MileagePlus is a loyalty program of United Airlines, one of the biggest airlines in the world with more than 120 international destinations. MileagePlus is also one of the easiest frequent flyer programs to use. No requirements to join for checking availability, plus, miles never expire.
Approximate miles value
1.2 cents per point
United tickets - based on the fare
Partners - based on the flight distance and purchased fare class
Limit on amount of miles you can purchase
Up to 50% of the award miles required for that award
No for award reservations, only for upgrade
Courtesy Hold for award reservation
Do you need to open an account to check availability?
One free stopover on round trips and opens jaw
Yes, you can check upgrade availability online
You can book all flights online
Aegean, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Egyptair, Ethiopian, EVA air, LOT Polish Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Portugal, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Hawaiian Airlines
Credit card partners
Chase (1:1 ratio, instant transfer)
IHG Rewards (5:1 ratio, 6 weeks transfer), Marriott Bonvoy (3:1.1 ratio, 3 days transfer), Hilton Honors Rewards (10:1 ratio, 30 days transfer), World of Hyatt (2.5:1 ratio, 6-8 weeks transfer), Wyndham Rewards (5:1 ratio, 6-8 weeks transfer), Choice Privileges Rewards (5:1 ratio, 2 days transfer), Radisson Rewards (10:1 ratio, 4-6 weeks transfer), Accor Live Limitless (2:1 ratio, 4-6 weeks transfer)
Co-Branded credit card in the US
Chase United Gateway Card, Chase United Explorer Card, Chase United Quest Card, Chase United Club Infinite Card
Do you use this program? Share your experience and tips in the comments below. Your thoughts would be very valuable to us!
Choose where you are going from and to by selecting the respective zones. There are two ways to choose your origin and destination - you can either select the zones they fall into on the map or by clicking on the bars above the map and entering the city name or airport code into the search fields.
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