United MileagePlus

Tag Archives for United MileagePlus.

[Expired] Choice points back on sale: Buy United miles or hotel points cheap

This week, from today through November 17th, you can buy Choice Privileges Points at 30% off when you buy 5,000 or more. Whether you’ve got a choice redemption in mind or you are looking to buy United MileagePlus miles on the cheap, this is a nice promotion. The Deal Through November 17th, save 30% on Choice Privileges points when you buy 5K or more points Prices are $7.70 for every 1K points when you buy 5,000 or more (i.e. 5K points = $38.50;…

Continue Reading »

Now up to 100K at 1mi/$1 investing with Lending Club

Lending Club has sent out offers in the past to pay out 1 United mile for every $2 invested through the Lending Club Platform. They have recently increased the offer: you can now earn 1 United Mileage Plus mile for every $1 invested up to 100,000 miles. The Deal Earn up to 100,000 United miles by investing with Lending Club Earn 1 mile per $1 invested (in “new money”) by January 9, 2018 Direct link (don’t…

Continue Reading »

Holiday Shopping Bonuses with Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, and United

As holiday shopping season is getting into full swing, three shopping portals are offering Holiday Bonus Promotions on extra spend between now and the week before Thanksgiving: American Airlines eShopping, United MileagePlus Shopping, and Southwest Rapid Rewards Shopping. I wouldn’t be surprised to see a couple of other portals get in on the act and we will update this post if and when they do. Note that these one-time bonuses are based on cumulative purchases through each respective portal.…

Continue Reading »

United MileagePlus Lots of Fees Prepaid Debit Card

A couple of months ago, Greg wrote about a rumored new prepaid debit card: The United MileagePlus GO Prepaid Visa Debit Card. We wondered whether this new card would provide a new avenue for MS via mileage-earning PIN transactions. The verdict is in: this card won’t earn miles on PIN-based transactions and isn’t worth the fee for the vast majority of people. The Deal United prepaid debit card that earns 1X per dollar spent with a monthly cap of 2,500 miles…

Continue Reading »

United creeps towards revenue-based awards

United announced today that they are making a long-expected yet still disappointing move in the direction of loosely revenue-based award pricing for some awards and are raising the prices of other awards (both on United metal and on Star Alliance awards). New “Everyday Awards” to replace “Standard Awards”. Beginning November 1, 2017, they will offer new “Everyday Awards” in place of “Standard Awards”. These new Everyday Awards will feature variable pricing that will fluctuate in…

Continue Reading »

Up to 75K United miles with targeted MileagePlus Explorer offer

Greg wrote this morning about the upcoming United MileagePlus prepaid debit card and how it may become a way of amassing United miles cheaply and easily. If you’re looking to further pad your United balance, there is a targeted offer good for up to 75K total miles for the United MileagePlus Explorer card, and it only takes a couple of seconds to see if you’re eligible. The Offer 70,000 miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the…

Continue Reading »