How do I get a refund for not getting on an overbooked British Airways flight?

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

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If you were bumped off of an over booked flight, you are inline for compensation or a refund. British Airways alway refunds the full amount of the ticket if the fault is their own. If you have not received your refund yet, you can either request it over the phone or online. If you wish to file a claim online use this link.
The form is quite extensive so be as specific as possible so they can clearly look into your flight for you. When you get to the box 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 canceled.
Alternatively you can request a refund by calling over the phone. When you are ready to call use this number to call British Airways here. Once you have a rep on the line, tell them how you were bumped off of the overbooked flight, that you were supposed to receive compensation for it, and that you have not recieved your refund. Let us know how it goes!
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Author:AdamMay 17th, 2017 @ 19:03

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After thousands of British Airways customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: How do I get a refund for not getting on an overbooked British Airways flight?; Hv booked tkts to US from india ..ref no..*ACQXH..DUE TO HEALTH REASONS,CANCELLED TKTS A MONTH AGO...NOT RECD THE REFUND; buy excees weight for my existing luggage; how do I change my airline reward plan on a flight I booked online?; I will be travelling from banglore to chicago on august *th.As i am travelling on student visa i need extra baggage allowance; I'm moving from Bristol to Belfast what documentations do I need for my cat and what size must th...... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 3 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 22 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting British Airways. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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