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BA Worldwide Call Center Telephone Numbers
Hong Kong is open 9am - 5:30pm  their time is 12 hrs ahead of NY

Worldwide service center telephone numbers according to eastern time, Credit DDMS

Location                            Phone#                   Opening Time                           
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Note that all sAAver flights available on AA.com are able to be booked on BA.  When there are many flights on one day, they may not all be listed on BA.com.  So you will have to call to book it.  Get the phone fee waved because it wasn't able to be booked on line.


NOTE: Household accounts will not allow transfers from Iberia to BA. Make sure you don't have a household account, and if you do, split it up.

NOTE: When booking, erase your Avios number when entering your passenger information. This will make it much simpler to add your AA Advantage number at a later time.
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BA Avios question(s)
« on: November 17, 2011, 04:59:09 PM »
When booking on AA, can I book both tiers of aa awards economy for the same price? Also, does anyone happen to know what the price is for biz LGA-YUL?

Also does the oilam think AA is gonna join Avios as part of their jv integration with ba and ib? I don't think so being the US ff programs are nbetter and they can't afford to be worth less
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2011, 05:07:35 PM »
I think AA flies with a 1 class cabin only from lga/yul

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2011, 05:57:47 PM »
In total, what do you all think, is the value of ba miles more now as avios or less, for example would brokers pay more or less now for british miles?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2011, 06:22:12 PM »
Its too early to say, but I personally feel that it will get less worth,

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2011, 06:24:39 PM »
small accounts will go up somewhat

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2011, 06:43:09 PM »
small accounts will go up somewhat
Do brokers buy small accounts, I thought they only buy min. 100k

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2011, 06:56:27 PM »
Accts with <10 k were worthless, are now great for ny-yul/cle/yyz also mia-ny isn't too bad (7500). So dealers will buy small accts too
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2011, 07:34:50 PM »
Spoke to a reliable broker  (bought $1,000,000 in miles this year) this AM. He said Avios has screwed the BA program in his opinion.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2011, 08:10:56 PM »
Spoke to a reliable broker  (bought $1,000,000 in miles this year) this AM. He said Avios has screwed the BA program in his opinion.
That's because brokers buy longhaul first class tickets and the program never was very good at that (thus their low value) and has now gotten even worse than that.

But for people who fly short-haul domestic, Avios is great and a nice diversification from other programs.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2011, 08:28:49 PM »
i feel like availability  went way down since avios
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #10 on: November 17, 2011, 08:29:54 PM »
That's because brokers buy longhaul first class tickets and the program never was very good at that (thus their low value) and has now gotten even worse than that.

But for people who fly short-haul domestic, Avios is great and a nice diversification from other programs.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #11 on: November 17, 2011, 08:30:00 PM »
i feel like availability  went way down since avios
Availability on what?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #12 on: November 17, 2011, 10:51:38 PM »
dates for award travel...I tried a million diff. dates and couldn't find any flights
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« Reply #13 on: November 17, 2011, 10:53:15 PM »
dates for award travel...I tried a million diff. dates and couldn't find any flights
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
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