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JDB 4,865 posts

As for compensation: you don’t know why the flight was cancelled but if it was indeed BA’s fault then it depends how early you arrived. I think it has to be quite a large difference and not just an hour or two.

BA is responsible for a lot of things but it isn’t responsible for what Lufthansa does!

I’m in two minds as whether LH is on the hook for travel expenses as @jeff seems to have willingly accepted going to LCY and not BRS. There is no harm in claiming but LH don’t have a good history of coughing up either for compensation or expenses reimbursement,

BA was obviously a typo.

Accepting a change doesn’t mean you are happy with it.

For instance: you flight gets cancelled and you get put in one the next day. We all agree that the hotel gets refunded. And yet I could argue it is you “who accepted the change”.

That’s not correct EC/UK261 provides for hotel/food/communications but not transport save to/from that hotel. @BAFlyerIHGStayer is correct – once you voluntarily accept a change of destination, the airline is technically off the hook, so any payment they make is a matter of goodwill. It is absurd that airlines say they will pay your hotel and food for several nights if that’s when the next flight is, rather than pay £100 taxi fare but that’s what most do.

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