Companion Voucher surprise

Discussion in 'British Airways | Executive Club' started by Leighton, Jan 2, 2018.

  1. Ian

    Ian Active Member

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    Very easy! Once it gets added to your BAEC account, it's a radio button to select to use it on a reward booking.
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    You still need 2 x seats available for redemption, but the voucher is considered when pricing up the Avios required.

    We've talked about cancelling cards before, and on my last cycle Amex were very persistent that I keep the card (downgraded to free card OK), otherwise the voucher is cancelled. Part of me thinks that still isn't true, but I wasn't prepared to risk it.
    Be interesting to hear from anyone who did cancel their BA Amex and keep the companion voucher.
     
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  2. Nico23

    Nico23 New Member

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    Thanks a lot Ian for the explanation and the screenshot to show how it works.
     
  3. JoeD

    JoeD Well-Known Member

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    Hi Nico - just to (possibly over-)clarify, the CV can only be used when making an Avios redemption, not a normal booking. Apologies for over explaining if you already know, but the comment about paying the "rest with your credit card" had me worried! :) (Although, of course, there are always a load of taxes/fees to pay on most Avios redemptions, so you will have to use a card to pay those).
     
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  4. Nico23

    Nico23 New Member

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    Thanks for the clarification Joe!
     
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  5. Daiv

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    Thanks for sharing!
     
  6. airbus

    airbus New Member

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    Let's see. hop it works.
     
  7. VinoTYT

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    good for you!
     
  8. ecoeco01

    ecoeco01 New Member

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    Very nice tips. Thank you for sharing.
     
  9. Darren0291

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    very easy...once you've got it you'll see it on the BA website when you're logged in and choose use avios for flight
     
  10. Loobc

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    Thanks!
     
  11. Stuart_Ormond

    Stuart_Ormond New Member

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    Thanks for sharing the above info about cancelling, very useful as about to hit my CV, and want to cancel to switch to another Amex
     
  12. Oarar80

    Oarar80 New Member

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    Thanks for sharing this
     
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    canerto New Member

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    thanks
     
  14. Moyt

    Moyt New Member

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    Insightful, cheers!
     
  15. RAFlyer

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    I was told the same thing and heard of the same stories so ended up keeping the Premium Card and actually have just continued to rack points up and use the various CVs. I guess if more people are like me doing that then it pays to keep us.
     

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