When All Else Fails: A Quick Look at Domestic Premium Economy Upgrades

How to Score a Free Upgrade on American to Hawaii Plus a Low-Cost United Option for Transcon Flights.

Dorothy Lambert’s friend Gwynneth is always bragging about how thrifty she is. “Oh, you don’t have your own herb garden?” or, “You don’t unplug your appliances at night to save money on electricity leakage?!”

“No, Gwynneth, I don’t,” says Dorothy, “but I am flying in Premium Economy to Hawaii for less than what I’d pay to fly in coach. Oh, and by the way, that’s TRUE Premium Economy too, the same as they have on international flights.”

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