A frequent flyer has revealed how she can upgrade from economy to business class without having to pay for it.
TikTok user Louise Truman shared the advice, which she says worked 50 percent of the time.
In her Videowith the caption “How to ask for a free upgrade,” she told her thousands of followers that it’s all about asking in the right way.
She explained, “Simply and politely, ‘Are there any opportunities for free upgrades today? It’s a dream of mine to fly in business!'”
She also had another way of doing this – by offering to fly on a different flight.
She continued, “Volunteer for an inconvenience: ‘I know this is a busy route, I’ll happily catch the next flight if you can upgrade my seat!'”
The timing is crucial, however, as she said she didn’t ask the flight attendants until she was already on the plane.
The video has been liked more than 20,000 times.
One person said, “I’ll try this on my next flight.”
Someone who claimed to work for an airline said, “Besides… don’t dress like a bum. I used to work for an airline and that was a rule.”
When people asked how often that had worked for her, she said it was about half the time, adding, “I’ve had an upgrade on 3 out of 6 long-haul flights in the last year.”
She’s not the only one who gets free upgrades when traveling.
A woman revealed how she’s doing free flights, food and five star hotels if she travels – save a fortune.
And a flight attendant revealed why you’re more when you’re in the back of the plane likely to be upgraded to first class.
Travel experts have shared their tips on this Bag free upgrades also in other ways.
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