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Earn award miles

Explore all of the exciting ways to earn miles


Earn miles for air travel

United or United Express

Fly with United or United Express® and see your award miles grow.

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Airline partners

Fly with our airline partners to more than 1,100 destinations and earn award miles with MileagePlus.

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Earn miles hotels


Earn award miles with partners such as Marriott, Hilton, IHG and many more.

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Earn miles car rentals

Car rentals

Earn award miles with Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty or with other ground transportation and parking partners.

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Earn miles with Amtrak

Rail service

Earn award miles when you travel on Amtrak.

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Earn miles cruises

Cruise and vacation partners

United Cruises® and United Vacations® give you more ways to earn award miles.

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Buy, transfer or donate miles

Make sure you receive proper mileage credit

To ensure that you receive proper mileage credit, provide your MileagePlus account number at the following times:

  • When making flight, hotel or car rental reservations
  • At flight, hotel or car check-in
  • When using the services of a MileagePlus partner

Missing miles?

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Everyday activities

Earn miles credit cards

Credit card partners

Earn award miles and refine your travel experience with the MileagePlus Visa Explorer card from Chase and other credit card partners.

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Exclusive offers for MileagePlus credit cardmembers

Exclusive offers for MileagePlus credit cardmembers

Earn extra award miles on everyday purchases with select MileagePlus partners.

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Earn miles shopping

MileagePlus Shopping

Earn award miles when you shop for the holidays at over 850 retailers, including Nordstrom, Best Buy, Sears and more.

Shop in the U.S.       Shop in Japan 

Earn miles retail

Retail, lifestyle and more

Earn award miles when you shop for flowers, wine, gifts and more.

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Earn miles dining

Dining and entertainment

Earn award miles every time you dine with MileagePlus Dining, purchase event tickets with ScoreBig and more.

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Earn miles banks

Financial partners

Get closer to your financial goals and earn award miles with our MileagePlus partners.

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Earn miles Home

Home, auto and energy

Earn award miles for these everyday home and utility services.

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Earn miles business

Business products and services New

Earn award miles for your business-related activities.

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Earn miles new partners

New partners and limited-time offers New

Earn more award miles faster with these exciting new partners and limited-time offers.

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View all the ways to earn miles for everyday activities.

MileagePlus rules: The accrual of miles and Premier® qualifying credits, redemption of awards and provision of benefits through the United MileagePlus program, including the Premier Program, are subject to change and are subject to the rules of the MileagePlus program.

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