LifeMiles availability finder

Old May 26, 22, 8:42 pm
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LifeMiles availability finder

I have become tired of the LifeMiles website, as it's often quite painful to search for award availability. This is probably true of most award sites, but I feel it acutely with LifeMiles.

As a result, I decided to build a tool to easily search for LifeMiles availability between the US and Europe within the next 30 days. It can quickly show you every F seat open in the next 30 days, or when the soonest one is available. This makes it much easier in my opinion, but hopefully yours as well! Soon I hope to add alerts so you can quickly find out when a flight has availability, and potentially more than 30 days out.

You can go try it at https://awards.pnr.sh! Only certain city pairs are supported; they're visible on the routes page. Let me know if you want any other long-haul pairs tracked and I'll do my best to add them.

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Old May 26, 22, 9:50 pm
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I would like to see MEL-BKK on your list if possible.
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Old May 27, 22, 1:51 pm
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Old May 27, 22, 4:28 pm
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This is amazing! Thank you so much
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Old May 28, 22, 9:16 am
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Outstanding! Thank you so much.
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Old May 29, 22, 10:06 pm
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Love your website. So helpful. I hate the LifeMiles website for redemption. Can you help me with DFW-BUD and BUD-DFW?

Thanks.
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Old May 29, 22, 10:23 pm
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Originally Posted by Kevin Khuong View Post
Love your website. So helpful. I hate the LifeMiles website for redemption. Can you help me with DFW-BUD and BUD-DFW?

Thanks.
Thanks! I'm only adding routes that could have non-stop availability, which I don't think exists for DFW/BUD but I realized I missed DFW/FRA so that should be on there now. Also added MEL/BKK for the previous poster.

I also added alerts to the site; it's pretty basic right now, but hoping to expand it to more alert types (like any LH F from a certain airport, etc).
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Old May 29, 22, 10:42 pm
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Thank you. What about IST (to/from ORD & DFW,). IST seems to be a very popular connection. I have taken this route a few times.

Lifemiles award availability is so bad right now as of late May.
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Old May 29, 22, 10:45 pm
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US to Asia and return routes would be great.

LAX, SFO, SEA, ORD would be the normal cities in the US, I’d request.

NRT/HND, ICN, BKK, TPE, KUL, SIN, CGK and DPS would be the major Asian cities.
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Old May 30, 22, 2:03 am
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Originally Posted by Kevin Khuong View Post
Thank you. What about IST (to/from ORD & DFW,). IST seems to be a very popular connection. I have taken this route a few times.

Lifemiles award availability is so bad right now as of late May.
Thanks, I added most TK USA<->IST routes, that availability should show up shortly.

Definitely want to add TPAC routes as well. I think I need to figure out how to break out the site into different areas first, though, as the table is going to grow large if I have both TPAC+TATL in there. It does currently track SFO/SIN and SFO/ICN somewhat selfishly.

Ironically I guess searching for "SIN" is useless in the table because the word "Business" contains "sin"... Probably need to fix that too.
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Old May 30, 22, 1:51 pm
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FRA/MUC-MEX and MEX-FRA/MUC would be great to have included. Usually good F availability compared to US cities.
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Old May 30, 22, 8:22 pm
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Originally Posted by AxelJF View Post
FRA/MUC-MEX and MEX-FRA/MUC would be great to have included. Usually good F availability compared to US cities.
Added FRA/MEX and indeed there is one F seat open at the moment! (I do not see MUC/MEX running right now.)
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Old May 30, 22, 8:40 pm
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Originally Posted by dlflyer00 View Post
Also added MEL/BKK for the previous poster.
Many thanks.
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Old May 30, 22, 10:37 pm
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This is fantastic for finding LH F! Though MUC-BOS is missing, which is the route with the most F availability at the moment it seems
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Old May 30, 22, 11:45 pm
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Originally Posted by regiobaden View Post
This is fantastic for finding LH F! Though MUC-BOS is missing, which is the route with the most F availability at the moment it seems
Great catch, I have added BOS/MUC as well as CLT/MUC. I also just built and released a region filter, which should make it easier to add more routes. Added some more Asia routes to start.

The other constraint with adding new routes is that it slows down tracking other routes, unless I make it look for availability faster (which could get it banned). It should be fine for now.
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