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SteveJ 1,013 posts

You can book the return leg online, and BA will refund half the avios (they can do this via Twitter) but NOT any extra cash element you pay. This is BAD news for return legs from places with high surcharges like the USA. However, some destinations, including Caribbean islands (don’t know about Mexico), are quite reasonable (GCM-LHR is about £250 in surcharges, for example, in CW), so while you do end up paying a bit more than if you’d booked in one go, it’s not a disaster, and you can completely avoid the stress of trying to speak to BA on the phone which is a pretty huge deal IMO!

When you do this do the bookings remain as two separate bookings and reference numbers etc, or are they combined? Just wondering about cancellation charges etc should that be needed.

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