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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
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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 #5550 on: September 25, 2019, 10:48:20 AM »
Huh? Identical date a few days later? That's a headscratcher.
Identical *leg* a few days later

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5551 on: September 25, 2019, 12:39:07 PM »
Identical *leg* a few days later
Because they charge per segment that should be possible.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5552 on: September 25, 2019, 06:18:18 PM »
There is a flight that I am going to take on avios in economy, no Business Saaver avail. How can I upgrade to BizClass on that flight?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5553 on: October 01, 2019, 07:14:07 PM »
( using example for question not sure actual route exists)
Looking to book LGA - CLE with BA Avios. Flying from LGA has a stop so costs 14,000 Avios but JFK to CLE does not have a stop and cost 14,000 is Biz. Can I book the JFK to CLE and then call up and have it changed to LGA CLE but stay in Biz class?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5554 on: October 01, 2019, 07:30:37 PM »
( using example for question not sure actual route exists)
Looking to book LGA - CLE with BA Avios. Flying from LGA has a stop so costs 14,000 Avios but JFK to CLE does not have a stop and cost 14,000 is Biz. Can I book the JFK to CLE and then call up and have it changed to LGA CLE but stay in Biz class?
No. Why would that work?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5555 on: October 02, 2019, 06:05:00 AM »
No. Why would that work?

Same city like NYC so all airport should be connected.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5556 on: October 02, 2019, 08:45:19 AM »
Same city like NYC so all airport should be connected.
True, but since they charge per leg, once you change the flight they'll double the price

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5557 on: October 02, 2019, 08:54:39 AM »
True, but since they charge per leg, once you change the flight they'll double the price
Well.... I was hoping the trick would be would to book to one leg and then extend it  :D

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5558 on: October 02, 2019, 09:14:39 AM »

Well.... I was hoping the trick would be would to book to one leg and then extend it  :D

FWIW, book a flight from NYC to CLE, and change it to NYC-HKG at the same price.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5559 on: October 02, 2019, 09:17:39 AM »
FWIW, book a flight from NYC to CLE, and change it to NYC-HKG at the same price.
Huh???

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5560 on: October 02, 2019, 09:25:43 AM »
FWIW, book a flight from NYC to CLE, and change it to NYC-HKG at the same price.

Its not the same LGA/JFk is the same market....

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5561 on: October 02, 2019, 09:29:40 AM »
Its not the same LGA/JFk is the same market....
But NYC-CLT-CLE and NYC-CLE are not...
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5562 on: October 02, 2019, 01:36:57 PM »
Is there currently an issue with the BA.com site not seeing the available flights from AA for domestic US flights? I'm seeing a lot of availability for direct saver awards from MIA to LGA but not seeing any availability on BA.com for the same day. Is a phone call needed these days?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5563 on: October 02, 2019, 02:46:53 PM »
Is there currently an issue with the BA.com site not seeing the available flights from AA for domestic US flights? I'm seeing a lot of availability for direct saver awards from MIA to LGA but not seeing any availability on BA.com for the same day. Is a phone call needed these days?

BA usually blacks out availability two weeks prior to the flight.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5564 on: October 02, 2019, 02:48:25 PM »
But NYC-CLT-CLE and NYC-CLE are not...

Ok I get it more now. How come when I search NYC- CLE it will show me NYC CLT CLE and also show NYC CLE, if its not same thing I should have to search NYC CLT ; CLT CLE and book separately.