British Airways has a distance based award chart, meaning you pay per leg of your trip. So, for example, a trip from London, to Dallas, via New York would price as 2 separate awards.
Pros and Cons
- Very low mileage needed for short flights within the United States.
- British Airways’ website is very good and displays most availability.
- You can pool miles into a household account.
- You can freely transfer Avios to Iberia.
- British Airways has some of the highest fuel surcharges on award tickets.
- Very long wait times when calling their call center.
- The longer the flight, and the more “crazy” the routing, the more miles required.
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