United Airlines is offering fully vaccinated travelers a chance to win free flights for a year.
The airline announced the “Your Shot to Fly” sweepstakes. Any new or existing MileagePlus member who provides proof of their vaccination records to the airline’s Travel-Ready Center portal by June 22nd will be entered into the contest.
United will supply 30 pairs of tickets throughout June. The tickets can be used for any class of service and any destination where the airline travels. On July 1st, they will announce five randomly chosen MileagePlus members to win a year of free travel for themselves and one companion. The program is meant 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,” stated United CEO Scott Kirby.
This push is just one of many across industries to encourage people to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. President Joe Biden is pushing for at least 70% of Americans to have one dose of the vaccine by July 4th.