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500 easy United miles and 5x miles on dining

by on Thu April 20, 2017 • 1 Comment


Dining is a great way to earn extra points with a card that earns a dining bonus like the Chase Sapphire Preferred or Reserve.

And you can double dip when you enroll your card with a dining for mile program.

United MileagePlus is relaunching its dining for miles as MileagePlus Dining, and you can earn 500 bonus miles just for registering your credit card. No dining needed.

It can be any credit or debit card, not just a Chase or United MileagePlus card.

That’s great if your United miles are about to expire and you need some activity.

Then, when you use one of your registered cards to dine at a restaurant in the network you’ll earn 1,000 bonus miles for your first dine of $25 or more within 30 days of joining.

And if you dine five more times in the first 30 days, you’ll earn 500 miles per dine, for 2,500 additional miles, or 4,000 miles total in your first 30 days.

After that, you earn 3 miles per dollar when you dine as long as you keep an email on file with MileagePlus Dining and opt in to receiving emails.

If you reach 12 dines in a calendar year you’ll reach the VIP level and earn 5 miles per dollar.

You’re not going to find a lot of fine dining Michelin Star restaurants in the program, but you will find a lot of neighborhood places that are great for delivery or takeout.


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Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

Miles dont expireas long as card is open
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Partner Offer

50,000 bonus points

Intro Offer

$0 introductory annual fee the first year, then $95

Annual Fee


Foreign Transaction Fee Waived

Yes - transfer to United MileagePlus, Southwest Rapid Rewards, Marriott Rewards, and more

Points Can Transfer to Airline Miles ?

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