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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 #1500 on: March 04, 2014, 04:50:48 PM »
will i be able to change then?
Nope
ok rep changed it for me for next week, now my question is if now ill be able to cancel ?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1501 on: March 04, 2014, 04:52:52 PM »
online it still doesn't allow me to cancel,

ill try calling in again saying a booked today a ticket for next week and i wanna cancel,
think it can work?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1502 on: March 04, 2014, 04:59:31 PM »
online it still doesn't allow me to cancel,

ill try calling in again saying a booked today a ticket for next week and i wanna cancel,
think it can work?

Yes, give a try, cant lose anything. I haven't thought about this trick. is this officially a way out? Or he got a clueless rep. that agreed to change? Did they charge you change fees?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1503 on: March 04, 2014, 05:00:46 PM »
No change fees within 24 hours.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1504 on: March 04, 2014, 05:06:15 PM »
Yes, give a try, cant lose anything. I haven't thought about this trick. is this officially a way out? Or he got a clueless rep. that agreed to change? Did they charge you change fees?
i called rep told me no way to cancel bec its in the 24 hours of departure, thought about this trick so i asked if its possible to change for a latter day,
she came back saying that she was able to change of course for  no fee because its in the 24 hours of booking,
i didn't  have the chutzpa to ask her to try now to cancel  ;)
so i HUCA and currently waiting on the phone.
before the change i wasn't able to cancel online neither change ,after the change i can change online but still not cancel
 

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1505 on: March 04, 2014, 05:29:26 PM »
Rep just cancelled the flight for me  :D :D :D
no charge it was a NYC-YUL ticket so only lost the 2.50

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1506 on: March 04, 2014, 05:42:33 PM »
Good to know indeed.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1507 on: March 04, 2014, 05:46:43 PM »
Good to know indeed.
+1
Kind of annoyed a rep never mentioned this before when I've tried to cancel within 24 hours
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1508 on: March 04, 2014, 05:47:50 PM »
Household accounts you used to be able to book for someone using main householder account, has this changed??? Can you only book from  individual accounts?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1509 on: March 04, 2014, 06:58:07 PM »
Rep just cancelled the flight for me  :D :D :D
no charge it was a NYC-YUL ticket so only lost the 2.50
avios miles was just credited back...

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1510 on: March 04, 2014, 07:26:44 PM »
Good to know indeed.
This was more of an exception, then a rule.


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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1511 on: March 04, 2014, 07:32:28 PM »
I have a return flight tom from mia-lga. If i wanna stay until later in the day- whom do i call? and does anyone know if this is do able? Thanks

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1512 on: March 04, 2014, 07:50:43 PM »
This was more of an exception, then a rule.

Haven't had much success?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1513 on: March 04, 2014, 08:20:10 PM »
I have a return flight tom from mia-lga. If i wanna stay until later in the day- whom do i call? and does anyone know if this is do able? Thanks
Try BA.  Check to see if there are award flights available for the time you want. beg.
What's the stand-by rule if he just misses his flight and goes for the  later one?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1514 on: March 04, 2014, 08:24:53 PM »

What's the stand-by rule if he just misses his flight and goes for the  later one?
usually if there's space available they''ll let him up with no issue ,
have experienced that many times