United Airlines has announced its “Fall Bonus” shopping promotion. During the promotion period, you will earn up to 1,500 bonus miles for shopping through the United shopping portal. The “Fall Bonus” promotion runs from now through October 15, 2018, so you have plenty of time to plan and work out how to maximize your earnings for shopping for everyday items.
- The “Fall Bonus” promotion runs through October 15, 2018, 11:59:59 pm ET
- Earn up to 1,500 miles bonus after completing qualifying purchases
- Qualifying purchases do not include returns, cancellations, shipping and handling, taxes, gift card or other cash equivalent purchases
- Allow 8-10 weeks after the Bonus Period for bonus award miles to post to your account
- Bonus miles are in addition to the miles you would earn normally for your purchases
The promotion is tiered, and the more you spend the more bonus miles you will earn. You will earn the following bonus miles:
- Earn 500 miles after making at least $150 in qualifying purchases
- Earn 1,500 miles after making at least $350 in qualifying purchases
Making The Most Of The Promotion
If you have some purchases to make you may be tempted to rush out and make them through the United shopping portal. However, it is best to hold fire for a day or two; invariably other airlines will also be coming up with their bonuses, so it is always best to spread your spending to maximize your mile returns.
Choosing what to buy through which shopping portal is trickier, but with a little patience can really maximize your mileage earning for everyday spending. Once you have found an item you like at a retailer, head over to a site like evreward.com and enter the retailer’s name.
Evreward tracks how many points you will earn per dollar for spending at various retailers. Looking at the image above, if you want to buy an item from Macys.com your best option is to purchase it through the British Airways shopping portal. This will yield 7 Avios per dollar spent which is much higher than any other airline now.
All Things Considered
One of the best ways of boosting your mileage balances is through shopping portal bonus miles promotion. They run regularly and many programs run them at the same time. So whenever you want to make some purchases, it is always worthwhile to have a quick look through the various shopping portals to boost your miles balance from the comfort of your own home.