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In addition to paid travel and credit card sign-up bonuses, another great way to earn points is through shopping portals. For those of you who may not know, shopping portals give you additional points for buying products through them.

(READ MORE: Earning Miles Through Shopping Portals)

(READ MORE:  How I earned over 1.6 million points in 2016)

Right now, United is offering a spring bonus promotion, which you can learn about here.

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United Airlines Spring Bonus Promotion

This bonus runs from now until April 29th, and is a tiered promotion, meaning:

  • Spend $150, get 300 bonus miles
  • Spend $350, get 1,000 bonus miles

This bonus seems a bit on the lighter side but if you have shopping to do at these stores.  There are additionally 4 stores (Macy’s, Groupon, Nike and that you can get a bonus 100 miles if you shop $50 (you can get 100 bonus miles for each of the 4 stores)

Terms & Conditions

  • *During the “Spring Bonus” bonus campaign, which runs from 04/16/18 through 04/29/18 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 made through the MileagePlus® Shopping mall or from purchases made through MileagePlus® Shopping in-store offers.
  • This one-time bonus award will be determined using one of the following tiers, based on Member’s cumulative qualifying purchases made during the Bonus Period: Tier 1 bonus: 300 miles for qualifying purchases of at least $150; or Tier 2 bonus: 1,000 miles for qualifying purchases of at least $350 or more. The Tier 2 bonus provides the maximum number of miles that will be awarded. Void where prohibited by law.
  • During the “Featured Store Bonus” bonus campaign which runs during the “Spring Bonus” Bonus Period noted above, Member will earn 100 MileagePlus® bonus award miles on cumulative qualifying purchases of at least $50 at one or all of the designated “Featured Stores”: Nike,, Groupon, and Member is eligible for one bonus payout of 100 MileagePlus® bonus award miles per designated “Featured Store.” All other terms apply. Void where prohibited by law.

Will you be earning these bonus points? Do you take advantage of these shopping portal bonuses in general? Let us know below!

Images courtesy of United Airlines shopping portal

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