How many United Points do you need for a free flight?

How many United Points do you need for a free flight?

You need more than 10,000 miles for a free flight on United. The number of United miles needed for a free flight is determined by distance. Flights under 700 miles only require 10,000 award miles. Flights over 700 miles will cost at least 12,500 miles.

Do you get miles back if you cancel a United flight?

If you cancel your flight 31 days or more before departure, you will not pay a fee to do so and your miles will be credited back. If you don’t show up for your flight, you’ll have to pay $125 to have your miles redeposited, regardless of your status level.

Are flights booked with miles refundable?

Generally, there is no way to get a full refund if you change your mind, unless you buy an expensive non-refundable ticket. But when you use points or miles to book an award ticket, you may have the option of a full refund if you decide not to travel for any reason.

Do you have to pay for United MileagePlus?

About United MileagePlus status levels. Anyone can enroll in the MileagePlus program. Membership is free. With the basic membership, however, all you get is pretty much a frequent flyer number and an account where your points accumulate.

Where can I find United Airlines MileagePlus awards?

To get the best reward search results, Premier members should log in to with their MileagePlus number and password when searching for travel rewards. Premier members may be waitlisted for United First, United Business, or United Polaris business class on United- and United Express-operated flights.

What happens if you use an award on MileagePlus?

Violation of this rule may result in termination of your MileagePlus membership and loss of all miles in your account. If anyone other than the MileagePlus member or the person named on the award attempts to redeem the award, the award will be voided and travel will be denied. Altered rewards are also void.

Is there a waiver for United MileagePlus Premier?

Instead of offering a waiver to United MileagePlus Chase cardholders, we now offer ways to earn PQP through eligible cards to help members achieve Premier status faster.

What kind of seats do you get with United MileagePlus?

Travelers with elite status, which United calls Premier, and eligible MileagePlus credit card holders have unlimited access to seat reservations — even the last seat on the plane — at the Everyday Awards tier.