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Get the extra miles you want, when you want them. Buy miles and get closer to your next travel award, or give miles to family members or friends as a gift. You can also transfer miles between MileagePlus® accounts to help someone get a head start on their own award travel or convert hotel program points to MileagePlus award miles.
Add to your own MileagePlus account. Purchase additional miles that you can redeem with any of our MileagePlus airline partners.
Move miles from one MileagePlus account to another. Now you can share your miles with friends and family.
Purchase miles for friends and family. Miles make the perfect gift for friends and family. We'll deposit them directly in the recipient's MileagePlus account.
MileagePlus Gift Card Exchange
Now you can turn gift cards from over 100 name brand retailers into award miles. It's the perfect use for gift cards you don't want, a remaining balance you can't use, or as a form of payment for your award miles.1
MileagePlus Reward MilesSM for business
It’s a great way to reward your customers, strengthen business relationships and boost sales.
You can now reinstate some or all of your expired miles and redeem them for award travel.
Award Accelerator allows you to increase your mileage balance faster by purchasing additional award miles with your travel.
Add Premier Accelerator to your Award Accelerator purchase, and earn extra miles toward Premier status qualification with your travel.
Credit card partners
A limited number of international credit card partners allow members to make transfers within the MileagePlus program.2
Many hotel partner programs including Hilton® HHonorsTM, Marriott Rewards®, Starwood Preferred Guest® and more allow members to convert hotel program points to MileagePlus award miles.2
With RewardsPlus, Premier members can convert miles into Marriott Rewards® points. Grow your balance and redeem points for stays at JW Marriott®, Autograph Collection®, Renaissance® Hotels, Marriott Hotels & Resorts® and more.
Convert miles into points with RewardsPlus
1 Available to residents of the U.S. only.
2 Some credit card or hotel programs allow you to earn miles that go directly into your MileagePlus account. Other programs require transfer of miles from the partner program to your MileagePlus account. In most cases, you will need to contact the partner to have miles transferred.
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.
See the complete rules and details of the MileagePlus program