How To Upgrade on United Airlines?
by Emily Cooper Nov 21, 2019

How To Upgrade on United Airlines?

Make sure you're signed in to your MileagePlus account and have selected “Advanced search options.” Enter your flight search criteria and choose “MileagePlus Upgrade Awards” for your upgrade type. If none of the flights in your itinerary have upgrade availability, you can request the upgrade(s) later.

How do I Upgrade on United Airlines?

How to Upgrade an Existing Reservation With Miles
  1. Sign in to your MileagePlus account and access your existing reservation. Select redeem upgrade to view your options. ...
  2. Request a MileagePlus upgrade by calling United.
  3. Request a MileagePlus upgrade at the airport.

How do I upgrade my seat on United?

Option 1: Request a MileagePlus Upgrade Award by phone
If you are not a Premier member, you can call United Reservations at 1-800-UNITED-1 (1-800-864-8331) to make the request. There is no fee to make an upgrade request by phone for an existing booking.

How much does it cost to upgrade on United Airlines?

For example, upgrading a one-way domestic flight within the Continental U.S. will cost between 7,500 (Y fare) and 20,000 miles (S, T, K, L, G, and N fares) with different levels in-between. The co-pay ranges from $0 to $75 but can be as high as $250 if you're upgrading on one of United's p.s. transcontinental routes.