Author Topic: Ana doesnt work anymore for star alliance if you have no miles in your account  (Read 24113 times)

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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.

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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?

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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

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

thx
http://blog.wandr.me/2012/08/reintroducing-the-ana-partner-search-link/
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
Once you search for an ANA route, the option to add *A partners becomes available. Once it does, you modify the search to whatever you are looking for.

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http://blog.wandr.me/2012/08/reintroducing-the-ana-partner-search-link/Once you search for an ANA route, the option to add *A partners becomes available. Once it does, you modify the search to whatever you are looking for.

Wow . That looks above my pay grade . Is it difficult to install and where do you install it. Anyone feeling altruistic  can PM me
Thanks

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May I ask a question?

in ANA website, if I could not find an award roundtrip ticket BOSTON-SHANGHAI. But instead, I can find an award ticket BOS-EWR and an award ticekt EWR-shanghai using 7 day availability option.
Can I call ANA and tell them the flight numbers. Let ANA book the roundtrip ticket for me ?

Thanks

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May I ask a question?

in ANA website, if I could not find an award roundtrip ticket BOSTON-SHANGHAI. But instead, I can find an award ticket BOS-EWR and an award ticekt EWR-shanghai using 7 day availability option.
Can I call ANA and tell them the flight numbers. Let ANA book the roundtrip ticket for me ?

Thanks
Airline websites don't always piece together all itinerary options available, so I believe by calling them you'll be able to get the flights you want.

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