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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 :(

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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
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Still works for me
how do you get there, as original instructions to click on award reservations - its not there anymore?

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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.
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alright i got it, the award reservations link is not on top anymore but lower down under 'my amc account'

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ok let me try if it still works

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yes it still works. i tried booking for succhas in Israel   business class but i see everything is taken.

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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?

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Using the long work-around how do I see one way availability?
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You check each leg seperatly anyway

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You check each leg seperatly anyway
yes but you cannot book it like that...

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the link to installing the grease monkey script doesn't work for me. can anyone update?

update anyone?

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Ana does not let you search for star alliance partner award avail. if you have no miles in your ana account. I guess most people dont have any miles in their account. Here is a way around it, at the moment it works, I cant promise for how long

1) Click on "ANA International Flight Awards"
2) Enter any (valid) city pairs and any (valid) dates ( HAS TO BE A FLIGHT SERVED BY ANA, LIKE JFK TO TOKYO)
3) Click "Next", NOT of Flight Search
4) Scroll all the way to the bottom
5) You should see "Use Star Alliance Member Airlines" button, click this to search *A availability.
6) You will be redirected to the star alliance search page, from there it works without miles in the account

Have fun

where is the NEXT button??

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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?
Anyone have a good work around?
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Anyone have a good work around?
did you get this to work?
i have 100k in my account if you need a simple search to be done.
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Is there any "workaround" that still works for searches on ANA, with no miles in your account?  The greasemonkey script linked above seems to be dead.

thx

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Search for an ANA route and then add Star Alliance.
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The WATT script still works....

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The WATT script still works....

Pardon my ignorance, but what is the WATT script, and where can I download?

thx

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Search for an ANA route and then add Star Alliance.

Doesn't this work only if it's a route that ANA flies? I'm looking for US-Europe flights, so that doesn't seem to be an option.

thx