Marriott Rewards, United MileagePlus Team for ‘RewardsPlus’
Marriott Rewards and United MileagePlus have joined forces to create a new loyalty program, RewardsPlus.
Under the new program, Marriott Rewards Platinum Elite members will be MileagePlus Premier Silver status, and United Global Services, Premier 1K, Premier Platinum and Premier Gold members will be Marriott Rewards Gold Elite status. The new reciprocal agreement will be effective starting January 31, 2014.
Marriott’s Gold Elite status offering will include lounge access at JW Marriott, Renaissance hotels, Marriott hotels and the Autograph collection, room upgrades when available, complimentary high-speed Internet access, a bonus of 25 percent more points on Marriott stays, priority late check-out and a one-to-one transfer rate of MileagePlus miles into Marriott Rewards membership points.
The United Premier Silver status includes complimentary access to Economy Plus seating, complimentary premier upgrades on domestic flights, premier access travel services such as designated ticket counter check-in lines, priority security lines and priority boarding and baggage handling, one complimentary checked bag and a 25 percent bonus on United flights. The new status will also let members transfer miles into points at a one-to-one rate.
For more information visit united.com.