What are upgrade rules on United for reward tickets? I.e. I have a reward ticket booked during the holidays for a long flight and curious if I'll get upgraded. I'm United Gold currently.

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None unless you have MP Explorer. If yes, after all paid Golds.

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They won't even add you to the list

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:-(

A1 is correct. CPU eligible with Explorer, not RPU/GPU eligible regardless.

But good luck lol. You're only gonna beat the Silvers on the priority list.

I scored an upgrade on a Dreamliner once from Houston to SFO with a reward ticket. 1k and down season.

We just got upgrades on award travel;, I'm GS though, all 4 tickets

There's a big difference between GS/1k and Gold.

United Gold = barely any upgrades during regular times of year, let alone the holidays.

Guess it's not too late to sign up for the Explorer card. Had one a few years ago so maybe it's time to get it again.

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