10 Shameless Tricks for Scoring Free Travel Upgrades

Of course you want that bigger room, that Jacuzzi tub, that first class upgrade. So what’s a budget traveler to do? If you want a travel upgrade without having to splash your cash, swallow your pride and pull one of these shameless moves:

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Special Occasion

We’ve all heard this tip, but that’s because it works! Letting the staff know it’s your honeymoon, birthday or anniversary is a great way to grab you and your special anyone a free upgrade. Try not to overdo this one because you know, karma.