Ah, upgrades. On holiday, there aren’t many words sweeter to hear than, “We would like to offer you a complimentary oceanfront room” or “We bumped you up to first class.” They might not happen often, but when they do, it’s glorious. Luckily, you don’t have to be an international business person or celebrity to hear those magic words. While it’s not a perfect science, there are steps you can take to increase your chances of scoring a better room or aeroplane seat on your next trip. We tapped travel experts to spill their best secrets for operation upgrade, so keep reading to see them all now.