We want to help you make the most of your journey with us, so here are some useful tips to help you prepare.
There are some things you must do before you can travel, so please be aware of them and make sure you take action where necessary.
You should always have a copy of your itinerary with you to show at Immigration as proof of your booking. This information includes the:
If you are transferring flights, you will need the important information contained in your itinerary.
You can print your e-ticket or itinerary receipt on ba.com or at an airport check-in kiosk.
Baggage allowances vary by class of travel and by route, so check that you understand what your free baggage allowance is before you travel.
If you are travelling with another airline as well, check their baggage allowances, which may be different.
If you wish to take additional baggage that is over your free checked baggage allowance, we will charge you for this. You can pre-pay on ba.com and receive a discount.
You cannot pay to take more hand baggage than your free allowance.
Please allow yourself plenty of time to go through airport security checks, as you may have to queue, particularly at peak times.
It is important to check with your doctor 6-8 weeks before travelling for advice about the vaccinations required for the places you’re visiting.
We have partnered with MASTA which is a travel health provider with a network of travel clinics across the UK.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office website contains the following useful information:
official Foreign Office travel advice about over 200 countries, country specific Travellers’ Tips, and links to travel advice of foreign governments
‘Know Before You Go’ - government advice for your travel abroad
security and general tips on laws and customs abroad
what you should do if something goes wrong during your trip
answers to the most frequently asked questions.
Please let us know before you travel if you have a disability and need assistance during your journey, such as travelling with a wheelchair.
To arrange supervision for a child travelling alone, you will need to contact us by phone so that we can make the necessary arrangements.