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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #120 on: June 13, 2012, 08:46:06 PM »
There are no sAAver awards for 08/26. Try 08/28.
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #121 on: June 14, 2012, 07:10:22 PM »
i am trying to book a ticket from LGA to CLE with avios for the coming sunday 6/17 and there are no seats open, and the next open seat is moday at 6pm!
what are the chances of it opening up? and what is my next best/cheapest option to travel?

airtran x fare? (student fare) age, i am but what are my chances on a sunday to get a seat on standby?

and what is the baggage rule on BA award ticket thru AA? i remember seeing somewhere here that sometimes theyll give it for free

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« Reply #122 on: June 14, 2012, 07:16:18 PM »
and what is the baggage rule on BA award ticket thru AA? i remember seeing somewhere here that sometimes theyll give it for free

Why would they give you free luggage. They won't.

Maybe if you pay the taxes with AA Amex card you'll get it. Not sure though.
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #123 on: June 14, 2012, 07:19:35 PM »
Why would they give you free luggage. They won't.

Maybe if you pay the taxes with AA Amex card you'll get it. Not sure though.
they would give free because BA has free luggage or had... i cant find the thread but theres a whole thread on it how ppl got for free and some had to pay

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« Reply #124 on: June 14, 2012, 07:41:50 PM »
they would give free because BA has free luggage or had... i cant find the thread but theres a whole thread on it how ppl got for free and some had to pay

It's really YMMV but officially you don't get. It's in the T & C's
I didn't. (on an award ticket like you're asking about)
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #125 on: June 14, 2012, 07:47:30 PM »
My FIL did. Just showed the BA confirmation
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #126 on: June 14, 2012, 07:49:02 PM »
My FIL did. Just showed the BA confirmation
they gave you free 2 bags?

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« Reply #127 on: June 14, 2012, 07:52:05 PM »
My FIL did. Just showed the BA confirmation
again. YMMV
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Re: Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #128 on: June 14, 2012, 08:37:14 PM »
again. YMMV
I wasn't saying its not but that doesn't mean he won't get it.
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #129 on: June 15, 2012, 04:12:02 PM »
can i change a BA award ticket that i reserved on AA?
if there's a fee how much?
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #130 on: June 15, 2012, 04:33:07 PM »
tons of availability!!
just booked a flight for gimmel tammuz direct eze-ewr for 50k BA from 34 MR!!! (103$tax) this was a major steal!!!!!
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #131 on: June 15, 2012, 04:34:36 PM »
can i change a BA award ticket that i reserved on AA?
if there's a fee how much?

When did you book the AA? Might be worth paying the redeposit to book BA...
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #132 on: June 15, 2012, 04:40:21 PM »
When did you book the AA? Might be worth paying the redeposit to book BA...

I think he means that he booked an award ticket with BA miles on AA metal.

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #133 on: June 15, 2012, 04:42:37 PM »
I think he means that he booked an award ticket with BA miles on AA metal.

I thought he was asking if he can switch an award using AA miles to a new award using BA miles. If he's asking about modifying the BA award (AA metal), I think that would depend what changes he's looking to make.
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Re: Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #134 on: June 15, 2012, 05:47:35 PM »
can i change a BA award ticket that i reserved on AA?
if there's a fee how much?
$40 or the fees you paid, whichever is less for redeposit
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #135 on: June 16, 2012, 06:29:09 PM »
i bought a direct ticket eze-jfk (not ewr my mistake above) on AA using BA miles.
my question is if i need to extend my ticket how much will it cost?
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #136 on: June 16, 2012, 10:38:32 PM »
i bought a direct ticket eze-jfk (not ewr my mistake above) on AA using BA miles.
my question is if i need to extend my ticket how much will it cost?

$40 award change (redeposit?) fee. If the taxes are less than that you can cancel the award online and forfeit the taxes, the miles will be redeposited to your account and you can them to rebook.
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #137 on: June 16, 2012, 10:46:11 PM »
what about after i flew half? can i stay change the 2nd segment?
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #138 on: June 16, 2012, 10:49:09 PM »
what about after i flew half? can i stay change the 2nd segment?

You can change it for $40, and maybe even ask them to waive the fee.
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #139 on: June 16, 2012, 10:55:19 PM »
wow awesome sounds great! is this to their regular number?  1 800 452 1201?
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