Deadline for reward ticket purchase

Old May 17, 17, 9:47 am
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Deadline for reward ticket purchase

Is there a deadline for booking tickets with Avios on BA long-haul (westbound towards Canada) flights ? Can they be purchased on the day of departure ? (including for a connecting flight)
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Old May 17, 17, 9:49 am
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Is there a deadline for booking tickets with Avios on BA long-haul flights ? Can they be purchased on the day of departure ? (including for a connecting flight)
Yes, award tickets can be booked ~60-75 minutes prior to departure. I've done it from my iPhone at the T5 Flight connections desk for LHR-ZRH, when my onward journey to another destination wasn't working out for me

If you have a connection, it will be 60-75 minutes before the first flight on the routing.
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Old May 17, 17, 1:35 pm
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Originally Posted by rossmacd View Post
Yes, award tickets can be booked ~60-75 minutes prior to departure. I've done it from my iPhone at the T5 Flight connections desk for LHR-ZRH, when my onward journey to another destination wasn't working out for me

If you have a connection, it will be 60-75 minutes before the first flight on the routing.
Oh, that's good to know. I once booked at T-4h and was quite surprised that it worked just fine. It's good to know that one can push it to T-60minutes.
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Old May 17, 17, 1:36 pm
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Oh, that's good to know. I once booked at T-4h and was quite surprised that it worked just fine. It's good to know that one can push it to T-60minutes.
Just don't do what I did once, which is buy a ticket on UL after checkin had already closed!
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Old May 18, 17, 3:54 am
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Just don't do what I did once, which is buy a ticket on UL after checkin had already closed!
Haha!
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