Awarded a 90 day trial period - applied via the website form. Left a comment noting that I am relocating countries and wish to transfer my loyalty. Matched within 2 hours.
Congratulations! You have been awarded a trial period of Premier® Gold status in the MileagePlus® program valid until 08/21/2016! This will make your travel with us comfortable, simple and more rewarding than ever.
To remain a Premier Gold member through January 31, 2017, you will need to fly 12,500 Premier qualifying miles (PQM) or 15 Premier qualifying segments (PQS) on flights operated by United® or United Express®1 between 05/23/2016 through 08/21/2016.*