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-Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About British Airways Avios: Tips, Tricks, And Advice ... Latest update-June 11 '15
-22 Things To Keep In Mind When Using Avios
-British Airways Avios Knowledgebase, A Collection Of Tips For Using Your BA Avios
-Click to view Direct Avios Flights From Chicago
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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 #2985 on: January 14, 2015, 02:38:40 PM »
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2986 on: January 14, 2015, 02:42:54 PM »
Tried that, only option would arrive 45 min before shabbos there:-(...what's my other options? Anyone can guide me which other airline points might get me there before shabbos? Thanks!!!
There was a flight today at 5ish beefore with Air Berlin but not available anymore.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2988 on: January 14, 2015, 04:18:58 PM »
How come when I check flights from nyc to Mia it shows 7.5 miles for ecomy & 105k for 1st class??

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2989 on: January 14, 2015, 07:38:54 PM »
-BA.com is not very effective at searching for connecting flights. You will often need to book a connecting flight on 2 separate tickets or you will need to call them to book it. Either way it will require the same amount of miles as they charge for each flight segment.

I assume that the airline is on the hook for a missed connection on a single ticket, but not if the two legs are booked as separate tickets. Is that a fair assumption?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2990 on: January 14, 2015, 09:01:55 PM »
Anybody know if there's a way to put a us airways FFN on a flight bought with avios? (Free checked in bag etc) Does finair work for that?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2991 on: January 14, 2015, 09:56:30 PM »
Am I able to piece together on one ticket a flight on AB one arriving in DUS at 11:05 and another flight leaving to TLV 12:30 the next day? Would luggage automatically transfer?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2992 on: January 15, 2015, 01:09:44 PM »
If I cancel a BA ticket does it automatically show up availability for points online? (Basically want to switch name of passenger).

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2993 on: January 15, 2015, 01:14:12 PM »
If I cancel a BA ticket does it automatically show up availability for points online? (Basically want to switch name of passenger).
Not necessarily, unfortunately. You'd have to keep checking back and you may not get it.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2994 on: January 15, 2015, 01:19:06 PM »
Not necessarily, unfortunately. You'd have to keep checking back and you may not get it.
Would they cancel and rebook over the phone for a different passenger?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2995 on: January 15, 2015, 01:23:49 PM »
Would they cancel and rebook over the phone for a different passenger?
Definitely worth a try. But I think they're under similar 'inventory' restrictions.
If it's the same last name, try for a 'name change'.
Bu beware to wait for the 'ticket number' email of the new passenger.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2996 on: January 15, 2015, 01:42:13 PM »
Thanks.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2997 on: January 16, 2015, 05:50:05 AM »
Is there a way for me to transfer points from my account to my brother in law's?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2998 on: January 16, 2015, 05:52:36 AM »
Is there a way for me to transfer points from my account to my brother in law's?
no. but there's a family account that you can create
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #2999 on: January 16, 2015, 08:21:17 AM »
Anyone have tips on finding avios availability to somewhere warm over Presidents' Day weekend from Boston. I'm referring to Dans Boston avios post, but struggling with finding anything. Would love to sit on a beach for a couple days  8)