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Folks Targeted to Earn 40,000 United Airlines Miles for $2,000, No Credit Pull

Folks Targeted to Earn 40,000 United Airlines Miles for $2,000, No Credit Pull

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Looking for more United Airlines miles without applying for a new credit card?

Via Reddit, some folks have been targeted to earn 40,000 (or more!) United Airlines miles for spending $2,000+ on tickets purchased and flown by November 30, 2016.

Folks Targeted To Earn 40,000 United Airlines Miles For 2,000 No Credit Pull
Were You Targeted to Receive Bonus United Airlines Miles for Spending Money on Airfare This Year?

Here are the details.  And how to check if you’re targeted.

Earn United Airlines Bonus Miles for Spending Money on Flights

Link:   United MileagePlus Promotions

Check your email or enter your United Airlines frequent flyer number here, to see if you’re targeted to get bonus United Airlines miles after spending a certain amount on flights.

Register by November 15, 2016, through the link above.  And purchase your tickets and travel by November 30, 2016, to be eligible for the bonus miles.

Fares purchased before you register aren’t eligible.

Million Mile Secrets team member Jas was targeted to earn 40,000 United Airlines miles after spending a total of $2,000 on United Airlines fares.  Or 8,000 bonus miles after spending just $500.

There are terms and conditions.  And other folks have reported getting different offers.

If you’ve been targeted, I’d register even if you don’t have travel plans.  You never know when you might have a last-minute trip!  And it’s a great way to earn more miles without a credit pull.

How Can You Use United Airlines Miles?

Here are examples of how to use your United Airlines miles for award flights in coach:

  • 10,000 United Airlines miles for a one-way flight under 700 miles within the US (excluding Hawaii) or Canada
  • 6,000 United Airlines miles (plus ~$6 in taxes) for a one-way flight within Hawaii on partner Hawaiian Airlines
  • 12,500 United Airlines miles for a one-way flight within the US (excluding Hawaii & Alaska) or Canada
  • 22,500 United Airlines miles for a one-way flight from mainland US, Alaska, and Canada, to Hawaii
  • 30,000 United Airlines miles for a one-way flight from the US to Europe

Looking for More United Airlines Miles?

Link:   United MileagePlus Explorer Card

Remember, you can transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to United Airlines at a 1:1 ratio if you have cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred or Ink Plus small business card.

Or you could consider the United MileagePlus Explorer card.

Those of y’all who were targeted, what offer did you get?!

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I suggest everyone check the terms and conditions as it is very limited and deceiving .

I went and booked a flight for my son even purchasing a bulk seat to get over the $509 mark then come to find out the following:

The “fare” is the base fare of the ticket plus carrier-imposed surcharges, excluding any government-imposed taxes and surcharges.

Then e-tickets with 016 are not included ( would love to know how I would know this without actually booking), Star Alliance member airline or a MileagePlus partner airline with tickets issued by United (ticket number starting with “016”) will not qualify for this offer.

First leg of the trip is with express jet airlines but the rest are united.

Total fake out for me as I usually do not purchase flights and use my award miles.

BTW, I had the $500/8K, $1K/12K, and $2K/20K for a 40K bonus. And, I have the recent econ plus seating “subscription”, as it was called in the email.

Don’t have any status on UA either. So, that’s a bag charge for me, sigh.

What would be the recommended card to concentrate the UA spending on? No longer have the Chase UA Explorer open and don’t plan to apply for it again. Barclay Arrival is already shut down, as well. Can’t get the original bonus (40K points) anymore for a new application either, right?

Workable Option:

1. BOA TR Visa. Can use the fare paid to apply to other travel expenses already billed waiting for redemption. Have a year to do enough spending to cover the United fare spend for this bonus with a redemption.

What Citi card would work with this? I might have a “space” for a new Citi card in July.

Already have too many Chase, so with no Sapphire, that’s ruled out. Any other suggestions?

Thanks! 🙂

mine is only 30000 miles for spending $2000.

Milestone 1: spend $500 and earn 6,000 bonus award miles

Milestone 2: spend $1,000 total and earn 9,000 more award miles

Milestone 3: spend $2,000 total and earn 15,000 more award miles

mine is only 30000 miles for spending $2000.

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