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Silver Wings Plus
 
Please note: Silver Wings Plus no longer activates, renews or extends annual memberships.  If you joined Silver Wings as a lifetime member before September 2005, you still have access to special Zone Fares. You may book Zone Fares with no booking fee online at united.com.
 
United's Silver Wings Plus® is a membership-fee-based program that offers significant savings to travelers who are at least 55 years of age. As a Silver Wings Plus lifetime member, you have access to our exclusive Zone Fares, which allow you and a traveling companion of any age to travel roundtrip, internationally or within the U.S., at fixed low fares.
 
How to book Silver Wings Plus Zone Fares:
  - Go to united.com and log in to your MileagePlus® account.
  - Enter your flight information in the flight search tool.
  - Type "silverwing" in the Offer Code box, and click the Search button.
  - When the search results are displayed, flights that are eligible for the Zone Fares will be indicated with a blue star (star.gif). Please note that united.com will only display zone fares in this search. Occasionally lower fares may be available through a regular search.
 
Silver Wings Plus Travel Center
You may book your Zone Fares by calling the Silver Wings Plus Travel Center at 1-800-720-1765, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. The standard United Reservations fee of $25 will apply for bookings made by phone.

Silver Wings Terms and Conditions

To make reservations, book online at united.com or call the Silver Wings Plus® Travel Center at 1-800-720-1765.

Silver Wings Plus domestic fare facts

1. Zone Fares are for S and W class travel, are valid all days of the week, require roundtrip or single open-jaw itineraries and are valid for travel in United Economy® on United and United Express®. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates.
This discount will not be available in some markets when operated by Colgan, SkyWest, Trans States and Gulfstream Airlines

2. Purchase requirements: Tickets must be purchased at least 14 days in advance and within 24 hours of booking, but no later than October 31, 2014.

3. Travel days/dates: Fares listed are valid for travel completed by October 31, 2014.

4. Blackout dates: None

5. MileagePlus® miles: Miles accrued, awards issued and bonus offers are subject to the rules of the United MileagePlus program. United, its subsidiaries, affiliates and agents are not responsible for any products and services of other participating companies and partners. Please allow 6 to 8 weeks after completed qualifying activity for bonus miles to be posted to your MileagePlus account. The MileagePlus program, including accruals, awards and bonus miles offers, is subject to change without notice. Taxes and fees related to award travel are the responsibility of the passenger. United and MileagePlus are registered service marks. For complete details about the MileagePlus program, visit united.com.

6. Minimum stay: A Saturday night stay is required in all markets except as listed below:

A. To/from Hawaii: A three-day minimum stay is required.
To/from Las Vegas, NV (LAS); Reno, NV (RNO); Durango, CO (DRO); Gunnison, CO (GUC); Montrose, CO (MTJ); Jackson, WY (JAC); Hayden, CO (HDN); Aspen, CO (ASE); Cortez, CO (CEZ); Eagle, CO (EGE); Telluride, CO (TEX); and Grand Junction, CO (GJT): For travel originating Saturday through Thursday, a two-day minimum stay is required. For travel originating Friday, a Friday night stay is required.

7. Itinerary changes: Tickets are nonrefundable, but may be changed on or before the ticketed departure date for a $100 per ticket service charge, provided the new ticket is within the parameters of this offer. Tickets have no value unless passengers cancel ticketed flight reservations on or before the original ticketed departure date.

8. Other conditions: Fares are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. Lower fares may be available to select destinations. Fares are valid only in markets where United publishes fares. These fares cannot be combined with other fares or discounts. Travel credits cannot be used towards the purchase of Zone Fares. Stopovers, double open jaws and circle trips are not permitted.

9. Upgrades: Refer to terms and conditions and booking class restrictions associated with each upgrade certificate, the MileagePlus program or any other type of certificates/programs.

Silver Wings Frequently Asked Questions
 
If you still have questions after reviewing the information below, please call the Silver Wings Travel Center, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time at 1-800-720-1765.
 
What is Silver Wings Plus?
Silver Wings Plus® is a membership-fee-based travel program offering significant savings to travelers who are at least 55 years of age. The program is no longer accepting new members.
 
How can I enroll in the program?
Silver Wings Plus no longer offers annual memberships and no longer activates, renews or extends annual memberships.
 
I do not have a MileagePlus® account or united.com password. How do I book travel using Silver Wings fares?
If you do not have a MileagePlus number, register now. If you do not have a united.com password, you will need to create an online profile. Registration does not provide immediate access to reservations. You will have to add your MileagePlus number to your existing and future reservations in order to view them through Manage Reservations.
 
How do I contact the Silver Wings Travel Center?
You may contact the Travel Center at 1-800-720-1765. Travel Center hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time.
 
How do I use a Zone Fare to purchase a ticket?
Zone Fares may be booked online at united.com with no booking fee. You may also book through the Silver Wings Travel Center at 1-800-720-1765 for a $25 fee.
 
Can a member travel with a companion and receive the same Zone Fare rates?
Silver Wings Plus is designed to allow our members to travel with a companion. The companion receives the same benefits and discounts as the member as long as they are traveling together on the same reservation and paying the same Silver Wings Plus Zone Fare. There is no age requirement for the companion; therefore a child, grandchild, friend or spouse can be the traveling companion.
 
How do I book Zone Fares online at united.com?
To book online, you must have a united.com profile, and complete these simple steps:
  - Go to united.com and log in to your MileagePlus® account.
  - Enter your flight information in the flight search tool.
  - Type "silverwing" in the Offer Code box, and click the Search button. 
  - When the search results are displayed, flights that are eligible for the Zone Fares will be indicated with a blue star ( ).  Please note that united.com will only display zone fares in this search. Occasionally lower fares may be available through a regular search.
 
How do I change my address and/or email address on file for Silver Wings?
You can change the address and/or email address we have on file by calling our Travel Center at 1-800-720-1765. Travel Center hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time.
 
Is there a fee to use the Silver Wings Plus Travel Center to book travel?
There is a $25 servicing fee to book a Zone Fare or a published fare over the phone.
 
Is there a fee to book travel online?
There is no fee to purchase a published airfare at united.com. Zone Fares may be booked online at united.com or through the Silver Wings Travel Center for a $25 servicing fee.