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PROMOTION [targeted] - Extra RDMs for additional spend [April-Sept 4, 2016]

PROMOTION [targeted] - Extra RDMs for additional spend [April-Sept 4, 2016]

Old Apr 20, 16, 8:44 am
  #46  
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: NTTB
Programs: UA 1K, Marriott Plat
Posts: 4,635
Not eligible but not surprised as I am around $3-4k of PQD per month.

I suspect they tapped into their vast data to ascertain whom to target to incentivize to spend. Why incentivize those who already spend?
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Old Apr 20, 16, 8:45 am
  #47  
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Programs: United Mileage Plus Premier
Posts: 710
I can't even remember the last time I got one of these promo emails from UA despite being Elite/Premier for over 25 years..oh well. That said, I did some how get 10,000 bonus miles at the end of 2015 for some promo I don't even know about...
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Old Apr 20, 16, 8:49 am
  #48  
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: SF Bay Area
Programs: UA MileagePlus (Premier Gold); Hilton HHonors (Gold); Chase Ultimate Rewards; Amex Plat
Posts: 3,593
Anyone who made status using the CC waiver and not making PQD targets get this offer? I've always made status by hitting the PQD targets and don't even have the UA Chase CC and I'm not eligible (no surprise there).
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Old Apr 20, 16, 9:14 am
  #49  
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Houston
Programs: UA GS 2MM, QFF Platinum, HH Diamond, HawaiianMiles
Posts: 6,688
Not eligible. Kinda thankful, as I booked some serious PQD last week that wouldn't have counted!
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Old Apr 20, 16, 9:29 am
  #50  
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: SFO
Programs: AS MVP75, Marriott Titanium, AA Plat, UA Silver, DL Silver
Posts: 483
Mine was:

$6,000 -> 115K
$9,500 -> 155K
$13,500 -> 190K

I used to be 1K and my company would regularly pay >$6K for roundtrip C to London or Beijing. Nowadays I just pay for the cheapest business class ticket available and ignore status.

I think UA is realizing that going revenue based has lost them loyalty from the people they really want. However, the people that were playing the game are already sitting on a ton of miles and are perfectly capable of monitoring good deal premium fares and other tricks of the trade.
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Old Apr 20, 16, 10:14 am
  #51  
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Bay Area, CA
Programs: AA Plat, UA Gold, AS MVP Gold, HH Diamond, SPG Gold, Club Carlson Gold, US
Posts: 949
Got it for 325,000.

$3000 => 80,000
$5500 => 110,000
$8500 => 135,000
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Old Apr 20, 16, 10:56 am
  #52  
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: VA
Programs: AA EXP, A3 Gold, Marriott Silver, Choice Privileges Gold, National Exec
Posts: 192
I got:

$2,000 => 55K
$4,000 => 70K
$5,500 => 90K

I was a Premier Plat for a couple of years before switching over to AA with the introduction of PQDs. I fly United maybe 2-3 per year now.
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Old Apr 20, 16, 11:07 am
  #53  
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Originally Posted by STS-134 View Post
Anyone who made status using the CC waiver and not making PQD targets get this offer? I've always made status by hitting the PQD targets and don't even have the UA Chase CC and I'm not eligible (no surprise there).
Not entirely the same but I live in Canada and have a Canadian address so I have PQD waived automatically. I DID get an email (see above).
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Old Apr 20, 16, 11:10 am
  #54  
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Programs: AS Gold, Hyatt Diamond, Starriott LTPP
Posts: 293
Well, I think I received the worst offer posted so far:

$8k for 30k miles
$11k for 40k miles
$13.5k for 50k miles

Former 1K for many years, down to silver after switching to AA.

Can anyone beat that?
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Old Apr 20, 16, 11:13 am
  #55  
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: ROC/NYC/MSP/LAX/HKG/SIN
Programs: AA 1.75MM EXP EMD, UA 1.31MM LT *G, DL SM, AS MVPG 75K, Marriott LT PLT(PP)/ICH AMB PLT/Hertz PC
Posts: 3,207
Originally Posted by CAPT Tee View Post
Just received the promotion e-mail.

https://www.united.com/promotions/

Only original recipients of this email invitation can register and participate in this promotion. Must register by 6 JUL

Ticket dates: 19 APR - 4 SEP
Travel dates: 19 APR - 4 SEP

Receive up to 85K bonus miles
Milestone 1: 20K bonus miles after earning $3K PQD
Milestone 2: 30K bonus miles after earning $4K PQD
Milestone 3: 35K bonus miles after earning $5K PQD
I am curious who received this promotion and was able to register it after they received the bonus RDMs of

5x more of PQDs
3000/6000 miles per segments

in premium cabin

I am a bit disappointed as there was a cap of 50k from the last premium cabin promotion. I hope that was improved.

I am not eligible for this promotion, however.
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Old Apr 20, 16, 11:21 am
  #56  
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Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Up in the Air
Programs: UA GS, EK, BA, SQ, CX, Marriot LP
Posts: 4,044
So love having most of my trips capped at 75k RDM and seeing UA hand out miles like its Christmas to those that have already abandoned them - I get the marketing aspect but perhaps UA should stop taking for granted its loyal consumers before they aren't loyal any more....
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Old Apr 20, 16, 11:48 am
  #57  
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Austin, TX
Programs: AA EXP/3mm+, UA 1k/1mm+, National EE, IC Plat, Marriott Plat
Posts: 2,601
Originally Posted by bmwe92fan View Post
So love having most of my trips capped at 75k RDM and seeing UA hand out miles like its Christmas to those that have already abandoned them - I get the marketing aspect but perhaps UA should stop taking for granted its loyal consumers before they aren't loyal any more....
Bingo.
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Old Apr 20, 16, 11:51 am
  #58  
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Seattle
Programs: United Gold, Delta Silver, SPG Gold
Posts: 81
Nothing for me. Don't have any UA flights scheduled (all flights this year through mileage redemption). Former 1K, current Gold at looking like no status next year.
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Old Apr 20, 16, 12:47 pm
  #59  
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Join Date: May 2002
Location: NC
Programs: AA Concierge Key/1MM, DL DM/2 MM, UA Gold,Hilton Diamond, IHG Plat, Marriott Titanium Elite lifetime
Posts: 10,354
With AA's impending mileage program shift, I'm planning to move business back to UA or DL former 1k here but not targeted. Anyone tried to contact UA to receive one of these promotions? It would certainly incentivize my purchase patterns going forward.
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Old Apr 20, 16, 1:00 pm
  #60  
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Washington, DC, USA
Programs: UA-1Kmm, AA-EX Plt mm-, Hilton Diamond,
Posts: 1,086
No offer for me. Currently Gold via Million Miler with 1 paid flight this year. Prior 10 years as 1K with paid business fares. Guess they don't care I left for AA.
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