Using United GPUs To Upgrade Lufthansa Flights — Change In Procedure

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    While several airlines issue upgrade instruments, they can typically only be applied for travel on that airline. United Global Premier Upgrades (GPUs) are unique in that they can be applied for travel on Lufthansa as well, which is United's transatlantic joint venture partner. As a reminder, GPUs are the upgrade vouchers that Premier 1K members receive six of each year just for qualifying for status. Up until now the process of using United upgrades on Lufthansa has been cumbersome. You needed to request a paper voucher, and it would only clear on a space available basis day of departure -- there was no way to confirm the upgrade in advance. Via UA Insider on FlyerTalk, United has now changed the process for how GPUs can be applied for travel on United: The post Using United GPUs To Upgrade Lufthansa Flights — Change In Procedure appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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