United Airlines have introduced United Premier
Baggage Option which gives its customers the option to check two standard bags (on
both Domestic & International flights) for a fixed yearly subscription fee.
For a limited time United are offering United
Premier Baggage for a special introductory price of US $249/year.
The full media release from United Airlines can be
Airlines today announced the launch of Premier Baggage, the latest addition to
the Travel Options by United portfolio, enabling customers to pay one flat
price and check two standard bags at no additional cost every time they fly on
a United or United Express operated flight in a year*.
can purchase a subscription for an introductory price of $249, entitling them
to check two standard bags on United and United Express operated flights
domestically and internationally, where applicable, rather than paying to check
bags each trip.
annual subscription also covers the standard checked baggage charge for up to
eight companions traveling under the same confirmation number as the
subscriber. Mileage Plus Premier® members are exempt from first and
second bag fees on standard bags.
Baggage pays for itself after just a few trips for an individual and possibly
after a single trip for a family. The Premier Baggage subscription,
available at united.com/premierbaggage,
can also be purchased as a gift.
“The Premier Baggage subscription gives
customers the ability to travel with a streamlined check-in process and
additional convenience,” says
Jeff Foland, senior vice president of worldwide sales & distribution.
“Whether you’re taking your family on a dream vacation, or just wishing to pack
an extra set of clothes for comfort, Premier Baggage enables you to have
everything you need at your side to help fully enjoy your travels.”
the addition of the Premier Baggage subscription, Travel Options by United
expands to a 13 product portfolio aimed at providing United customers with the
opportunity to customize their travel experience. Travel Options also
includes products like Economy Plus, Premier Line, and Red Carpet Club which
offer comfortable and convenient travel alternatives. For more details on
Travel Options please visit United.com/traveloptions.
purchase of a Premier Baggage subscription does not waive fees that would
ordinarily be assessed for oversized and overweight bags, and does not cover
the cost of checking bags beyond two standard bags. For complete terms
and conditions visit united.com/premierbaggage.