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Oct 8, 20, 8:38 am
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Posted By SavvyTravel

Same impression as you, that the promotional...

Same impression as you, that the promotional emails are useless. But there are currently deals on QR eg a week return OSL to JNB or CPT for a lot of early/mid 2021 for £1200
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Oct 6, 20, 6:43 am
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Views: 37,671
Posted By SavvyTravel

Thanks Raffles for the heads up. Managed to get...

Thanks Raffles for the heads up. Managed to get an F return to LAS for May half term with the 241 :) £1300+100k avios for two. Bargain. Let's hope we can make it (already had to cancel one LAS TP...
Sep 18, 20, 7:58 am
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Views: 27,423
Posted By SavvyTravel

After a couple of abortive attempts, I got...

After a couple of abortive attempts, I got through twice today (at approx 13.00 BST) on the UK standard line - on both occasions, the time to listen to the options was longer than the wait time....
Sep 12, 20, 2:13 am
Replies: 322
Views: 58,710
Posted By SavvyTravel

My 0750 LHR to EDI on Oct 4th has died. No...

My 0750 LHR to EDI on Oct 4th has died. No problem as we can move to the 0915 but normal BA IT. First email - “seats have been changed” go to MMB. Then 20 mins later an email “your flight has been...
Aug 25, 20, 6:18 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,283
Posted By SavvyTravel

A quick query on the companion voucher (which for...

A quick query on the companion voucher (which for others' references I had to ask the FC helpline to find)... I am VS red so whilst I earned a voucher a couple of years ago, it had no use but it does...
Aug 25, 20, 1:36 am
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Views: 134,143
Posted By SavvyTravel

It was drinks and nibbles from IIRC 18.00 to...

It was drinks and nibbles from IIRC 18.00 to 20.00. gin and tonic, whisky and coke, beer wine etc. Usual standards! The only downside is that the lounge area itself isn’t that great; clean for sure...
Aug 24, 20, 4:34 am
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Views: 134,143
Posted By SavvyTravel

We (parents plus two adult children) had a lovely...

We (parents plus two adult children) had a lovely stay this weekend at this hotel, which was (alarmingly) quiet. Very helpful staff - got room upgrades as a Gold (from a standard reward booking,...
Aug 13, 20, 8:41 am
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Views: 187,920
Posted By SavvyTravel

And to finish this off, call made morning UK...

And to finish this off, call made morning UK time, through in 3 minutes, very helpful operator who gave me the prefund address. But they are certainly making it hard work - calling then TWO separate...
Aug 12, 20, 5:50 am
Replies: 393
Views: 50,297
Posted By SavvyTravel

Similar. LHR SOF moved by 5 hours earlier...

Similar. LHR SOF moved by 5 hours earlier outbound (Nov 11th) yesterday and I was also on SOF-LHR on the 17th, cancelled this morning. Alas that is the TP run to LAS off.
Aug 11, 20, 11:36 am
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Views: 187,920
Posted By SavvyTravel

Perfect. Thanks. Updated....20 hours later...:...

Perfect. Thanks.
Updated....20 hours later...: LHR -SOF return is now cancelled so it is clearly a refund process... now to navigate that!
Aug 11, 20, 8:27 am
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Views: 187,920
Posted By SavvyTravel

Just what I wanted to read, thanks. I want to...

Just what I wanted to read, thanks. I want to confirm the following entire trip is refundable:

I have a SOF-LHR-JFK-LAX-LAS round trip (TP run) in November (booked in March; in I-class mainly)....
Aug 5, 20, 8:42 am
Replies: 294
Views: 47,865
Posted By SavvyTravel

Same for my flight LHR PHL in February - UD (64...

Same for my flight LHR PHL in February - UD (64 JK, IIRC) to 3EF, oddly. Have switched to 1 EF just because it is row 1.
Really hoping that by Feb we Brits will be allowed back in (ultimate...
Aug 4, 20, 5:34 am
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Posted By SavvyTravel

Thanks. I think my lesson is that accuracy of...

Thanks. I think my lesson is that accuracy of wording is crucial. In my case I wasn't looking to "cancel" as my third option, it was more a case of 're-book' (using AAs words I am changing the origin...
Aug 4, 20, 3:52 am
Replies: 294
Views: 47,865
Posted By SavvyTravel

Yes also our LHR JFK November flights (BA117)...

Yes also our LHR JFK November flights (BA117) have gone from the 747 to the 777 with Club Suites. The auto-assign has also put us in 5EF which I would love to try.
Like others, this is great news,...
Aug 3, 20, 6:55 am
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Views: 1,511,436
Posted By SavvyTravel

Help wanted please... [Although this may be...

Help wanted please... [Although this may be better posted in the AA forum, I'm going here because the purpose is to get back to BA Gold]

We've got a TP run booked SOF - LAS in November (roughly...
Jul 30, 20, 5:49 am
Replies: 58
Views: 7,316
Posted By SavvyTravel

Sorry to say that this is unimpressive to say the...

Sorry to say that this is unimpressive to say the least.
You have to book before the end of August and all flights must be flown by the end of the year. So you have to book during a period when...
Jul 17, 20, 4:36 am
Replies: 1,288
Views: 236,463
Posted By SavvyTravel

For me, the flying on a BA 747 UD was the intro...

For me, the flying on a BA 747 UD was the intro to business class travel. I now reflect that, even though this was relatively recently, it was truly a different experience. Somehow, there is more of...
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Views: 8,201
Posted By SavvyTravel

As a data point, they arrived approx 30 hours...

As a data point, they arrived approx 30 hours after purchase. Which was fine. Plus the room was still bookable.
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Views: 8,201
Posted By SavvyTravel

Against my general judgement (cash is far far...

Against my general judgement (cash is far far better than any hotel points) I bought some 100% extra free IHG points yesterday to use immediately on an Intercontinental points stay that seemed...
Jul 8, 20, 11:23 am
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Views: 254,220
Posted By SavvyTravel

IIRC this was pretty much the original wording on...

IIRC this was pretty much the original wording on announcement. It phrased the extensions in a way that said you would get an extension at the time of renewal. So I was expecting an extension on May...
Jul 6, 20, 9:53 am
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By SavvyTravel

Correct. See ...

Correct. See

https://www.britishairways.com/en-gb/information/baggage-essentials/checked-baggage-allowancesSilver/oneworld Sapphire

Two checked bags when travelling in economy (World...
Jul 2, 20, 4:40 am
Replies: 75
Views: 11,160
Posted By SavvyTravel

And for those unable to make it to stores, and...

And for those unable to make it to stores, and addicted to relatively large caffeine doses you can get Union's Revelation coffee from Amazon (currently £18 for 1kg) Note it is £25 if you buy direct...
Jun 18, 20, 4:58 am
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Views: 1,511,436
Posted By SavvyTravel

Great option, thanks. I had seen a couple of...

Great option, thanks. I had seen a couple of routings that had relatively short connections when entering the US and pre-clearing makes for a more relaxing flight.
Annoyingly, I can't get the 'like'...
Jun 16, 20, 8:43 am
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Views: 1,511,436
Posted By SavvyTravel

I did check that routing but found it added too...

I did check that routing but found it added too much time (effectively another day in both directions) and/or extra £££. So I guess I should have been more specific - can I add anything States-side? ...
Jun 16, 20, 8:19 am
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Posted By SavvyTravel

Also booked SOF - LAS in November but with all...

Also booked SOF - LAS in November but with all sectors ticketed (w AA). Am sure that there were some rumours of a meet up thread earlier in the year.

I'm also tempted by a SOF-Florida trip but...
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