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For example, I've got a Classic Upgrade request in for a flight in less than 48 hours (flex economy BNE to LAX). There are more than 10 business class seats still empty (via expert flyer) and QF has sent me a 'bid now upgrade' email (i.e. pay money and points) which I've ignored based on the above "Classic Upgrade Reward requests" first information.
However, upgrades are supposedly confirmed at 48 hours, often about 60 hours, and I'm definitely still in economy - no upgrade yet! It is the same story for my last 3 efforts at an upgrade (hilariously AA out of AKL upgraded me at the gate for zero points without a request). My QF status is WP.
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My experience is if you are flying Q to the US and are platinum and buy a business (as long as it's not a Sale fare) ticket you will get an upgrade to first more often than not. Though these days I'm not sure Q first is really worth the points you have to use up, and my wife would rather fly business as she says quite rightly Q first is a bit anti social for couples flying together because of the seat layout.
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and my wife would rather fly business as she says quite rightly Q first is a bit anti social for couples flying together because of the seat layout.
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