When are CR1s deducted?

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  1. violist
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    violist Gold Member

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    I know what the old procedure was: they were deducted when the
    upgrade was reserved but returned if it didn't clear. Since the new
    regime took over, is that still true? Reason I ask is I applied a
    couple, but my count doesn't seem to have diminished.
     
  2. HaveMilesWillTravel
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    In my experience as recently as June or July yes, still true.
     
  3. violist
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    Thanks for the confirmation - will operate on that assumption.
     
  4. winecountryua

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    agreed but over the years there have been a few occansions when SWUs/CR1s did not get reserved or pull until check-in -- rare but happens
     
  5. Flyer1976
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    What about Mileage Upgrades with no copay?
     
  6. Counsellor
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    And sometimes the reserved CR-1s are returned if your upgrade would have cleared as UDU.
     

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