Is there an app for planning your miles for the coming year?

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  1. trobb49

    trobb49 Silver Member

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    I'm wondering how those who feel a need to plot their travel towards Gold or IK do their planning? Is there an app to help with this, or do you use a spreadsheet to forecast your future miles?
     
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    Google Docs spreadsheet. But I'll likely retire it in seven weeks as I reach MM status on UA.
     
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  3. ChrisUNC

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    Excel
     
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    In my head. :oops:

    (and a bit of gcmap.com)
     
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    I use Excel. It has every revenue flight I've ever taken on UA/CO on it. ;)
     
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    Yeah, pretty much. gcmap and a calculator is my approach. And just kind of watching each month and quarter and seeing what my pace is like.
     
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    I have become a huge fan of Microsoft OneNote and am using it for my 2014 travel planning. Yes, Excel is better for mileage calculating, but I'm starting to rely on OneNote for everything so ...
     
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    I use GCMap.com, input all of my booked flights for the year, then save it as a favorite. Everytime, I book a new flight I would go in there and add the trip or if I complete a trip I would go in there and delete that trip once miles post then re-save it in favorites.

    Not as spiffy as some of us would like, but it gets the job done. Last year, I did 100,006 miles, so this strategy must work for me :D :p
     
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    I wish gcmap had an API-- then in theory, you could make a macro or something in Google Scripts to let you automatically compute in Google Docs (spreadsheets).
     
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    You could also use FlightDiary.Net ;)
     
  11. meFIRST

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    I retire this every year. The file is called EQM.xls [ on my computer at least ]

    I also run projections of flights and its handy with premium fares with the 1.5 multiplier. There's a formula for that
     

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