You’ll earn up to a 100% bonus when you purchase United Airlines miles by 11:59 pm Central Time TONIGHT, November 28, 2017.
I’ll help you decide if this promotion is worth it for you.
100% Bonus When Buying United Airlines Miles
Until 11:59 pm Central Time tonight, November 28, 2017, you can earn up to a 100% bonus when you buy United Airlines miles.
The more miles you buy, the bigger bonus you’ll earn:
- Buy 5,000 to 9,000 United Airlines miles – Receive a 40% bonus
- Buy 10,000 to 19,000 United Airlines miles – Receive a 60% bonus
- Buy 20,000+ United Airlines miles – Receive a 100% bonus
Just remember, you can only purchase 150,000 United Airlines miles per year. And the bonus miles you’ll buy through this promotion DO count towards that limit.
Bonus miles should post to your account within 48 hours.
Is This a Good Deal?
Receiving a 100% bonus on United Airlines miles means you’re paying just ~1.88 cents per mile. But you won’t get that high of a bonus unless you buy at least 20,000 miles, which will cost ~$750. So this deal will NOT be good for folks who need a few thousand miles to top off their account.
I usually recommend folks jump on these kinds of bonuses if they’re interested in flying Business Class at a steep discount. For example, if you want to fly from Chicago to Amsterdam, you could easily spend ~$2,300+ on a one-way ticket.
But a Business Class ticket to Europe costs just 60,000 United Airlines miles for a United Airlines flight. So if you bought 30,000 United Airlines miles (and received 30,000 bonus miles) for ~$1,130 after taxes, you would have enough to book a one-way Business Class award flight to Amsterdam. Easily saving you over a thousand dollars!
Note: Business Class flights to Europe cost 70,000 United Airlines miles if you fly with one of United Airlines’ airline partners. But you could still save lots of money!
You can earn up to a 100% bonus when you buy United Airlines miles by 11:59 pm Central Time tonight, November 28, 2017.
This could be a good deal if you want to book an otherwise expensive seat. But it probably does NOT make sense for most cheap coach flights, or if you just need a few thousand miles for topping off your account. Because this promotion is tiered, so you’ll need to spend at least $750 to get the biggest bonus.