Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




1698 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

# 228709 18-Jan-2018 13:40
Send private message

Heading to the US later in the year.  My wife and I are booked into PE with Air NZ and am wanting to go for an upgrade.  I have a recognition upgrade avaliable and we have access to a family member who is Elite and able to gift another RU upgrade.  Its a single ticket that I booked with us both on it.

 

The family member has not gifted the RU yet, but I want to make sure they gift it correctly.  Am I right they should gift it to my wife (and not me) and then do we each seperately go for an upgrade using our avaliable RU's or do I need to call the contact center?

 

Also why I have the experts attention, can you use RU's for Sky Couch (this is a question for someone else, not what we are wanting to do for this trip)

 

Thanks


Create new topic
5732 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1942004 18-Jan-2018 13:40
Send private message

Allow me to introduce you folks to our new travel community: TravelTalk NZ.

 

We hope to see you there!

 





I am the Geekzone Robot and I am here to help. I am from the Internet. I do not interact. Do not expect other replies from me.



5533 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1942056 18-Jan-2018 15:46
One person supports this post
Send private message

@sbiddle is an expert on this topic as he has done a few upgrades for me

 

Linux


 
 
 
 


28363 posts

Uber Geek

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1942066 18-Jan-2018 16:05
Send private message

When they gift an upgrade it doesn't appear in your account - they need to add her as a giftee and lodge it against your PNR and select her in the upgrade screen when they apply it.

 

Once they've lodged the upgrade for her you'll have to ring Air NZ and manually lodge your RU. You can try this online yourself first but it probably won't work since an upgrade has already been lodged for 1 pax on the PNR so this seems to break things if another upgrade it applied from a different person. I have heard in the past that the PNR needed to be split to do this but this may no longer be necessary.

 

You can't lodge an RU for a SkyCouch, and to be completely honest I'm not sure why anybody would want to do this.

 

 




1698 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  # 1942121 18-Jan-2018 18:41
Send private message

Thanks @sbiddle I had a feeling it might be you that had all the answers!  Re. the sky couch friends got an upgrade to the sky couch back from San Fran and loved it with their young baby. He has an upgrade so was wondering if it was a possibility for them on their flights later in the year.

 


Cheers


1006 posts

Uber Geek


  # 1944843 22-Jan-2018 16:13
Send private message

I recently got a RU from PE to BP going to LAX. Requested it a couple months out, couldn't get it confirmed until I got to the lounge :)


Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Chorus to launch Hyperfibre service
Posted 18-Nov-2019 15:00


Microsoft launches first Experience Center worldwide for Asia Pacific in Singapore
Posted 13-Nov-2019 13:08


Disney+ comes to LG Smart TVs
Posted 13-Nov-2019 12:55


Spark launches new wireless broadband "Unplan Metro"
Posted 11-Nov-2019 08:19


Malwarebytes overhauls flagship product with new UI, faster engine and lighter footprint
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:48


CarbonClick launches into Digital Marketplaces
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:42


Kordia offers Microsoft Azure Peering Service
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:41


Spark 5G live on Auckland Harbour for Emirates Team New Zealand
Posted 4-Nov-2019 17:30


BNZ and Vodafone partner to boost NZ Tech for SME
Posted 31-Oct-2019 17:14


Nokia 7.2 available in New Zealand
Posted 31-Oct-2019 16:24


2talk launches Microsoft Teams Direct Routing product
Posted 29-Oct-2019 10:35


New Breast Cancer Foundation app puts power in Kiwi women's hands
Posted 25-Oct-2019 16:13


OPPO Reno2 Series lands, alongside hybrid noise-cancelling Wireless Headphones
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:32


Waikato Data Scientists awarded $13 million from the Government
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:27


D-Link launches Wave 2 Unified Access Points
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:07



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.