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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 #5565 on: October 03, 2019, 11:24:13 AM »
BA usually blacks out availability two weeks prior to the flight.
It's well before two weeks. More like 6 weeks.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5566 on: October 03, 2019, 12:46:48 PM »
Try calling.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5567 on: October 03, 2019, 01:57:01 PM »
Try calling.
Only issue is that it's my wife's Avios account so I'm not sure they'll talk to me. On the other hand it is a family linked account that's linked to my account so maybe it will work. I guess I can try.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5568 on: October 03, 2019, 02:02:23 PM »
Only issue is that it's my wife's Avios account so I'm not sure they'll talk to me. On the other hand it is a family linked account that's linked to my account so maybe it will work. I guess I can try.
These days voice is not indicative of gender.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5569 on: October 03, 2019, 02:47:08 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?
there has been an issue with flights later in the day. only flights in the am and early part of noon are showing. i have successfully called and they were able to see seats, book and waive call in fee

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5570 on: October 03, 2019, 02:50:05 PM »
These days voice is not indicative of gender.

I've always wondered what would happem if I called a credit card company pretending to be my wife. I feel like the rep wouldn't know what to do.....

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5571 on: October 03, 2019, 03:04:12 PM »


AA sometimes blacks out availability two weeks prior to the flight.

FTFY

And if it's showing on AA, a BA phone rep should be able to find it.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5572 on: October 04, 2019, 04:21:53 PM »
Try calling.
there has been an issue with flights later in the day. only flights in the am and early part of noon are showing. i have successfully called and they were able to see seats, book and waive call in fee

FTFY

And if it's showing on AA, a BA phone rep should be able to find it.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5573 on: October 04, 2019, 04:25:45 PM »
I've always wondered what would happem if I called a credit card company pretending to be my wife. I feel like the rep wouldn't know what to do.....
U can keep wondering or try it.
Always praying for delayed baggage.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5574 on: October 04, 2019, 04:29:14 PM »
U can keep wondering or try it.
I've always wondered what would happem if I called a credit card company pretending to be my wife. I feel like the rep wouldn't know what to do.....
As @yehudaa well knows, I am not very learned in Halacha. However, isn’t there a d’oraisa prohibition regarding men “dressing up” as women? Seems this practice might fall under that consideration.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5575 on: October 04, 2019, 05:21:41 PM »
As @Yehudaa well knows, I am not very learned in Halacha. However, isn’t there a d’oraisa prohibition regarding men “dressing up” as women? Seems this practice might fall under that consideration.
Not in this case.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5576 on: October 05, 2019, 04:12:39 PM »
I've always wondered what would happem if I called a credit card company pretending to be my wife. I feel like the rep wouldn't know what to do.....
I dont pretend...  Im actually a few different people

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5577 on: October 05, 2019, 09:19:03 PM »
I've always wondered what would happem if I called a credit card company pretending to be my wife. I feel like the rep wouldn't know what to do.....
Do it all the time. Used to change to speaker phone for a few sec so it sounds like another person, but either way they won't have the guts to challenge you on the off chance it really is a female...

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5578 on: October 06, 2019, 11:20:00 AM »
Can you book inter-thailand flights on BA?

CNX- HKT

or

CNX - USM

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5579 on: November 03, 2019, 11:10:16 AM »
I have not used Avios in a long time.  Is it better to book American flights directly with Amex MR points or to transfer to Avios and book through British Airways?  It seems as if it will be the same amount of points, but I would like the ability to cancel.