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Jul 3, 20, 11:22 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

That's OK. Your guest doesn't even have to be in...

That's OK. Your guest doesn't even have to be in the Executive Club....

(They only have to be travelling on a oneworld flight, so in normal times when T3 was operating you could e.g. guest...
Jul 3, 20, 11:12 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Yes. You can guest them even if they are on...

Yes.

You can guest them even if they are on a different booking, or different flight (but must be a oneworld flight)
Jul 3, 20, 4:49 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

So, essentially what has happened is that you've...

So, essentially what has happened is that you've been a beneficiary of the way BA's IT processes people who upgrade a tier compared with those who are retaining their current tier. It's all to do...
Jun 13, 20, 10:47 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

A concise, and I think remarkably restrained...

A concise, and I think remarkably restrained summary of the entire clusterbourach.
Jun 12, 20, 3:01 pm
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Posted By BertieBadger

Confusing isn't it :( In some respects, July...

Confusing isn't it :(

In some respects, July is not a good renewal date... However, you have met the reduced target for Bronze so you will be upgraded to that within the next two weeks.

The...
Jun 12, 20, 2:20 pm
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Posted By BertieBadger

This is the reading I'm gravitating towards. I...

This is the reading I'm gravitating towards. I make no comment on the "fairness" or otherwise of such an approach (accepting that all FF programs should be viewed through a transactional prism, so...
Jun 12, 20, 12:20 pm
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Posted By BertieBadger

Thanks stephenjc, I was asking as (at that time...

Thanks stephenjc, I was asking as (at that time in the thread) there seemed to a lot of uncertainty over different dates etc. I'm not sure it's that much clearer now! :D

As someone who stepped up...
Jun 12, 20, 7:59 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Many thanks for your investigative efforts. :tu:...

Many thanks for your investigative efforts. :tu: I won't rehash the winners and losers aspect, but the key point is that it is not the worst case scenario of a July renewal getting just 3 weeks or so...
Jun 12, 20, 7:01 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

As was I w.r.t. discounted targets. It has been...

As was I w.r.t. discounted targets. It has been discussed upthread albeit in a more general context. The consensus seems to that it would be both your current year that you are presently in (20-21)...
Jun 12, 20, 4:21 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Goodness, how many would you like? :D a) Too...

Goodness, how many would you like? :D
a) Too much Speedbird 100 (albeit not this morning!). Score another for temperance
b) Not enough coffee.
c) Laziness.
d) All of the above?
Mild chastisement...
Jun 12, 20, 4:14 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

If a frequent flier needs 3/4 of their normal...

If a frequent flier needs 3/4 of their normal target but has only 11/12 of their normal year to obtain them.... Sorry, I'll stop! :D
Jun 12, 20, 3:57 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Thanks ThatT1Feeling :tu: Why must c-w-s...

Thanks ThatT1Feeling :tu:

Why must c-w-s constantly make me look up new words, whose definition is obvious once discovered :D

c-w-s so it is your reading that for an "already qualified July"...
Jun 12, 20, 3:44 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Thanks Mike, any of you friendly helpful GGLs...

Thanks Mike, any of you friendly helpful GGLs fancy dropping an email to the team to get clarity on exactly which years the reduced TP requirements will apply to.

I think everyone is agreed it...
Jun 12, 20, 3:21 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

That was what prompted my "unpleasant thought",...

That was what prompted my "unpleasant thought", in that if it is July 20, then what do you get as an "already qualified July"

- extra time? No, it's been established that the "extra time" runs...
Jun 12, 20, 3:05 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

I don't believe TP collection years are being...

I don't believe TP collection years are being adjusted at all. When BA does extensions like this, it only moves the expiry, never the TP collection periods. So instead of expiring 7 weeks after TP...
Jun 12, 20, 3:04 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

That was my initial reading, but we know they are...

That was my initial reading, but we know they are applying it to the current collection years, so can there be two "next times".....?



Logically, that would make sense, but this is BA after all...
Jun 12, 20, 2:47 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

An unpleasant thought occurs..... Re-reading...

An unpleasant thought occurs.....

Re-reading the email it says (emphasis mine):


So take the apparently unfortunate case of the "Already Qualified July". At the time of writing, the "next...
Jun 12, 20, 2:31 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Yes she would. It has been confirmed that...

Yes she would.

It has been confirmed that the lowered thresholds do apply to the current collection year.
Jun 12, 20, 2:04 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

A quick question if I may, as I think there is...

A quick question if I may, as I think there is some confusion floating around as to what people mean by their expiry.

Do you mean:

A) It currently says on your account/virtual card that your...
Jun 10, 20, 8:12 am
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Views: 499,012
Posted By BertieBadger

Sorry, I wasn't very clear on that :( There...

Sorry, I wasn't very clear on that :(

There is no way I know of to clear down the negative balance other than continuing to spend on the AMEX.

What I meant was that you may have felt you...
Jun 10, 20, 7:47 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

As some additional thoughts, if you do want to go...

As some additional thoughts, if you do want to go down this route, I think some sort of card shuffling is likely to be the only (publicly known) way of doing it. I find the Head For Points site...
Jun 10, 20, 7:23 am
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Views: 499,012
Posted By BertieBadger

I'm going to go out on a limb here and say the...

I'm going to go out on a limb here and say the reason you didn't get any answers to the other thread is because of the nature of what you are asking (at least as I understand it)

To recap - and...
Jun 10, 20, 3:29 am
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Views: 1,486
Posted By BertieBadger

That's just the last three letters of the...

That's just the last three letters of the aircraft registration isn't it?

Which sometimes will match an airport code by coincidence.
May 29, 20, 11:52 am
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Posted By BertieBadger

Good health UncleT, as PETER01 might confirm, it...

Good health UncleT, as PETER01 might confirm, it has even reached the frozen north of Scotland! It's proper "taps aff"....

And as I typed that a cloud appeared :rolleyes::D Regardless, a happy...
May 14, 20, 3:31 am
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Views: 1,357
Posted By BertieBadger

Well, as you say, BA only guarantee 2xCW and 4xWT...

Well, as you say, BA only guarantee 2xCW and 4xWT on each flight will be released 355 days ahead. F (and WTP) might be released then, might be released sometime later, or might not be released ever....
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