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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #720 on: June 22, 2014, 11:30:43 PM »
Is BA the best way of using points for a round trip flight from NYC to Toronto?
Yes.  But sometimes no availability.  Keep in mind that leaving Canada has $50 in taxes that you will lose if you cancel the flight.  (Within the US it's only a $2.50 fee so no big deal.)
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #721 on: June 23, 2014, 12:35:38 AM »

Yes.  But sometimes no availability.  Keep in mind that leaving Canada has $50 in taxes that you will lose if you cancel the flight.  (Within the US it's only a $2.50 fee so no big deal.)
I got $20 tax on the way to Canada And $69 on the way back. Is that normal?

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #722 on: June 23, 2014, 12:37:27 AM »
I got $20 tax on the way to Canada And $69 on the way back. Is that normal?
yes.

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #723 on: June 23, 2014, 12:44:04 AM »
Can I book a BA award flight from my account for a friend with out me flying?

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #724 on: June 23, 2014, 12:45:05 AM »
Can I book a BA award flight from my account for a friend with out me flying?
yes
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #725 on: June 23, 2014, 12:55:00 AM »
Can I book a BA award flight from my account for a friend with out me flying?
pay the taxes with your credit card.

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #726 on: June 23, 2014, 01:17:01 AM »
I got $20 tax on the way to Canada And $69 on the way back. Is that normal?
No.
Is this on BA? If you click through to book it will correct itself
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #727 on: June 23, 2014, 03:24:04 AM »
I got $20 tax on the way to Canada And $69 on the way back. Is that normal?
No.  Are you also booking an infant?
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #728 on: June 23, 2014, 03:45:06 AM »
I thought there is a $50 tax on the way back, that's why it's $69
(Which drops slightly after you go to booking page)
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #729 on: June 23, 2014, 07:07:50 AM »
Last few weeks availability with AB is terrible!!! 

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #730 on: June 23, 2014, 10:16:52 AM »
Last few weeks availability with AB is terrible!!!
I believe you can change that to "months" (at least for me).
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #731 on: June 23, 2014, 10:21:15 AM »
I thought there is a $50 tax on the way back, that's why it's $69
(Which drops slightly after you go to booking page)
Going is $2.50 like domestic.  Leaving Canada has an additional $49 fee.
Only 4500 Avios each way, though!
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #732 on: June 23, 2014, 10:38:33 AM »
Total should be $56 and change for RT NYC-YYZ
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #733 on: June 23, 2014, 11:21:16 AM »
I believe you can change that to "months" (at least for me).
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #734 on: June 29, 2014, 11:02:55 AM »
I read through most of this thread to see if I can figure out what I'm doing wrong, but to no avail. Trying to book ba mileage from LAX to JFK on 8/6. There is saver availability on aa but I can't find it on ba. If someone can let me know what I'm doing wrong, it would be much appreciated. Thanks!

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #735 on: June 29, 2014, 11:06:28 AM »
I read through most of this thread to see if I can figure out what I'm doing wrong, but to no avail. Trying to book ba mileage from LAX to JFK on 8/6. There is saver availability on aa but I can't find it on ba. If someone can let me know what I'm doing wrong, it would be much appreciated. Thanks!
You're doing nothing wrong. Just gotta PUTPAC BA.

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #736 on: July 02, 2014, 07:35:37 PM »
Trying to book on BA but there's nothing available even though there is award availability on AA,

Is it a problem to book over the phone if the ticket is for someone else?

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #737 on: July 02, 2014, 08:00:37 PM »
Trying to book on BA but there's nothing available even though there is award availability on AA,

Is it a problem to book over the phone if the ticket is for someone else?
No. I've done it a couple of times. Usually I throw in it's a buddy/girlfriend of mine and I'm doing him/her a favor.

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #738 on: July 02, 2014, 08:03:35 PM »
No. I've done it a couple of times. Usually I throw in it's a buddy/girlfriend of mine and I'm doing him/her a favor.
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #739 on: July 02, 2014, 08:08:41 PM »


Is it a problem to book over the phone if the ticket is for someone else?
No problem
 Did it once they wanted 2 credit cards one for security and one for the payment