Via Lucky, United has announced their year-end bonuses for elites who fly beyond the minimum miles necessary for their status levels.
Premiers who rack up 35,000 qualifying miles (or 40 segments) get a Red Carpet Club pass or 7500 miles. Take the miles.
Premier Executives who rack up 75,000 qualifying miles (or 85 segments) get (2) Red Carpet Club passes or 15,000 bonus miles. Take the miles.
1Ks who rack up 125,000 qualifying miles (or 125 segments) get 2 Systemwide Upgrades, 25,000 miles, or a fee waiver on the $375 annual fee United Visa that comes with a free Red Carpet Club membership. Your travel patterns will determine whether the Systemwides are the best value (my favorite) or the free Red Carpet Club membership.