Flight + Car Bonus Avios Question

Old Aug 13, 16, 8:39 am
Original Poster
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: UK/US
Programs: BA Gold
Posts: 99
Flight + Car Bonus Avios Question

Hi all

I'm just trying to figure out if I can have my cake and eat it with a flight & car booking I'm making.

I'm only BA Blue but I have AA EXP status so I'm particularly keen on having my AA status in my reservation to make sure I can select seats when I book. At the same time, however, I'd quite like to earn the extra Avios you get for booking such a package (yes, I'm that greedy ). Do these avios post some short period after booking or, as I strongly suspect, do they only post after the trip (meaning I have to keep my BAEC number in the reservation to get the bonus Avios)?

Mileometer is offline  
Old Aug 13, 16, 8:48 am
FlyerTalk Evangelist
Join Date: Jun 2012
Programs: BA Gold, QF WP
Posts: 12,551
Use your AA number when booking. Select seats for free, then call to change to your BAEC number. Then show your AA card for lounge access.
nux is offline  
Old Aug 13, 16, 8:51 am
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Ipswich
Posts: 7,522
Don't you have to book with the BAEC account to qualify for the bonus?
windowontheAside is online now  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Search Engine: