United Threshold Bonuses for 2009

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.

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

More articles by Gary Leff »

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *