How to Transfer United Points to Partners

Convert Points and Miles How to Transfer United Points to Partners

How to Transfer United Points to Partners

You can transfer your United points to partners for purchases, such as booking flights. United has a loyalty program that allows travelers to earn and redeem MileagePlus miles on several different airlines and transfer points from Chase Ultimate Rewards. Additionally, the airline has a unique partnership with Hertz and Marriott that provides increased mileage earning. Unfortunately, one challenge you may encounter is how to find the best deals and best options based on the points you have. DoNotPay can guide you through the best options you have depending on your rewards program and how much each point will be worth monetarily.

How United Airlines Points Work

As mentioned earlier, United has a MileagePlus rewards program for travelers flying United or partner airlines frequently. The loyalty program is free to join, and you can start earning miles on your first booking. Currently, United miles are worth about 1.2 cents per mile. There are four levels of elite status that travelers reach to earn extra miles per dollar spent on united flights and access various perks when they fly. The benefits that are available at diverse status levels include:

  • Flight upgrades
  • Free checked bags
  • Easy award redemptions
  • Same-day flight changes with no fee
  • No fuel surcharges
  • Worldwide flight network
  • Excursionist perks

Where Can I Transfer United Airlines Points to?

MileagePlus has partnered with the various hotel, resort, and car rental rewards programs worldwide. You can convert points into miles at a ratio of 2,000 Rewards Points to 1,000 miles. Use your miles to do any of the following at participating locations:

  • Book stays at brand-name hotels and resorts worldwide
  • Book a rental car
  • Shop for thousands of products such as electronics, jewelry, and more
  • Buy Apple® products like the iPad, Apple Watch, MacBook, and more.
  • Book your dream cruise.
  • Purchase eGift cards from over 270 merchants.
  • Score tickets to live sports, concerts, and theater events with miles

How to Transfer United Airlines Miles to Transfer Partners

Even if you don't fly United, you can transfer United Airlines Miles to other transfer partners. Use the following steps to transfer your miles:

  1. Visit https://buymiles.mileageplus.com.
  2. Select "Transfer Miles" at the top menu bar.
  3. Clicking on the Transfer Miles option prompts you to log into your MileagePlus account
  4. Fill out the transfer miles by entering the name, MileagePlus member, and email address. Choose the number of miles you want to transfer and input the name and MileagePlus number of the person/entity receiving the miles.
  5. Pay the transfer fees and processing fees by credit or debit card.
  6. Wait for 1 business day to finalize the transaction. If there is any problem, contact MileagePlus Service Center at 1-800-421-4655.

The DIY method to transfer your points is tedious and long. DoNotPay can help ease this process with any airline rewards program. DoNotPay can check your points balance at Delta for example, or transfer your points for you in just a few simple steps.

How to Check/Transfer United Airlines Points With the Help of DoNotPay

Here's how to get started:

 

  1. Search "points" or "rewards" on DoNotPay, and select the rewards program you're a part of / the type of points you have.

     

  2. Choose whether you want to check your points balance, transfer your points, or sell them for cash.

     

  3. If you selected one of the first two options, DoNotPay can check your points balance or transfer your points for you. Otherwise, we can help you find the best deal through third-party vendors.

     

For example, if you are a Marriott Rewards member, you can transfer your points to airline miles or find discounted hotel rates to redeem the best value. If you want to sell your points, we can help you find the best deal through third-party vendors. Lastly, we can also help you check your latest points balance automatically!

For example, if you are a Marriott Rewards member, you can transfer your points to airline miles or find discounted hotel rates to redeem the best value. If you want to sell your points, we can help you find the best deal through third-party vendors. Lastly, we can also help you check your latest points balance automatically!

How Much Money are United Airlines Miles Worth?

Today, United miles are worth 1.75 cents each on average. If you have 10,000 United miles, it converts to about $175. At this rate, United miles are far much more valuable than the average airline miles worth about 1.3 cents each. Keep in mind the value of United miles is largely determined by how you redeem them.

You can compare United miles with other airlines here:

Airline Reward ProgramMilesStandard Mileage Value (in Dollars)Priority/Business/First Class Mileage Value (in Dollars)
American Airlines AAdvantage Miles1$0.012$0.025
Southwest Rapid Rewards1$0.014$0.015
United MileagePlus1$0.010$0.024
Delta Skymiles1$0.013$0.014
Jetblue TrueBlue1$0.015N/A

Let DoNotPay Help You Transfer Your United Airline Miles/Points

Like most of the world's major airlines, United Airlines has partnered with other airlines, hotel groups, and rental car companies to bring convenience and comfort to their customers. The partnerships have expanded flight destinations while providing a loyalty program for members to earn and redeem their airline miles. Undeniably, the United MileagePlus program is one of the largest and most complicated airline rewards systems globally. Learning how to navigate the program and checkpoints, redeem points, or transfer points is challenging. Fortunately, DoNotPay can help.

DoNotPay can guide you through the best options you have depending on your rewards program and how much each point will be worth monetarily. We will also help you transfer your points or sell them for cash. Contact us today to learn more.

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