Reply To: I constantly lie to get airplane upgrades. Is that unethical?

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I came across this on and thought it would make an interesting discussion.

What do other posters feel about this and has anyone done it and been successful?

For the record I’ve never done this either in hotels or with an airline. I do sometimes ask discreetly but only been successful with hotels. I don’t think I could lie to get an upgrade as I think it is wrong, and to be honest never really thought about it till I read the article.

Not something I have done and I never will do.

To my, perhaps old fashioned way of thinking, it’s immoral – even more so if one claims a disability in order to grab an upgrade.

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