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Mileage calculator APP
Is there a Mileage calculator APP that can figure out the various formulas the airlines use to credit mileage to your account?
It used to be that you got one mile for every mile you flew but now distance flown has very little or nothing to do with it; you have to figure out the ticket code, whether it’s K V T D F or whatever, fare paid, your status in the program and if you book with a partner airline that makes it even more complicated, if you fly with a partner airline the amount of miles you earn could be 100 %, 50 % 25 % depending on the ticket code or whatever.
When you call the airlines to find out even the agents working there have a difficult time figuring it out.
I wish there was a Mileage Calculator that you could just enter all of that information and have a definitive answer.
Welcome [USER=5854]@Edward Gonsalves[/USER] – I know that with United, if you log in and select your flights it will show you how many miles and how much elite qualification you’ll earn for a particular flight. Not sure about the other airlines.
DL does that as well during the booking process.
Even if you used WebFlyer’s mileage calculator and knew your bonus percentages, the actual mileage between airports is always off by some miles. It’s best to use the carrier’s own tool as they usually seem to be a little less generous than WebFlyer.
As long as you know the general distance (using the above suggestions), I find that wheretocredit.com is always accurate, in my experience.