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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 #30 on: January 22, 2012, 02:59:22 AM »

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #31 on: January 31, 2012, 12:42:55 PM »
I am trying to book 4 tickets on an AA flight with Avios. One of the tickets is for an infant (for whom I want a seat, not as a lap infant). When I choose how many seats I want if I choose that I want two children seats it does not let me put in the infant as it says the birthday is invalid and it must be over 2. If I choose 1 child and 1 infant, it gives me the infant as a lap infant and not a real seat. Any way around this or do I have to call?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #32 on: January 31, 2012, 12:45:33 PM »
Why not just choose 4 adults?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #33 on: January 31, 2012, 12:53:35 PM »
Why not just choose 4 adults?

An adult has to have a birthday over the age of 11
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #34 on: January 31, 2012, 12:55:54 PM »
An adult has to have a birthday over the age of 11
Lol...I don't think I've ever selected "child" before.
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« Reply #35 on: January 31, 2012, 12:58:02 PM »
Lol...I don't think I've ever selected "child" before.
Just wait a year and a half.

You think my only choice is to call? Or can I just give the wrong birthday and change it later?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #36 on: January 31, 2012, 01:13:02 PM »
why not just purchase 2 seats for yourself let them add lap infant and then u will have a seat for the baby

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« Reply #37 on: January 31, 2012, 01:15:41 PM »
Just wait a year and a half.

You think my only choice is to call? Or can I just give the wrong birthday and change it later?
Not what I meant.
I've bought plenty of tickets for children.  Nobody cares if you pick adult.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #38 on: January 31, 2012, 01:16:43 PM »
When I put in the birthday it won't let me continue.
Do you put in the wrong birthday?
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« Reply #39 on: January 31, 2012, 01:19:07 PM »
When I put in the birthday it won't let me continue.
Do you put in the wrong birthday?
Ain't nobody gonna check or care IME on a domestic flight.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #40 on: January 31, 2012, 01:20:39 PM »
Ain't nobody gonna check or care IME on a domestic flight.
So that's a yes?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #41 on: January 31, 2012, 01:21:45 PM »
Ain't nobody gonna check or care IME on a domestic flight.
Probably right. Additionally, you most likely can easily edit the DOB by calling and saying it was an error.

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« Reply #42 on: January 31, 2012, 01:50:31 PM »
Probably right. Additionally, you most likely can easily edit the DOB by calling and saying it was an error.

This is basically what I ended up doing. Called and they said they couldn't wave the booking fee (since I technically could book the infant as a lap infant online-pretty silly logic if you ask me) but said I could put in a fake DOB and change it. I said can she hold while I make the booking online and she said sure. So I booked online and then she changed it.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #43 on: January 31, 2012, 01:53:10 PM »
This is basically what I ended up doing. Called and they said they couldn't wave the booking fee (since I technically could book the infant as a lap infant online-pretty silly logic if you ask me) but said I could put in a fake DOB and change it. I said can she hold while I make the booking online and she said sure. So I booked online and then she changed it.
Nice! Glad it all worked out!
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« Reply #44 on: January 31, 2012, 02:17:25 PM »
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