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-Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About British Airways Avios: Tips, Tricks, And Advice ... Latest update-June 11 '15
-22 Things To Keep In Mind When Using Avios
-British Airways Avios Knowledgebase, A Collection Of Tips For Using Your BA Avios
-Click to view Direct Avios Flights From Chicago
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-Click to view Direct Avios Flights From Johannesburg
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-Click to view Direct Avios Flights From Montreal, Toronto, Denver, Detroit, Pittsburgh, S. Francisco, And 6 Ohio Airports

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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 #2970 on: January 13, 2015, 11:27:23 PM »
Anybody know if there's a way to put a us airways FFN on a flight bought with avios? (Free checked in bag etc) Does finair work for that?

Did you try in US site

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2971 on: January 14, 2015, 01:47:39 AM »
Anybody know if there's a way to put a us airways FFN on a flight bought with avios? (Free checked in bag etc) Does finair work for that?
Call USAirways.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2972 on: January 14, 2015, 11:27:14 AM »
Trying tk book flight using avios from nyc to tel aviv, any way to avoid 750 in taxes??? Need to get there this weekend for an emergency:-( thanks!!!

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2973 on: January 14, 2015, 11:30:25 AM »
Trying tk book flight using avios from nyc to tel aviv, any way to avoid 750 in taxes??? Need to get there this weekend for an emergency:-( thanks!!!
Nop do you have any other miles?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2974 on: January 14, 2015, 11:32:35 AM »
Trying tk book flight using avios from nyc to tel aviv, any way to avoid 750 in taxes??? Need to get there this weekend for an emergency:-( thanks!!!

There is a post on the ddms. I believe air Berlin does not charge fuel surcharges

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2975 on: January 14, 2015, 11:37:44 AM »
There is a post on the ddms. I believe air Berlin does not charge fuel surcharges
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/47130
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2976 on: January 14, 2015, 11:55:54 AM »
Just some 25000 chase ur
Thanks for your help everyone!!!

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2977 on: January 14, 2015, 11:59:22 AM »
How do I book air Berlin with avios?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2978 on: January 14, 2015, 12:03:29 PM »
How do I book air Berlin with avios?
(Feeling stupid;-)
Check some of Dan's write-ups.
Like any other BA avios booking, on BA.com book points tickets,  But note the carrier of each offered flight.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2979 on: January 14, 2015, 12:09:33 PM »
-BA.com is not very effective at searching for connecting flights. You will often need to book a connecting flight on 2 separate tickets or you will need to call them to book it. Either way it will require the same amount of miles as they charge for each flight segment.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2980 on: January 14, 2015, 12:13:43 PM »
-BA.com is not very effective at searching for connecting flights. You will often need to book a connecting flight on 2 separate tickets or you will need to call them to book it. Either way it will require the same amount of miles as they charge for each flight segment.

Also,  look for availability on aa.com

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2981 on: January 14, 2015, 12:16:46 PM »
How do I book air Berlin with avios?
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search NYC-DUF and then DUF-tlv its 30K avios and about $60

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2982 on: January 14, 2015, 12:33:38 PM »
Duf is not coming up as a destination? Thanks again for all the help!

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2983 on: January 14, 2015, 12:55:15 PM »
Duf is not coming up as a destination? Thanks again for all the help!
He may means DUS Dusseldorf.  AB flies through there.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2984 on: January 14, 2015, 01:35:55 PM »
Tried that, only option would arrive 45 min before shabbos there:-(...what's my other options? Anyone can guide me which other airline points might get me there before shabbos? Thanks!!!