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Update On United “Months of Miles”

Update On United “Months of Miles”

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Greeting from Montreal!

I spoke with UA Insider at breakfast (I would have posted earlier, but have been traveling all day) at the StarMegaDO3, and she has assured us that there will be an official clarification issued soon.  United is aware of the sudden change (there has been lots of feedback) and is investigating the various issues (registration and change in terms)

She agreed that it is unusual for the promotion terms and conditions to change midway through a  promotion, and that it is unfair to the folks who registered before the change in terms.

Mommy Points will also talk to the United folks with us and try to get a clarification.

At this point, I am waiting for the official United communication.

However, I do see that the official terms and conditions no longer has a cap of 25,000 miles, so United has taken our feedback seriously.

 

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I’m beyond frustrated with UA. I got the original em with no cap and switched from AA shopping and then got the em to register with the small switch print. I haven’t been credited one mile from any any of purchase or dining and have sent 5 emails simply asking them to acknowledge the purchases from mid Aug – still no response and no miles much less any bonus. What a crappy way to conduct to business. I will never buy another item from UA portal.

I HAVE EXACT SAME SITUATION AS “TRISSB”

I sent a e/m via flyer talk to UA rep , if get reply i will post

million mile secrets , can u get us the answer?

I called the United CS and she said by September 9, 2011 you can earn as much as you can the bonus award miles. From September 10, 2011 to December 10, 2011, you can earn a maximum of 25,000 bonus award miles. That means regardless how much bonus you’ve earned by September 9, you can earn another maximum of 25,000 bonus from now on. I hope it’s not a miscommunication.

I believe this update email must have triggered something in their system where everyone who registered online for this promotion (targeted or not) may have become eligible to receive the bonus points.

May want to call and confirm with United!!

I got a similar e-mail, but I was targeted for the initial promo and was registered, even though I haven’t done anything with it. I also note that the T&C now specifically say they will honor points earned above 25,000 for those who earned them before September 9.

* Registered MileagePlus members may earn a maximum of 25,000 bonus award miles during the offer period. MileagePlus will honor the full amount of award miles for those members who earned more than 25,000 bonus award miles through September 9, 2011.

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