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booking a BA holiday should I use Gold or BA PP CC?

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  • HFPCar

    I have Amex Gold and BA PP Credit card. Ill be booking a BA holiday for my daughter and her 2 friends.

    I have to hit the spending limit by Nov 22 on the Gold and for BA PP its Feb 23
    is there any benefit in using the BA PP over the GOLD

    Thanks

    AJA

    The BAPP earns you 3 Avios per £ spent on BA.com. not sure but I think the Gold card is 2 MR per £ on airline spend. So I’d use the BAPP unless you are going to struggle to meet the spending threshold on the Gold.

    HFPCar

    The BAPP earns you 3 Avios per £ spent on BA.com. not sure but I think the Gold card is 2 MR per £ on airline spend. So I’d use the BAPP unless you are going to struggle to meet the spending threshold on the Gold.

    good point thanks

    one more question regarding booking the holiday can i legally book under my BA Exec account the whole holiday on behalf of them if I am not travelling?

    AJA

    Not sure what you mean? Are you saying putting your BAEC no in their flight bookings? If so no I don’t think you can as the individual traveller is the only one that can earn Avios and TP. If you put your BAEC no in there will be a mismatch with the ticketed name.

    I suggest you get your daughter and her friend to sign up to BAEC in their own names and add them to your household account. Make sure you trust friend though as being part of the household means they can book Avios flights and all household members would have Avios deducted in proportion to their share of Avios in the household account.

    If you are saying logging into BAEC and then booking then that’s perfectly fine.

    HFPCar

    Not sure what you mean? Are you saying putting your BAEC no in their flight bookings? If so no I don’t think you can as the individual traveller is the only one that can earn Avios and TP. If you put your BAEC no in there will be a mismatch with the ticketed name.

    I suggest you get your daughter and her friend to sign up to BAEC in their own names and add them to your household account. Make sure you trust friend though as being part of the household means they can book Avios flights and all household members would have Avios deducted in proportion to their share of Avios in the household account.

    If you are saying logging into BAEC and then booking then that’s perfectly fine.

    Thank you

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