May 31: In an attempt to promote vaccination, United Airlines has announced a giveaway of free flights to fully vaccinated travellers. Under its Your Shot to Fly plan, the airline is offering round-trip flights to winners alongside a 1-year long pass to one lucky person who is completely vaccinated.
Here are more details about the contest:
1) First thing first, the contest is open only to the members of United’s MileagePlus loyalty program.
2) People who wish to enter can join online for free (if you’re not already a member).
3) Passengers will have to upload their vaccination records on the official website or United app from now until June 22.
4) Following this, the airline will give away a free roundtrip every day in the month of June. This includes tickets for two, any class of service, to anywhere in the world that United flies.
5) The airline will give away 30 pairs of tickets until the end of the contest.
6) The contest is open to any US resident aged 18 or older.
7) On July 1, the airline will announce 5 grand winners selected to get a free year of travel for themselves and a companion.
United CEO Scott Kirby said, “We’re proud to do our part to incentivize people to get their shot. We’re excited to give people one more reason to get vaccinated so they can reunite with friends and family or take that long-awaited vacation which all could be just one shot away.”