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Posted By pauldb

Depends where you are going but SIN-SYD...

Depends where you are going but SIN-SYD availability from February onwards isn't a total zero like it has been in the past.
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Jul 13, 19, 2:48 am
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Posted By pauldb

Nope - the exception I mentioned is explained in...

Nope - the exception I mentioned is explained in that article.

On the application it says:

I understand I will not be eligible for any Welcome Bonus award if I hold or have held any personal...
Jul 13, 19, 2:40 am
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Posted By pauldb

Uniquely for the BAPP card, that disqualification...

Uniquely for the BAPP card, that disqualification only applies if you have the basic BA card - other Amexs don’t matter. But the targeted email should be checked carefully!
Jul 12, 19, 1:23 pm
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Posted By pauldb

if you haven’t already accepted your JFK...

if you haven’t already accepted your JFK rebooking, they might be willing to put you on AA for a change if you fancied the tiring that.
Jul 12, 19, 11:34 am
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Posted By pauldb

The only special case is if you want to take 3...

The only special case is if you want to take 3 friends/family with you, using 2 vouchers for a 4-for-2.

If it’s two simple you+companion bookings, nothing to be gained through a combination.
Jul 12, 19, 11:29 am
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Posted By pauldb

There are cheap flights FRA-SOF (wizz air, £80)...

There are cheap flights FRA-SOF (wizz air, £80) on the 4th/5th, and some avios seats to get you to FRA.
Jul 12, 19, 7:23 am
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Posted By pauldb

And there's more: 4,000 Heathrow workers, Unite...

And there's more: 4,000 Heathrow workers, Unite members, with strikes announced for 26/27 July and 5/6, 23/24 August. "could poternitally shut down the airport."
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Jul 12, 19, 2:16 am
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Posted By pauldb

BA will typically allow you to shift to a...

BA will typically allow you to shift to a different origin within 300 miles. So you could possibly switch to SIN-LHR.

Or is there a LHR-DUB than times better for you: not in time for breakfast in...
Jul 12, 19, 1:00 am
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Posted By pauldb

That suggests they are processing it as a...

That suggests they are processing it as a cancellation of the original which FWIW means you have the right to cancel if you want or push the date back

And, because of the airport changes, it...
Jul 11, 19, 8:21 am
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Posted By pauldb

if you want it “done differently” open up an Aer...

if you want it “done differently” open up an Aer Lingus account, which will give you an avios.com account, and move 60k of your avios there. Then the booking will use all of the remaining HHA avios...
Jul 7, 19, 1:02 am
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Posted By pauldb

As I added above, duty of care specifically...

As I added above, duty of care specifically includes “transport between the airport and place of accommodation (hotel or other).” I think this should cover their taxis, particularly if they weren’t...
Jul 6, 19, 1:45 pm
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Posted By pauldb

No I don’t think they’ll cover the excess. ...

No I don’t think they’ll cover the excess.

Correcting myself, per EU261 they owe you for the overnight: “transport between the airport and place of accommodation (hotel or other”. So hopefully...
Jul 6, 19, 1:31 pm
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Posted By pauldb

If you are rebooked tomorrow, you won’t get a...

If you are rebooked tomorrow, you won’t get a refund as well. The refund is only if you reject the rebooking.

You wont get the hotel reimbursed by BA - not the sort of consequential loss covered....
Jul 6, 19, 11:28 am
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Posted By pauldb

I don’t believe there’s any issue the other way:...

I don’t believe there’s any issue the other way: you can transfer direct from a BAEC-in-HHA account to IB+.

Yes - if you mean she has a BOGO in BAEC account, forming an HHA will allow you to use...
Jul 5, 19, 7:30 am
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Posted By pauldb

Somebody explained that you normally pay for...

Somebody explained that you normally pay for parking at the exit. So either the barriers will be open after the regular visitors have left, or it will be something you can sort out during the evening.
Jul 5, 19, 6:50 am
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Posted By pauldb

Is it that ridiculous? An I-return to Cairo is...

Is it that ridiculous? An I-return to Cairo is £2058 compared to £508 for LCA (only 7% shorter); a big premium to cover a few hotel nights. The 75% looks reasonable too - if they are going by EU261...
Jul 4, 19, 6:55 am
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Posted By pauldb

You have to join Aer Lingus’ AerClub, and then...

You have to join Aer Lingus’ AerClub, and then use those details. Or is that what you’re trying already?
Jul 3, 19, 1:20 pm
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Posted By pauldb

Nowhere else will be as simple, but the other...

Nowhere else will be as simple, but the other regional options in the same band are Shanghai, Tokyo, Osaka or Seoul.

Clearly you could cancel the whole booking, get the voucher back, and rebook...
Jul 2, 19, 4:40 am
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Posted By pauldb

When do you want to go? Caribbean is probably...

When do you want to go? Caribbean is probably booked up for the winter peak, but you'd find something September / May / June?

Somewhat wider choice to Miami or the Seychelles. Or Dubai is...
Jun 30, 19, 11:34 am
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Posted By pauldb

I think you stirred this up yourself. No one...

I think you stirred this up yourself. No one picked on you - the first reply merely pointed out (for the benefit of the OP) that this part of your advice was not going to be useable.

You don’t...
Jun 30, 19, 9:52 am
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Posted By pauldb

Gaming the guidelines, you might be able to: ...

Gaming the guidelines, you might be able to:

i) Push the LHR-MAN leg back to a future date when you can use it as part of a later trip, or forget about it if that trip doesn’t happen. That may...
Jun 28, 19, 3:26 am
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Posted By pauldb

And the UK school holidays. BKK, PVG and PEK are...

And the UK school holidays. BKK, PVG and PEK are also daytime flights. The latter is in a lower avios band and has good availability, so is not a bad option even if you need to connect to PEK via HKG...
Jun 28, 19, 3:18 am
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Posted By pauldb

I think it's fair to guess that blog is by...

I think it's fair to guess that blog is by teledude, rather than being corroboration. But the title change, yes. :)
Jun 28, 19, 3:13 am
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Posted By pauldb

You said: "if you have a return booked as two...

You said: "if you have a return booked as two one-ways, you have a longer period to change your return (given that it locks in only 24 hours prior to return.)"

This is not correct. You can change...
Jun 28, 19, 2:31 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,164
Posted By pauldb

Did you choose dates before being given those JFK...

Did you choose dates before being given those JFK / LAX prices?
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