I love these quick, easy, free ways to build up my Points and Miles balances. Here’s one from United:
1. Go to Mileage Plus Shopping.
2. Click the green button on the right that reads, “Login and Download the Mileage Plus Shopping Assistant.”
3. Enter your Mileage Plus number and password.
4. Click the green button on the left that reads, “Earn Miles Faster – Download the Free Mileage Plus Shopping Assistant.” Don’t click the “Apply Now” button on the right – that will take you to a United Explorer Credit Card application.
5. Click the green button (yes, another green button!) on the right that reads, “Download the Mileage Plus Shopping Assistant.”
6. Click on the Shopping Assistant download icon to get started.
7. Once the Shopping Assistant loads, perform at least one search to earn your miles.
8. Wait for your miles to post!