You fly so often that jet lag should be your middle name. Yet you’ve never been able to get into those coveted first-class seats by asking a flight attendant for a bump up from your regular seat or trying to sneak into the area when nobody is watching. Here are 11 tips you may want to try to get your flight upgraded that doesn’t require dirty tricks or trying to slip money into a flight attendant’s palm.
1. Purchase A Seat Upgrade
The easiest way to get an upgrade is to pay for it. Yes, it takes all the fun out of sneaking up into first-class section. Yet it also saves you from the embarrassment of getting caught and banned from the airline. Also keep an eye on your email as certain airlines will mail discounts for upgrades so you can get an even better deal.