United Airlines MileagePlus Buy & Gift Miles Up To 85% Bonus Through March 1, 2019

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United Airlines has launched new MileagePlus buy & gift miles at up to 85% bonus sale that is valid through March 1, 2019. There can be better personalized offers for up to 100% extra (check).

United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles February 2019

United Airlines has promotions every month for buying miles, but they all max out at a 100% bonus or a 50% discount (exactly the same offer because United usually limits the number of miles one can purchase per year including any possible bonuses to 175K – new higher limit).

You can access this offer and check your bonus on United’s website here.

Bonus schedule:

United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles February 2019 Bonus

Price at 85% bonus:

United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles February 2019 Price

The price of a mile at 85% bonus is 2.03 cents each.

Does it make sense to purchase United miles?

If you use them for international business or first class tickets between expensive city pairs, then the answer is likely yes.

United Airlines made some changes to the MileagePlus awards effective November 1, 2017. You can read more about these developments here.


United sells miles at 100% bonus several times a year. It is worth checking what is your personalized offer under this promotions and perhaps wait if it is not the optimal and you don’t need extra miles right now.

Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:


  • Promotional offer valid until 11:59 p.m. CT on March 1, 2019.

  • Miles are available in increments of 1,000 up to a maximum of 94,000 miles.

  • Bonuses will be calculated on a per transaction basis only. The bonus amount applicable to a transaction is shown in the chart. Transactions may not be aggregated to calculate the bonus.

  • Bonus Miles will generally be credited to the recipient’s MileagePlus account when the transaction is complete; provided that certain transactions may take up to 48 hours.

  • Bonus miles count towards the 175,000 mile annual limit per account.

  • Purchase up to 175,000 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.

  • Pricing is only available for purchases made through buymiles.mileageplus.com

  • 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’.