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you guys are comparing nonstop vs up to 1 stop

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you guys are comparing nonstop vs up to 1 stop

+1, seems like if I select up to one stop, it shows correctly, but not if you select non-stop. Either way, it's a bug.
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I think it is because you filtered the miles that can only be transferred from SPG... AA miles are there for default options.

But a quich search CLE-PHL, did not pull up AA miles.

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+1, seems like if I select up to one stop, it shows correctly, but not if you select non-stop. Either way, it's a bug.
That's weird. Not sure why it's not working for you.
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Perhaps it's working on mobile and not desktop?
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Perhaps it's working on mobile and not desktop?
I don't know. That would be very strange, being as it's same search engine.
Could be that since i first searched for up to 1 stop, those results were cached.

The site isn't fully optimized for mobile; you can't really see the individual mileage programs to select them.
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About the release updates: we will add this feature soon. For now, you can follow our blog: www.uscreditcardguide.com, we will definitely put a post there when there's a major update.

Very cool and beginner friendly. Really looking forward to you guys adding YQ fees. Any way to sign up for release updates?

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I don't know. That would be very strange, being as it's same search engine.
Could be that since i first searched for up to 1 stop, those results were cached.

The site isn't fully optimized for mobile; you can't really see the individual mileage programs to select them.

Yup, perhaps mine is cached as well (it does seem faster now, which leads me to believe it's not rerunning the search).
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I think it is because you filtered the miles that can only be transferred from SPG... AA miles are there for default options.

It pulls it up on a R/T search. But if I search O/W, it doesnt.


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Right. We plan to show whether there is a high YQ, but it is impossible to have an exact amount of YQ.

Adding YQ would require a search engine for availability, not just a data base of award charts. That seems like a much bigger job to make.

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You are searching nonstop. Try to use up to 1 stop, and cheaper options will show up.



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I believe, you searched EWR and the other buddy here searched JFK, that's why the results are different.

That's weird. Not sure why it's not working for you.

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I believe, you searched EWR and the other buddy here searched JFK, that's why the results are different.

Ah, that's the kicker. UA no longer flies from JFK.
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So for now it's just a "Miles Calculator" / "How many miles do I need".

Are you working on a award flight availability tool?
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