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Upgrade onboard

Place a bid with points or cash in advance with SAS

  • Decide what you’re willing to pay to upgrade your seat to SAS Plus or SAS Business and make an offer using the slider. 
  • Choose how you’d like to pay. You can pay by credit card or by using your points. Once you submit your offer, you can change or cancel it up to 48 hours before departure. 
  • We’ll email you 36 hours before departure to let you know if your offer has been accepted. If you hold a Diamond, Gold or Silver card you’ll have a better chance of getting your upgrade.
     

Learn more and place your bid here.

 

Upgrade at the airport with SAS

  • Available when you fly with SAS to/from USA, China and Japan. 
  • Upgrade from any booking class. 
  • Request your upgrade at the checkin desk or at the gate. 
  • You can use your points to upgrade for family, friends or colleagues, provided you are traveling with them. 
  • The standby upgrade do not entitle you to priority check-in, Fast Track, lounge access or extra baggage allowance. 

 

Award upgrade with SAS

Upgrade in advance or at the airport Points per flight
From SAS Go to SAS Plus 25 000
From SAS Plus to SAS Business 35 000
From SAS Go to SAS Business 50 000

All upgrades are subject to seat and meal availability. Terms & Conditions apply.

Option 3: Upgrade with a Star Alliance partner airline in advance 

  • Upgrade with points on Star Alliance and SAS
  • Book your upgrade up to 24-hours before departure
  • A Star Alliance upgrade offers all the benefits associated with the class you upgrade to, including lounge access and extra baggage allowance.
  • You can upgrade up to four people, even if you are not flying with them.
  • To be eligible for an upgrade your ticket must be booked in an appropriate booking class. See the table below for information.

 

Login and choose ”Award Star Alliance upgrade”

 

AWARD UPGRADE WITH STAR ALLIANCE ONBOARD SAS

  SAS Go to SAS Plus
(points per flight)
SAS Plus (Y, S, B)
to SAS Business (points per flight)
Scandinavia to/from Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Washington Not available 35000
Scandinavia to/from Beijing, Shanghai & Tokyo Not available 50000

AWARD UPGRADE WITH STAR ALLIANCE

  Economy to Business
(points per flight)
Business to First
(points per flight)
Within Europe, Central/North/South America, Southern Africa, Caribbean, Middle East, Central Asia, Far East/South East Asia, Pacific 10000 15000
Europe to/from Central/North America, Southern Africa, India  35000 50000
Europe to/from Middle East, North/Central Africa 30000 35000
Europe to/from Caribbean, South America 40000 50000
Europe to/from Central Asia, Far East/South East Asia 50000 65000
Europe to/from Pacific 60000 75000
North/Central America to/from Hawaii 10000 15000
North/Central America to/from  South America, Caribbean 20000 35000
North/Central America to/from Europe  Middle East, North/Central Africa 25000 40000
North/Central America to/from Southern Africa, Pacific 25000 40000
North/Central America to/from Central Asia, Far East/South East Asia 30000 45000
Caribbean, South America to/from North/Central Africa, Middle East 20000 30000
Caribbean, South America to/from Southern Africa 20000 30000
Caribbean, South America to/from Central/Far East/South East Asia, Pacific  30000 40000
North/Central Africa, Middle East to/from  Southern Africa 10000 15000
North/Central Africa, Middle East to/from Central/Far East/South East Asia 25000 35000
North/Central Africa, Middle East to/from India, Pacific 30000 40000
Southern Africa to/from Central/Far East/South East Asia 25000 35000
Southern Africa to/from Pacific 30000 40000
India to/from India 20000 30000
India to/from Central/Far East/South East Asia 30000 40000
South East Asia  to/from Central/Far East Asia, Pacific 30000 45000
Pacific to/from Pacific 10000 15000
Pacific to/from India 20000 30000

ELIGIBLE BOOKING CLASSES

Carrier Economy to Business Business to First
Air New Zealand B, E, O, U, Y Not available
Adria Airways
Aegean Airlines
Austrian
Avianca Airlines & TACA Airlines
Croatia Airlines
LOT Polish Airlines
South African Airways
Brussels airlines
TAP PortugalTürkish Airlines
Y, B Not available
Air Canada Y, B, O Not available
Air China Y, B, W C, D
All Nippon Airways Y, B, E C, Z, J, D
Copa Airlines Y, B, M, H Not available
Ethiopian Airlines Y, G, S, B Not available
EVA Air Y, B, K Not available
Lufthansa Y, B C, D, J
Shenzhen Airlines - Flights within China, from Economy to First, two class cabin Y, B, M, H Y, B, M, H
Singapore Airlines - Not available on A380 and B77W (B777-300ER) flights Y, B, S Z, C J, D
Swiss Y, B, U, M C, D, J
Air India
Asiana Airlines
EGYPTAIR
Thai Airways Intl.
Y, B C, D
United - Flights within the US, from Economy to First, two class cabin Y, B C, D, J

The Star Alliance Upgrade Award is based on segment by segment.
The original class booked applies as the basis for points regardless of upgrades.
No complimentary stopover is permitted.
All upgrades are subject to availability.
Terms & Conditions apply.