Need A Free Upgrade On A United Flight?

One of my readers (and a great friend) jetsetr on Milepoint reached out to me yesterday and is being kind enough to offer up one of his GPUs (Global Premier Upgrades) on United for me to give away to a reader. That was a great reminder that I also gave one extra GPU, so I’m going to pick two random winners. Here’s what you need to know :

1. These are only good on United Airlines flights through the end of January, 2015.

2. I’m prioritizing the winners by those with international/transcon flights first, then domestic flights next.

3. I want to make sure these actually get used, so follow Mommy Points helpful instructions on how to tell if there’s R inventory available for your flight.

4. Since there’s not much time left in January, I’m going to restrict entries to once per day until Friday, January 9th. I’ll draw winners then. Good luck!

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  1. Worth noting: UA will extend the GPUs through April upon request, max of 2, and you must have requalified in 2014 for 1K in 2015. Just call the 1K line and they’ll do it in minutes.

  2. No R availability here, so only select me if no one else enters this contest… 🙂

    31JAN DEN-EWR-SJU.. 752 lie flats on the DENEWR leg.

  3. My brother flies LAS-IAH-RDU quite frequently and I know he would greatly appreciate the upgrade. He has a flight later this month. Thanks!

  4. Do you mean Friday, January 9?
    I’m just doing SAN-SFO (or vice versa), so I’m probably last in line, but might as well enter anyway.
    Awesome blog 🙂

  5. Flying out to Calgary from ORD on the 18th with R inventory, but return leg on the 19th doesn’t have any.

  6. DCA-IAH-SHV (for the DCA-IAH) – UA749 on Jan 21. R space available, although neither an international or transcon.

  7. How I wish it was for AA! I have a SNA-DFW-GSO flight next week and wished I could find a system wide upgrade someone had to burn.

  8. I’m just going COS-ORD-GRB later in the month, but it’s worth a shot to make the best of a bad situation. There are R6 and R8 availability on the COS-ORD legs.

  9. Traveling on UA59 AMS-IAH 1/20/15; currently showing R9 so chances are good that the upgrade would clear. Thank you!

  10. Flying transcon from JFK –> SFO on Sunday Jan 12th and flying back Friday morning SFO –> JFK. Would love the upgrade as I am a nervous flyer! Thank you!

  11. I had just recently retired after 41 years working I am looking to travel from LAX to anywhere in Europe I could use those upgrades appreciate it thank you

  12. Not sure if this is how we enter but I have a UA flight booked on 1/21/14 and upgrades are available on an international booking. Thanks for considering me!

  13. Daily entry: I’m traveling on UA59 AMS-IAH on 1/20/15. It’s still showing R9 so chances are good that the upgrade would clear. Fingers crossed….Thank you!

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