Old Dec 18, 14, 9:02 pm
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Originally Posted by Steve in Olympia View Post
Is this a new requirement for the 10 percent discount? Several times over the past two years, I have purchased BA tickets for friends, and received the discount. In some cases, I was on the same flight (with a separate PNR), but in some cases I wasn't travelling at all.

Perhaps they don't enforce this requirement. Anyone have any experience to share?

It is a nice arrangement: My friends get a discount, and I get the 2.5x avios on my BA Chase card. It is a win-win.
I was wondering the same thing. I got rid of my Chase BA card, but my father still has his... Isnt it true that Visa does not Verify first name in credit card transactions, so if I put my name as cardholder, it still goes through?
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