Category Archives: British Airways

Why You Want These 50 Free Iberia Avios Points!

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You can get 50 free Iberia Avios points from “The Great Avios Conquest” before August 31, 2014.

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You Can Get 50 Free Iberia Avios Points by Answering 4 Questions in “The Great Avios Conquest”

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How & Why You Should Add Your American Airlines Frequent Flyer Number to a British Airways Avios Booking

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By adding your American Airlines frequent flyer number to a British Airways Avios booking you can get free checked bags and better seats, if you have American Airlines elite status, the Citi American Airlines or the Citi American Airlines Executive card.

How & Why You Should Add Your American Airlines Frequent Flyer Number To A British Airways Avios Booking

Adding Your American Airlines Frequent Flyer Numbers Can Get You Better Seats

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50% Off London British Airways Award Flights & Why It’s Not a Good Deal

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Fancy a trip to London this autumn or winter?

For 2 weeks only, British Airways is having a sale on coach class award tickets to and from London, UK.  Over 20 destinations are included, and cost half the number of miles normally needed for an award seat.  But you have to book by July 13, 2014, for travel between October 1, 2014, and February 28, 2015.   And travel between December 18, 2014, and January 10, 2015 (when many folks want to travel), is excluded.

You can book both 1-way and round-trip award tickets with this sale.  But even though you’re paying half the usual number of miles, you’re still responsible for paying the full amount of taxes and fees for the ticket.  Those can be upwards of 400 pounds (~$684) round-trip!

BUT…you’ll have to jump through some hoops to take advantage of the deal, including signing-up for a UK Avios account.

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You Can Book Over 20 Destinations for Half the Usual Number of Miles (but the Same High Taxes and Fees)

But are there any circumstances where this may be a good deal for you?

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Act Fast! No Fuel Surcharge on British Airways Awards Using US Airways Miles

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Via The Points GuyUS Airways is not charging fuel surcharges on award redemptions on British Airways.  This can save you thousands of dollars over the normal rate!

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No Fuel Surcharges When You Use US Airways Miles to Fly British Airways

This may be a glitch or oversight and may be fixed soon.  So if you have US Airways miles and want to book British Airways flights, you should act fast!

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Will American Airlines Charge Me for Each Segment of My Award Trip?

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Million Mile Secrets reader Bob commented:

I am trying to book my 1st 1-way flight using different segments.  I want to book with American Airlines miles and go from Boston to Bangkok by going:

Boston -> New York (JFK) -> Hong Kong -> Bangkok

I used the American Airlines website to find award seats from Boston to New York (JFK) and used the British Airways website to find Cathay Pacific award seats from New York (JFK) to Hong Kong and Hong Kong to Bangkok.

When I call American Airlines to book, will they try to charge me for the Boston to New York (JFK) segment, in addition to the miles to Asia?

Will American Airlines Charge Me For Each Segment Of My Award Trip

How Many American Airlines Miles Will Bob’s Trip Cost?

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