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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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-Click to view Direct Avios Flights From Miami
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-Click to view Direct Avios Flights From Johannesburg
-Click to view Direct Avios Flights From Baltimore/Washington D.C.
-Click to view Direct Avios Flights From Montreal, Toronto, Denver, Detroit, Pittsburgh, S. Francisco, And 6 Ohio Airports

Other BA Avios Threads:

BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
Chase BA Credit Card
Canceling BA reservation


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 #5505 on: April 22, 2019, 05:05:09 PM »
Anyone have more recent experience with this? Do you still have to call to get miles reinstate after cancellation?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5506 on: April 22, 2019, 06:51:27 PM »
Anyone have more recent experience with this? Do you still have to call to get miles reinstate after cancellation?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5509 on: April 30, 2019, 11:33:47 AM »
I thought there aren't any fuel surcharges using Avios on AA operated flights. I now see a $350 charge by BA on an award on AA metal. Distribution & Development Levy

Per adult   USD 350.00

Total British Airways fees and carrier charges

Per adult   USD 350.00

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5510 on: April 30, 2019, 11:48:52 AM »
I thought there aren't any fuel surcharges using Avios on AA operated flights. I now see a $350 charge by BA on an award on AA metal. Distribution & Development Levy

Per adultUSD 350.00

Total British Airways fees and carrier charges

Per adultUSD 350.00
There is no YQ for DOMESTIC AA awards booked on BA. There is YQ for routes which BA services such as JFK-LHR. I'm not sure about other routes across the Atlantic.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5511 on: April 30, 2019, 12:12:56 PM »
There is no YQ for DOMESTIC AA awards booked on BA. There is YQ for routes which BA services such as JFK-LHR. I'm not sure about other routes across the Atlantic.
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5512 on: April 30, 2019, 06:03:38 PM »
I know it's TPG, but they did the work... hope we can get an exception here.

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Re: BA Avios question(s)
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5514 on: May 05, 2019, 12:44:16 PM »
How can I book vueling flights with avios?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5515 on: May 05, 2019, 12:44:50 PM »
How can I book vueling flights with avios?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5516 on: May 12, 2019, 10:05:53 PM »
Singapore office is telling me to call US office to book. Is this a new thing?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5517 on: May 13, 2019, 12:00:05 AM »
Singapore office is telling me to call US office to book. Is this a new thing?
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5518 on: May 30, 2019, 07:56:17 PM »
Any way to quickly and easily top off an avios account. Didn't heed yesterday's warning and now I'm short with measly 73 points due to devaluation
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Re: BA Avios question(s)
« Reply #5519 on: May 31, 2019, 01:12:53 PM »
I need to change my flight due to delay on their end. I see award availability for my preferred flight on aa and ba but agent claims its not available to switch to. Is there such a thing?
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