Who can purchase Economy Plus seating?
All customers may purchase Economy Plus seating subject to availability. Advance complimentary access to Economy Plus is available to Premier® Platinum members and higher (for themselves and up to eight companions), and Premier Gold members (for themselves and one companion). Premier Silver members and one companion continue to enjoy complimentary access to Economy Plus seating, when available, upon check-in.
Economy Plus subscription
Where can I purchase an Economy Plus subscription?
Economy Plus subscription purchases can be made online at united.com and through United Reservations anytime.
If I purchased Economy Plus seating for an upcoming flight, can I apply that purchase toward an Economy Plus subscription?
Economy Plus purchases cannot be applied toward the purchase of an Economy Plus subscription.
How do I access Economy Plus subscription benefits?
Enter you MileagePlus number on your reservation and your subscription benefits will allow you to select any available Economy Plus seat on the seat map.
Is my Economy Plus subscription purchase valid for all segments of my flight or only one segment?
The Economy Plus subscription is valid for all segments in the subscribed region on all United- and United Express-operated flights where Economy Plus seating is available.
Is my Economy Plus Subscription purchase valid for multiple people in my itinerary?
Benefits apply only to the number of passengers that you purchased in the subscription provided they are traveling on the same reservation. Additional passengers will be subject to standard individual Economy Plus seat charges.
Can I use my Economy Plus subscription if my final destination is outside my subscription region, but I have a connection in my region?
Economy Plus subscription region applies to each individual segment, without regard to connections. Standard Economy Plus seat charges will apply if additional segments are outside your subscribed region.
Where can I manage my subscription after purchase?
You can return anytime to the My Account page on united.com to manage your subscription. It’s easy to make updates at your convenience. You can modify/upgrade, renew, or set up your subscription to auto-renew.
What if I want to upgrade to a different region or add additional passengers to my subscription?
You can upgrade your subscription at any time on the My Account page. Upgrading your subscription will extend its duration for another year with the new level of benefits that you select. Any residual value of your existing subscription will be applied to the subscription upgrade automatically.
Is my subscription eligible for auto-renew?
Yes, schedule your subscription renewal in advance so that your subscriptions renew automatically with an existing payment method. You’ll continue to enjoy uninterrupted access to your subscription.
From your My Account page, you can modify the form of payment used for auto-renew or toggle your auto-renew setting on or off.
Where can I renew my subscription?
Renew your subscriptions from your My Account page. You will have the option to select from the benefit options and to determine the price of your subscription.
Will I receive a reminder to renew my subscription?
Yes, we will send you a reminder email prior to your subscription’s expiration date with more details and information on current pricing. Renewal prices are subject to change.
Can I purchase a subscription as a gift for someone?
Yes, visit united.com to purchase subscriptions for your favorite travelers and help to make all their journeys more comfortable and convenient.
What if I have received a gift subscription?
If you received a subscription as a gift, visit the Gift Activation page to apply the subscription to your MileagePlus account.
What if I already receive the benefit of the gift subscription?
You will have the option to deposit a value to TravelBank as an electronic fund which can be applied toward any United or United Express flights or subscriptions on united.com.