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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 #1620 on: April 01, 2014, 08:33:44 PM »
canceled a flight this morning and points were redeposited and flight available again-pretty quick.in the past took few days
when I cancel online points come back instantly

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1621 on: April 01, 2014, 09:14:33 PM »
I've never used ba.com before -how does it work if I changed one leg of my flight - should I have received a new email with a new e-ticket? the booking number shows confirmed correct info on ba.com

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1622 on: April 01, 2014, 09:43:52 PM »
Cancellation fee is now $55 (instead of $40) or forfeiture of taxes.
what about fee for changes? Stayed at $40?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1623 on: April 01, 2014, 11:34:35 PM »
what about fee for changes? Stayed at $40?

$55.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1624 on: April 02, 2014, 12:13:09 AM »
when I cancel online points come back instantly

Today I cancelled three flights. One came right back in, and the other two, I got an email that they are processing the refund.. pretty weird because this never happened before. Anyone have this experience?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1625 on: April 02, 2014, 12:13:35 AM »
How many pieces of luggage allowed for bus on aa lga to yyz?

None, you need to pay

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1626 on: April 02, 2014, 12:34:35 AM »

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1627 on: April 02, 2014, 02:42:10 AM »
I bought a ticket with avios on 03/27, and paid with my CC the taxes  (ticket is for my SIL from my FIL account).

The CC charge was pending for 1-2 days and then despaired for good ;)

Is there any chance i will not be charged for it? (She is flying tomorrow if it makes a different)

Make sure the reservation is ticketed.
Yes that's the first thing I did... It shows up on Air Berlin.

of course first make sure its ticketed and not cancelled by BA

i have had  this  many times that it was pending and then got lost for a week or more and it returned after, don't worry you''ll still see the charge ;)
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Now it shows again.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1628 on: April 02, 2014, 03:18:28 AM »
busisness class

3 pieces upto 70 pounds each, just flew that a few weeks ago.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1629 on: April 02, 2014, 08:09:32 PM »
i transferred my UR points to avios. Can i transfer them anywhere else. If not then if an AA flight is 45k will avios points be good enough?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1630 on: April 02, 2014, 08:25:21 PM »
i transferred my UR points to avios. Can i transfer them anywhere else. If not then if an AA flight is 45k will avios points be good enough?
Depends how many avios you need for the flight

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1631 on: April 02, 2014, 08:32:03 PM »
i transferred my UR points to avios. Can i transfer them anywhere else. If not then if an AA flight is 45k will avios points be good enough?
From where to where?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1632 on: April 02, 2014, 08:37:38 PM »
From where to where?
from preferred card to BA and i found a flight on AA NYC-LHR-TLV for 45k. how do i transfer? and when i looked it up on BA its 60k+395 as opposed to AA which is 45k + 122 (THE SAME EXACT FLIGHT, including AIRLINES)
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1633 on: April 02, 2014, 08:40:51 PM »
i transferred my UR points to avios. Can i transfer them anywhere else. If not then if an AA flight is 45k will avios points be good enough?
Once you transfer them to avios, that's where they stay.
A flight that is available in AA supersaaver, is available on BA.com for fewer avios than AA points.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #1634 on: April 02, 2014, 08:49:01 PM »
Once you transfer them to avios, that's where they stay.
A flight that is available in AA supersaaver, is available on BA.com for fewer avios than AA points.
why are the fees 348 even on the AA flight where it was 122 with the AA site