Does anyone actually get complimentary upgrades due to United status? I just hit gold and so far it seems like a hoax.

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You do. But keep in mind that if you are doing busy routes, Gold doesn't get you that far. But if you are taking some off the beaten path routes/times you might get upgraded

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You really start considering your life decisions once you hit global services / concierge key...I don't think anyone who has those statuses are happy to have them

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I’ve been upgraded twice on a leg from ewr to houston. Gold 10 months. Think it really depends on the flight routes

Is Gold even a priority status? 1K or Global Services bro.

ha, yeah. I'm working my way up...

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