British Airways Ate My Award Seats!

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    As part of what I like to call my "award chronicles" over at PointsPros, I had a small mishap with a booking last week. I figure if for no other reason than entertainment, there's a good takeaway here that can protect you from the same fate. A family of four was planning a trip to Europe using Chase Ultimate Rewards points. Traveling from New York, the award itinerary they preferred was on British Airways. As y'all likely know by now, BA imposes offensive fuel surcharges on award tickets. I really appreciated Ben's post questioning why airlines aren't lowering fuel surcharges from last week, because I'm over in the corner asking the same thing. Yup, on a simple round-trip from New York to London in first class, you'll be using 120,000 Avios (or 125,000 AAdvantage miles) + $1,180.40 in taxes and "carrier-imposed fees." The post British Airways Ate My Award Seats! appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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