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How to earn, redeem, and maximize United MileagePlus miles - even if you're not a frequent flyer

Posted On: Dec 4, 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

How to earn, redeem, and maximize United MileagePlus miles - even if you're not a frequent flyer

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You can earn a lot of United MileagePlus miles quickly with excellent credit cards like the United℠ Explorer Card and the United Club℠ Infinite Card .
If you have the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve® , or Ink Business Preferred® Credit Card, you can also transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to your United MileagePlus account.
Thanks to its membership in Star Alliance, you can use United miles to book award flights on partners like Lufthansa and Singapore Airlines.
Redeeming United MileagePlus miles for non-travel rewards presents less value, so avoid it if possible.
Read Business Insider's guide to the best airline credit cards .
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United is one of the largest airlines in the world, so it should come as no surprise that its frequent flyer program, MileagePlus, has over 100 million members. If you're one of them, there are myriad ways both to earn and redeem MileagePlus miles for the best value, including some phenomenal United...

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