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United Airlines Mileage Plus    United Airlines Mileage Plus

Details for United Airlines Mileage Plus

Mileage Plus is the frequent flyer program of United Airlines.
URL:http://www.ual.com/
Validity:18 Months from transaction; 12 Months after enrollment
Transferable:Yes, but fees apply and there is a limit of 60,000 miles per calendar year
Alliance Member:United Airlines is a member of Star Alliance.

Membership Levels

You earn both Miles that can be redeemed for rewards and also Elite Qualifying Miles (EQM's) that count toward elite qualification and are not redeemable for award travel. There are three higher levels: "Premier", "Premier Executive" und "1K".
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Premier- Elite members at the Premier level will automatically earn a 25% mileage bonus every time they fly a paid United, United Express, US Airways or Continental flight. This bonus is also valid on transatlantic Lufthansa flights between the U.S. and Europe.
- Star Alliance Silver benefits: Priority reservations waitlist, Priority standby at the airport.
- Complimentary Access to United Economy Plus for Premier members.
- Exempt from baggage fees for the first two bags.
- Complimentary unlimited domestic upgrades.
When you fly 25,000 paid miles or 30 paid segments on United or one of the Airlines in the StarAlliance Network in a calendar year, you attain Premier status in the United Mileage Plus program.
Premier Executive- As a Premier Executive member, you will automatically earn a 100% mileage bonus every time you fly a paid United, United Express, US Airways, or Continental flights. This bonus is also valid on transatlantic Lufthansa flights between the U.S. and Europe.
- Star Alliance Gold benefits: Priority baggage allowance, Priority boarding and Priority airport check-in
- Access to Star Alliance lounges.
When you fly 50,000 paid miles or 60 paid segments on United in a calendar year, you attain Premier Executive status in the United Mileage Plus program. Your qualifying, paid flight miles earned on Star Alliance member flights also count toward elite status.
1K- As a 1K, you have access to an exclusive inventory of United Economy Saver Award seats reserved solely for your redemption (subject to capacity control).
- six Systemwide Upgrades for achieving the 1K status.
When you fly 100,000 paid miles or 100 paid segments on United in a calendar year, you receive the 1K status.

Earn miles

 AirlineBonus / Malus for travelling in:
PartnersMileage CalculationDiscounted EconomyBusiness ClassFirst Class
Adria Airways1 Miles per flown Mile (minimum 500 Miles)+25%
Air Canada1 Miles per flown Mile+25%
Air China1 Miles per flown Mile (minimum 500 Miles)-50%+25%+50%
Air New Zealand1 Miles per flown Mile+25%
All Nippon Airways ANA1 Miles per flown Mile-50%+25%+50%
Asiana Airlines1 Miles per flown Mile (minimum 500 Miles)-30%+25%+50%
Austrian Airlines1 Miles per flown Mile+25%
Blue11 Miles per flown Mile-75%+25%
British Midland bmi1 Miles per flown Mile+25%
Continental Airlines1 Miles per flown Mile+25%+25%
Croatia Airlines1 Miles per flown Mile (minimum 500 Miles)+25%
Egyptair1 Miles per flown Mile+25%+50%
LOT Polish Airlines1 Miles per flown Mile (minimum 500 Miles)-75%+25%
Lufthansa1 Miles per flown Mile-50%+25%+50%
Qatar Airways1 Miles per flown Mile+25%+50%
SAS Scandinavian Airlines1 Miles per flown Mile-75%+25%
Shanghai Airlines1 Miles per flown Mile-30%+25%+50%
Singapore Airlines1 Miles per flown Mile+25%+50%
SN Brussels Airlines (Sabena)1 Miles per flown Mile-50%+25%
South African Airways1 Miles per flown Mile (minimum 500 Miles)+25%+50%
Spanair1 Miles per flown Mile+25%
Swiss1 Miles per flown Mile (minimum 500 Miles)+25%+50%
TAM1 Miles per flown Mile+25%+50%
TAP Air Portugal1 Miles per flown Mile-50%+25%
Thai Airways1 Miles per flown Mile+25%+50%
Turkish Airlines1 Miles per flown Mile (minimum 500 Miles)+25%+50%
United Airlines1 Miles per flown Mile+25%+50%
United Express1 Miles per flown Mile+25%
US Airways1 Miles per flown Mile+25%+50%
 Hotel
PartnersMileage Calculation
aloft Hotels2 Miles per spend 1 US$
AmeriSuites300 Miles per stay
Anantara Hotels & Resorts500 Miles per stay
Ascent Collecion250 Miles per stay
Baymont Inns and Suites2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Cambria Suites250 Miles per stay
Candlewood Suites1 Miles per spend 1 US$
Cham Palaces & Hotels500 Miles per stay
Clarion250 Miles per stay
Comfort Inn250 Miles per stay
Conrad International Hotels500 Miles per stay
Country Inns & Suites250 Miles per stay
Courtyard by Marriott1 Miles per spend 1 US$
Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Days Inn2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Dusit Hotels & Resorts500 Miles per stay
Eaton Hotels500 Miles per day
1,500 miles per stay max
Econo Lodge250 Miles per stay
Element Hotel2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Embassy Suites Hotels500 Miles per stay
Fairfield Inn by Marriott1 Miles per spend 1 US$
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts500 Miles per stay
Four Points by Sheraton2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Global Hotel Alliance500 Miles per stay
Hampton Inn100 Miles per stay
Hawthorn Suites500 Miles per stay
Hilton Garden Inn500 Miles per stay
Hilton Grand Vacations Club500 Miles per stay
Hilton Hotels500 Miles per stay
Holiday Inn Express2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Homewood Suites by Hilton100 Miles per stay
Hotel Indigo2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Howard Johnson2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts500 Miles per stay
Hyatt Place500 Miles per stay
Inter-Continental Hotels & Ressorts500 Miles per stay
JW Marriott2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Kempinski Hotels & Resorts500 Miles per stay
Knights Inn2 Miles per spend 1 USD
Landis Hotels & Resorts500 Miles per stay
Langham Hotels International500 Miles per stay
Up to 1,500 miles per stay
Langham Place500 Miles per day
1,500 miles per stay max
Le Meridien Hotels and Resorts2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Mainstay Suites250 Miles per stay
Marco Polo Hotel Group500 Miles per stay
Marriott Hotels2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Marriott Vacation Club2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Microtel Inns & Suites2 Miles per spend 1 US$
New Otani Hotels500 Miles per stay
Omni Hotel500 Miles per stay
Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts500 Miles per stay
Park Hyatt Hotels500 Miles per stay
Park Inn250 Miles per stay
Park Plaza International500 Miles per stay
Parkroyal Hotels & Resorts500 Miles per stay
Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide500 Miles per stay
Quality Inn and Suites250 Miles per stay
Radisson Hotels & Resorts500 Miles per stay
Raffles International Hotel & Resorts500 Miles per stay
Ramada International Hotels & Resorts2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Regent International Hotels500 Miles per stay
Renaissance Hotels, Resorts & Suites2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Residence Inn by Mariott1 Miles per spend 1 US$
Rodeway Inn250 Miles per stay
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts500 Miles per stay
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Sleep Inn250 Miles per stay
Springhill Suites by Mariott1 Miles per spend 1 US$
St. Regis2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Starwood Hotels & Resorts2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Staybridge Suites by Holiday Inn1 Miles per spend 1 US$
Sterling Hotels500 Miles per stay
Suburban Extended Stay Hotel250 Miles per stay
Summerfield Suites500 Miles per stay
Summit Hotels & Resorts500 Miles per stay
Super 8 Motel2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Swissotel500 Miles per stay
The Doyle Collection500 Miles per stay
The Leela Palaces500 Miles per stay
The Luxury Collection2 Miles per spend 1 US$
The Waldorf-Astoria Collection500 Miles per stay
Towneplace Suites by Mariott1 Miles per spend 1 US$
Traders Hotels500 Miles per stay
Travelodge2 Miles per spend 1 US$
W Hotels2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Westin Hotels & Resorts2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Wingate Inns2 Miles per spend 1 US$
Worldhotels500 Miles per stay
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts500 Miles per stay
 Car rental
PartnersMileage Calculation
Alamo500 Miles per rental
Fifty miles per day on all qualifying paid rentals of 1 to 4 days.
Avis50 Miles per day
Earn 500 miles for qualifying rentals of five or more days
Budget Car and Truck Rental50 Miles per day
Earn 500 miles for qualifying rentals of five or more days
Dollar Rent a Car50 Miles per day
500 miles for 4 days + rentals
Hertz Car Rental50 Miles per day
Earn 500 miles for qualifying rentals of five or more days
National Car Rental50 Miles per day
Earn 500 miles for qualifying rentals of five or more days
Sixt500 Miles per rental
Thrifty Car Rental50 Miles per day
500 miles maximum

Transfer Miles

Transfer from ... to United Airlines Mileage PlusRatio
Priority Club10000 Points = 2500 Miles
Starwood Starpoints2 Starpoints = 1 Miles


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