Allstate Affinity Solutions Announces New Relationship with United Airlines

 Allstate Affinity Solutions Announces New Relationship with United Airlines

Newly forged relationship gives United MileagePlus members access to auto and
homeowners insurance and more award miles

PR Newswire

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 11, 2013

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Allstate Insurance
Company announced that members of United Airlines' MileagePlus program may
earn MileagePlus award miles for pursuing Allstate for a new auto or
homeowners policy.

Together with United, Allstate has developed this exclusive consumer offer to
add value for new Allstate customers and build member loyalty within the
MileagePlus program. This relationship is a trailblazer in the insurance
industry and is one of the first programs of its kind to offer rewards.

"Allstate is excited to work with United to exclusively market auto and
homeowners insurance to MileagePlus members," said James Rosseau, president of
Allstate Affinity Solutions. "United is an industry leader and its MileagePlus
program provides opportunities for customers to earn and use miles worldwide.
Allstate is a leader in our industry as well and offers a wealth of innovative
products and services that help protect customers from life's uncertainties.
Together, we can take care of people where they live, when they drive and when
they fly."

Readers of Global Traveler magazine have voted MileagePlus the best frequent
flyer program for nine consecutive years. According to an IdeaWorks study of
airline award-seat availability in 2012, MileagePlus offers the most
award-seat availability among U.S. global carriers.

"As we continue to expand the opportunities our members have to earn and use
their miles and further enrich the world's leading travel loyalty program,
United is pleased to join with Allstate to offer unique new benefits to our
mutual customers," said Tom O'Toole, president of MileagePlus and senior vice
president of Marketing and Loyalty at United Airlines.

Here's how the program works...

  oBeginning today, February 11, 2013, customers in 24 participating states
    can earn United MileagePlus miles by considering Allstate for their
    insurance needs.
  oDepending on the state, MileagePlus members can earn miles by either
    getting a new auto or homeowners insurance policy with Allstate, or
    getting a quote for a new auto or homeowners policy with the company.
  oAllstate agency owners can assist potential customers by providing a quote
    and writing the new policies. Check out allstate.com/agentlocator to find
    an Allstate agent.
  oIn those states where a policy is written, MileagePlus members earn the
    additional miles on the effective date of the policy.
  oMileagePlus members can earn up to 4,500 miles for doing business with
    Allstate, depending on the state.

Affinity Solutions is a new business for Allstate started in 2011 that creates
relationships with select companies that offer unique consumer value and
enable access to desirable consumers to sell Allstate products. Bass Pro Shops
was Allstate's first affinity relationship. With United Airlines, Allstate is
expanding relationships with other reputable companies.

About United Airlines
United Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,472 flights a day
to 381 airports across six continents. In 2012, United and United Express
carried more passenger traffic than any other airline in the world and
operated nearly two million flights carrying 140 million customers. United is
investing in upgrading its onboard products and now offers more flat-bed seats
in its premium cabins and more extra-legroom economy-class seating than any
airline in North America. In 2013, United became the first U.S.-based
international carrier to offer satellite-based Wi-Fi on long-haul overseas
routes. The airline also features DIRECTV® on nearly 200 aircraft, offering
customers more live television access than any other airline in the world.
United operatesnearly700 mainline aircraft and has made large-scale
investments in its fleet. In 2013, United will continue to modernize its fleet
by taking delivery of more than two dozen new Boeing aircraft. The company
expanded its industry-leading global route network in 2012, launching nine new
international and 18 new domestic routes.Business Travelermagazine awarded
United Best Airline for North American Travel for 2012, and readers ofGlobal
Travelermagazine have voted United's MileagePlus program the best frequent
flyer program for nine consecutive years. United is a founding member of Star
Alliance, which provides service to 194 countries via 27 member airlines. More
than 85,000 United employees reside in every U.S. state and in countries
around the world. For more information, visitunited.comor follow United on
Twitter and Facebook. The common stock of United's parent, United Continental
Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol UAL.

About Allstate
The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation's largest publicly held
personal lines insurer. Widely known through the "You're In Good Hands With
Allstate^®" slogan, Allstate is reinventing protection and retirement to help
nearly 16 million households insure what they have today and better prepare
for tomorrow. Consumers access Allstate insurance products (auto, home, life
and retirement) and services through Allstate agencies, independent agencies,
and Allstate exclusive financial representatives in the U.S. and Canada, as
well as via www.allstate.com and 1-800 Allstate^®. As part of Allstate's
commitment to strengthen local communities, The Allstate Foundation, Allstate
employees, agency owners and the corporation provided $28 million in 2011 to
thousands of nonprofit organizations and important causes across the United
States.

SOURCE Allstate Insurance Company

Website: http://www.allstate.com
Website: http://www.united.com
Website: http://www.allstatenewsroom.com
Contact: April Eaton, Allstate National Media Team, +1-847-402-5600
 
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