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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 #3015 on: January 21, 2015, 02:37:51 PM »
BA only shows the first 7 flights of a given day, he's trying to book the 8th or later flight of the day
So PUTPAC.

If it's bookable on AA, it'll be bookable on BA by phone.

I don't even know if BA has a phones fee, but when this happened to me, I was not charged one.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #3016 on: January 21, 2015, 02:38:58 PM »
I don't even know if BA has a phones fee, but when this happened to me, I was not charged one.
IINM they have a $25 phone fee, but with a little prodding they should waive it for you because it's not available on ba.com
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #3017 on: January 21, 2015, 02:40:12 PM »
I hust added this last info to the wiki.  This is the 3rd time this has come up in the last little while.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #3018 on: January 21, 2015, 02:48:45 PM »
So PUTPAC.

If it's bookable on AA, it'll be bookable on BA by phone.
I think only if it's available as a saver award.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #3019 on: January 21, 2015, 02:53:41 PM »
I think only if it's available as a saver award.
Correct, so if you see it on AA you can call BA to book you that flight.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #3020 on: January 21, 2015, 03:03:29 PM »
Thanks all

Hold times are 45 min +  and the hold music is awful

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #3021 on: January 21, 2015, 03:04:32 PM »
i use gethuman.com they have an option for them to call you
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #3022 on: January 22, 2015, 11:09:21 AM »
How do I add a BA FFN to a paid AA flight that has no FFN attached to it yet?
Tried finnair - which I've used many times to do the reverse, to put the AA FFN on an AA flight that was booked with BA points - but it wasn't pulling up the res with the AA reference #.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #3023 on: January 22, 2015, 11:12:39 AM »
How do I add a BA FFN to a paid AA flight that has no FFN attached to it yet?
Tried finnair - which I've used many times to do the reverse, to put the AA FFN on an AA flight that was booked with BA points - but it wasn't pulling up the res with the AA reference #.
Last resort, you can add at airport.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #3024 on: January 22, 2015, 11:14:15 AM »
Last resort, you can add at airport.

Thanks. But just did it on AA.com. Duh! :)

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #3025 on: January 22, 2015, 12:31:01 PM »
More a status question than Avios, but didn't want to make a new thread:

My wife just got two emails from BA about missing Avios claims. The first had the regular "Blue" Executive Club background, but the second was gold and said "Executive Club Gold" on it. I checked her account and she's still Blue. Anyone have this happen to them ever?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #3026 on: January 22, 2015, 04:03:05 PM »
Just booked with AA flight with BA to PBI from LGA and realized when making the reservation for the way back I think I messed up my wifes birthday because they have it the british way. Is anyone familiar how to fix that ? is it possible ? would changing it in finnair work? Thanks

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #3027 on: January 22, 2015, 04:06:21 PM »
Just booked with AA flight with BA to PBI from LGA and realized when making the reservation for the way back I think I messed up my wifes birthday because they have it the british way. Is anyone familiar how to fix that ? is it possible ? would changing it in finnair work? Thanks
dosent make a dif as domestically it does not show up any where

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #3028 on: January 22, 2015, 04:09:18 PM »
dosent make a dif as domestically it does not show up any where
What doesnt matter the wrong b-day or changing it with finnair ?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #3029 on: January 22, 2015, 05:13:31 PM »
What doesnt matter the wrong b-day or changing it with finnair ?