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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 #4960 on: December 21, 2016, 12:22:25 AM »
YQ is still worth it for companion pass on F/J

example of destination?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4961 on: December 21, 2016, 12:24:28 AM »
YQ is still worth it for companion pass on F/J

or best route to use on??

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4962 on: December 21, 2016, 09:02:46 AM »
Any BA or Openskies F/J flight that you fancy.

SIN-SYD fifth freedom has less YQ then the LHR routes

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4963 on: December 21, 2016, 09:57:12 AM »
Any BA or Openskies F/J flight that you fancy.

SIN-SYD fifth freedom has less YQ then the LHR routes
the problem is that the chase companion pass requires travel starting in the us

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4964 on: December 21, 2016, 03:15:55 PM »
the problem is that the chase companion pass requires travel starting in the us
Are you sure?  I though people were using it across Europe.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4965 on: December 28, 2016, 12:36:49 AM »
If I cancel a one-way reservation for two people should I charge the fee ($55?) once or twice?
I am sometimes accused of overthinking things. I am still mulling over whether that accusation has merit.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4966 on: December 30, 2016, 01:26:49 AM »
Does BA charge for a child on the lap on a domestic flight with Aa?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4967 on: December 30, 2016, 02:26:56 AM »
Are you sure?  I though people were using it across Europe.

" The Travel Together Ticket gives you a second seat for a companion, on the same flight and in the same cabin when you book a reward flight on a British Airways mainline flight originating in and returning to the United States. All youíll have to pay is the taxes, fees and carrier charges for you and your companionís tickets."

yes

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4968 on: December 30, 2016, 10:05:28 AM »
Does BA charge for a child on the lap on a domestic flight with Aa?
No

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4969 on: December 30, 2016, 10:38:27 AM »
No
Im looking at a first class domestic ticket. They are asking for an additional 1500 pts.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4970 on: December 30, 2016, 11:04:15 AM »
Im looking at a first class domestic ticket. They are asking for an additional 1500 pts.
Screw them, just add at the airport

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4971 on: December 30, 2016, 11:27:49 AM »
Screw them, just add at the airport
I don't want to take that risk, I'll rather give them the 1500 pts.  :-\

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4972 on: December 30, 2016, 11:28:46 AM »
If I book a flight with Avios and cancel it, does it extend the life of Avios for 36 months?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4973 on: December 30, 2016, 11:34:36 AM »
Does BA charge for a child on the lap on a domestic flight with Aa?
I don't want to take that risk, I'll rather give them the 1500 pts.  :-\
Just call AA to add it for free. Done it many times.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4974 on: December 30, 2016, 11:39:32 AM »
Just call AA to add it for free. Done it many times.
that sounds better.  ;). Will try that.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4975 on: January 01, 2017, 05:40:41 PM »
If I book a flight with Avios and cancel it, does it extend the life of Avios for 36 months?
yes.
Does he have to wait 24 hours before he cancels, or within 24 hours without losing the $5.60 will work?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4976 on: January 03, 2017, 12:22:10 PM »
can i cancel my chase british airways card without loosing my avios points?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4977 on: January 03, 2017, 12:23:34 PM »
can i cancel my chase british airways card without loosing my avios points?
Yes.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4978 on: January 03, 2017, 03:27:31 PM »
yes.
Does he have to wait 24 hours before he cancels, or within 24 hours without losing the $5.60 will work?

In this case, I did cancel within 24 hours.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #4979 on: January 07, 2017, 07:50:47 PM »
im trying to make a avios booking that shows availability on AA but not shoeing up on BA and when i call BA they said its not available.
any ideas?