Can I redeem my award miles after I make my initial deposit? Help Center Admin January 24, 2019 17:13 Updated Follow MileagePlus Cruise Award miles can only be redeemed at the time of deposit and cannot be accepted as final payment. Related articles How do I book my cruise with award miles? Can I transfer my award miles to someone else? Are there any restrictions when using award miles? What is Miles & Money? What can my award miles be used for? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.