United Airlines has three day MileagePlus flash sale July 28 – 30, 2015, when you can get 50% bonus on purchased miles.
You can purchase up to 150,000 MileagePlus miles in a calendar year before any bonuses.
You can access this offer and see your bonus amount (sometimes there are better personalized offers) on United’s website here.
The price of purchasing 100,000 miles at 50% bonus is 2.51 cents each.
The price this time is really high. You should wait for 50% off or 100% bonus offers that United has couple of times per year.
Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:
Promotional offer valid until 11:59 p.m. CT (Chicago local time) on July 30, 2015
Miles are available in increments of 1,000 up to a maximum of 100,000 miles
Bonus Miles will be credited to the recipient’s account when the transaction is complete
Purchase up to 150,000 miles per account per calendar year
Credit card will be billed immediately upon purchase
Mileage rates and other fees and offer terms are subject to change
Allow 48 hours for miles to process and post to your MileagePlus account
Miles are nonrefundable
Purchased miles do not count toward MileagePlus Premier® status
All MileagePlus Program Rules and terms and conditions apply
GST/HST is charged to Canadian residents
Powered by Points to purchase United MileagePlus miles. Transaction will appear as ‘Points United Miles’