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One of my miles and points sayings is that it’s important to get your miles and points from several sources.  While most of my miles come from credit card signup bonuses, another potentially lucrative source of miles is making your online purchases through shopping portals

(SEE ALSO: How I got a million points (and you can too!))

(SEE ALSO: Earning miles through shopping portals)

United Airlines shopping portal bonus

The United Airlines “Fall Fun and Sports” promotion has already started and runs through September 9th.

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  • Spend $350 and earn 1000 bonus miles

That’s nearly 3 extra miles per dollar spent

The Fine Print

*During the “Fall Fun & Sports” bonus campaign, which runs from 08/29/16 through 09/09/16 at 11:59:59 pm ET (the “Bonus Period”), Member will earn a one-time bonus of up to 1,000 MileagePlus® bonus award miles on qualifying purchases, in addition to the standard MileagePlus® miles earned from shopping online through the MileagePlus® Shopping mall. This one-time bonus award will be determined based on Member’s cumulative qualifying purchases made during the Bonus Period: 1,000 miles for qualifying purchases of at least $350 or more. “Qualifying purchases” do not include returns, cancellations, shipping and handling, taxes, gift card or other cash equivalent purchases, and certain products that are not eligible for bonus miles.

It remains to be seen if the other portal sites will run a similar offer or not

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