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.
- In the Book Travel section on the home page, select "All search options."
- 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 "Special offer" text. 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.