Is there a way to bypass the plus point upgrade waitlist on United for 1K members to upgrade from Economy to Business Class? I'm flying direct on United from Chicago to Rome. I have about 300 plus points for reference. The upgrade, I requested itself looks like it's only 80 points one way.

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