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Download a free app and get 1,000 free United miles in a few weeks.

Screen Shot 2016-05-24 at 1.50.43 PM There are three steps:

  1. Register for the promotion here. (The promotion is that if you download a personal finance app called Prosper Daily and register your account, you get 1,000 free United miles. I don’t need a personal finance app, so I’m just in it for the miles.) You will be asked your name, zip code, United MileagePlus number, and phone number.
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  2. Click the link that’s texted to you to download the app.
  3. Give an email address, password, and PIN to register your account in the app.

That’s all I did. I didn’t link any bank accounts or give any personal information. I believe I’ve done enough to get the 1,000 miles. We’ll find out for sure in 6-8 weeks, though I suspect the miles will post much sooner.

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If you like free mini-miles like this, which are nice to reset the expiration date on your account, you still have a week left to get 700 free American Airlines miles in five minutes.

Hat Tip The Points Guy

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