Save 20 Percent on MileagePlus Redemptions: United Airlines Award Sale 2018 to Asia and Pacific Destinations

You can save 20 percent off award travel — meaning that you can redeem as few as 56,000 MileagePlus miles — from the United States to destinations in Asia and the Pacific from Monday, September 17, 2018 through Tuesday, April 30, 2019 during this Labor Day award sale from United Airlines

Save 20 Percent on MileagePlus Redemptions: United Airlines Award Sale 2018 to Asia and Pacific Destinations

…but you must book your award tickets by Friday, September 7, 2018 at 11:59 in the evening Central Daylight Time — and you must pay between $36.00 and $166.00 in taxes and fees, depending on routing.

Destinations which cost 56,000 MileagePlus award miles plus taxes and fees — which normally require 70,000 MileagePlus award miles plus taxes and fees — include Mainland China, Mongolia, and Tahiti.

Destinations which cost 64,000 MileagePlus award miles plus taxes and fees — which normally require 80,000 MileagePlus award miles plus taxes and fees — include:

  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Laos
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar or Burma
  • New Zealand
  • Norfolk Island
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

Discounted Save Award Tickets

The discounted saver award is only valid on flight paths for destinations in:

  1. Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, or Vietnam, the Discounted Saver Award is only valid on flight paths that include a transpacific or transarctic nonstop flight segment between the United States and Singapore (SIN), Hong Kong (HKG), Beijing (PEK), Chengdu (CTU), or Shanghai (PVG) that is operated by United Airlines.
  2. China (mainland) and Mongolia, the Discounted Saver Award is only valid on flight paths that include a transpacific or transarctic nonstop flight segment between the United States and Beijing (PEK), Chengdu (CTU), or Shanghai (PVG) that is operated by United Airlines.
  3. Australia, New Zealand, or Norfolk Island, the Discounted Saver Award is only valid on flight paths that include a transpacific or transarctic nonstop flight segment between the United States and Auckland (AKL), Melbourne (MEL), or Sydney (SYD) that is operated by United Airlines.
  4. Tahiti, Discounted Saver Award is only valid on flight paths that include a transpacific or transarctic nonstop flight segment between the United States and Tahiti (PPT) that is operated by United Airlines.

Select Terms and Conditions

To receive the discount, please sign in to your MileagePlus account prior to booking your Saver Award ticket.

Additional baggage fees may apply. Award seats are subject to availability and capacity-control restrictions apply.

This offer for discounted Saver Awards is available to all MileagePlus members.

Saver award discount is only valid for air travel.

Discounted Saver Award is only valid for roundtrip travel from the United States (excluding Hawaii) or Canada to Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China (Mainland), Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Philippines, Singapore, Tahiti, Thailand, or Vietnam, subject to the routing restrictions listed below.

Connections within the United States or Canada are valid on United/United Express. Connections outside of the United States or Canada are valid on United and Star Alliance partner carriers only. All other routings are still priced as regular, non-discounted awards. Offer is not valid on flight paths that include a transpacific/transarctic nonstop flight segment between the United States and the destinations listed above that is a United-marketed codeshare flight operated by another carrier.

Discounted Saver Award is combinable with other award types as long as the itinerary is roundtrip — for example, a member can book a Standard Award for the outbound portion of an itinerary and a Saver Award for the return portion, or vice versa — but only the flight segments purchased with a qualifying Saver Award will be eligible for a discount.

For this offer, roundtrip is defined as travel from an origin city to a destination city with return travel ending at the origin city, and with all segments on flights operated by United Airlines. A segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing. Open-jaw itineraries within the same region do qualify for the discount. Stopovers are not permitted. A booking service charge may apply for travel booked fewer than 21 days before departure.

Award pricing is subject to change without notice.

Qualifying existing award tickets may be reissued, upon request, to the award sale mileage. They are subject to the award change policy, including any applicable service fees.

Passenger is responsible for all taxes, fees, baggage fees and surcharges applicable to award travel, including, with respect to government imposed taxes and fees, September 11th Security Fee of $5.60 per one-way trip that does not include a government defined stopover, US Customs, Immigration and APHIS User Fees of $17.50 for each international arrival in the U.S.; and non-U.S. government ticket taxes, fees and airport charges may add up to $275 per ticket as of January 1, 2018. Such taxes, fees and surcharges must be paid at the time of ticketing and are subject to change. Any valid unused award ticket may be returned to the MileagePlus Service Center, for a service charge, up to one year from the date of issue. Award seats are subject to availability and capacity-control restrictions apply. For more information on MileagePlus award travel visit united.com/awards.

Travel on award tickets is not eligible for mileage accrual in United MileagePlus or any other loyalty program.

This offer cannot be combined with other offers.

Changes to travel itineraries are permitted in advance. Changes may be subject to additional service fees of up to $125.00 per ticket — based on account status at the time when the miles were redeemed.

If a wholly unused ticket is exchanged for travel outside of the promotion period or travel that does not otherwise comply with the terms and conditions of this promotion, the mileage will be credited back into the member’s account, subject to an applicable service charge, and a new ticket will be issued at the mileage redemption rate commensurate with the new award. Any changes made after the sale ticketing period ends will require a reissue of the entire ticket and sale pricing will not apply.

If the value of a partially used ticket is applied to travel outside of the promotion period, the traveler must purchase a new one-way ticket or redeem a new one-way award at the applicable mileage-redemption rate. The unused return portion of the ticket is not valid for travel and cannot be credited back into the member’s account.

Redemption of additional award miles may be required if any portion of the itinerary is outside of the promotion period or does not otherwise comply with the terms and conditions of this promotion.

This offer is subject to change or cancellation without notice. Other restrictions may apply.

Miles accrued, awards, and benefits issued are subject to change and are subject to the rules of the United MileagePlus membership program, including without limitation the Premier program. Please allow up to eight weeks after completed qualifying activity for miles to post to your account. Taxes and fees related to award travel are the responsibility of the member. Bonus award miles, award miles and any other miles earned through non-flight activity do not count toward qualification for Premier status unless expressly stated otherwise.

Other terms and conditions — including those of the United Airlines MileagePlus frequent flier loyalty program — apply.

Summary

This is a decent sale with which you can save as much as 16,000 MileagePlus miles on an award redemption roundtrip ticket to Asia or the Pacific region.

Photograph ©2017 by Brian Cohen.

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