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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 #5430 on: November 06, 2018, 01:22:35 PM »
i was just told by BA rep that to cancel avios ticket is $55. she said she was looking at the BA guidelines. i am almost certain its the lesser of $55 or taxes which in the case i am referencing is $5.60 for a flight on aa. anyone know where i can find the correct cancellation fee to be $5.60 per ticket as discussed on these forums on so many occasions?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5431 on: November 06, 2018, 01:24:17 PM »
i was just told by BA rep that to cancel avios ticket is $55. she said she was looking at the BA guidelines. i am almost certain its the lesser of $55 or taxes which in the case i am referencing is $5.60 for a flight on aa. anyone know where i can find the correct cancellation fee to be $5.60 per ticket as discussed on these forums on so many occasions?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5432 on: November 06, 2018, 01:26:05 PM »
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thx but was just on hold for over half hour. i want to have something in writing so i can save it. i am certain about the policy but without a source, i cant go back to it

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5433 on: November 06, 2018, 01:28:22 PM »
thx but was just on hold for over half hour. i want to have something in writing so i can save it. i am certain about the policy but without a source, i cant go back to it
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5434 on: November 06, 2018, 01:29:17 PM »
thx but was just on hold for over half hour. i want to have something in writing so i can save it. i am certain about the policy but without a source, i cant go back to it
I don't think its official policy.
Can't you cancel a flight online?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5435 on: November 06, 2018, 01:43:03 PM »
I don't think its official policy.
Can't you cancel a flight online?
want to know before i book
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5436 on: November 19, 2018, 08:02:56 AM »
Im curious about this as well, because i remember clearly that you can cancel it within 24 hours before the flight, but i just booked and he said that after 24 hours of being booked if you cancel after that it cost $55. any other inputs?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5437 on: November 19, 2018, 09:24:49 PM »
I have a date with dozens of saver available on AA, I called BA to book and they were going to but something came up so i had to call back. 10 min. later, 2 reps in a row are saying theres nothing available ??? ??? ???

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5438 on: November 19, 2018, 10:09:51 PM »
I have a date with dozens of saver available on AA, I called BA to book and they were going to but something came up so i had to call back. 10 min. later, 2 reps in a row are saying theres nothing available ??? ??? ???
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5439 on: November 24, 2018, 03:49:40 PM »
Does any know definitively whether transferring Iberia Avios to BA will reset the expiration date of the BA account? I recently did it, but on Award Wallet it shows the same expiration date as prior to the xfer.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5440 on: November 24, 2018, 05:58:36 PM »
Does any know definitively whether transferring Iberia Avios to BA will reset the expiration date of the BA account? I recently did it, but on Award Wallet it shows the same expiration date as prior to the xfer.
Based off this, I donít think it does.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5441 on: November 27, 2018, 11:27:05 AM »
What is the cancellation policy of canceled within 24 hours of flight for an AA booking?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5442 on: January 16, 2019, 01:06:15 PM »
Has anyone heard of issues with using avios for short-haul AA flights and cancelling frequently? Like, is everyone's experience similar to SW as far as infinite cancel/rebook and no issues, or would BA eventually consider this abuse and shut the account holder down? The cancels/rebooks are for legitimate reasons (biz meetings get rescheduled, etc) but I want to make sure it's not considered something that would get the account shut down or other abuse responses. TIA!

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5443 on: January 16, 2019, 01:27:25 PM »
I had read a while ago of shutdowns--

reason-- by doing this you are preventing them from selling inventory

one or two times in a row should not be a problem doing it often just may cause you heartache

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5444 on: January 16, 2019, 01:31:35 PM »
Yeah, I mean it makes total sense as to why they'd want to limit this. I'll try to be pretty sparing with the cancels then. Is it better to just no-show if I'm willing to forego the cost? I guess they should love that generally, since it's the opposite of limiting inventory- they get to sell it twice now.