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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 #4920 on: November 22, 2016, 06:15:16 PM »
Maybe ur right- but-- when you use miles from a household acct for anyone on the household acct -- don't they deduct a proportional amount from "everyone" and that constitutes activity -- this what I remember 

my wife has very small amnt miles - i have very large -- when i book a ticket they deduct from "our" accts in proportion to miles "each"has
Possibly, and if it works as you say then it should certainly help. but earning in one certainly doesn't help for the others.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4921 on: November 22, 2016, 09:21:34 PM »
Got my Reserve card today and would like to close my Chase BA card as I no longer need it. Chase said I would lose my Avios points. Any idea what I can do with only 5k BA points?  used all the others on trip and that whats left.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4922 on: November 22, 2016, 09:44:33 PM »
Got my Reserve card today and would like to close my Chase BA card as I no longer need it. Chase said I would lose my Avios points. Any idea what I can do with only 5k BA points?  used all the others on trip and that whats left.

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you can't do much with it. But you won't lose it. Once it's in your account chase cannot take it away

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4923 on: November 23, 2016, 12:14:16 AM »
Got my Reserve card today and would like to close my Chase BA card as I no longer need it. Chase said I would lose my Avios points. Any idea what I can do with only 5k BA points?  used all the others on trip and that whats left.

Thank!

British Airways (avios) has nothing to do with chase other then giving you a ba card from chase, your online account with british airways will remain open for 36mnths without any activity. (to extend you need to transfer buy or use miles...)
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4924 on: November 23, 2016, 11:02:19 AM »
British Airways (avios) has nothing to do with chase other then giving you a ba card from chase, your online account with british airways will remain open for 36mnths without any activity. (to extend you need to transfer buy or use miles...)
any activity works to keep BA points alive.  Even booking  a ticket with points - even if you end up cancelling the ticket. (at a cost of $5.60)
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4925 on: November 23, 2016, 11:03:56 AM »
any activity works to keep BA points alive.  Even booking  a ticket with points - even if you end up cancelling the ticket. (at a cost of $5.60)
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4926 on: November 30, 2016, 10:41:33 PM »
AA showing domestic Business Saver Award avalability. BA not showing. PUTPAC? 
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4927 on: November 30, 2016, 10:58:11 PM »
AA showing domestic Business Saver Award avalability. BA not showing. PUTPAC?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4928 on: November 30, 2016, 11:05:13 PM »
I'm on the phone with them now. LGA-MIA pricing at 15,000 in F/J
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4929 on: November 30, 2016, 11:09:13 PM »
I'm on the phone with them now. LGA-MIA pricing at 15,000 in F/J
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4930 on: November 30, 2016, 11:11:37 PM »
As it should
In J? Isnt that the price in Y?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4931 on: November 30, 2016, 11:12:16 PM »
In J? Isnt that the price in Y?
Y is 7.5k
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4932 on: November 30, 2016, 11:12:18 PM »
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4933 on: November 30, 2016, 11:39:04 PM »
In J? Isnt that the price in Y?
One way J 7.5K and Y 15K
RT J- 15k
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4934 on: December 04, 2016, 03:26:06 AM »
Recently I haven't been able to cancel awards online.(domestic AA)
anybody experiencing the same?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4935 on: December 04, 2016, 03:32:20 AM »
Recently I haven't been able to cancel awards online.(domestic AA)
anybody experiencing the same?
have canceled 3 over the phone in the past week, so I would tell you the same! ;)
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4936 on: December 04, 2016, 08:51:05 AM »
What's the latest I can cancel a BA award ticket (AA domestic) and get a full refund minus the taxes? Does it have to be 24 hours before the flight?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4937 on: December 04, 2016, 09:45:38 AM »
Yes
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4938 on: December 04, 2016, 03:16:03 PM »
Yes
I have a flight at 7:50am on this Tuesday. I'm hoping to find availability on a later flight.
You're saying that I'll need to find the availability and book before 7:50am on Monday in order to cancel my existing booking for a refund of all miles?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4939 on: December 06, 2016, 01:16:46 AM »
Is it a "thing" that AA flights booked with BA Avios can't check in online or am I just unlucky?
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