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Emirates upgrade using my points

Emirates upgrade using my points

  1. Masond3

    HI Team,

    My last couple of flights with emirates have been as follows;

    2014 – Business class LGW TO BKK RETURN
    2015 – Business class LGW TO SGN RETURN

    I am a silver member and have 59.5 skywards miles and have an emirates credit card.. I am looking at purchasing an economy ticket to go from LHR TO BKK RETURN on flying 27th April returning 8th may 2016. Unfortunately I cant afford to go business class outright, I was wondering do you have hints / tips to find a cheap upgrade on the day ?

    Looking forward to your response.


  2. Anonymous

    If you purchase a slightly more expensive economy fare, it might even be upgradable in advance. The base fares can’t be upgraded until day of, but the next tier — the website spells it out pretty nicely when you’re shopping.

  3. Masond3

    Hi Tiffany,

    Thanks for your response. i have looked at different possibilities of upgrading, but it doesn’t seem possible to upgrade portions of the legs. i looked earlier and i think i need 75k each way to upgrade from ECO to Business. i have also noticed that to upgrade from LON to BKK its 1.1k and the return leg is £700. do you know why the return journey back to the UK is always cheaper ?
    i have read the article on here regarding departure tax and stop overs in the UK, but i wasnt sure if this could explain the price difference ?


  4. No Name


    Reason for higher prices out UK is local taxes on Premium cabins, no UK tax going the other way.

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