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Feb 21, 21, 11:59 am
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Posted By gate4lounge

I had an award booking EDI-LGW-TPA return which...

I had an award booking EDI-LGW-TPA return which was cancelled last year. I accepted a FTV - don't ask! With the FTV I booked a further award EDI-LHR-MCO for the end of this year. The flights are...
Dec 19, 20, 2:51 pm
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Views: 703,086
Posted By gate4lounge

Thanks CWS.....very helpful, as always:tu:

Thanks CWS.....very helpful, as always:tu:
Dec 19, 20, 1:49 pm
Replies: 5,282
Views: 703,086
Posted By gate4lounge

Yesterday, after 2.25 hours and having been...

Yesterday, after 2.25 hours and having been transferred twice, I eventually was able to use my FTVs to book flights to Florida - There were 2 FTVs, 1 of which had an Amex 241. All were avios...
Oct 14, 20, 9:54 am
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Posted By gate4lounge

I'm in this situation - FTV obtained included...

I'm in this situation - FTV obtained included Amex 241 and booking wholly with avios. We want to book Florida next November so availability will show shortly. It would be helpful if anyone can advise...
Jul 29, 20, 10:26 am
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Posted By gate4lounge

I have a booking GLA-LGW-TPA-overland-MIA-LHR-GLA...

I have a booking GLA-LGW-TPA-overland-MIA-LHR-GLA booked solely with avios - travelling out in Oct, back in Nov 2020. Shorthauls are in J, outbound LH is in PE and inbound LH is in J. The inbound...
Feb 12, 20, 11:35 am
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Posted By gate4lounge

Having acquired gout in my mid 20s, I'm acutely...

Having acquired gout in my mid 20s, I'm acutely aware of the agonising pain. I've been on allopurinol for 30+ years and this has prevented further attacks. Have you considered discussing taking...
Jan 26, 20, 1:48 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By gate4lounge

I've already set alerts on baredemptionflyer....

I've already set alerts on baredemptionflyer. What worries me is the dearth of return seats available in PE or J in November. In over 20 years of adding return seats to outbound award seats I've...
Jan 26, 20, 12:35 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By gate4lounge

Thanks for that. There are 2 J award flights ATL...

Thanks for that. There are 2 J award flights ATL to LHR on 23/11. I have thought about taking these and a Y award seats and hoped that something opened up in PE or J later.

Just to clarify.......
Jan 26, 20, 11:48 am
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By gate4lounge

Adding LH return using Amex 241

For many years I've been used to adding a return when available to an outbound Amex 241 award booked on release date. I've never had a problem getting return flights in a class and from an airport...
Aug 12, 19, 2:49 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By gate4lounge

Yes, exactly that. I have screenshot similar to...

Yes, exactly that. I have screenshot similar to yours - these were taken in May and proved we had been charged for J out and back. I'm perplexed as to why BA could not have properly checked this when...
Aug 12, 19, 12:05 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By gate4lounge

Update - Upon completion of my travel I contacted...

Update - Upon completion of my travel I contacted BA via web form, with the following content;-

" Dear xxx

LETTER BEFORE ACTION

Thank you for your e-mail of 27 May.I got in touch with your...
Jul 8, 19, 11:44 am
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By gate4lounge

Sadly, no available award flights from EDI on any...

Sadly, no available award flights from EDI on any date which would tie up with a return flight in J on my preferred dates.
Jul 8, 19, 9:08 am
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By gate4lounge

Thanks Brian. Yes I was aware that I'd be charged...

Thanks Brian. Yes I was aware that I'd be charged for 4 sectors. The amex 241 will ameliorate the total avios due.
Jul 8, 19, 8:04 am
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By gate4lounge

Reverse open jaw question w

I've done quite a few open jaw returns with avios over the years. I want to travel GLA-LON-GIB-LON-GLA using avios and Amex 241. The dates I'm looking at only offer a return to EDI. I know this can't...
Jun 10, 19, 1:08 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 14,223
Posted By gate4lounge

My wife and I - both humble blues - travelled...

My wife and I - both humble blues - travelled GLA-LGW on 5 June in CE. We were each given 15 vouchers and told that they could be used anywhere except W H Smith and Tesco. Used them for sandwiches...
May 28, 19, 12:44 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 14,223
Posted By gate4lounge

I haven't received the e-mail. I'm travelling in...

I haven't received the e-mail. I'm travelling in CE on the evening of 5 June. Does the e-mail state on which date the lounge is closing?
May 11, 19, 8:45 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By gate4lounge

Yes that was my original thought when I was told...

Yes that was my original thought when I was told of the increased charges - that the return sectors only had been repriced, rather than the whole itinerary.
May 11, 19, 6:51 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By gate4lounge

I have now been able to see the e-ticket receipt...

I have now been able to see the e-ticket receipt in the BA app. A small correction shows the total surcharges;-
Initial booking - 417.05 per person
Revised booking - 662.51 per person

Leaving...
May 10, 19, 6:57 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By gate4lounge

Thanks^ I hadn't seen a full breakdown on the...

Thanks^ I hadn't seen a full breakdown on the eticket receipt before - indeed it was only visible when I clicked on view full message. I haven't yet received the new eticket receipt. Once received I...
May 10, 19, 6:26 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By gate4lounge

Thanks folks👍 The full J return taxes etc is what...

Thanks folks👍 The full J return taxes etc is what we have now been charged, with the additional 245 charged. Yes, I'm aware that the only "tax" in the amount charged is APD.
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I think that I...
May 10, 19, 5:09 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By gate4lounge

Thanks^ The 35 change fee was actually on top of...

Thanks^ The 35 change fee was actually on top of the additional 245.
May 10, 19, 1:59 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By gate4lounge

Assistance with "Taxes etc"

I've just made a change to a 241 booking and am not sure that I've been charged the correct amount of "Taxes etc".

The original award flights for 2 were booked 2-3 months ago for travel in June,...
Oct 21, 18, 1:45 pm
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Views: 174,714
Posted By gate4lounge

Thanks both ^

Thanks both ^
Oct 21, 18, 12:31 pm
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Views: 174,714
Posted By gate4lounge

My wife and I are flying GLA-LGW (CE) (overnight...

My wife and I are flying GLA-LGW (CE) (overnight less than24 hours)-TPA(CW)-LGW(CW)-GLA(ET) in a few weeks time. These are redemption flights. I'm looking at MMB which shows that we have lounge...
Sep 3, 18, 12:27 pm
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Views: 97,490
Posted By gate4lounge

We stayed at the sister hotel, DB San Antonio, in...

We stayed at the sister hotel, DB San Antonio, in April. We paid a short trip to the Seabank whilst there and thought that it was a bit nicer - more sun loungers and adults only area. The food at the...
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