Chase Celebrates the Holidays with VIP Lounges for United MileagePlus Cardmembers

Special Amenities Include Complimentary Gift Wrapping, Refreshments, Entertainment and More

WILMINGTON, Del.--()--Chase and United Airlines are bringing holiday cheer to United MileagePlus® Cardmembers once again with VIP Lounges at two major shopping malls in San Francisco, Calif., and Short Hills, N.J., two of the airline’s largest hub cities. Beginning November 25, 2016 through December 24, 2016, United MileagePlus Cardmembers and up to three guests can take a break from holiday shopping to enjoy complimentary amenities including refreshments, gift wrapping, bag and coat check, Wi-Fi, and TVs, plus weekly events exclusively for Cardmembers.

Weekly features include:

  • Sweet Treat Mondays: Stop by and receive a special treat while supplies last. Carlos’s Bakery in Short Hills and Sift Dessert Bar in San Francisco.
  • Toys for Tots Tuesdays: Chase Cardmembers can help a child in need by donating a new toy – in its original packaging and unwrapped, with a retail value of $15 or more – on December 6th, 13th or 20th, and receive a small gift.* Cardmembers have donated more than 37,500 toys to the Toys for Tots Foundation at the VIP Lounges over the last several years.
  • Football Sundays: Cardmembers can watch live game action on TVs in both VIP Lounges.

Exclusive events include:

  • Inside Access from Chase is offering Cardmembers the opportunity to attend a private reception hosted by celebrity Chefs Tyler Florence and Cindy Pawlcyn at the Westfield San Francisco Centre VIP Lounge on December 7th. These celebrated chefs will curate a holiday-inspired evening and share a selection of their favorite seasonal recipes during this casual walk-around reception.
  • Cardmembers can meet All-Pro New York Jets Wide Receiver Brandon Marshall at the Mall at Short Hills New Jersey. Marshall will join an interactive “Chalk Talk” where fans can ask him about his career and the current season while enjoying a tailgate-style spread.
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“We are thrilled to once again bring United MileagePlus Cardmembers a much needed break from the holiday chaos at our VIP Lounges,” said David Gold, general manager, Chase Card Services. “We are constantly looking for ways to give our Cardmembers unique benefits and special programs, and the VIP Lounges and Inside Access events are no exception.”

The VIP Lounges located in the Westfield San Francisco Centre in San Francisco, Calif., and The Mall at Short Hills in Short Hills, N.J., will offer the following complimentary amenities:

  • Snacks and beverages
  • Gift wrapping
  • Bag and coat check
  • Café seating
  • Wi-Fi
  • Weekly special events

In addition to the VIP Lounge experience, United MileagePlus Cardmembers receive exceptional benefits and services, inside the airport and beyond, including:

For United MileagePlus Club Cardmembers:

  • United Club membership
  • Premier Access travel services
  • First and second checked bags free with the purchase of a ticket using their United MileagePlus Club Card
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Luxury Hotel & Resort Collection privileges and concierge service

For United MileagePlus Explorer Cardmembers:

  • First checked bag free
  • Priority boarding
  • Two United Club passes per year
  • Luxury Hotel & Resort Collection privileges and concierge service

A Chase United Credit Card and valid I.D. are required for lounge entry. For more information and amenity details visit

* One thank-you gift per Cardmember/per day, while supplies last. United Club passes will not be available at Toys for Tots events at the Lounge in 2016. Offer valid for United MileagePlus Cardmembers only.

About Chase

Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. Chase serves nearly half of America’s households with a broad range of financial services, including personal banking, credit cards, mortgages, auto financing, investment advice, small business loans and payment processing. Customers can choose how and where they want to bank: 5,300 branches, 16,000 ATMs, mobile, online and by phone. For more information, go to

About United

United Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,000 flights a day to 336 airports across six continents. In 2015, United and United Express operated more than 1.5 million flights carrying more than 140 million customers. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates more than 715 mainline aircraft, and this year, the airline anticipates taking delivery of 21 new Boeing aircraft, including 737 NGs, 787s and 777s. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 192 countries via 28 member airlines. Approximately 86,000 United employees reside in every U.S. state and in countries around the world. For more information, visit, follow @United on Twitter or connect on Facebook. The common stock of United's parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol UAL.


Chase Card Services
Maria Martinez, 302-270-5692


Chase Card Services
Maria Martinez, 302-270-5692