Upgrade certs on award fares

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  1. PoorMansBidet
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    On an international fare is it possible to select a coach award eligible for upgrade then use a cert for business class?

    I have more certs to burn then miles at this point.
     
  2. Indiana Delta Diamond
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    Sorry no one answered this before now. No chance on using an SWU on an international coach award.
     
  3. goodandclassy
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    would an IROP/rebook in Y trigger eligibility to use a SWU? I wonder if anyone has tried it...
     
  4. DeltaExpert
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    I believe it used to however, now all that changes is the class flown but the original class would be what you paid and unless it was a Y/B/M it would not be eligible.

    If you want to use miles, just book a business class award with miles next time!
     
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    I have been wondering the same thing! I recently had a schedule change to a domestic PNR, and when I called into rebook since my connection was no longer valid, I asked the agent to make sure I was still on the upgrade list, and she was like no actually you were upgraded. When I logged in online, it was Y for the segment on a RJ and V for the mainline!
     
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  6. MSPeconomist
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    This should not have happened unless it was within your upgrade window; if it was (i.e., around 5 pm ATL time six days before the flight for DM/PM, etc.), then this is proper if V inventory was available.
     
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    It was not, still months ahead, that is why I was so suprised! Agent mistake in my favor!
     

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