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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #140 on: November 03, 2014, 01:40:29 PM »

Obviously script hacking is different than a glitch.
don't think changing one world constitutes script hacking. IMO it's more similar to changing the link of a web page

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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #141 on: November 03, 2014, 01:46:32 PM »
don't think changing one world constitutes script hacking. IMO it's more similar to changing the link of a web page
What's your point?
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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #142 on: November 03, 2014, 01:52:50 PM »
What's your point?

Not saying it's ethical (though this is the wrong thread for that). Saying it's similar to a bunch of other things people here do not seem to have a problem with. [/]

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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #143 on: November 03, 2014, 01:53:37 PM »
Perhaps, but I wouldn't put a glitch and a small hack in the same shade of grey.
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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #144 on: November 03, 2014, 01:56:13 PM »
Not saying it's ethical (though this is the wrong thread for that). Saying it's similar to a bunch of other things people here do not seem to have a problem with. [/]
I can only speak for myself and I would have a problem with both.
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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #145 on: November 03, 2014, 02:29:55 PM »
I can only speak for myself and I would have a problem with both.
you have a problem with airline glitches?

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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #146 on: November 03, 2014, 02:32:08 PM »
Btw for anyone in my boat that transferred points but didn't book, I had success w amex membership rewards support getting over 100k points back in a 24 hour turnaround.

Good to know for the future.

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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #147 on: November 03, 2014, 02:35:01 PM »
Good to know for the future.
Always going to be a YMMV situation.
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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #148 on: November 03, 2014, 02:36:07 PM »
you have a problem with airline glitches?


don't think changing one world constitutes script hacking. IMO it's more similar to changing the link of a web page
What's your point?
Not saying it's ethical (though this is the wrong thread for that). Saying it's similar to a bunch of other things people here do not seem to have a problem with. [/]
I can only speak for myself and I would have a problem with both.

Where do you see that in this exchange?
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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #149 on: November 03, 2014, 03:13:04 PM »

Where do you see that in this exchange?

Is this dead?

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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #150 on: November 03, 2014, 04:16:07 PM »
I think there's a diff between a tiny edit to the script that ppl did as aeroplan knew that was easy to do and actually rewriting the code. They could have easily removed the ability to do a mc booking but didn't. I'm sure they knew ppl could change the button name to MC.

Whether they could or not have removed that logic is up for debate.  Proper coding takes time and clearly they made mistakes before and did not want to quickly release an even more problematic issue, so they temporarily blocked multi city. 

Taking advantage of a glitch is one thing.  Actively, doing something to cause the glitch is completely different.  As always ask your LOR. 

I also asked a shailoh about hitting the back button when you were already logged in (after they had disabled it for new logins) and was told that was ok as you werent doing anything unusual.  Modifying the script is doing something out of the ordinary.

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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #151 on: November 05, 2014, 10:19:45 PM »
Too good to pass up on award that was 70K instead of 210K.
Just saying it wasn't really 210k, unless you're actually stopping in YYZ.

Real cost is 105k + 75k = 180k.

Still a savings of 110k PP.

I thought the same with my JFK-LAX-ICN-HKG-TPE-JFK (UA J, OZ F, OZ J, BR J).

70k + $285 PP is amazing.

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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #152 on: November 05, 2014, 11:51:02 PM »
Just saying it wasn't really 210k, unless you're actually stopping in YYZ.

Real cost is 105k + 75k = 180k.

Still a savings of 110k PP.

I thought the same with my JFK-LAX-ICN-HKG-TPE-JFK (UA J, OZ F, OZ J, BR J).

70k + $285 PP is amazing.

I am stopping in YYZ, but, even so, I'll still gladly save 110K pp.

Not to mention, it's likely the JFK<>ICN route will be upgraded to the whale by then.
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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #153 on: November 06, 2014, 12:15:22 AM »


Not to mention, it's likely the JFK<>ICN route will be upgraded to the whale by then.
Reminds me of my dream last night that we got the new EY A380 on my AUH-JFK flight, and when I explained them how disappointed I am that with the new F I will not be able to sit next to my wife, the agent just told me "well, the residence is not occupied we can upgrade you to the residence"  ;D
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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #154 on: November 06, 2014, 01:31:59 AM »
Reminds me of my dream last night that we got the new EY A380 on my AUH-JFK flight, and when I explained them how disappointed I am that with the new F I will not be able to sit next to my wife, the agent just told me "well, the residence is not occupied we can upgrade you to the residence"  ;D
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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #157 on: November 06, 2014, 01:37:13 PM »
Agreed.

I commented there:

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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #158 on: November 08, 2014, 01:45:47 PM »
And it begins...

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This is to inform you that the reservation ****** made from your account will have to be modified.  At the time of your booking, the functionality allowing you to book Multi City travel option was temporarily unavailable, as a result, all bookings made during that period are invalid.

 

There are 2 options:

 

1-      Additional collection of miles will need to be processed to reflect correct reward zone - change fee will be waived.

2-      Cancel and refund the reservation - refund fee will be waived.

Please contact Aeroplan Program Compliance by phone at 514-205-7247 or by email to compliance@aimia.com to advise of the preferred option within 48 hours otherwise this reservation will be cancelled without any further notice.

 

Regards,

 

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Re: aeroplan award booking glitch
« Reply #159 on: November 08, 2014, 02:16:50 PM »
And it begins...
Did you book after the Multi city function was taken down?