Author Topic: Ana doesnt work anymore for star alliance if you have no miles in your account  (Read 24127 times)

Offline twentie4hrs

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite + Lifetime Gold Elite
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2011
  • Posts: 885
  • Total likes: 4
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 4
    • View Profile
It ain't pretty, but it is 75K miles RT.
CO allows free changes, so you can book something like this and change to better options as they open up and just use this as a last resort.

06/27 UA7441 ORD-YUL, 10:40am-1:43pm.
06/27 AC832 YUL-BRU, 7:45pm-8:35am +1
06/28 SN3291 BRU-TLV, 7:00pm-12:20am +1
or
06/27 UA7441 ORD-YUL, 10:40am-1:43pm.
06/27 AC874 YUL-FRA, 5:30pm-6:30am +1
06/28 LH100 FRA-MUC, 7:40am-8:35am
06/28 LH688 MUC-TLV, 9:25am-2:05pm

07/05 LH687 TLV-FRA, 4:45pm-8:00pm +1
07/06 AC875, FRA-YUL, 10:30am-12:10pm
07/06 AC8655 YUL-ORD, 1:15pm-2:31pm

I actually would prefer that because I could see s'more cities...is this all CO?
Thanks!
A penny saved is 1 cent

Offline Dan

  • Administrator
  • Dansdeals Lifetime 50K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • **********
  • Join Date: May 2008
  • Posts: 53905
  • Total likes: 2488
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 16441
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: CLE
  • Programs: UA Global Services, AA Lifetime Plat, DL Dirt, SPG Plat, Hyatt Diamond, Fairmont Lifetime Plat, Hilton Diamond, Priority Club Plat, Avis Chairman, National EE, Hertz PC
I actually would prefer that because I could see s'more cities...is this all CO?
Thanks!
Any Star Alliance airline can book that itinerary.
The only different is the rates they charge.
CO will be your best option though IMHO.  75,000 miles and probably $100 tax.  You'll need to call them (possibly a couple of times) to book.  Do it soon if you want it.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

Offline aussiebochur

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *********
  • Join Date: May 2010
  • Posts: 5321
  • Total likes: 2
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 24
    • View Profile
Gotta be a couple years already!
The timing of LX256 is torture.  Could never quite get on schedule after arriving a 3:30am.  But ZRH does beat out BRU.
Find anything better on the return?

Truth be told you could do better than all of these if you are willing to take a stopover in a European city.
I think ZRH vs BRU may be a bit of a touche subject here ;)

But we all know which one is better...

Offline AsherO

  • Global Moderator
  • Dansdeals Lifetime 20K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • **********
  • Join Date: May 2008
  • Posts: 20563
  • Total likes: 126
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 74
    • View Profile
I think ZRH vs BRU may be a bit of a touche subject here ;)

But we all know which one is better...

You mean touchy :P

'which one is better'? Are you talking about cities or DDF members? (or some combination thereof?)
PGF24BMGS

Offline Dan

  • Administrator
  • Dansdeals Lifetime 50K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • **********
  • Join Date: May 2008
  • Posts: 53905
  • Total likes: 2488
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 16441
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: CLE
  • Programs: UA Global Services, AA Lifetime Plat, DL Dirt, SPG Plat, Hyatt Diamond, Fairmont Lifetime Plat, Hilton Diamond, Priority Club Plat, Avis Chairman, National EE, Hertz PC
'which one is better'? Are you talking about cities or DDF members? (or some combination thereof?)
LMAO!
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

Offline arie

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite
  • ****
  • Join Date: Dec 2010
  • Posts: 260
  • Total likes: 0
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
anyone still able to search for flights without miles in your account? it looks like they've updated their site, and the greasemonkey workaround is not working for me :(

Offline Chaikel

  • Global Moderator
  • Dansdeals Lifetime Presidential Platinum Elite
  • **********
  • Join Date: Jun 2008
  • Posts: 6770
  • Total likes: 49
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 20
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Programs: LH SEN, SPG Plat, Hyatt Plat, Rav Kav Platinum
anyone still able to search for flights without miles in your account? it looks like they've updated their site, and the greasemonkey workaround is not working for me :(
Still works for me
Create professional looking itineraries.
Free trial! Check out eliteitinerary.com
Code:DD

Offline arie

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite
  • ****
  • Join Date: Dec 2010
  • Posts: 260
  • Total likes: 0
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
Still works for me
how do you get there, as original instructions to click on award reservations - its not there anymore?

Offline Dan

  • Administrator
  • Dansdeals Lifetime 50K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • **********
  • Join Date: May 2008
  • Posts: 53905
  • Total likes: 2488
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 16441
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: CLE
  • Programs: UA Global Services, AA Lifetime Plat, DL Dirt, SPG Plat, Hyatt Diamond, Fairmont Lifetime Plat, Hilton Diamond, Priority Club Plat, Avis Chairman, National EE, Hertz PC
Greasemonkey is working for me.
Be sure that the little monkey by your address bar is enabled and try going back to the ANA home page and go to award reservations again.

Or use the longer ANA workaround.
Or purchase KVS.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

Offline arie

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite
  • ****
  • Join Date: Dec 2010
  • Posts: 260
  • Total likes: 0
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
alright i got it, the award reservations link is not on top anymore but lower down under 'my amc account'

Offline gevaldig

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite
  • ****
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 347
  • Total likes: 0
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
  • Location: flo
ok let me try if it still works

Offline gevaldig

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite
  • ****
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 347
  • Total likes: 0
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
  • Location: flo
yes it still works. i tried booking for succhas in Israel   business class but i see everything is taken.

Offline beny

  • Dansdeals Silver Elite
  • **
  • Join Date: Nov 2010
  • Posts: 67
  • Total likes: 0
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
  • Location: NYC
Just merged this with the old thread, read post 1 for a workaround.

Here's another workaround from FT's sbm12 that appears to work great for me!
Install Greasemonkey for Firefox and restart your browser
Install this Greasemonkey script
Go to ANA here
Then click award reservation in the top left corner, login, and you should see Star Alliance search just like before they broke it!
the link to installing the grease monkey script doesn't work for me. can anyone update?

Offline yossi4k

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 1570
  • Total likes: 6
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
  • Programs: Avis President's Club National Executive Elite Sixt Platinum
Using the long work-around how do I see one way availability?
« Last Edit: August 22, 2012, 01:25:34 PM by yossi4k »

Offline Ez

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite + Lifetime Gold Elite
  • ******
  • Join Date: Mar 2011
  • Posts: 826
  • Total likes: 7
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: NY
You check each leg seperatly anyway