United portal 21 miles per dollar at Nike for cardholders + more deals

Through September 5th the United MileagePlus Shopping Portal is offering enhanced rates at a number of merchants:

  • Nike 21X: 21 miles per dollar for United MileagePlus cardholders; 16 miles per dollar for others
    (also use coupon code: FALL25 for 25% off clearance items)
  • Kohls 6X: 6 miles per dollar for United MileagePlus cardholders; 3 miles per dollar for others

You do not have to pay with your United card to get the above rates!

Nike 21X

And for everyone (cardholders or not):

  • BackCountry: 10 miles per dollar
  • Finish Line: 12 miles per dollar
  • Omaha Steaks: 15 miles per dollar
  • Under Armour: 12 miles per dollar

Don’t forget that United is also offering one-time 1000 bonus miles for cumulative $350 spend through September 9th (details here).

Also, via the Frequent Miler Laboratory, several people have reported that both buying and using e-gift cards from Nike results in miles earned.

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Also if u haven’t used it there is an AMEX offer available.


Hi, Nike has United X giving 5 miles per $. United X and United shopping double dipping is definitely possible and advertised on their website…


Hi Can you share how to get miles for this step:-
-Use $175 e-gift card to buy merchandise, get 21X
Can we get miles for using the gift card??


They started this last week (I had a post on it) and then it went back to 7 so it must have started up again today.


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In your experience, how long from time of order does it typically take Nike to send the e-gift card?