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Minimizing fees/tax cost for BA

Minimizing fees/tax cost for BA

  1. Anonymous

    I’m going to be flying from Denver to London. I have the miles for a business seat but fees and taxes bring it up to around $484 out of pocket. Any way to minimize or eliminate that cost? My miles are through AA. Thanks in advance for your help.

  2. rickyw

    Unfortunately not. British Airways taxes and fees are notoriously high.

    If you have a credit card like Barclay Arrival Plus, you could use your cash back credit to offset the fees (but obviously the fees are still there).

  3. MidSouthSkier

    AA does not fly non-stop DEN-LHR though BA does. If you want that flight then [USER=1436]@rickyw[/USER] is right, you’re stuck. If you’re willing to connect and you can (by some miracle) find award space on an AA flight then that would be cheaper as they don’t impose the fuel surcharges on their own planes. But award seats on AA metal on longhaul flights, especially to Europe, are few and far between.

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