Get $15 cash back on your first United inflight purchase with PayPal

Download the app and make your first inflight purchase to get $15 cash back in your account with PayPal now through September 30, 2022. Terms apply.

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1. Download

Download the PayPal app.

2. Add payment

Link your credit or debit card so you’re ready to go once you’re airborne.

3. Earn Rewards

Continue to earn rewards with your linked rewards credit card. *

Also, make sure to use your United MileagePlus® Chase Card to get 25% back on inflight purchases.**

Just add your card as the preferred form of payment in the PayPal app.

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**25% back on food, beverage and Wi-Fi purchases on board United- and United Express-operated flights: You will receive 25% back, in the form of a credit card account statement credit, on purchases of food, beverages and Wi-Fi on board United- and United Express-operated flights, when you use your United MileagePlus® Card to make such purchases. The statement credit will post to your account within 24 hours of your onboard purchase posting to your account. You will also receive 25% back on food, beverage and Wi-Fi purchases made on board by authorized users who use your United MileagePlus Card account to make such purchases. To qualify for the 25% back, account must be open and not in default at the time of fulfillment.
Available on United Airlines and United Express domestic flights only.


Offer valid to the first 15,666 customers who make an Eligible Purchase.

PayPal United Airlines – QRC Incentive Terms

PayPal may at any time and in its sole discretion, without prior notice, terminate, cancel, suspend or modify this Offer or these terms

Eligible Participant: Open only to residents of any one (1) of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia who are: (1) holders of a U.S. personal, premier or business PayPal account in good standing (“Valid Account”); and (2) are eighteen (18) years of age or older (“Eligible Participant”).

Eligible Purchase(s): Purchases made with a Valid Account using PayPal QR code functionality on participating flights operated by United Airlines or United Express within the United States (“Eligible Purchases”). Eligible Purchases do not include: (1) any purchase made through PayPal checkout (the PayPal button), not using PayPal QR code functionality, (2) send/receive money transactions (including those marked as a “Goods and Services” payments), not using PayPal QR code functionality, (3) charitable donations, (4) purchases made using PayPal.me, (5) PayPal Cash Mastercard®, PayPal Cashback Mastercard®, PayPal Prepaid Mastercard®, PayPal Extras Mastercard®, and PayPal Business Debit Mastercard®, purchases directly and not through a QR code purchase using a Valid Account; and (6) purchases made in any other currency than USD. If an Eligible Purchase is refunded, results in a failed capture, or otherwise does not complete during the Offer Period, that Eligible Purchase will not qualify for earning the Reward.

Offer Period: Starts at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on February 7, 2022 and ends at 11:59:00 p.m. ET on September 30, 2022 (“Qualification Period”).

How it Works: During the Offer Period, Eligible Participants must make their first Eligible Purchase to earn the $15 USD (“Reward”). Reward will be added to the Eligible Participant’s Valid Account after the Eligible Purchase is completed, once the Eligible Participant’s device is connected to the internet. If you do not have or open an account with PayPal that is capable of holding a balance, you can only transfer your reward to your bank account or debit card that is linked to PayPal. There is a limit of one (1) Reward per Valid Account and 15,666 Rewards in total.

Miscellaneous: A Valid Account must remain in good standing from the time of participation through Reward fulfilment, as determined in PayPal’s sole discretion. PayPal may provide an alternate reward of equal value if it is unable for any reason to fulfill the Reward. PayPal reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify this offer in part or in its entirety at any time without notice, for any reason in its sole discretion. Similar offers may run at the same time; qualification for this offer does not constitute qualification for any other offer. Neither PayPal nor United Airlines is responsible and/or liable if any e-mail, Reward, or offer-related materials or correspondence are lost, fraudulent, abusive, stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, interrupted, delayed, altered, defective, misdirected, tampered with, or irregular in any way or if any participant’s e-mail address, Valid Account, or other contact information does not work, is deleted, or is changed without participant giving prior written notice to PayPal. PayPal reserves the right to review any account or transaction related to this offer, in its sole discretion, without notice, and delay or reverse completion of the Reward. Offer is void where prohibited or if Eligible Participant’s account or transaction are fraudulent, abusive, not completed through legitimate channels, or irregular in any way. Offer is not transferable. Participation is subject to the PayPal User Agreement. Any questions relating to the offer will be resolved in PayPal’s sole discretion and its decisions related to the offer will be final and binding.

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