EXPLAINED – Can a Y-UP fare save you money?

The phrase Y-UP is an industry term – used mainly by the North American airline industry - to denote an economy class ticket which is immediately upgraded to a first or business class ticket.

AccessRail: combine Train & Bus’ with a Plane Ticket

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EXPLAINED – British Airways 2-4-1 Companion Voucher

The BA 2-4-1 companion voucher, also known as just the Companion Voucher, is gained through the American Express British Airways reward credit card. It is one of the, if not the most, beneficial perks of the reward card with the potential for massive savings.

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It is surprising to see how integrated American and British Airways are when it comes to redeeming miles.

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American Airlines’ System Wide Upgrade is one of the most coveted benefits of the AAdvantage Program if you are part of the upper echelon to be able to collect them. It is a fascinating tool, which with minimal restrictions, can be used to place the bearer in the next-highest class of service.

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