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Oct 12, 20, 5:03 am
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Posted By Smid

The agent I cancelled my booking with yesterday...

The agent I cancelled my booking with yesterday offered me twice the avios value as an alternative. I guess that would be about 75 for 10000. I never regarded their normal buy avios price good...
Sep 16, 20, 4:56 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,882
Posted By Smid

Some thoughts on the consequences of the new...

Some thoughts on the consequences of the new rules:

1) The overhead luggage bins are going to suffer, stuffed with masses of spirits and if someone actually tries to do a lot of beer, even wine,...
Sep 1, 20, 4:05 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,185
Posted By Smid

I suspect both of these were trying to avoid the...

I suspect both of these were trying to avoid the nightmare of being refused a drink...
Sep 1, 20, 3:59 am
Replies: 4,282
Views: 525,693
Posted By Smid

I take it the book with confidence policy hasn't...

I take it the book with confidence policy hasn't been extended, and new flights are not covered by it now?
Aug 28, 20, 3:08 am
Replies: 666
Views: 87,413
Posted By Smid

It does amuse me how disconnected the phone...

It does amuse me how disconnected the phone agents are and yet expertly informed at the same time. The lady in question was absolutely adamant that T3 was open, and we'd fly from T3. I was more...
Aug 27, 20, 10:50 am
Replies: 3,164
Views: 873,899
Posted By Smid

I was looking at this exact day's flight on...

I was looking at this exact day's flight on Tuesday and it was 278 rather than 213, also the prices the day before were much higher and even the highest fares are a LOT lower now than before. These...
Aug 27, 20, 10:44 am
Replies: 666
Views: 87,413
Posted By Smid

For reference, 11 phonecalls to get to a line,...

For reference, 11 phonecalls to get to a line, from 10:30 to 16:30, and then 45 minutes to get to agent. FTV not generated for changed flights past September, but changes possible.

Also, the Agent...
Aug 27, 20, 7:27 am
Replies: 666
Views: 87,413
Posted By Smid

I suspect I'm asking the wrong question to...

I suspect I'm asking the wrong question to people. What time have people got through to the standard 0800 line? I tried 5 times this morning 10:30 to about 12. Then another just then. I think the...
Aug 27, 20, 5:02 am
Replies: 666
Views: 87,413
Posted By Smid

Sadly they've not done that for me yet, I did try...

Sadly they've not done that for me yet, I did try online with the FTV number, but that didn't work.

Three calls to the line so far for the hangup. Last time I was phoning it was 40 odd in total...
Aug 27, 20, 4:48 am
Replies: 666
Views: 87,413
Posted By Smid

Given the sale has the price of a flight I want...

Given the sale has the price of a flight I want 60 quid less than usual, I thought it would be nice to use the FTV, but the phone line says I can do this online, however, I see nowhere on ba.com to...
Aug 27, 20, 4:27 am
Replies: 3,164
Views: 873,899
Posted By Smid

Seeing LHR-BUD an unusually low 213 in price via...

Seeing LHR-BUD an unusually low 213 in price via google flights, so something is on.
Aug 23, 20, 6:43 am
Replies: 666
Views: 87,413
Posted By Smid

What is the change conditions of FTV vouchers if...

What is the change conditions of FTV vouchers if we used them for a new flight past the end of September? I think it was originally booked middle of September 2019, so hitting nearly a year old, and...
Aug 12, 20, 9:21 am
Replies: 4,282
Views: 525,693
Posted By Smid

I just cashed my flight in for a FTV. Just to...

I just cashed my flight in for a FTV. Just to check, if I book a new flight with this FTV, is it covered by the Book With Confidence as if I was buying with cash? Or still linked with the conditions...
Aug 11, 20, 4:54 am
Replies: 4,282
Views: 525,693
Posted By Smid

So the suggestion (and it might be worth sticking...

So the suggestion (and it might be worth sticking it in the wiki), is to take a FTV if you want to rebook past 30th of September and there's a chance of a covid self-cancel?

If I use the FTV then...
Aug 11, 20, 3:39 am
Replies: 4,282
Views: 525,693
Posted By Smid

I take it the conditions of the book with...

I take it the conditions of the book with confidence (book from 3 March to 30th September) applies to bookings pre 3rd of March. I've not seen it explicitly stated anywhere.

It's got to the point...
Jul 23, 20, 4:08 am
Replies: 38
Views: 3,865
Posted By Smid

I remember regular 1K Club sale returns to/from...

I remember regular 1K Club sale returns to/from KIN and I never took them because I wanted to go to Negril and Montego Bay was much easier. I am hoping they offer similar prices to that to MBJ,...
Jul 20, 20, 6:59 am
Replies: 51
Views: 8,858
Posted By Smid

Thanks for reminding me about this, I loved that...

Thanks for reminding me about this, I loved that series, and had long forgotten about it's existence...
Jul 13, 20, 3:45 am
Replies: 102
Views: 13,747
Posted By Smid

How cancellable are these sort of hotel + parking...

How cancellable are these sort of hotel + parking deals? We're sitting on a hopeful Budapest trip mid August, and don't have a problem booking hotels around it because most places offer cancels, but...
Jul 8, 20, 3:44 am
Replies: 472
Views: 108,820
Posted By Smid

My Budapest cancellation for the second time...

My Budapest cancellation for the second time brings up an interesting question. The first time they cancelled it, they provided an email which allowed me to do it without any phone calls to BA. I'd...
Jul 6, 20, 10:15 am
Replies: 472
Views: 108,820
Posted By Smid

I'm not sure when they've cancelled the late...

I'm not sure when they've cancelled the late flights, but they've done so to Budapest, I was popping in to see if I could do a seat choice now I'm brown (was silver when I booked the original...
Jun 16, 20, 3:18 am
Replies: 1,040
Views: 227,863
Posted By Smid

I rebooked my July 4th flights which were...

I rebooked my July 4th flights which were cancelled to Budapest. There appears to be an early flight still on that day, but moved it to mid August.

However, on MMB the booking has the 2 original...
Jun 15, 20, 10:28 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,882
Posted By Smid

Those agreements and limits are based on...

Those agreements and limits are based on something we will not be a member of in 6.5 months time, we will not be subject to the same laws. I've no idea if those countries will allow you to exit with...
Jun 15, 20, 5:35 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,882
Posted By Smid

In airport duty free at Heathrow hasn't been...

In airport duty free at Heathrow hasn't been worth a look for a long time, and I do mean the non EU destinations. Maybe a quid off the regular Tesco's offer price for a litre of Vodka. The rental of...
May 7, 20, 8:30 am
Replies: 43
Views: 10,668
Posted By Smid

I don't understand why you are saying this. What...

I don't understand why you are saying this. What criteria makes it different from an A340 or a B777 or a B787, second deck? How would that be less desirable on 2/3rd filled planes with space for...
Apr 9, 20, 5:04 am
Replies: 5,971
Views: 1,505,677
Posted By Smid

While not TP run related directly, my original TP...

While not TP run related directly, my original TP holiday of ARN to BKK being cancelled Saturday, I'm considering seeing if they can rebook it. Or take the +10% Qatar they are offering, because I do...
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