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-Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About British Airways Avios: Tips, Tricks, And Advice ... Latest update-June 11 '15
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-British Airways Avios Knowledgebase, A Collection Of Tips For Using Your BA Avios
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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 #5340 on: April 13, 2018, 11:44:00 AM »
Does the rule still stand If it is available on AA.com as saver award it is available with Avios? Any Tips on this?
In my experience, yeah. Though the app doesn't always show it and you have to call BA to book.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5341 on: April 16, 2018, 10:57:19 AM »
Lately whenever I tried booking Saver Award with BA on the phone. They claim it false availability on AA.com, and really nothing is available 

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5342 on: April 17, 2018, 12:35:28 AM »
I'm seeing availability on AA.com for AA operated flight but cant see the same on British to book it with Avios. what gives?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5343 on: April 17, 2018, 04:14:43 AM »
BA has been having issues for over a week... Keep refreshing in incognito or huca

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5344 on: April 17, 2018, 08:37:32 AM »
Lately whenever I tried booking Saver Award with BA on the phone. They claim it false availability on AA.com, and really nothing is available
https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/2018/04/11/how-to-find-aa-award-space-on-ba-com/

Try this.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5346 on: April 17, 2018, 12:08:41 PM »
Messed up, but works.
You just had success with it?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5347 on: April 17, 2018, 12:12:48 PM »
You just had success with it?
Just booked 2 separate OW tickets online an hour ago.

Did a search, nothing showed. Then clicked some dates back and forth, nothing showed. Then clicked Change Dates and kept same dates as original and my flights showed up  :)
Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5348 on: April 17, 2018, 12:29:25 PM »
Just booked 2 separate OW tickets online an hour ago.

Did a search, nothing showed. Then clicked some dates back and forth, nothing showed. Then clicked Change Dates and kept same dates as original and my flights showed up  :)
Nice!

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5349 on: April 17, 2018, 03:54:52 PM »
You just had success with it?
Couple of days ago.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5350 on: May 15, 2018, 11:35:59 AM »
will Newegg transaction keep BA avios alive from expiring?


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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5351 on: May 23, 2018, 08:05:42 PM »
I'll tell you later

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5352 on: May 26, 2018, 11:37:03 PM »
is there a workaround to book tonight for flight tomorrow??
or need to wait to call executive club in am?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5353 on: June 01, 2018, 01:30:08 AM »
When redeeming Avios with BA medal to Israel via London does that include 1 bag and carry-on?
I am sometimes accused of overthinking things. I am still mulling over whether that accusation has merit.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5354 on: June 01, 2018, 03:19:09 AM »
When redeeming Avios with BA medal to Israel via London does that include 1 bag and carry-on?
yes