Whether you have purchased a ticket from United Airlines or you have a flight that you have booked, you may be eligible for a refund. There are several rules that apply to obtaining a refund from the airline. Generally, refunds are credited to your account in the same currency that you made the payment. You may also be able to get travel points that can be used for future trips. Depending on the type of ticket you have, you may be able to receive partial or full refunds.