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Changes after Submitting the Application

The names of the passenger and the AMC member who is providing the miles cannot be changed after the application has been submitted.

Furthermore, upgrade awards are valid only on the flights for which the reservations have been made.
After the application has been submitted, the Passenger's Name, flight number, date, sector, and class of service also cannot be changed, and the ticket cannot be issued as an open ticket.

Refunds for Unused Awards

Customers who wish to request a cancellation (refund) may do so only if the upgrade award has not been used.

Please complete the procedures by 24 hours prior to the departure time of the originally reserved flight through the ANA website or by contacting ANA during business hours.

 

  • Miles that have expired at the time of refund processing cannot be refunded.

  • If a refund request is not received by the departure time of the originally reserved flight, the refund will not be given.

  • Cancellations (refunds) are not available at the airport on the departure date.

Mileage for Refund Charge

None

Expiration Dates for Refunded Miles

The expiration dates for refunded miles will correspond to the expiration dates at the time that the award reservation was made (when mileage was redeemed).

When no miles have expired at the time of the refund.

Example 1: When 20,000 miles which were redeemed for an upgrade award are refunded on October 01, 2019.
Accrual Month and Year April 2019 May 2019 June 2019

Total

Mileage Expiration Date April 30, 2022 Wednesday, May 31, 2022 Friday, June 30, 2022 N/A
Miles Used to Redeem Award -3,000 -15,000 -2,000 -20,000
Refunded Miles +3,000 +15,000 +2,000 +20,000
Mileage for Refund Charge 0 0 0 0
Mileage Balance After Refund 3,000 15,000 2,000

20,000

(Refunded Miles)

  • The 20,000 miles are refunded to the same accrual months from which they were deducted for the redemption.

When some miles have expired at the time of the refund.

When 20,000 miles which were redeemed for an upgrade award are refunded on May 10, 2019.
Accrual Month and Year April 2016 May 2016 June 2016

Total

Mileage Expiration Date Wednesday, April 30, 2019 Saturday, May 31, 2019 Monday, June 30, 2019 N/A
Miles Used to Redeem Award -5,000 -14,000 -1,000 -20,000
Refunded Miles 0 +14,000 +1,000 +15,000
Mileage for Refund Charge 0 0 0 0
Mileage Balance After Refund 0 14,000 1,000

15,000
(Refunded Miles)

  • Of the 20,000 miles, 15,000 are eligible to be refunded to the same accrual months from which they were deducted for the redemption. The 5,000 miles which had expired on April 30, 2019 are not refunded.

Refunds Due to Bad Weather, Equipment Malfunctions, etc.

Refunds Due to Bad Weather, etc.

If flight delays or cancellations occur as a result of typhoons, snowfall, or other acts of nature which are beyond ANA's control, the required mileage used to redeem upgrade awards will be refunded.

  • Miles that have expired at the time of refund processing cannot be refunded.

Refunds Due to Equipment Malfunctions

If flight delays or cancellations occur as a result of equipment malfunctions or other reasons which are attributable to ANA, all required mileage used to redeem upgrade awards will be refunded.

  • Even miles that have expired at the time of refund processing will be refunded.

Procedures for Refunds

Procedures cannot be completed at the airport.

Complete Procedure via the ANA Website

After logging in, proceed to the Upgrade Reservation screen from the ANA International Flight Awards menu.

Procedures by Telephone

International Flights/Flights Award Reservations (Select 2)

For Customers Outside Japan
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