Avios total on BA emails 40k higher than reality!
24th January 2022 at 11:25Seagull
The last 3 marketing emails I’ve received from BA have all had my Avios balance 40,000 higher, both in the message subject and in the body. Not critical obviously most likely an IT error, but has made me wonder if there is a discrepancy somewhere that I should be following up on.
Has anyone else noticed this?24th January 2022 at 11:53RobHfP Staff
Is it pulling in your Household Account balance? There are some issues post the IT migration of household account balances being used where individual balances should be shown.24th January 2022 at 12:00Seagull
Is it pulling in your Household Account balance? There are some issues post the IT migration of household account balances being used where individual balances should be shown.
No, I don’t have a household account. The extra 40k Avios would be most welcome!24th January 2022 at 13:22SteveJ
Have you used 40k on a redemption recently? I’ve had this before where the email was clearly queued up well before and by the time it got to me the real balance had moved.25th January 2022 at 10:57testing123
I have the same issue, but by my estimation, the email total is the correct one. All the transactions do appear on my transaction list, but I’m 95% sure the total when logged into my account hasn’t been going up accordingly.
There’s a thread on Flyertalk reporting the same issue, and others in that thread also think their higher totals are correct. Could all be wishful thinking, of course.25th January 2022 at 12:21trickyuk
Mine is showing 20k more in the email
I also have a query logged as the amount of avios for a transaction does not match what was pending…25th January 2022 at 12:47FFoxSake
Mine is 6012 higher on the emails, which just happens to be the actual Avios earned on a recent BA Holidays trip.
Cause appears to be another example of the wonderful BA IT systems and people… when they manually added my double tier points they did it flight by flight. I bet that originally added both Tier points and Avios for each leg. Then they manually adjusted off the Avios, but unfortunately by then the new info had already gone downstream to another BA system that does the emails.
The extra is only visible on the emails and not in the Exec Club app or website.26th January 2022 at 11:53tiriavpo
I have had 9 emails since 5 January all of which have the same over inflated total. Without going back to dawn of time it would difficult to know which total is correct.26th January 2022 at 14:00WaynedP
Interesting, mine shows about 20k higher on marketing emails than logging into my BAEC account. I just thought it was a quirk, but it reappears time and time again. I don’t have a household account either.28th January 2022 at 11:39rich
How long did it take for the double TPs to post? I’m up to to days now and have emailed them – still nothing. It is very poor.7th February 2022 at 19:47testing123
And now, both totals match, but are less than the previous lower of the two.
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