I definitely haven’t seen this offer before. Not sure if it’s targeted, but in the grand scheme of things represents a pretty good value to those of us who chase miles and points.
United is sending out lots of small waves right now instead of a huge boat rocking set of changes. The problem is they affect pretty much everyone, and those little waves add up to big disappointment.
For those who don’t travel for a living, it’s important to take advantage of any opportunities to earn extra miles. These 2,000 miles from United Airlines Mileage Plus are a great example.
Both American Airlines and US Airways have good offers for Avis rentals through mid-July. American is offering from 1,000 to 7,500 miles on rentals and US Airways is offering 5X bonus miles.
As noted by Mommy Points, United is offering 500 free MileagePlus miles just to sign up for their dining program. Like Summer, I really can’t remember the last time one of the airlines offered a sign-up bonus without tying it to completing your first dine as part of the program. That really means these are just free miles. That being said, I think the dining programs are a good (not great) part of any mileage earning strategy. The bonuses used to be much more lucrative, but enrolling is free and listing […]