British Airways: How do I get a refund for a flight that got rescheduled?

A simple 3 step guide for solving this common British Airways problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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If British Airways rescheduled your flight and you can't make the new date and time, you can submit a request for a refund. If you cannot fly then they will refund you the entire amount of the ticket, including the taxes. There are several ways to request a refund - either over the phone or online. To file a claim online use this link.
You will need to enter all of the flight information on the form and the form is very extensive. One note is that when you get to the box near the bottom of the form marked "Your question" enter in the details of the problem, and make sure to clearly ask for a refund on the flight(s) that was rescheduled.
You can also request a refund over the phone. This can lead to a faster turn around time getting the refund approved. Use this number to call British Airways here. Once you are connected to a rep, let them know that your flight was rescheduled, and that you couldn't make the new flight and you would like a refund. If need be, let them know that this is part of their refund policy. Let us know how it goes!
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