Member since 11 Feb 2016
Total posts 2
Have any Velocity Platinum members ever managed to use one of their free upgrades from a Saver fare. I know it's supposed to be from a Flexi fare, but was wondering if anyone had been shown any mercy for a flexi fare?
Sorry I mean mercy for a non-flexi fare!
Member since 24 Jan 2013
Total posts 85
No, only ever used it from flexi
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 10 Nov 2011
Total posts 94
No - you won't have any luck there. I haven't managed to use them as all of my work travel is usually on the cheapest fare. it's a shame you can't, say, use 2 of the 4 passes to upgrade from a saver fare. I'd definifely do that!
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards Plantium
Member since 19 Jun 2013
Total posts 82
No - I tried a couple of times with no luck
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 02 Jul 2011
Total posts 835
Nope... Its their incentive to get you to buy the Flex fare.
Member since 04 Dec 2012
Total posts 23
Same with me. In 5 years time it happened to me once that I received a spontaneous upgrade to business. That was with Qantas. And that was not because of my charme as I looked very grumpy at that time ...
Member since 10 May 2013
Total posts 93
I called once to try to upgrade from the AMEX complimentary fare, which is more or less a saver fare, but they wouldn't let me so I did an upgrade bid instead. It still cost money but far less than the fare difference.
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