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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 #5475 on: February 11, 2019, 12:12:41 AM »
I'm zonked, what about in am?
Have fun on hold for an hour or more on regular BA line.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5476 on: February 11, 2019, 12:23:18 AM »
Have fun on hold for an hour or more on regular BA line.

How long will points take to return to account ? I cancelled a few hours ago

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5477 on: February 11, 2019, 12:38:52 AM »
How long will points take to return to account ? I cancelled a few hours ago
Read a few posts up.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5478 on: February 23, 2019, 11:32:08 PM »
I don't know if this is news...

But I recently booked a BA flight on AA, and instead of the cumbersome workaround to get the AA confirmation #, I simply typed the BA confirmation # into AA and it pulled up the flight along with the AA#.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5479 on: April 03, 2019, 02:26:51 AM »
Any difference in a BA or IB Flight from MAD-NYC with both the flights pricing the same and both leaving and arriving the same time? is one better than the other? better chance of arriving on time with one over the other? better food on one over the other? more miles rewarded?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5480 on: April 03, 2019, 06:01:15 AM »
Any difference in a BA or IB Flight from MAD-NYC with both the flights pricing the same and both leaving and arriving the same time? is one better than the other? better chance of arriving on time with one over the other? better food on one over the other? more miles rewarded?
its the IB flight that has a BA codeshare so the only difference might be the amount of miles awarded depending on the FF program

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5481 on: April 03, 2019, 08:16:53 AM »
its the IB flight that has a BA codeshare so the only difference might be the amount of miles awarded depending on the FF program
I wasn't sure, because they both have a flight from LPA-MAD leaving at the same time, but the aircraft for those flights are a bit different so wasn't sure if that means the 2nd leg is different as well.
 (yes on the 2nd leg, everything is the same, it even says on the BA flight that it's flown by IB.)
 Thanks for clarifying.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5482 on: April 03, 2019, 10:08:00 AM »
any OW partner to book BA with no YQ?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5483 on: April 03, 2019, 10:09:54 AM »
any OW partner to book BA with no YQ?
AS has lower YQ.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5484 on: April 04, 2019, 12:30:06 PM »
Anyone else having a hard time booking Avios flights online?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5485 on: April 04, 2019, 12:50:32 PM »
Yes. Impacting web and phone bookings.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5486 on: April 04, 2019, 01:08:15 PM »
Yes. Impacting web and phone bookings.
So, no point in calling?

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5487 on: April 04, 2019, 01:14:21 PM »
My info is from my somewhat n00b bro in law. Take it or leave it :)
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5488 on: April 04, 2019, 01:18:13 PM »
i had the same issue today online, didn't try calling

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5489 on: April 04, 2019, 02:34:17 PM »
What sort of problem?
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