If you've booked your next flight (or you're looking to book one) and you're wanting to upgrade your seat or cabin, you can do just that by spending your points.

You can upgrade to Premium or Upper Class. Use our handy table to work out how many points you'll need. Use our handy table to work out how many points you'll need for which upgrade.

Standard season travel dates

Standard season dates

  • 20 April - 18 June 2021
  • 6 September - 14 October 2021
  • 27 October - 10 December 2021
  • 6 January - 31 March 2022
  • 26 April - 29 May 2022
  • 6 - 17 June 2022
  • 5 - 30 September 2022

Caribbean standard season dates

  • 20 April - 13 July 2021
  • 6 September - 14 October 2021
  • 27 October - 10 December 2021
  • 7 March - 6 April 2022
  • 27 April - 29 May 2022
  • 6 June - 15 July 2022
  • 5 - 30 September 2022

To/from UK Economy Classic or Delight to Premium Premium to Upper Class Economy Classic or Delight to Upper Class
Israel 16,000 28,000 42,000
India 17,400 37,400 56,200

USA - Northeast

(Boston, Newark, New York JFK, Washington DC)

17,400 47,400 71,200
Caribbean 17,400 57,400 86,200

USA - Midwest & South

(Atlanta, Miami, Orlando)

22,400 47,400 71,200
Nigeria, China and Hong Kong 22,400 57,400 86,200
South Africa 25,000 57,400 86,200

USA West

(Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle)

27,400 67,400 101,200

Please note: Taxes, fees and carrier imposed surcharges apply to all reward flights. 

All points shown in the table above are per roundtrip. For one way, the points are simply half of the round trip.

Upgrades for infants not occupying a seat will be charged the following points levels:

Economy to Premium - 1,000 points per sector
Premium to Upper Class - 2,500 points per sector
Economy to Upper Class - 3,500 points per sector

Peak season travel dates

Peak season dates

  • 19 June - 5 September 2021
  • 15 - 26 October 2021
  • 11 - 31 December 2021
  • 1 - 5 January 2022
  • 1 - 25 April 2022
  • 30 May - 5 June 2022
  • 18 June - 4 September 2022

Caribbean Peak season dates

  • 14 July - 5 September 2021
  • 15 - 26 October 2021
  • 11 - 31 December 2021
  • 1 January - 6 March 2022
  • 7 - 26 April 2022
  • 30 May - 5 June 2022
  • 16 June - 4 September 2022

To/from UK Economy Classic or Delight to Premium Premium to Upper Class Economy Classic or Delight to Upper Class
Israel 20,000 33,000 49,400
India 27,400 57,400 86,200

USA - Northeast

(Boston, Newark, New York JFK, Washington DC)

27,400 57,400 86,200
Caribbean 27,400 67,400 101,200

USA - Midwest & South

(Atlanta, Miami, Orlando)

32,400 57,400 86,200
Nigeria, China and Hong Kong 32,400 67,400 101,200
South Africa 42,400 67,400 101,200

USA West

(Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle)

37,400 77,400 116,200

Please note: Taxes, fees and carrier imposed surcharges apply to all reward flights. 

All points shown in the table above are per roundtrip. For one way, the points are simply half of the round trip.

Upgrades for infants not occupying a seat will be charged the following points levels:

Economy to Premium - 1,000 points per sector
Premium to Upper Class - 2,500 points per sector
Economy to Upper Class - 3,500 points per sector

Ready to upgrade?

Now you know how many points you need, you can secure that upgrade for your next flight.
Simply give our Flying Club team a call, and we'll help take care of the rest.

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