United Continues Bonus Miles for Tickets Purchased at its Web Site

27th Sep 2002

United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) announced today it will continue to offer Mileage Plus bonus miles for tickets purchased on its web site, united.com, through Dec. 31, 2002.
For United roundtrip tickets purchased on united.com using a U.S. issued credit card from Oct. 1, 2002 through Dec. 31, 2002, customers will receive 500 bonus miles (250 bonus miles for a one-way ticket) after travel is complete.  Customers booking on united.com for the first time will receive an additional 500 bonus miles for a roundtrip ticket (250 bonus miles for a one-way ticket) for a total of 1,000 bonus miles upon completion of travel.  Travel does not need to be completed by December 31, 2002 in order to qualify to receive these bonus miles.  Visit www.united.com/newbonus for full details.
“This offer presents a wonderful opportunity for United Airlines’ customers to accrue additional miles in their Mileage Plus account on every flight purchased on united.com from October through the end of the year,” said Patricia Mash, vice president-revenue management for United.
In celebration of the 5th anniversary of united.com, visitors to the web site also have the opportunity to enter united.com’s 5th Anniversary Giveaway for a chance to win a 2003 BMW X5 and 50,000 Mileage Plus miles or for a chance to win one of 50 additional prize packages, each consisting of the following:  25,000 Mileage Plus miles, 75,000 Hyatt Gold Passport points, 5 days’ Avis car rental, $250 grocery gift card from Safeway Companies and a $50 FTD.COM gift certificate.  Visit www.united.com/five to learn the details of united.com’s 5th Anniversary Giveaway and how to enter.
United offers about 1,900 flights a day on a route network that spans the globe.  Mileage Plus, United’s frequent flier program with more than 40 million enrolled members, has been named the best frequent flier program by Business Traveler magazine in 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000.
united.com’s 5th Anniversary Giveaway: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Eligibility:  The united.com 5th Anniversary Giveaway is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry.  Employees of United Air Lines, Inc., Hyatt Corporation, and ePrize, LLC, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible.  Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited.  Timing: The Promotion begins on September 5, 2002 at 12:00:01 a.m. Central Standard Time (“CST”) and ends on November 14, 2002 at 11:59:59p.m. CST. Promotion Results: For Official Rules, go to www.united/five or send a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Rules request, united.com 5th Anniversary Giveaway rules. c/o ePrize, 34405 West 12 Mile Road, Suite 123, Farmington Hills, MI 48331. VT residents may exclude return postage.


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