Or, consider other cards for 50,000 more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
Earn 80,000 bonus points after spending $2,000 on purchases within the first three months of account opening.
$1,000 toward travel or transfer to United, Southwest, and more.
That's $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards® or 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs.
For those of you with the United Explorer, Continental OnePass Plus, and Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card credit cards, here’s a heads up about one airline where you could use your miles for flights.
Virgin Atlantic will no longer be available for redemption using Continental Airlines OnePass miles effective February 13, 2012.
You can make mile ticket reservations until that date, and the tickets can be for travel up to one year later, so you have the rest of 2012 and beyond to take trips with them.
This is a little disappointing, but not surprising. Virgin Atlantic was a partner of Continental Airlines but not United Airlines and now that the two are finalizing the steps of their merger have more combined US to London Heathrow flights so there is less of a need for the partnership.
Remember that Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card points transfer 1:1 into United Mileage Plus and Continental OnePass miles. As of March 3, 2012, United Mileage Plus and Continental OnePass will merge all accounts into one United Mileage Plus program.
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