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May 30, 20, 6:27 pm
Jul 14, 19, 9:34 pm
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Posted By toothpick

As the previous poster said, unfortunately you...

As the previous poster said, unfortunately you cannot use the BAEC website to book EI flights using Avios . You need to call the BAEC contact number. NOTE: Because you can't do bookings on line...
Oct 13, 18, 9:59 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,128
Posted By toothpick

Ah Ha! - new IT "solutions". Yes, as an IT...

Ah Ha! - new IT "solutions". Yes, as an IT veteran myself I know all about fixing one part of the engine only to break a more important part. At the moment it is impossible to book a transatlantic...
Sep 9, 18, 10:34 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,128
Posted By toothpick

Is ba.com broken?

Trying to book a flight, getting nowhere, what's going on?
Jun 20, 18, 6:28 pm
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Views: 2,332
Posted By toothpick

I have a different beef with Enterpise at Dublin...

I have a different beef with Enterpise at Dublin airport. I know that it's possible to get from their location to Maynooth without paying Motorway tolls but the directions I got cost me a toll fee,...
May 21, 18, 9:14 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 19,259
Posted By toothpick

Good advice to seek points via AerClub, which...

Good advice to seek points via AerClub, which fortunately I had already joined before I flew. I will post results. I'm just a 67 year old retired old lady attempting to maximize my points so that I...
May 3, 18, 9:18 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 19,259
Posted By toothpick

Once again, I paid top dollar for a J class EI...

Once again, I paid top dollar for a J class EI return flight from YYZ to DUB and supplied my BAEC number - it's right there on my paper boarding cards for both out and inbound flights. Zero Avios...
Oct 26, 17, 9:28 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 10,171
Posted By toothpick

Update - spoke with Avion rep at RBC today - they...

Update - spoke with Avion rep at RBC today - they have had no indication of if or when bonus conversion to Avios will happen next. Advice is to be proactive - monitor your RBC account pages, your...
Oct 25, 17, 10:42 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 10,171
Posted By toothpick

RBC Avion points conversion to Avios - when?

Got caught short last time - they changed the schedule - how can we RBC Visa card holders know when our deadline is to convert our Avion points to Avios?
Oct 6, 17, 10:41 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 10,171
Posted By toothpick

Bumping up this thread because like other RBC...

Bumping up this thread because like other RBC customers with the Avion credit card we never seem to know when the conversion is available, or what % it will be. Anybody have any intel on this?...
May 13, 17, 1:03 am
Replies: 55
Views: 14,565
Posted By toothpick

RESULT! It has taken 4 months, and good advice...

RESULT! It has taken 4 months, and good advice from members of this board, relentless pursuance on my part to get success, but finally, the 8,198 Avios points I expected have been credited to my...
Apr 8, 17, 8:23 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 14,565
Posted By toothpick

I regret using the term "rip off", but I used it...

I regret using the term "rip off", but I used it at the time I discovered that I had not earned the Avios that I was expecting to. Perhaps you might have felt a similar sensation if you had paid $4K...
Apr 8, 17, 8:12 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 14,565
Posted By toothpick

Outbound was P/Business Class - BAEC is asking...

Outbound was P/Business Class - BAEC is asking for the boarding pass for that flight. Inbound was D/Business Class, which BAEC says was deeply discounted and does not qualify for Avios points. Do...
Apr 4, 17, 7:11 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 14,565
Posted By toothpick

Spoke to soon! Back to square one with request...

Spoke to soon! Back to square one with request for boarding card which after 4 months
I no longer have! Here's what they sent me:
Thank you for requesting Avios and Tier Points for the following...
Apr 1, 17, 11:50 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 14,565
Posted By toothpick

Thank you to everyone who has helped me with...

Thank you to everyone who has helped me with this.
Following your advice, I called my local BAEC toll free number and was advised to go to a web page called
www.ba.com/ecsupportingdocs
A claim for...
Mar 29, 17, 9:38 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 14,565
Posted By toothpick

Thanks to everyone who has contributed to this...

Thanks to everyone who has contributed to this post (albeit rant) of mine. I have some spare hours, and will keep chasing those points, because as a consumer, I made a bargain with BA - I bought a...
Mar 28, 17, 9:52 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 14,565
Posted By toothpick

Avios claim for missing points - total rip off!

I noticed that the Avios points I would have received for a full fare Business Class fare from YYZ to DUB have not been credited. Going to the "claim missing points" page I am instructed to FAX -...
Oct 21, 16, 8:20 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 15,579
Posted By toothpick

Could I just say that polo shirts should be...

Could I just say that polo shirts should be declined by men who have developed "man boobs". The fabric of the typical polo or golf shirt tends to accentuate the bulges and curvature......
Oct 21, 16, 8:10 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 15,579
Posted By toothpick

As my old boss used to say regarding business...

As my old boss used to say regarding business deal prep "dress like you take them seriously". Taking a flight is similar to a transaction with any customer - the better cleaned up and presented and...
Sep 27, 16, 9:36 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By toothpick

Thanks everyone - I ended up booking EI Business...

Thanks everyone - I ended up booking EI Business Class from YYZ to DUB return - but it cost me 120,000 Avios points compared to the 75,000 points that the same trip cost me seven months previously! ...
Sep 21, 16, 11:49 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By toothpick

Thanks! I have always found the phone staff to...

Thanks! I have always found the phone staff to be very accommodating. So why is the BA website so forbidding with respect to pricing? Some glitch? Never used to be this way.
Sep 21, 16, 9:45 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By toothpick

7K CDN for Avios upgrade YYZ to DUB?

I'm not hallucinating - made a dummy booking for an Avios upgrade from Premium Economy to Business Class and here's what I got!

Avios per person: 51,500
Price per person: $ 6,288.00
Taxes and...
Jul 31, 16, 6:04 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By toothpick

EI bookings using BAEC points - only by phone?

Can't seem to find any "partner booking" link on the BAEC site that would help me book YYZ-DUB on EI using BAEC points - I've done it before over the phone but was hoping that the BAEC website would...
Jul 31, 16, 5:59 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By toothpick

Yes, you might be pleasantly surprised, but I...

Yes, you might be pleasantly surprised, but I think it depends on the check in agent you get, their mood, the planetary alignments etc., but years before EI was acquired by IAG I was able to get...
Jul 29, 16, 6:33 pm
Replies: 477
Views: 67,159
Posted By toothpick

Canadians who get NEXUS automatically get GE as...

Canadians who get NEXUS automatically get GE as well - there is a joint interview with Canadian and U.S. border agents. Best 50 bucks I ever spent. Arriving at YYZ is a nightmare, it once took me...
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