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Earn Up to 1,500 Bonus MileagePlus Miles by Shopping for the Holidays 2016

Effective through Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 11:59:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time, you can earn up to 1,500 bonus United Airlines MileagePlus miles — in addition to the standard MileagePlus miles earned — during the Holiday Bonus campaign at the MileagePlus Shopping portal by spending the following minimum amounts of money for shopping for qualifying purchases on your favorite products from hundreds of participating retailers…

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PIN Number Must Change to Password at United.com

If you have managed to log into your MileagePlus frequent flier loyalty program account at the official Internet web site of United Airlines using your personal identification number recently, note that those days are almost over, as you will soon be required to use a more secure password.

“Brian you should also…

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Earn 1,000 Bonus MileagePlus Miles by Spending $250.00 Shopping — Again

Effective through Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 11:59:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time, you can earn 1,000 bonus United Airlines MileagePlus frequent flier loyalty program miles — in addition to the standard MileagePlus miles earned — during what is called the Summer bonus campaign at the MileagePlus Shopping portal by spending a minimum of $250.00 shopping for qualifying purchases on your favorite products from hundreds of participating retailers.

You can only…

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15,000 Fewer MileagePlus Miles to Europe — But Hurry

You can enjoy a discount of 15,000 MileagePlus miles — that translates to a discount of 25 percent — on roundtrip MileagePlus Saver Awards when you travel between Tuesday, August 23, 2016, and Friday, March 31, 2017 from the United States or Canada to Europe as a passenger seated in the economy class cabin aboard airplanes operated by United Airlines; but you must redeem your MileagePlus miles through Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 11:59 in the evening Central Daylight Time, which is the end of this Saver Awards sale promotion.

This offer…

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Your Chance to Be One of 90 Winners of 90,000 MileagePlus Miles

Founded on Tuesday, April 6, 1926, United Airlines has existed for 90 years — and to celebrate this milestone, you have the chance to be one of 90 winners of 90,000 MileagePlus frequent flier loyalty program miles simply by taking a few seconds of your time to enter this sweepstakes before it ends at 11:59:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time on Monday, April 25, 2016.

This sweepstakes is…

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72-Hour Flash Sale: 50% Bonus on Purchase of MileagePlus Miles

For only 72 hours — from now through Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 11:59 in the evening Central Daylight Time — you have the opportunity to receive a bonus of 50 percent more United Airlines MileagePlus frequent flier loyalty program miles on your purchase, which are available in increments of 1,000 — up to a maximum of 100,000 MileagePlus miles.

This means that…

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How to Earn Up to 15,000 Bonus Award Miles with United Airlines or Air Canada

Fly as a passenger on one paid qualifying round-trip itinerary between January 16, 2015, and March 10, 2015 — non-stop between the United States or Canada and Amsterdam, Brussels, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Geneva, London Heathrow, Munich, Paris Charles de Gaulle or Zurich — and earn 7,500 bonus miles.

Then, fly as a passenger again on a second paid qualifying non-stop round-trip itinerary between the North American and European airports and destinations listed above between January 16, 2015, and March 10, 2015 and earn another bonus 7,500 miles. Voilà! You have earned a maximum bonus of 15,000 miles!

All you have to do is…

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Today Only: Donate, Get Miles, Perhaps Win $1,000 — and Watch a Tower Grow to the Tallest in the World

“This holiday season, a simple donation can take you to new heights”, according to an e-mail message I received earlier today from the United Airlines MileagePlus frequent flier loyalty program

United is proud to team up with CrowdRise to create the Giving Tower for #GivingTuesday. Every donation adds a “brick” to this virtual tower and will support charities like…

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MileagePlus Account Protection: Why United Should Switch from PIN to Password

“Brian you should also do a write up about United they use the 4 digit pin for login”, reader Pete posted in the Comments area of this article warning about the security of accounts in the Hilton HHonors frequent guest loyalty program, as some have been accessed and even sold by thieves. “Like Hilton it can’t be disabled. It also has to be provided to the customer service personnel when calling them. I believe the only way to get these companies to change sometimes is to put public pressure on them.”

I was thrilled when…

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