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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 #5385 on: July 18, 2018, 12:31:58 PM »
What changed in the past 2 years while availability was plentiful with many open dates at any given time, while the past few year it was scarce.
  You saying that more tickets are being sold?
 
  If what your saying is true does that make   room for availability when looking a few hours before the flight?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5386 on: July 18, 2018, 12:47:39 PM »
AA money hungry execs.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5387 on: July 18, 2018, 06:06:58 PM »
What can I do with a Travel Together Ticket that is expiring soon? I don't have plans to fly on BA anytime soon...

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5388 on: July 19, 2018, 12:44:39 AM »
What can I do with a Travel Together Ticket that is expiring soon? I don't have plans to fly on BA anytime soon...

Thanks,
Nothing, I had one expire last year,decided not to use because of the crazy high taxes, you should be travelling yourself with the free companion , otherwise it will just expire worthless.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5389 on: July 19, 2018, 07:03:17 AM »
Nothing, I had one expire last year,decided not to use because of the crazy high taxes, you should be travelling yourself with the free companion , otherwise it will just expire worthless.
Cant be sold,or flipped to someone else?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5390 on: July 19, 2018, 10:28:52 AM »
Cant be sold,or flipped to someone else?
Not unless you find someone with the same name as you.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5391 on: July 19, 2018, 09:55:23 PM »
Nothing, I had one expire last year,decided not to use because of the crazy high taxes, you should be travelling yourself with the free companion , otherwise it will just expire worthless.
like a  Nyc - london Rt  paid economy on ba ,would have high taxes and fuel surcharges for the companion?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5392 on: July 19, 2018, 11:01:20 PM »
like a  Nyc - london Rt  paid economy on ba ,would have high taxes and fuel surcharges for the companion?
I used it 3 years ago for first class one way, the taxes are too high, needed to pay taxes for me and the companion.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5393 on: July 26, 2018, 09:01:23 AM »
Can you still cancel/change a ba avios domestic flight for just the taxes paid? The website says there is a 55$ fee?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5394 on: July 26, 2018, 09:19:45 AM »
Can you still cancel/change a ba avios domestic flight for just the taxes paid? The website says there is a 55$ fee?
yes. It's $55 or taxes. Whichever is cheaper

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5395 on: July 26, 2018, 03:21:10 PM »
yes. It's $55 or taxes. Whichever is cheaper
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5396 on: August 10, 2018, 03:51:13 PM »
Did they change the website and if you are not on the flight then you need to call to book?

seeing this when i try to book for someone else

Due to restriction on ba.com, you must be a passenger to make this booking with Avios.

To make this booking for someone else, please contact yourlocal Executive Club service center.


calling has me on hold forever, anyway around this?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5397 on: August 12, 2018, 11:56:51 PM »
Does anyone have an experience with speeding the process for Avios to post from the shopping portal? Seems to take 40 days usually...

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5398 on: August 13, 2018, 12:03:08 AM »
Does anyone have an experience with speeding the process for Avios to post from the shopping portal? Seems to take 40 days usually...
If your hurry is about keeping Avios alive, I think they post retroactive to the shopping date, so they bring your avios back to life.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5399 on: August 13, 2018, 12:04:20 AM »
If your hurry is about keeping Avios alive, I think they post retroactive to the shopping date, so they bring your avios back to life.
Its not, its for an actual booking, I donít want the availability to disappear