When will I receive my award miles? December 11, 2018 19:11 Updated Award miles will be posted to the MileagePlus member’s account 6-8 weeks after the cruise has been completed. Related articles How many award miles will I earn for my booking? Can my award miles be combined with cruise offers? How do I earn award miles on my cruise? Do I have to be a guest on the booking to earn award miles? How does the referral program work?