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SriLanakan Airlines - upgrades and alcohol

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SriLanakan Airlines - upgrades and alcohol


My new wife & I are off to Sri Lanka on honeymoon in September, flying from Heathrow. I've seen on the SriLankan Airlines website that they offer an upgrade auction where you can bid for a business class upgrade (I think this has been offered since May this year). Has anyone tried this, and if so, would you mind letting me know what your winning or losing bid was? I know that the successful level will depend on individual flight circumstances, but at least it will be a starting point. Also, has anyone had any experience of being upgraded for free?

Also, on some of the older threads it looks like SriLankan provided alcoholic drinks for free in economy, but these posts are from a few years ago. Does anyone know if this is still the case?



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1. Re: SriLanakan Airlines - upgrades and alcohol

SriLankan Airlines still offer free alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.


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2. Re: SriLanakan Airlines - upgrades and alcohol

Hi Adam...

Yes alcoholic drinks are free on SriLankan, along with 2 meals, if you miss drinks service, just wander to nearest galley, they will be happy to serve you..

The upgrade "auction" is mainly aimed at locals.., and rarely on the London route where business class tends to be full on most flights, but by all means try, or mention your honeymoon on check-in at Heathrow, but no guarantees there..



Edited: 13 August 2013, 13:31
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Hans and Dave, thanks very much. Will try my luck with the auction and at the check-in desk.

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Did you have any luck with the e-auction or the upgrade?

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