Your Chance to Win One Million MileagePlus Miles by Purchasing Miles

The MileagePlus frequent flier loyalty program of United Airlines has a promotion during which you can earn a bonus of up to 75 percent when you purchase MileagePlus miles — plus you will be entered for a chance to win 1,000,000 MileagePlus award miles and $9,800.00 in cash which may be used to help offset any tax liability — but this offer expires on Friday, March 9, 2018 at 11:59 in the evening Central Standard Time.

Your Chance to Win One Million MileagePlus Miles by Purchasing Miles

MileagePlus miles are available in increments of 1,000 — up to a maximum of 85,000 miles. When you purchase:

  • 5,000 – 14,000 MileagePlus miles, you get a bonus of 25 percent and one ballot into the sweepstakes drawing
  • 15,000 – 29,000 MileagePlus miles, you get a bonus of 50 percent and one ballot into the sweepstakes drawing
  • 30,000 – 85,000 MileagePlus miles, you get a bonus of 75 percent and two ballots into the sweepstakes drawing

How to Enter the Sweepstakes Without at Purchase

No purchase or payment is required or necessary to enter, play, win or claim a prize; and a purchase or payment will not increase your odds or chances of winning.

Mail a sealed envelope — which is postmarked on or before the last day of the sweepstakes period — including a page or postcard with your first and last name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, and date of birth and a reference to the “MileagePlus Miles Sweepstakes” to:

MileagePlus Miles Sweepstakes
Dept 3899
PO Box 23806
Rochester, NY, 14692-3806

No metered mail will be accepted. All mail-in entries must be postmarked by Friday, March 9, 2018 and received by Thursday, March 15, 2018. No copies, facsimiles or mechanical reproductions will be accepted. The sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, illegible or postage due entries or mail. Limit one entry per outer mailing envelope. Each page or postcard will receive two entries into the grand prize drawing.

Select Official Rules, Terms and Conditions

You must be a legal resident of the 50 United States — including the District of Columbia — who is a minimum of 21 years age at the time of entry.

Bonuses will be calculated on a per transaction basis only. The bonus amount applicable to a transaction is shown in the chart. Transactions may not be aggregated to calculate the bonus.

Bonus MileagePlus miles will generally be credited to the MileagePlus membership account of the recipient when the transaction is complete — provided that certain transactions may take up to 48 hours.

Bonus MileagePlus miles count towards the maximum annual limit of 150,000 MileagePlus miles per account. You can purchase up to 150,000 miles per account per calendar year.

Your credit card will be billed immediately upon purchase.

Pricing is only available for purchases made through

Purchased miles cannot be refunded; and they do not count toward MileagePlus Premier elite level status.

GST/HST is charged to Canadian residents.

The maximum limit is two entries per person — no matter however you decide to participate in this sweepstakes, which is void where prohibited and is not sponsored or administered by United Airlines.

Other official rules, terms and conditions — including those of the United Airlines MileagePlus frequent flier loyalty program — apply; so be sure that you read all of them carefully and agree with them before participating in the sweepstakes — which include but are not limited to those dealing with the topics of:

  • Privacy and personal information
  • Release and limitations of liability
  • Selection and verification of winners
  • Winner notification procedure
  • Disqualification of participants
  • Criteria and restrictions pertaining to claiming and using prizes once they are won
  • Rights
  • Publicity
  • Tax liability
  • Technical issues
  • Legal waivers and statements
  • Unclaimed prizes
  • Cancellation or postponement of prizes
  • Substitution of prizes
  • How to find out the names of the winners
  • What can potentally happen in the event of a dispute
  • Burden of proof of submission of entry
  • Typographical errors
  • Other disclaimers and conditions of participation


I have no idea why I get some of my e-mail messages late from frequent travel loyalty programs — and I rarely report on opportunities to purchase miles or points — but when I saw this offer from the MileagePlus frequent flier loyalty program of United Airlines, I thought I would pass this on to you…

…and if you plan on participating in this sweepstakes, I hope that you win the lone grand prize — which has an estimated retail value of $29,800.00 in United States dollars.

Photograph ©2017 by Brian Cohen.

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