Moving Down Under for Double EQMs on United

Lucky points out that United has extended its double elite qualifying miles offer through October 15 for residents of Australia and New Zealand.

As he explains, “There has never been a better time to move to Australia….”

The terms and conditions of the offer say

Offer valid for Mileage Plus members, who currently reside in Australia or New Zealand, as determined by the mailing address on their Mileage Plus account at the time the bonus EQM are posted.

(Emphasis mine.)

Now, you’ll have to keep your ‘new’ address Down Under until the double elite qualifying miles post. Which means that other offers that come along which are restricted to U.S. residents would be mutually exclusive with this one. But some folks may make that virtual ‘move’ to boost their accounts, I’d imagine…

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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