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Old Apr 22, 12, 11:16 am
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jbfield
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: SIN 5 days out of 7
Programs: BD*G, A3*G, BAG/OWE, Accor Gold
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Originally Posted by HIDDY View Post
To be honest if one is looking for information on the benefits of having BA status then the best place to look is ba.com I would have thought.

What the Dashboard forum sticky excels at is providing information on things which can't be found on the BAEC site.....the Dashboard delves deeper.

Let's not forget it is only a forum and not the be-all and end-all of being a BAEC member.
Indeed; the table with the differences are here (watch out for the small 1 denoting additional tier point requirements):
http://www.britishairways.com/travel...s/public/en_gb

Seems the benefits of Gold over Silver are:
  • Use of First Class check-in and Lounges (all OneWorld)
  • No booking or service fees on reward flights, hotel stays and car rental
  • Additional reward availability in economy
  • Free Seat Selection at time of booking includes exit rows

The First Lounge Access is probably the most appealing to me given some *A member's trend towards restricting *G access to basic lounges but how often it would be useful in practice isn't clear.
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