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Yesterday, 11:43 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

I wasn't aware of confirmation that it was done...

I wasn't aware of confirmation that it was done manually - is there a definitive post or reply indicating this? (I may well have missed it). That's an awful lot of members to process manually I would...
Yesterday, 10:33 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

There does seem to be a certain lack of clarity...

There does seem to be a certain lack of clarity on this, but what ThatT1Feeling wrote matches what BA Customer Relations told me on multiple occasions. I have never been told that a reduced threshold...
Nov 30, 20, 8:45 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Not sure I've ever been referred to as...

Not sure I've ever been referred to as illustrious, as per the original quote by firstlight. :D I am just a low ranking Gold, so I personally assumed that firstlight was referring to the number of...
Nov 25, 20, 8:11 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

I was thinking how I could better explain this....

I was thinking how I could better explain this. For me, the fact that any individual member is not losing something isn't enough. I feel it is analogous to being told by ACME Utility Ltd that "No Mr...
Nov 25, 20, 6:06 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

I'll try to clarify. If they will forgive me for...

I'll try to clarify. If they will forgive me for using them as an example, some time ago ThatT1Feeling shared an impressive pic that showed a decade or more of Gold, GGL and CCR membership. On BA's...
Nov 25, 20, 4:53 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Many people have not had their status extended,...

Many people have not had their status extended, indeed I have been told explicitly by BA that mine was not and would not be. But perhaps you misread my point, or more likely I did not express myself...
Nov 25, 20, 3:36 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

With impeccable timing, I received the new CEO's...

With impeccable timing, I received the new CEO's email message just a few minutes after you posted this, which contains the claim that:



I suspect that a number of people will consider that...
Nov 24, 20, 12:14 pm
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Posted By BertieBadger

Urgh, that opening sentence in the letter! It's...

Urgh, that opening sentence in the letter! It's the sort of claim you'd expect from a populist politician, shamelessly and openly contrary to the obvious reality of the situation. You'd almost...
Nov 24, 20, 12:10 pm
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Posted By BertieBadger

You don't need to earn a single TP before June...

You don't need to earn a single TP before June 9th 2021.

To extend your Gold beyond July 31 2022, you need to earn 1125 TP between June 9th 2021 and June 8th 2022 inclusive.
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Nov 19, 20, 4:35 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Was the primary cardholder travelling? If the...

Was the primary cardholder travelling? If the purchase was made with their authorisation and to their benefit, S75 should still apply.

Otherwise, I'm a little puzzled by the time limit claim from...
Nov 13, 20, 11:52 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Yes, you can still get a refund as per normal,...

Yes, you can still get a refund as per normal, i.e. Avios, taxes and voucher returned minus the usual service fee if you are not exempt.

You just have to call up to do it.
Nov 2, 20, 10:14 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

I appreciate that this may be terminology, and I...

I appreciate that this may be terminology, and I could have been clearer in they haven't reclaimed them from BAEC (Of course, I believe this may be simply because they have no way to do so!). i.e....
Nov 2, 20, 5:30 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Your existing voucher is safe, taking a refund to...

Your existing voucher is safe, taking a refund to Amex will not impact it.

Since you are in your new earning year, taking a refund will result in an increased spend requirement for this year. e.g...
Oct 30, 20, 7:55 pm
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Posted By BertieBadger

I believe orbitmic has addressed this general...

I believe orbitmic has addressed this general suggestion, and shown it to be fallacious.

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/32746355-post1816.html
Oct 30, 20, 8:44 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

As per the post from BJ787 above, they have...

As per the post from BJ787 above, they have included 1 can of it in their Advent Calendar - I broke into my calendar prior to Dec 1st for this photo opportunity :) Also that's one reason why I...
Oct 30, 20, 6:49 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Speaking of beers on BA, has anyone encountered...

Speaking of beers on BA, has anyone encountered the new one yet? Here is my penultimate Speedbird next to the new Jetstream, but I only have 1 of them so I haven't opened it yet. It's a 4.2% beer...
Oct 30, 20, 6:40 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

BA are/were apparently sitting on something like...

BA are/were apparently sitting on something like 50,000 cans at one point, some will be getting perilously close to their BBE date. I know opinions differ on the importance of maximum freshness in...
Oct 30, 20, 6:13 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

For those missing their fix of Speedbird 100, it...

For those missing their fix of Speedbird 100, it is back for one last hurrah:

https://www.brewdog.com/uk/shop/retro

And yes, I did get my order in before I posted this :D
Oct 28, 20, 6:07 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

You don't need to earn any TP at all prior to...

You don't need to earn any TP at all prior to 09/05/21

To retain Gold after 30/06/2022 you need to earn 1125 TP (+4 flights) between 09/05/2021 and 08/05/2022 inclusive. If you do so you will...
Oct 28, 20, 6:03 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Yes. Just a regular Gold Card for me, but it was...

Yes. Just a regular Gold Card for me, but it was dispatched fairly quickly - a week or so as I recall. I ordered it in August. The printed expiry is of course 2021.



:D I was thinking that very...
Oct 28, 20, 4:16 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Thanks for the clarifications, much appreciated....

Thanks for the clarifications, much appreciated. I also agree with the analysis Globaliser has presented.

So I'd like to make sure I understand the situation properly. Returning to your original...
Oct 27, 20, 6:07 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Thanks for the clarification, though I probably...

Thanks for the clarification, though I probably need another coffee to fully understand it :-)

So as I understand it, booking B has been cancelled by BA (whether 1 leg or more doesn't matter) and...
Oct 27, 20, 5:35 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

MMB often gets it wrong. In terms of what you...

MMB often gets it wrong. In terms of what you will actually receive once flown, first rule of Fight Club and all that....
Oct 27, 20, 4:05 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

PS, could you clarify this in terms of distinct...

PS, could you clarify this in terms of distinct bookings rather than TP runs, as it is not clear to me if you mean:

1) A single booking, in which they cancelled (at least) 1 sector.
2) A "TP run"...
Oct 27, 20, 3:46 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Unfortunately this seems quite common. I had a...

Unfortunately this seems quite common. I had a number of responses which plainly ignored my query and simply repeated back some variation of the "Something to make you smile" email (sometimes...
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