You'll need to assert yourself to get what you want regarding your future trip at the beginning of the week. Don't pay for anything until you have all the details. By thursday, luck's on your side, and you may even get a perk or an upgrade—why not try asking for one? Be thoughtful in all your communications and people will respond in kind. This weekend, offer someone your guidance, even if it's a bit inconvenient. Your traveler's karma will benefit.