BA ARRIVAL fast track vouchers

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From a recent trip with Iberia arriving to terminal 5, I recall:

- There is a BA ground agent manned the T5 fast track.
- On her desk there is no voucher at all.
- The mobile Iberia Business Class boarding pass is accepted.
- IB do not hand fast track voucher to any customers as they don't have one.
- As someone said, the fast track queue is slower than the normal one, it is up to your discretion whether you use it or not.

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Old Jun 7, 17, 11:01 am
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BA ARRIVAL fast track vouchers

At Heathrow T5, is it still required to present an arrival fast track voucher in order to use the fast track? Last time at T3 I tried using CE boarding pass but was refused.
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I believe so, I was also under the impression it is only for Non-EU on LH, but having never needed one will defer to those who do.
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CE pax yes but not if on an EU passport

LHR T5 arrivals

If you have an EU passport with a chip in it you can use the automatic ePassport gates.

Fast Track Immigration is available from 05:15 to 22:30 for the following non-EU passport holders:

customers travelling in First, Club World or Club Europe (plus one guest)
Executive Club Gold and Silver Members (plus one guest)
oneworld Emerald and Sapphire members (plus one guest)

Same rules for T3 as well
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Old Jun 8, 17, 3:15 am
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Is showing boarding pass is enough?
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Originally Posted by UKtravelbear
Same rules for T3 as well
Originally Posted by Noppasit
Is showing boarding pass is enough?
NO! Not at T3. You must have the invitation voucher. See the dedicated thread:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/briti...t3-issues.html
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Originally Posted by Noppasit View Post
Is showing boarding pass is enough?
You will a Fast Track voucher for T5.
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Originally Posted by Can I help you View Post
You will a Fast Track voucher for T5.
What about Iberia customers? I am trying to deduce whether showing boarding pass is enough for T5 arrival fast track because Iberia might not handed out vouchers to their passengers like Finnair. I tried to ask in Iberia forum and there is no clear reply so I have to ask in here because I know that there are more people participating in this forum than in Iberia.

Does anyone have experience about this on BA flight operated by Iberia?
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You will need a voucher regardless, as everyone has mentioned.

You may or may not be offered one on the flight, more likely not if it's shorthaul. Make sure you ask for one.
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It is very definitely not necessary to have a voucher at T5. It is at T3. Furthermore, there isn't really a control on EU passport holders not using the lines. Border control doesn't care. Just don't have your passport out when you go through the checkpoint. That said, it's rarely going to be faster.
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Originally Posted by Foltan View Post
You will need a voucher regardless, as everyone has mentioned.

You may or may not be offered one on the flight, more likely not if it's shorthaul. Make sure you ask for one.
On Iberia? I'm travelling on BA7058 (IB plane), I'm not sure if they have loaded on the a/c.
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OP it would be helpful if you could say

What cabin are you flying in?

What nationality passport do you have?

Do you have One World status - Emerald or Sapphire - ?
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OP it would be helpful if you could say

What cabin are you flying in?

What nationality passport do you have?

Do you have One World status - Emerald or Sapphire - ?
Iberia Business Class/Thai Passport/BA Blue

Sorry for not pointing that out.
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Can Emeralds flying in WT/+ as for a FT voucher (into T3...)
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Why is it that EU passport holders or BA Gold can't take a fast track?
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T5 Fast Track is for non European citizens only, not sure about T3.
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