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Personal Card
Public offer in the Bank is 50K+5K                            Sign up for the 30+5K offer. [/url]You can get matched to the higher offer by sending a secure message after you are approved to be matched to the 55K + $50 offer that you say your colleague received.

If its your:
First time: After you sign for the 30k + 5k for adding an AU offer, you can SM Chase to match you to the 55k + $50 offer.
2nd+: Sign up with a new Frequent Flyer # (FFN), and SM AFTER receiving the first 30k. Make sure to create the new FFN with United BEFORE submitting the Application to Chase, or they'll default to your previous number, even if you leave the field blank.

Make sure to add an AU to receive the final 5k, for a total of 55k +$50.

Business Card
On the business card, you can get matched to 50k.
Follow the same process as the personal card.
Note: There is no 5k bonus for adding an AU to the biz card, so when you SM, make sure to ask to be matched to the 50k offer, not a 55k offer which doesn't exist for this card.


It could take up to a week to get a response from the Secure Message Center

Here is a link within your United account, which some DDFers have reported to received a 50k offer for the Explorer card, and the annual fee waived for the Club Card.

If u have a UMPE card and NO status, then you can do upgrades from a coach pts booking to bus/1st pts booking for just incremental pt + taxes, no fees. If you don't have the card they said they'd charge the all-dreaded rebooking fee of $100/person (always the chance to get it waived).
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #5460 on: April 25, 2018, 02:20:42 PM »
thx all

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #5461 on: April 30, 2018, 10:55:13 PM »
Not sure if this was posted upthread.
I got a letter in the mail informing of the following changes to the benefits of the UMPC.

New:
2 miles per dollar on hotels and restaurant purchases
25% back as statement credit for in flight purchases
Global entry/TSE pre fee reimbursement once every 4 years

Going away:
10k mp miles bonus for 25k annual spend (as of 5/31/18, so it's being prorated,  if you spend at least 10k by 5/31, you'll get 4k bonus)
Price protection  and return protection will no longer be available as a benefit.
(Trip insurance changing)

Win some, lose some :)
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #5462 on: May 01, 2018, 02:36:29 PM »
Not sure if this was posted upthread.
I got a letter in the mail informing of the following changes to the benefits of the UMPC.

New:
2 miles per dollar on hotels and restaurant purchases
25% back as statement credit for in flight purchases
Global entry/TSE pre fee reimbursement once every 4 years

Going away:
10k mp miles bonus for 25k annual spend (as of 5/31/18, so it's being prorated,  if you spend at least 10k by 5/31, you'll get 4k bonus)
Price protection  and return protection will no longer be available as a benefit.
(Trip insurance changing)

Win some, lose some :)
GE for AU?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #5463 on: May 01, 2018, 02:51:09 PM »
GE for AU?

1 credit that can be used for AU. not separate like amex plat.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #5464 on: May 01, 2018, 02:58:49 PM »
1 credit that can be used for AU. not separate like amex plat.
So two in total or only 1 credit?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #5465 on: May 01, 2018, 03:00:06 PM »
So two in total or only 1 credit?

only 1 credit total.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #5466 on: May 18, 2018, 10:26:38 AM »
I just completed the 3k bonus spend before the statement closed.  I didn't get the bonus miles on the statement and now, a few days later still no bonus award.  I had about $1,200 worth of spend in MCGCs.
Should I be worried?  Anyone else have a problem making spend with GCs?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #5467 on: May 18, 2018, 10:56:49 AM »
I just completed the 3k bonus spend before the statement closed.  I didn't get the bonus miles on the statement and now, a few days later still no bonus award.  I had about $1,200 worth of spend in MCGCs.
Should I be worried?  Anyone else have a problem making spend with GCs?

My experience has been that if one meets minimum spend within a week of statement closing, then bonus points are posted when next statement closes.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #5468 on: May 18, 2018, 11:03:44 AM »
I just completed the 3k bonus spend before the statement closed.  I didn't get the bonus miles on the statement and now, a few days later still no bonus award.  I had about $1,200 worth of spend in MCGCs.
Should I be worried?  Anyone else have a problem making spend with GCs?
Is it s problem if I complete my spending threshold by buying gift  cards?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #5469 on: May 18, 2018, 11:24:41 AM »
Is it s problem if I complete my spending threshold by buying gift  cards?
It's not a problem as long as it's not called a cash advance or some other form of payment versus a regular charge.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #5470 on: May 18, 2018, 12:25:37 PM »
Is it s problem if I complete my spending threshold by buying gift  cards?
Succinct and to the point.  Better even with the typo.  ;)