
I went to my future booking on VFF account, and got a shock.
No econX and no business class.
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Old Mar 7, 2019, 1:40 pm
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Originally Posted by AustralianPoochie
You have better hope that VA do not do what they have done to me.
Equipment swap, that is what they have done.
Paid $69 for an econX on a 737, they have swapped me to an a320, ...
No econX, and no business class.
They didn't inform of the equipment swap either.
I went to my future booking on VFF account, and got a shock.
No econX and no business class.
Did you get a refund?
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Old Mar 12, 2019, 9:20 pm
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Originally Posted by AustralianPoochie
You have better hope that VA do not do what they have done to me.
Equipment swap, that is what they have done.
Paid $69 for an econX on a 737, they have swapped me to an a320, ...
No econX, and no business class.
They didn't inform of the equipment swap either.
I went to my future booking on VFF account, and got a shock.
No econX and no business class.
Surely if VA wouldn't refund your money (the least they should do) you could contact your credit card company for a refund?
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