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United MileagePlus a New Chase Ultimate Rewards Transfer Partner?

Oct. 03, 2011
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United MileagePlus a New Chase Ultimate Rewards Transfer Partner?
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Update: As of April 2013, Chase Ultimate Rewards has added Virgin Atlantic as a new airline transfer partner.

I asked Chase' Ultimate Rewards program folks last week whether United would be a transfer partner going forward, but they were mum - stating, "No information at this time." I've always assumed they would - especially since Continental is currently a transfer partner and Chase issues United's credit cards.

Well, TPG reader Elizabeth tipped me off that United is now listed as a transfer partner on UltimateRewards.com -> Transfer Points -> See all

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A nice little surprise

I would have missed this because United doesn't have a logo, but it's there. However, when I tried to transfer to my MileagePlus account I received a temporary error. Seems like someone accidentally let this show online before the partnership goes live, but I think it's a good sign nonetheless!

Error

Has anyone been able to transfer points successfully to United?
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