UA MP Purchase miles bonus (targeted?) different for each family member

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  1. Jenny & Curt
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    Got these at the same time:


    Hello Dad of Jenny & Curt,
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    Boost your miles.
    Enjoy a bonus.

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    For a limited time, earn 20% bonus award miles when you purchase miles and use them


    Hello Son of Jenny & Curt,
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    Boost your miles.
    Enjoy a bonus.

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    For a limited time, earn 30% bonus award miles when you purchase miles and use them to get the awards you want.
    to get the awards you want.
     
  2. viguera
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    Interesting... different status? Maybe one is closer to the next tier than the other?
     
  3. Gtitan
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    Got the e-mail and it was 30% for me.
     
  4. sobore
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    30% for me as a GM.
     
  5. Jenny & Curt
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    Neither has status -- Son has 18,XXX miles in account, Dad has 58,XXX. Both have flown recently. Son in March, Dad in May.
    Mom, BTW, didn't get an email at all, flew last in May, has no status, 56,XXX miles and does have MP VISA card.
     
  6. travelingmore
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    20% for me :(
     
  7. viguera
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    That's crazy... seems completely random.

    I'd figured the Visa would play a part... maybe 10% more for Visa owners, but apparently that's not the case.
     
  8. mowogo
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    20% as a 1P
     
  9. Wandering Aramean
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    I'm willing to bet it isn't.

    I have no idea what criteria they used - and it might just be a random split of members to test bonus threshold efficacy - but more often than not they have a reason for why they target folks with such offers.
     
  10. BurBunny
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    20% for me as a 1P as well.
     
  11. Travelsavant
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    Received nada from UA on this but I'll check with my family, as they are all GM's & haven't flown UA once this year, I'm sure they got the offer!
     
  12. violist
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    30% for me, but it's still a crappy deal.
     
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    20% here, for a 1K (although far from that this year so far)
     

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