Use United award miles

MileagePlus® members can use miles to pay for flights, gift cards, entertainment, and much more. Whether it's for a special getaway or everyday life, you decide how to reward yourself.

Join MileagePlus today to take advantage of the miles you earn. There are lots of exciting ways to put miles to use.

Travel

Flights

With United, you can travel to over 1,000 destinations around the world. Use miles to book award flights on United and Star Alliance™ partner airlines. Cardmembers can also redeem earned miles for a statement credit when they use their card to buy United flights.

Book award travel

If you don’t have enough miles to cover your whole trip, you can pay with a combination of money and miles.

Book Money + Miles

Other travel

Hotels

Book a room at hotels and resorts worldwide with United Hotels. MileagePlus Premier® members and eligible MileagePlus Chase Cardmembers can get VIP Access benefits by signing in.

Cars

Rent a car with Avis® or Budget®. If you’re a Premier member or United Cardmember, you can also get Avis elite status for free.

Cruises

Book a cruise with miles or a combination of miles and money on cruise vacations with United Cruises. Premier members can enjoy exclusive onboard extras on select cruise lines.

Other travel

Hotels

Book a room at hotels and resorts worldwide with United Hotels. MileagePlus Premier® members and eligible MileagePlus Chase Cardmembers can get VIP Access benefits by signing in.

Cars

Rent a car with Avis® or Budget®. If you’re a Premier member or United Cardmember, you can also get Avis elite status for free.

Cruises

Book a cruise with miles or a combination of miles and money on cruise vacations with United Cruises. Premier members can enjoy exclusive onboard extras on select cruise lines.

Travel extras

Use miles at the airport and on your flight for effortless, upgraded travel.

Upgrades

Use MileagePlus Upgrade Awards to travel in one of our premium cabins.

Seats

Use miles to pay for seats after you book your next United or United Express flight. You can book Basic Economy, preferred seating or get extra room with Economy Plus®.

Bags

Use miles to pre-pay for bags before check-in on domestic flights.

TSA PreCheck®

Pay for TSA PreCheck application or renewal fees.

United ClubSM

Buy a United Club membership and get access to our collection of United Club locations.

Airport dining

Pay for your meal at select restaurants and bars at Newark Airport (EWR) and Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

Inflight dining

Buy snack boxes, meals and drinks on your next United flight.

Wi-Fi

Buy inflight Wi-Fi on your next United flight. Prices start at $8 or 800 miles for MileagePlus members.

Shopping

Download the MileagePlus X app to shop with miles on the go.

Download the MileagePlus X app to shop with miles on the go.

Download on the App Store
Download on the App Store
Get it on Google Play
Get it on Google Play

Experiences

MileagePlus Exclusives

MileagePlus Exclusives

Bid on one-of-a-kind experiences like VIP sports tickets and international adventures. MileagePlus Premier members and United Cardmembers can bid on even more experiences.

Broadway shows

Broadway shows

Experience the best of Broadway with tickets to shows throughout the U.S.

Buy, transfer, or donate miles

Buy, transfer, or give miles

Get a head start on award travel with more miles, whenever you need them.

Award Accelerator®

Buy extra miles at a discount when you book your next flight.

Premier AcceleratorSM

Buy extra Premier qualifying points (PQP) to bring you closer to Premier status.

Donate miles

Donate miles to your favorite cause and help people in need.

Terms and conditions

Miles accrued, awards, and benefits issued are subject to change and are subject to the rules of the United MileagePlus program, including without limitation the Premier program. MileagePlus program rules.

For complete details about United air travel award rules, visit MileagePlus air awards. For complete details about upgrade awards, read the MileagePlus Upgrade Awards terms and conditions.

Hotel awards are open to active MileagePlus members in all 50 U.S. states and most countries. United Hotels terms and conditions.

This offer is open to active MileagePlus members in all 50 U.S. states and most countries. MileagePlus car awards terms and conditions.

This offer is open to active MileagePlus members in the U.S. United Cruises terms and conditions.

This offer is open to all active MileagePlus members. United Club terms and conditions.

This offer is open to all active MileagePlus members. Inflight Wi-Fi terms and conditions.

This offer is open to active MileagePlus members in the U.S., Puerto Rico, or Guam. You must be physically located in the U.S., Puerto Rico, or Guam at the time of redemption. TSA PreCheck payment code terms and conditions.

This offer is open to active MileagePlus members in any U.S. state except for Hawaii and Alaska. MileagePlus Merchandise Awards terms and conditions.

This offer is open to all active MileagePlus members. MileagePlus Exclusives terms and conditions.

This offer is open to active MileagePlus members in the U.S. Gift card terms and conditions.

For a full list of rules, read the buy and gift terms and conditions, our privacy policy, and the MileagePlus program rules.