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Did United Target You With Bonus Miles for Flights Through November 30, 2016, Elite Status or an Economy Plus Subscription?

Expiration Date – November 15, 2016

United’s “Change is in the Air” promotion rewards targeted United MileagePlus members with bonus miles, Elite status or Economy Plus subscriptions through November 30, 2016. Were you one of the lucky ones?

If invited to participate you would have received an email but you can also click here and enter your MileagePlus number to see if you were targeted. The offers will vary by member and some members will not be offered a bonus (I wasn’t).

Here is an example of one of the targeted bonus miles offers:

United Airlines MileagePlus Change Is In The Air

If you received complimentary Premier status:

  • After successful registration by November 15, you will earn bonus points for flights ticketed after registration and and flown by November 30, 2016

  • Only dollars spent on the "fare" for eligible flights operated by United and United Express will qualify toward meeting spending milestones

  • Certain specialty tickets including, but not limited to, unpublished, consolidator/bulk, group, tour and opaque fares will not be counted towards spending milestones

  • Dollars spent on tickets purchased for flights operated by a Star Alliance member airline or a MileagePlus partner airline with tickets issued by United (ticket number starting with "016") will not qualify for this offer

  • The "fare" is the base fare for the ticket plus carrier-imposed surcharges, excluding any government-imposed taxes and surcharges

  • Dollars earned toward this promotion will count as Premier® qualifying dollars toward MileagePlus Premier status qualification

  • Bonus award miles will post to your account 6 - 8 weeks after the promotion ends on November 30, 2016

  • E-Ticket® purchase required

If you received complimentary Premier status:

  • After successful registration by November 15, your complimentary status is 1 level higher than the MileagePlus membership status reflected in your MileagePlus account on May 7, 2016

  • The complimentary status is valid through January 31, 2017

  • A Premier membership card and kit will be not issued for the complimentary status period and you may not have access to all reciprocal Premier benefits with United's partner airlines, including access to Star Alliance lounges

  • Members will not receive Regional Premier Upgrades as part of this offer unless the published qualification thresholds for Premier Platinum status have been earned in the current year

If you received an Economy Plus subscription:

  • After successful registration by November 15, The Economy Plus subscription you receive is complimentary, and will not result in earning Premier qualifying dollars

  • The Economy Plus® subscription can be used only on flights operated by United and United Express in the 48 contiguous US states

  • The Economy Plus subscription is valid through January 31, 2017, and can be used to request an Economy Plus seat at no cost on flights between May 10, 2016, and January 31, 2017

  • Economy Plus seats on qualifying flights can be selected on at booking, after booking before check-in, during check-in or at a check-in kiosk in the airport

  • Economy Plus seat assignments are not guaranteed

We suggest you take a look at the the promotional page for the full terms and conditions.

The Wrap-Up:

Were you one of the lucky ones targeted by United to earn bonus miles, Elite status or an Economy Plus subscription? Make sure you register ASAP and before November 15, 2016!

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