United Premier Platinum Benefits

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Economy Plus Seating

  • Complimentary Access to Economy Plus at booking
  • Eight(8) Economy Plus Companion


  • Complimentary Premier Upgrades (CPU)
  • CPU Companion Upgrades
  • CPU Confirmations as early as 72 hours before departure
  • Instant upgrades on Y- or B- class full fare economy tickets
  • Regional Premier Upgrades eligibility

Premier mileage bonuses

  • 500 PQM minimum accrual
  • 9x award miles on United and Unite Express and select partners

Premier priority travel services

  • Priority check-in
  • Priority security screening, where offered
  • Priority boarding privileges
  • Priority baggage handling
  • Premier Priority Desk phone line
  • Access to most sold-out flights
  • Lounge access when travelling internationally

Discounts and waivers on service charges and fees

  • Complimentary checked baggage allowance for economy tickets (3 bags at 70 lbs./32 kg each)
  • Waived same day flight changes on United and United Express non-Basic Economy tickets
  • Discounted United Club membership rates
  • Waived phone service charge
  • 10% discount on in-flight Duty Free purchases

Award travel benefits

  • Priority award waitlisting
  • Standby for international awards
  • Unrestricted access to United Standard Awards on United and United Express operated flights
  • Better availability for United Saver Awards in economy
  • Better availability for United Saver Awards in select premium cabins
  • Reduced or waived close-in award booking fee
  • Reduced or waived award redeposit fee
  • Reduced or waived award change fee

Star Alliance Gold Status

  • Priority reservations waitlisting
  • Priority airport standby
  • Priority airport check-in at United and UnitedFirst counter
  • Extra baggage allowance – 44lbs or additional piece of luggage
  • Gold Track – allows you to use expedited immigration lane were available
  • Airport access to Star Alliance partner lounges
  • Priority boarding
  • Priority baggage handling


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*Highlighted text signals improvement from previous premier level.