How do I upgrade my seat on United?

How do I upgrade my seat on United?

You can make your journey more comfortable and enjoyable by upgrading your seat at United Airlines. An upgrade could be done online through its official website, by a call, and offline by visiting the airport. An upgrade brings more benefits to the journey. It also depends on your chosen fare type; they provide an upgrade if available. Read the information below and know how to reach the United Airlines Customer Service agent and request them to make an upgrade for you.

How do I ask for a seat upgrade on United?

You can request an upgrade from them by going through some steps on their United Airlines official website. Read the process below and know how to reach them through the website.

  • Visit the official website of United Airlines.
  • Go to the 'My trips' option and click on the same.
  • Fill out the required information regarding bookings on the page.
  • It will then take you to the summary page of your booking.
  • Select the upgrade reservation link there.
  • Select the option and proceed with the process of upgrading the ticket at United Airlines, pay the charge if they ask you to, and confirm it.

How do I connect to them for an upgrade by a call?

You can also contact them regarding the same through a call by dialing United Airlines phone number, +1 802 304 5670(OTA) / 1800 864 8331, and follow the IVR instructions if given, and you will be connected to the customer service agent at United Airlines; provide them with the required booking details that will help them to access your information and request them for an upgrade, they will look into it and provide you the upgrade accordingly and on the availability of the seat you want, pay the charge fee if they ask you to.

How can you get the upgrade at the airport?

You can visit the airport at United Airlines and contact the customer service executive at the counters, request them to make an upgrade for your ticket after providing them with your booking details; they will look into it and help you with an upgrade if it would be available and will ask you to pay the charges apply for the changing of the seat. Pay the required charge and proceed to upgrade the ticket. Then, you will be done with the upgrading process.

The United Airlines upgrade policies

  • Any customer who is a premier member traveling on the full-fare economy might be eligible for an instant upgrade;
  • The higher the status of the ticket, there would be more chances for you to get the complementary premier United Airlines Seat Upgrade
  • You can also upgrade to an economy-plus seat anytime after the booking to the check-in.


I hope the information above made your idea clear and solved all your queries and problems about the process of the upgrade, such as how to do it, the related policies, and the charges that you could have to pay for making an upgrade.