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United MileagePlus Explorer Guide to Benefits

Matching is not guaranteed anymore YMMV

Personal Card
Public offer in the Bank is 50K+5K                            Sign up for the 30+5K offer. 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 #1080 on: February 19, 2013, 04:52:58 PM »
why wouldn't u create a new acct in united close ur current explorer card, then open a new one with the new ff number you just created

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Just did that for someone.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1081 on: February 19, 2013, 05:15:05 PM »
why wouldn't u create a new acct in united close ur current explorer card, then open a new one with the new ff number you just created


No?
Sounds right, I'm right along with you. All I got to do now is close my current card.
Can I close it with a SM asking them to move my 16k CL to another CC I have?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1082 on: February 19, 2013, 05:17:47 PM »
Sounds right, I'm right along with you. All I got to do now is close my current card.
Can I close it with a SM asking them to move my 16k CL to another CC I have?
It's a 2 minute phone call. Sm can take a few hours.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1083 on: February 19, 2013, 05:22:43 PM »
It's a 2 minute phone call. Sm can take a few hours.
Done. Thanks for the help.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1084 on: February 19, 2013, 05:30:45 PM »
Should be primary, PUTPAC.
I don't need primary insurance since I don't have a car, so I have no patience to PUTPAC. I'm just pointing it out to those that it may be nogeiah to

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1085 on: February 19, 2013, 05:40:41 PM »
Is the 55k SM still alive?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1086 on: February 19, 2013, 05:57:43 PM »
It's not about the quantity of your posts.  It's about the quality.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1087 on: February 19, 2013, 05:59:37 PM »
Is the 55k SM still alive?
Yes.
55+$50
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1088 on: February 19, 2013, 06:00:06 PM »
Is the 55k SM still alive?
I don't think their is a direct link for it(even if you have some miles in your account IME), but you should still be able to get matched.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1089 on: February 19, 2013, 06:05:44 PM »
I don't think their is a direct link for it(even if you have some miles in your account IME), but you should still be able to get matched.
My relative just had the offer show up in his account a week ago after I transferred him some miles (1,000). 
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1090 on: February 19, 2013, 06:05:50 PM »
I don't think their is a direct link for it(even if you have some miles in your account IME), but you should still be able to get matched.
I got the direct link.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1091 on: February 19, 2013, 06:06:31 PM »
Maybe you just need more than 1K?
Who knows?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1092 on: February 19, 2013, 06:07:23 PM »
I don't think their is a direct link for it
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2 of my accounts have, 3 don't.
YAMV.
Maybe you just need more than 1K?
Who knows?
Thats not the issue.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1093 on: February 19, 2013, 06:09:09 PM »
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2 of my accounts have, 3 don't.
YAMV. Thats not the issue.
I don't think their is a direct link for it(even if you have some miles in your account IME), but you should still be able to get matched.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1094 on: February 19, 2013, 06:13:04 PM »



Its shows up when I log into my United FF account, now that there is no card linked with it .
Rotates bewteen UA MPE , and UA Club  Card.

Anyone ever do a third UA with new # that wants to stand up ?