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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.

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