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United Mileage Plus
« on: April 15, 2010, 05:45:49 PM »
Now that I'm sure many of us are getting the 50k from the new offer, does anyone have any advice as to how and rack up more United miles or transfer them in from elsewhere? I can't find any good transfer route or earning method except using the card.


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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2010, 05:49:10 PM »
 get the Amex Gold CC if you havent already , they will transfer over at 1:1 unlike SPGs which are 2:1 that will get you up to 100K min, then use both cards till you have enough for a Biz tkt to an Intl place UA flys to, then start to say Tehillim that a Saver tkt will be available when you want to use it

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2010, 06:06:26 PM »
get the Amex Gold CC if you havent already , they will transfer over at 1:1 unlike SPGs which are 2:1 that will get you up to 100K min, then use both cards till you have enough for a Biz tkt to an Intl place UA flys to, then start to say Tehillim that a Saver tkt will be available when you want to use it

Why can't I just add 25k to get me a 75k coach ticket to TLV on a *A carrier?
Are you sure AMEX MR transfer to United? I just looked and didn't see that as an option?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2010, 06:15:22 PM »
Why can't I just add 25k to get me a 75k coach ticket to TLV on a *A carrier?
Are you sure AMEX MR transfer to United? I just looked and didn't see that as an option?

 Whoops ,You are Correct. I was gonna move the 25k to my Moms UA acct too when she got them, back to the drawing board on that 1

  with SPG for both UA & CO its takes 2 SPG pts to equal 1 mile, all others (except ElAl which goes by pts and Lan with KMs) its 1 SPG = 1 mile , so by transferring them from SPG to UA or CO you will be taking a bath = getting 1/2 the value had you moved them elsewhere.

Im not sure if ANA is with SPG and if they do 1:1 + the bonus that might be a better way. But unless you have no other way to get Ua miles I wouldnt want to do it at 1/2 the reg rate. You could always get the Biz CC and that I think is 30k as well forBonus for getting the CC. then of cause tehers the oldest way = actually flying and crediting the miles to UA
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2010, 06:17:32 PM »
Apply for a business card.

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2010, 06:21:09 PM »
Apply for a business card.

Oh nice, I thought of that but didn't see one on their site, but after digging I found it in an odd section- not by the credit card promos, but by business stuff-

http://www.united.com/page/article/0,6867,55,00.html

Any way to avoid the annual fee?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2010, 12:20:12 AM »
since united and continental are both from chase bank, does the 6 month waiting period go into effect if i sign up for the united? will i not be able to sign up for the continental?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2010, 12:54:39 AM »
since united and continental are both from chase bank, does the 6 month waiting period go into effect if i sign up for the united? will i not be able to sign up for the continental?

I did the opposite order ad was approved for both...

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2014, 07:07:00 AM »
Anyone else having issues logging in to their Mileage Plus account?
The log-in page says that username/email login is currently unavailable, when I login with my account number it tells me to contact CS.

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #9 on: December 29, 2014, 07:25:19 AM »
Anyone else having issues logging in to their Mileage Plus account?
The log-in page says that username/email login is currently unavailable, when I login with my account number it tells me to contact CS.
http://blog.wandr.me/2014/12/united-mileageplus-data-attacked/
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #10 on: December 29, 2014, 07:35:45 AM »

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #11 on: December 29, 2014, 09:05:30 AM »
Anyone else having issues logging in to their Mileage Plus account?
The log-in page says that username/email login is currently unavailable, when I login with my account number it tells me to contact CS.
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=26570.msg1009629#msg1009629

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #13 on: January 23, 2015, 04:22:20 PM »
Does SQ only book UA Saver? Nyc-Lax for example

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #14 on: January 24, 2015, 11:55:20 AM »
Does SQ only book UA Saver? Nyc-Lax for example
Yes

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #15 on: April 27, 2015, 09:15:49 PM »
If someone who is United Gold books an award ticket for me (I am not United status), do I get the 2 bags free and upgrades?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #16 on: April 27, 2015, 09:22:33 PM »

If someone who is United Gold books an award ticket for me (I am not United status), do I get the 2 bags free and upgrades?

No. Goes according to your status
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #17 on: June 15, 2015, 09:24:57 PM »
I'm a united mileage plus card holder but I forgot to use the card when I booked my united flight. Is there any way to still get priority boarding? I called united and they said they can't do anything. Any advice. Tia

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #18 on: September 11, 2015, 05:53:16 AM »
I got an email from United saying that if I book a hotel with "rocketmiles" by 10/31 I can get 3k miles, and then 1-10k additional depending on the hotel. Anyone familiar with this?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #19 on: September 11, 2015, 06:22:47 AM »


Anyone familiar with this?
Yes.What about it?