Check your MileagePlus account: United begins depositing PQPs into Premier accounts – The Points Guy

If you certified for United Premier standing final 12 months, this one is for you.

When United Airlines introduced it could be more durable to qualify for Premier standing, it softened the blow by promising its Premier members a one-time deposit of Premier qualifying factors for individuals who certified for standing in 2022.

Now, United has begun depositing these one-time PQPs into MileagePlus accounts.

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United PQP deposits


United is making one-time PQP deposits. Here’s what you’ll be able to anticipate, based mostly on the standing you certified for in 2022:

  • Premier Silver: 500 PQPs.
  • Premier Gold: 1,000 PQPs.
  • Premier Platinum: 1,500 PQPs.
  • Premier 1K: 2,500 PQPs.

If you held Premier standing as of Feb. 1, 2023, you are eligible for a PQP deposit in response to your standing degree. Unfortunately, Premier members who maintain standing from a standing problem will not obtain a PQP deposit.

As a Premier 1K member, United deposited 2,500 PQPs into my account. UNITED.COM

United may also give the identical head-start bonus in 2024, however the quantity you will obtain will rely on the standing you earn this 12 months.

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What if I purchase as much as standing?


While we usually do not advocate shopping for as much as the following United standing tier, what number of PQPs will United deposit to your account if you happen to do?

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According to United’s web site, you will earn the PQP deposit based mostly in your Feb. 1 standing. So, if you happen to bought the standing buy-up earlier than then, you will obtain the PQP deposit out of your new standing. Otherwise, anticipate a PQP deposit from the standing you certified for in 2022.

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United Airlines financial system class on a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. KYLE OLSEN/THE POINTS GUY

If you are a United lifetime Premier member, you will obtain a PQP deposit based mostly in your corresponding standing, even if you happen to did not fly in 2022.

Related: Is it price pursuing lifetime elite standing?

Bottom line

United elevated the Premier standing necessities for incomes standing in 2023. So, the PQP deposit actually helps. Check your MileagePlus account for an entry labeled “Starter PQP.”