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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 #5415 on: October 24, 2018, 10:40:56 PM »
AA and AS show availability on an AA domestic flight. BA cant see it and it doesnt come up online. What to do?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5416 on: October 24, 2018, 10:49:42 PM »
AA and AS show availability on an AA domestic flight. BA cant see it and it doesnt come up online. What to do?
https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/milespoints/american-flights-arent-showing-british-airways-avios-awards-heres-book/

Did you try this?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5417 on: October 24, 2018, 10:50:40 PM »
https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/milespoints/american-flights-arent-showing-british-airways-avios-awards-heres-book/

Did you try this?
Working on that right now. So far no luck.

Called Singapore earlier with no luck and called a second time and found a rep to book it with no fee.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5418 on: October 25, 2018, 12:34:38 AM »
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5419 on: October 30, 2018, 02:59:11 PM »
Trying to book an AA flight using BA points for an evening flight. However, since there are so many available flights on that day with availability it is only showing me morning flight options. Is there any way to pull up flights later in the day or do I have to call BA?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5420 on: October 30, 2018, 03:15:55 PM »
Trying to book an AA flight using BA points for an evening flight. However, since there are so many available flights on that day with availability it is only showing me morning flight options. Is there any way to pull up flights later in the day or do I have to call BA?
Call Singapore call center. May take a few calls. They will find it for you.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5421 on: October 30, 2018, 08:12:24 PM »
Anyone had a Amex transfer rejected? Just transferred points and it was cancelled

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5422 on: October 30, 2018, 09:08:59 PM »
Anyone had a Amex transfer rejected? Just transferred points and it was cancelled

BA SIN office is claiming I have a BA Visa linked to my account and can not have the amex linked..... (BTW The visa was canceled 4 years ago...)

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5423 on: October 30, 2018, 10:25:05 PM »
BA SIN office is claiming I have a BA Visa linked to my account and can not have the amex linked..... (BTW The visa was canceled 4 years ago...)
That should have nothing to do with it. Seems like they just didn't know why the amex transfer bounced and tried to come up with a reason.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5424 on: October 30, 2018, 10:41:54 PM »
That should have nothing to do with it. Seems like they just didn't know why the amex transfer bounced and tried to come up with a reason.

Recap:
Transferred points, saw it cancelled on Amex. Called Amex and did a new transfer over the phone which shows pending

Called BA SIN and got the BS about Visa, told the agent its BS so she came back you are right, it doesn't have to do with the visa but I don't know, not my dept, I can email and you will be notified in 7 days

Called Amex again, the front line told me it's pending & transferred me to MR which told me it can take 5 business days, its clear from our end bye

Called BA HKG, and again he can't tell me why it was rejected etc, he can raise an inquiry with my Amex conf number and the points will be credited in 72 hours

Called Amex and the agent tells me let me call BA - I see here (IIRC the link is down), she comes back that BA doesn't want to talk with her because "Amex records its phone calls"

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5425 on: October 30, 2018, 11:17:00 PM »
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5426 on: October 30, 2018, 11:28:38 PM »
Points posted B"H

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5427 on: November 01, 2018, 10:10:34 AM »
‪how far in advance does Cathay open up business class avail for BA/AA? Seems to be hit or miss ‬

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5428 on: November 04, 2018, 08:14:21 AM »
Are taxes on avios points refunded if you cancel with in 24hrs?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5429 on: November 04, 2018, 10:24:06 PM »
Are taxes on avios points refunded if you cancel with in 24hrs?
yes.