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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                           
US800-452-12017:30am-8pm EDT
Singapore+65-6823-20959pm-5:30am EDT
China+86 400 881 02079:00 PM-5:30 AM
Israel+972-3-606-15152am-9am EDT
Germany+49 (0)421 55 75 76 73:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UK+44-191-490-79012:30am-3pm EDT


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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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #45 on: February 01, 2012, 12:33:42 AM »
what is the penalty if I cancel a ba award ticket booked on american to redeposit the miles? Also do they refund you the taxes and fees you paid excluding the miles?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #46 on: February 01, 2012, 12:36:19 PM »
Hi,

Is there any way I can get 100,000 Avios miles transferred into my account? or is 24,000 really the max?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #47 on: February 01, 2012, 12:37:18 PM »
what is the penalty if I cancel a ba award ticket booked on american to redeposit the miles? Also do they refund you the taxes and fees you paid excluding the miles?

http://www.britishairways.com/travel/ecservicefeestbl/public/en_uk

I'd imagine so.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #48 on: February 23, 2012, 12:21:54 PM »
Over the last few weeks I've been noticing increasingly limited availability on the NYC-YYZ route. Anyone else have the same issue?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #49 on: February 24, 2012, 12:35:46 PM »
Can I transfer MR points into any BA account I want? Or do the names have to match?

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« Reply #50 on: February 24, 2012, 12:37:04 PM »
Can I transfer MR points into any BA account I want?
Yes.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #51 on: February 24, 2012, 12:37:52 PM »
Yes.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #52 on: February 24, 2012, 12:41:27 PM »
Does BA charge YQ on YYZ-JFK?

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« Reply #53 on: February 24, 2012, 12:44:23 PM »
Does BA charge YQ on YYZ-JFK?
No YQ within the entire western hemisphere.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #54 on: February 24, 2012, 12:45:14 PM »
Can I transfer MR points into any BA account I want? Or do the names have to match?

No need for names to match for MR > BA transfers, I think this is true for any (US-Amex-Account--based-) MR transfers.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #55 on: February 24, 2012, 12:48:49 PM »
No YQ within the entire western hemisphere.
so why now, when im trying to book 2 tickets from YYZ-JFk one way, are they trying to charge me 54.72 pp in YQ?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #56 on: February 24, 2012, 12:50:10 PM »
so why now, when im trying to book @ tickets from YYZ-JFk one way, are they trying to charge me 54.72 pp in YQ?
That would be called taxes, not YQ.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #57 on: February 26, 2012, 07:19:30 PM »
The tax is about the same one a OW and a RT so if possible it pays to book RT
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #58 on: February 26, 2012, 07:28:47 PM »
not if u book ow from nyc-yyz

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« Reply #59 on: February 26, 2012, 07:42:12 PM »
The tax is about the same one a OW and a RT so if possible it pays to book RT
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