1,000 Miles via MileagePlus Shopping – I received an email offer from United this morning reminding me to register my MileagePlus credit card with my MileagePlus shopping account to receive 1,000 bonus award miles by 7/31/12.   The T&Cs state that the offer ” is available only for members who received an email from MileagePlus Shopping”, however I just had my colleagues test it and all are successfully registered.  No guarantee that they will post but it’s worth a shot. Miles post 8 to 10 weeks after the promotion end date.

  • Step 1 – Follow this link and log into MP shopping
  • Step 2 – Once logged in go back up to the address bar and paste the following – https://www.mileageplusshopping.com/cpromo____.htm?promoname=register
  • Step 3 – Follow the prompts and register your MileagePlus card, no word whether the legacy CO cards work.

A few readers seem to have forgotten that they had registered previously and instead of an offer as seen above, receive a “Congratulations for Registering” message. 

1,000 Miles via MileagePlus DiningA long standing offer for registering and dining, you must register and dine by 12/31/12.  Miles post 4-6 weeks after dining, must be a new member as per the T&Cs.

  • Step 1 – Register using this link
  • Step 2 – Create an online profile
  • Step 3 – Spend at least $50 on a single dine within 30 days of registration
  • Step 4 – Complete a review within 30 days of dining

Prefer to earn with another airline?

4000 Miles via Netflix for United  – Another long standing offer, but 4000 for UA instead of the lower offers on other airlines. New members only as per the T&Cs. This does require at least one month of payment which is $8.

  • Step 1 – Sign up using this link
  • Step 2 – Start your one month free trail
  • Step 3 – You will be billed for your first paid month for $8.  You’ll earn 2,000 miles when you become a paying member of Netflix and earn another 2,000 miles when you pay with your MileagePlus card (no word on CO cards).
  • If you decide to cancel prior to your second paid month you can do so with no penalty.   Miles post in 8-10 weeks.
  • Note as per several readers, if you have registered for any Netflix promotion previously you will not be awarded additional miles as the sign-ups are  tracked using IP addresses, physical addresses, emails, and credit card. .  If you sign up using an IP where you formerly registered or where you have logged into a Netflix account previously it will disqualify you from receiving the promo miles, even if the registration appears successful.  Using the same credit card or email/physical address will also disqualify you.

Prefer to earn with another airline?

I posted how to earn another 1,750 UA miles last week – click this link for full details.  Regarding this link, several readers have been able to take advantage of the Thanks Again 1,000 mile offer with all participants including UA, AA, Delta, and US Airways by using different credit cards and pinger (text free) in the sign up process. However, note that this does violate the T&Cs that state one mileage bonus per household.

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Marc W July 19, 2012 - 12:18 pm

When I cut and paste the link it says congratulations you’ve earned 1,000 miles without allowing me to input my card info?

adam July 19, 2012 - 1:42 pm

@Marc W – Have you previously signed up for the promo? Just tried it with another colleague and it’s still working.

Albert July 19, 2012 - 2:43 pm

Is the United Explorer card the same as the Chase United MP card?

adam July 19, 2012 - 2:48 pm

@Albert – both the MileagePlus Shopping and the Netflix offer require a valid “MileagePlus Card”, the United Explorer card would count as one.

David July 19, 2012 - 3:33 pm

Does it tell you if you’re not eligible for the Netflix offer? I’ve done it in the past, but I used a new email address and CC.

adam July 19, 2012 - 4:51 pm

@David- Netflix can be pretty strict even with a new credit card. If you used an IP address where you’ve logged on to their site before there’s a chance they might not award miles.

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jeff July 23, 2012 - 2:26 pm

I was able to get 4K UA miles for netflix promo using the same IP address. I already have netflix since last year i just use a different email and different credit card and i was able to get 4K miles and i also sign up my wife couple weeks ago and her 4K miles just showed up today on her account and i use the same computer.

adam July 23, 2012 - 2:29 pm

@jeff – Congrats and thanks for reporting back for the other readers, seems easier than we thought!

David July 23, 2012 - 3:55 pm

+1 for me. New email, new CC…miles posted in 4 days. I probably got lucky with the posting schedule though.

adam July 23, 2012 - 4:05 pm

@David – Nice, seems that the new email / cc is doing the trick.

Grant Thomas August 7, 2012 - 8:09 am

On 8/7/12, my Delta skymiles posted for using this offer, but not yet for United.

adam August 10, 2012 - 6:57 am

@ Grant Thomas – Thanks for the update. Keep us posted. Did you apply on the same dates?

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I just got charged for my first month of Netflix. How long do I have to wait before I cancel the subscription? Do I have to wait the 8-10 weeks for the miles to post before I can cancel? Thanks!

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