Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 21 Mar 2017
Total posts 10
Member since 01 Mar 2012
Total posts 187
when i used it, it was 48 hours prior.
Singapore Airlines - KrisFlyer
Member since 17 Nov 2014
Total posts 78
Member since 07 Jul 2017
Total posts 2
I've only used it domestically, always 48- 24 hrs before. Usually I see the money gone from my CC before I get the Success email. I have about a 90% success rate getting the upgrades. Always bid very close to the minimum. I am Gold so I figure they're better off giving me the seat, than someone who wouldn't get lounge access anyway.
Thank you Dennis! This helps (It seems that I might be able to get some upgrades to business for my next trip to Hong Kong then)
Thank you Dennis.
My pleasure, good luck and enjoy the trip
Member since 27 Jan 2017
Total posts 37
I’ve only done it successfully on domestic routes but about 48 hours from an elevate ticket as VA gold
Singapore Airlines - The PPS Club
Member since 11 Sep 2015
Total posts 12
Not worth it unless your flight is over 3 hours.
Member since 13 Nov 2015
Total posts 79
I was notified 3 days prior, as a Platinum member on a Getaway fare, $10 above the minimum bid.
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