How do I book multiple people on United?

If you are planning to travel with your friends and family on United Airlines and not sure if you can book multiple people on United and, if so, what is the process and policies, this blog will make things a little easier for you to understand the United Airlines group booking process. 

United Airlines allows its passengers to travel in groups of more than ten people, so if you are planning a destination wedding, going on a vacation, or having an important business meeting with your colleagues, you can opt for hassle-free United Airlines group booking. 

United Airlines group booking procedure 

Passengers, if they are willing to book travel for their group, can make a group booking request at United Airlines online by bid request form and over the call with an agent.

Book online -

Follow the steps given below to find the form, and a live representative will respond within two days.

  • Visit United Airlines’ official website on your web browsers. 
  • On the home page, scroll down till the end, and under ‘Products & Services, ’ click on ‘Travel for groups and meetings.’
  • On the redirected page, tap ‘Book group travel.’
  • A form will open up; fill in with all the required details and submit it. 

Book over the phone - 

United Airlines offers customer service over the phone for group travel booking. To speak with an agent, you may call the Group Desk at 800-426-1122 and seek assistance from them. The operating hours are from Monday to Friday, 24/7. The steps to call are as follows. 

  • Dial the number mentioned above. 
  • Listen to the IVR and press the correct keys. 
  • Wait while your call connects with an agent. 
  • Once on the call with an agent, seek assistance from them regarding your group travel. 

United Airlines group booking benefits 

If a passenger is willing to make a United Airlines group booking, there are certain benefits they can enjoy, which are as follows. 

  • A dedicated group airport coordinator will be assigned to every group. 
  • Passengers with group bookings have the benefit of priority check-in at the airport. 
  • A guaranteed fare for an entire group. 
  • Passengers have the flexibility to change names on group booking (read terms and conditions.)
  • Flexible deposit and final payment options are available for many international destinations. 

United Airlines group booking policies 

A smart passenger will go through the policies and terms and conditions before proceeding with anything. Some of the policies are as follows. 

  • Ten or more than ten people are required to make a group booking request at the airline. 
  • For group check-in at United Airlines, passengers have to visit the airport; group check-in can not be done online. 
  • All the names on the ID proof must match the tickets for the security check; otherwise, the boarding can be denied. 
  • Group bookings are subject to availability, so it is advisable to book reservations in advance. 
  • Passengers must arrive at the airport at least 90 minutes before the departure for domestic flights and 180 minutes for international flights. 
  • Passengers can carry the baggage and handbags according to the weight mentioned on the tickets. 
  • Names can be changed for group bookings but under certain conditions like medical emergencies, etc.