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Entertainment

When you’re organizing or on a project yourself, travel should be the least of your concerns. That’s why we offer unique benefits for the entertainment industry. With reduced airfare, custom booking options, special rates for equipment, airport escort services and a dedicated entertainment support desk, it’s a whole production you don’t have to manage.

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Flight and travel discounts

If you're filming a movie or television series or planning a professional sporting event or concert,
we can fly you and your production crew at a discounted price.

Reduced prices

We offer reduced prices on airfare and tailored entertainment contracts for television, movie and sports productions and the best news is, discounts are not just available on United and United Express® flights but select partner flights:

  • Air Canada (AC)
  • All Nippon Airways
  • Austrian Airlines (OS)
  • Brussels Airlines (SN)
  • Lufthansa German Airlines (LH)
  • Swiss International Air Lines (LX)

Green-Light Plus

Have longer productions planned?

Make the most of our Green-Light Plus contracts, offered to Travel Management Companies.

We provide higher discount pricing targeted to production specific locations, so you are not contracted into destinations that are not scheduled to be used in the production.

Baggage discounts

United’s Media bag program gets valued equipment exactly where it needs to be (at a discounted price).
Representatives from network television, broadcasting and commercial filmmaking companies receive a flat service charge
to check camera, film, lighting and sound equipment.

Baggage discounts

Discounted service charges apply for worldwide travel on flights marketed and operated by United (for flights connecting to other airlines, baggage charges are subject to the connecting airline's baggage policies).

North America includes the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America.

All charges are calculated on a one-way basis.

North America

$50

Up to 99.9 lbs

Weight allowance, including

oversized baggage (per bag)

Baggage
Outside North America

$70

Up to 99.9 lbs

Weight allowance, including

oversized baggage (per bag)

Securing your rate is easy

Step 1
Before day of travel, payment or prior organization is not required. Just make sure you have all of the bags packed and ready to go!
Step 2
At airport check-in, provide your official media credentials. Examples include: company personnel indentification or clearly indentified media equipment cases labeled with company identification.
Step 3
United Representatives will calculate and charge applicable service fees.

Bags will be checked through to the final destination and travel can begin!

Entertainment Support Desk

However unique your entertainment needs may be, we take care of the planning, logistics and coordination
...and we like to move and shake things fast.

What we coordinate

Here are some of the services the Entertainment Support Desk provides:


Meet & Greet Services


Baggage Rate Coordination


Inflight Catering Requests


Special Seating Requests


Group & Travel Management

Unique Entertainment Needs

Testimonials

“There are many aspects we like about our Entertainment agreement with United. But the most important one is their support team. We work fast and we manage a high volume of tickets, every day. Having a team of experienced, responsive, solution-oriented agents ready to help us assist our clients is absolutely invaluable.

I feel confident selling United because I know that if anything goes wrong, we will be able to protect our clients and fix any issues promptly, thoroughly and efficiently. And in the end, that is the reason our clients come back to us: the certainty that we can provide the service they need.”

Hector King, Entertainment Division, New Act Travel

Dedicated support

Entertainment experts are available Monday-Friday 5:30am - 5:00pm PT (8:30-8PM ET)
and alongside our staff of experts at the Executive Desk, support is available 24/7.

Call 844-846-9249 today.

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Signature Service

United Signature Service gives you best-in-class travel support and an elevated level of assistance, including VIP concierge in select airports.
After all, everyone in the entertainment business deserves the star treatment.

Exclusive concierge level:
Meet and assist experience

Throughout their entire airport journey travelers enjoy a personalized hassle-free airport experience whether it be at their departure, connection or destination, with services including:

Close monitoring of your flight

Premier Access

Assistance with check-in

Handling irregular operations

Guide you to / from your gate

United Club® access*

Arrangement of any travel changes

Language assistance

Booking airport accommodations if needed

Ground transportation*


* Extra charge

Current availability

This service is available at the following airports, with more options coming soon!

  • Amsterdam
  • Chicago O'Hare
  • Frankfurt
  • Houston
  • London Heathrow
  • Los Angeles
  • Munich
  • New York/Newark
  • Paris Charles de Gaulle
  • San Francisco

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