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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 #5720 on: April 21, 2022, 06:08:47 PM »
Why are they able to see availability compared to USA?
No clue, but always been that way with the BA Singapore call center since Avios launched.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5721 on: April 23, 2022, 08:59:53 PM »
No clue, but always been that way with the BA Singapore call center since Avios launched.
cheapest way to call?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5722 on: April 23, 2022, 10:20:31 PM »
cheapest way to call?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5723 on: April 24, 2022, 02:20:41 PM »

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5724 on: April 25, 2022, 04:46:33 PM »
If I cancel an Avios ticket, do I get back the points & taxes? how much time do I have to cancel?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5725 on: April 25, 2022, 06:48:27 PM »
If it says 1 ticket left, but there are many flights available on AA.com does it help to call?


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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5726 on: April 25, 2022, 06:49:54 PM »
If it says 1 ticket left, but there are many flights available on AA.com does it help to call?


You need to search on Qantas for partner space.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5727 on: April 25, 2022, 06:54:09 PM »
You need to search on Qantas for partner space.
Amazing. Thank you

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5728 on: April 25, 2022, 07:00:57 PM »
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I assume it won't help to call anymore...

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« Reply #5729 on: April 25, 2022, 07:15:57 PM »
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I assume it won't help to call anymore...
Correct.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5730 on: April 27, 2022, 10:11:09 AM »
Lots of availability showing this morning in general when compared to yesterday.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5731 on: April 27, 2022, 09:10:30 PM »
Took advantage of the Qatar Avios to BA transfer promotion last month and signed up 5 family members for 2,500 QMiles, then converted to Avois, transferred them to BA and created a household sharing account. Received the following email from BA this week:

Dear XXX,
In line with most major companies operating a financial awards and incentive scheme, we constantly review transactions on our Executive Club database to ensure compliance with the scheme's Terms and Conditions and to protect our Members.

This process highlighted some anomalies with your account, so for your protection we have locked your account while we investigate.

You can still book flights without logging into your account and you are still able to use Manage My Booking for any bookings you already have.

We will be in touch with you again shortly - normally within two weeks. In the meantime, thank you for your continued patience.

Regards,
British Airways Executive Club


I entered all real information for real family members. No violation of terms AFAIK. All six accounts are locked and I cannot use Avios to book a flight. I tried reaching out to BA on social media and through their chat but I have not received any response. Anyone else get this email? Any success getting BA to unlock your account? Suggestions on how to proceed?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5733 on: May 11, 2022, 12:33:31 AM »
no matter which date i put in aa i never see aa saaver? do i need to be logged in? ba keeps on saying no flirhts for your search??
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5734 on: May 11, 2022, 01:02:55 AM »
Took advantage of the Qatar Avios to BA transfer promotion last month and signed up 5 family members for 2,500 QMiles, then converted to Avois, transferred them to BA and created a household sharing account. Received the following email from BA this week:

Dear XXX,
In line with most major companies operating a financial awards and incentive scheme, we constantly review transactions on our Executive Club database to ensure compliance with the scheme's Terms and Conditions and to protect our Members.

This process highlighted some anomalies with your account, so for your protection we have locked your account while we investigate.

You can still book flights without logging into your account and you are still able to use Manage My Booking for any bookings you already have.

We will be in touch with you again shortly - normally within two weeks. In the meantime, thank you for your continued patience.

Regards,
British Airways Executive Club


I entered all real information for real family members. No violation of terms AFAIK. All six accounts are locked and I cannot use Avios to book a flight. I tried reaching out to BA on social media and through their chat but I have not received any response. Anyone else get this email? Any success getting BA to unlock your account? Suggestions on how to proceed?

try calling 441925866000  during uk hours. when i called this week avios security dept answered the phone

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5735 on: May 11, 2022, 05:54:31 PM »
no matter which date i put in aa i never see aa saaver? do i need to be logged in? ba keeps on saying no flirhts for your search??

That may just be a reflection of the impact that AA dynamic award pricing is having on partner award availability.

if you want to see if there is something wrong with the BA award search engine you could try searching other routes, and choose an unpopular day of the week to travel such as Tuesday or Wednesday.