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Answers to questions about United Airlines gift cards
Do United Airlines gift cards expire?
Yes. United Airlines gift certificates expire within five years of the purchase date. All gift certificates are non-refundable. If the total value of the gift certificate falls below $1USD the card is considered null and void.
How many gift cards can I use in one United Airlines transaction?
Only one gift certificate may be applied per purchase at United Airlines or United Express.
How do I check the balance of my United Airlines gift card?
Please have your gift card ready when you check the balance. You can check your United Airlines gift card from Gift Card Granny here.
What happens if I use a United Airlines gift card to pay, and then need a refund? Can the value be reloaded onto the gift certificate?
If you use a United Airlines gift certificate to pay for any transaction, and then the transaction requires a refund, you will be credited the money back onto an electronic travel certificate that is valid for one year. United Airlines gift certificates are not reloadable.
How can I purchase a United Airlines gift card? I heard they were being discontinued?
Yes-- United Airlines is discontinuing gift certificates. However, all United Airlines gift certificates are usable for five years after the purchase date. You can also purchase United Airlines gift certificates directly from the United Airlines website until they discontinue them.
Can I combine my United Airlines gift card with a discount or miles group?
United Airlines gift certificates cannot be combined with other programs, such as Mileage Plus. You can, however, combine it with other promotions and discounted fares. You cannot combine your United Airlines gift certificate with an electronic travel certificate.
What can I use United Airlines gift card for?
You can use your United Airlines gift card to purchase air travel, which includes the cost of tickets plus taxes and surcharges. Gift cards cannot be used for any non-ticket purchase, including baggage.
If the purchase is greater than the amount of the gift card, you may use a debit or credit card to cover the balance. You may use up to five gift cards separate cards for one purchase.
Are United Airlines gift cards reloadable?
United Airlines gift certificates are not reloadable. They are being discontinued.
Do United Airlines gift cards expire?
Yes. United Airlines gift certificates are valid only until five years after the purchase date. If the remaining balance on any certificate is less than $1USD the certificate is considered null and void. United Airlines is discontinuing gift certificates. Gift Card Granny is a gift card resale site. Find your United Airlines gift cards even after United Airlines stops selling them at Gift Card Granny!
Can I still earn miles if I use a United Airlines gift card?
You can absolutely earn miles on travel purchased with gift cards.
If I lose my gift card, can I get it replaced?
United Airlines is discontinuing gift cards. Lost or stolen cards will not be replaced.
Can I use the app to make my purchase?
Absolutely! The United Airlines app is available on Google Play, the Apple App Store, and the Amazon App Store.
About United Airlines
United Airlines takes their slogan-- “Connecting People. Uniting the World.”-- very seriously. They have one of the most comprehensive route networks in America, flown over 4,000 times a day to 356 airports around the country. Over 700 mainline aircraft are supported by over 500 regional aircraft, flying domestic and international flights every day. United Airline is a member of the Star Alliance, connecting people to international destinations in 193 countries with fellow member airlines.
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