A Partnership Between United and Marriott Results in a New Reciprocal Rewards Experience – RewardsPlus

United Mileage Plus and Marriott Rewards have teamed up following on the heals of the Delta & SPG Crossover Rewards partnership. The new program is called RewardsPlus which will provide qualified elite members of either program with reciprocal benefits in the other program!


RewardsPlus from Marriott Rewards and United Mileage Plus


For Marriott Rewards Members:


If you are Platinum Elite or Platinum Premier Elite members with Marriott you can register here and receive complimentary MileagePlus Premier Silver status which will give you the following benefits on United:


  • Complimentary access to Economy Plus at check-in (when available);
  • Complimentary Premier Upgrades (when available);
  • Premier Access(SM) priority airport services;
  • One complimentary standard checked bag (50 lbs.);
  • 25% Premier bonus award miles on United flights


For United MileagePlus Members:


If you are Premier Gold, Premier Platinum, Premier 1K® and Global ServicesSM members with United MileagePlus you can register here and receive complimentary Marriott Rewards Gold Elite status and all the benefits that come with it including:


  • Lounge access and breakfast at select Marriott locations
  • Room upgrades
  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Priority late check-out
  • 25% bonus points and much more


For Both:
In addition to receiving free status from Marriott or United, RewardsPlus members will also receive the following enhancements which have yet to roll out but will be available soon:


  • Convert Marriott Rewards points to MileagePlus miles at a 20% discount.
  • Receive 10% more MileagePlus miles when you book the trip of a lifetime and redeem for a Marriott Rewards Travel Package–up to 12,000 more miles
  • All MileagePlus Premier members can convert their MileagePlus miles into Marriott Rewards points at a 1:1 ratio, up to 50,000 miles per year.


You can find the terms and conditions here.


Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook and Twitter!

Bookmark the permalink.

Let me know what you are thinking!