Save Up to 50 Percent With MileagePlus Saver Awards to Europe Cyber Monday 2018 — Today Only

If you wanted to redeem fewer of your MileagePlus miles to travel to Europe, now is your opportunity to do so: today only, you can save up to 50 percent off on the redemption of MileagePlus saver awards to all European destinations served by United Airlines for traveling round trip seated in the economy class cabin between Sunday, January 13, 2019 and Thursday, March 28, 2019 during any day of the week…

Save Up to 50 Percent With MileagePlus Saver Awards to Europe Cyber Monday 2018 — Today Only

…but you must book your award tickets no later than the end of the day today, Monday, November 26, 2018 at 11:59 in the evening Central Standard Time. This sale is valid for award travel from the United States — excluding Hawaii — and Canada to Europe.

The discount varies based on elite status level and credit card membership, as detailed in the chart below.

MileagePlus Saver Award Amounts
Saver Award Eligibility MileagePlus Members Premier Silver and Premier Gold Premier Platinum and Premier 1K
Chase Cardholders 45,000-60,000 award miles = up to 25 percent discount 39,000-60,000 award miles = up to 35 percent discount 30,000-60,000 award miles = up to 50 percent discount
Non-Cardholders 48,000-60,000 award miles = up to 20 percent discount 42,000-60,000 award miles = up to 30 percent discount 36,000-60,000 award miles = up to 40 percent discount

To receive the discount, please sign in to your MileagePlus membership account prior to booking your Saver Award ticket. Must be a member of MileagePlus® to participate. Miles, awards and benefits are subject to the rules of the United MileagePlus program.

Select Terms and Conditions

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

Discounted Saver Award is combinable with other award types as long as the itinerary is roundtrip (e.g., 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 less than 21 days before departure.

Discounted pricing will vary by itinerary and will vary among members based upon MileagePlus program status and whether or not members are United Chase cardholders. Please log in on to see offer pricing applicable to you.

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

Saver award discount is only valid for air travel.

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

This offer is not combinable with other offers.

Changes to travel itineraries are permitted in advance. Changes may be subject to additional service fees of up to $125 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. 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.

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.

Save Up to $300.00 With United Vacations

In an unrelated deal: if you prefer a vacation package, you can save up to $300.00 to Hawaii and international destinations with promotion code THANKS2018; and save up to $300.00 off domestic vacations with promotion code THANKS2018D — both when you book your reservations by Thursday, November 29, 2018. Savings are based on a discount of six percent on the lodging portion of the vacation.

Plus, you can potentially save money on exclusive resort deals all over the world — such as up to a 50 percent discount on lodging; and up to $700.00 in resort credit at Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta or up to 75 percent off at Reflect Krystal Los Cabos…

…and additionally, you will receive up to 10,000 United Airlines MileagePlus bonus award miles when booking International and Hawaii vacations in United First class and United Business class.


Other terms and conditions — including those of the United Airlines MileagePlus frequent flier loyalty program — apply to all offers mentioned in this article.

Act fast if you want to take advantage of this offer and travel to Europe while keeping more MileagePlus miles in your membership account.

Photograph ©2017 by Brian Cohen.


Please note that I receive compensation for affiliate links posted at The Gate effective as of Sunday, January 1, 2017. You are not required to use these affiliate links; but if you do use them, your support of The Gate is greatly appreciated — and using affiliate links will not cost you any extra time or money.

3 thoughts on “Save Up to 50 Percent With MileagePlus Saver Awards to Europe Cyber Monday 2018 — Today Only”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.