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Re: AA redemption thru BA...??
« Reply #60 on: March 14, 2012, 01:59:44 AM »
crazy would be an understatement. Airtran does not have anything?

Prices are all too high.
I saw a CO flight out of EWR at 9:00 (which I would book one way at 10k miles, and then BA for the way back at 4.5k miles) which is doable, but since it's only a week away, I would need to pay an extra $75, plus the trasportation to EWR. At that point, it may make sense to crash w/ s/o in Queens, and fly out first thing in the morning on Friday.

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Re: AA redemption thru BA...??
« Reply #61 on: March 14, 2012, 02:03:31 AM »
Prices are all too high.
I saw a CO flight out of EWR at 9:00 (which I would book one way at 10k miles, and then BA for the way back at 4.5k miles) which is doable, but since it's only a week away, I would need to pay an extra $75, plus the trasportation to EWR. At that point, it may make sense to crash w/ s/o in Queens, and fly out first thing in the morning on Friday.
call aa 12 hoursa before departure and they'll put you on a later flight for free as long as there's a seat open (not only award)
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Re: AA redemption thru BA...??
« Reply #62 on: March 14, 2012, 02:05:51 AM »
call aa 12 hoursa before departure and they'll put you on a later flight for free as long as there's a seat open (not only award)
is that guaranteed if there is an opening? The lga cle flights with aa are usually pretty empty

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Re: AA redemption thru BA...??
« Reply #63 on: March 14, 2012, 02:06:33 AM »
call aa 12 hoursa before departure and they'll put you on a later flight for free as long as there's a seat open (not only award)
Anytime someone books a AA ticket, you can call AA 12 hours before the flight  to put you on any later flight, even without a reason?

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Re: AA redemption thru BA...??
« Reply #64 on: March 14, 2012, 03:30:15 AM »
Ok, I just received a much better flight option from my job, this one direct and arriving in Newark at 6:45 am on Thursday.
How long would it take to get to LGA at that hour?

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Re: AA redemption thru BA...??
« Reply #65 on: March 14, 2012, 06:05:23 AM »
I found many times on AA that availability opened on Sunday mornings, even close to the flight date

Thanks. I'll look out then.

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Re: Re: AA redemption thru BA...??
« Reply #66 on: March 14, 2012, 07:43:10 AM »
Ok, I just received a much better flight option from my job, this one direct and arriving in Newark at 6:45 am on Thursday.
How long would it take to get to LGA at that hour?
Checking luggage? if not, say you're out of the airport at 730. Could be anywhere from 1:15 to two plus hours
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Re: AA redemption thru BA...??
« Reply #67 on: March 18, 2012, 08:21:30 PM »
When searching LAX-JFK on BA.com, it only shows economy and business class in the drop down menu even though AA runs 3 class planes on this route and I have booked it in the past.

Anyone else notice this? Anyway around it? (Except calling)

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Re: AA redemption thru BA...??
« Reply #68 on: April 02, 2012, 03:06:10 PM »
can you rebook an BA avios award flight on AA without any fees?
If not, what are the penalties involved?

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Re: AA redemption thru BA...??
« Reply #69 on: April 03, 2012, 04:08:39 AM »
can you rebook an BA avios award flight on AA without any fees?
If not, what are the penalties involved?

There is a good thread discussing this, but I can't find it this moment. I think you can change w/o the fees, but search for the thread. It might be this one
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=11484.25

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Re: AA redemption thru BA...??
« Reply #70 on: April 03, 2012, 04:45:03 AM »
changes are $40 if you cancel its just forfeiting the taxes and then rebook

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Re: AA redemption thru BA...??
« Reply #71 on: April 03, 2012, 09:28:58 AM »
changes are $40 if you cancel its just forfeiting the taxes and then rebook
thanks
There is a good thread discussing this, but I can't find it this moment. I think you can change w/o the fees, but search for the thread. It might be this one
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=11484.25
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Re: AA redemption thru BA...??
« Reply #72 on: April 03, 2012, 04:14:45 PM »
If I make a BA reservation for 4 adults including myself (just for the purpose of getting good seat selection with AA platinum) and really there are only three (not me) travelers going on the flight. Will the 3 travelers have any problems at check in without me ? Furthermore will they be able to use my platinum privileges since I was on the reservation ?

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Re: AA redemption thru BA...??
« Reply #73 on: April 05, 2012, 12:20:18 PM »
If I make a BA reservation for 4 adults including myself (just for the purpose of getting good seat selection with AA platinum) and really there are only three (not me) travelers going on the flight. Will the 3 travelers have any problems at check in without me ? Furthermore will they be able to use my platinum privileges since I was on the reservation ?

Thanks
Problems at check they won't have. I would assume they will get plat bennies (which btw opens interesting possibilities for BA redemptions when AA only has first for *3).
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