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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 #4035 on: February 09, 2015, 06:51:17 AM »
Did not use a new FFN

Got the bonus a year ago

Well then you probably won't be getting the bonus this time.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4036 on: February 09, 2015, 06:55:31 AM »
Anything?

What are the chances?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4037 on: February 09, 2015, 07:01:10 AM »
Anyone get the bonus applying through a 50k targeted application with the same FFN?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4038 on: February 09, 2015, 07:04:56 AM »
Update:
After applying with a new FFN and then having it changed by Chase to my old one,followed by a long journey of attempting to close down my FFN that received the bonus in the past which I failed since my UE card was linked it that FFN and then opening up several FFN and calling Chase to add my "new" FFN ,followed by each one getting merged to my old FFN.....Until finally I decided to merge my old FFN to a new account.
Last night my statement closed and Chase confirmed that 30k UA are being transferred! :)
Did u use diff mailing addresses on ur FFN ACCTS?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4039 on: February 09, 2015, 10:42:08 AM »
Anyone get the bonus applying through a 50k targeted application with the same FFN?
Try this:
Update:
After applying with a new FFN and then having it changed by Chase to my old one,followed by a long journey of attempting to close down my FFN that received the bonus in the past which I failed since my UE card was linked it that FFN and then opening up several FFN and calling Chase to add my "new" FFN ,followed by each one getting merged to my old FFN.....Until finally I decided to merge my old FFN to a new account.
Last night my statement closed and Chase confirmed that 30k UA are being transferred! :)
Merge ur old ffn to anew account.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4040 on: February 11, 2015, 02:18:58 PM »
Just a FYI, while booking the united tickets this morning a 50k + $50 link popped up on the side.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4041 on: February 12, 2015, 06:35:52 AM »

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4044 on: February 12, 2015, 06:53:56 AM »
Oopsie daisy

We'll let this one slip  ;D

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4045 on: February 12, 2015, 08:22:24 AM »
Anyone have a screen shot of the 50k Personal card offer?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4046 on: February 12, 2015, 12:27:44 PM »
Anyone have a screen shot of the 50k Personal card offer?
In branch offer

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4049 on: February 12, 2015, 04:25:58 PM »
down grade to no fee UA card
Which card is that?