Now that you have accumulated all of these United MileagePlus miles, how can you use these miles for free travel? The options are listed below. Also click here to read about how The Points Mom used United MileagePlus miles for free flights to Vail and Aspen.
You can use miles to request an upgrade to United Global First, United First, United BusinessFirst or United Business on most paid tickets on United-operated flights. You can also try to use miles to request an upgrade on a Star Alliance flight, but these upgrades are only available on participating carriers only and based on availability.
With RewardsPlus, Premier members can convert miles into Marriott Rewards points. MileagePlus Premier members can convert MileagePlus miles to Marriott Rewards points at a 1:1 ratio – up to 50,000 miles yearly.