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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 #4050 on: February 12, 2015, 04:28:45 PM »
Which card is that?
United MileagePlus Awards card.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4051 on: February 14, 2015, 01:43:19 PM »
is the info in the wiki up to date?
how long would i have to wait in between united cards in order to get the bonus again?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4052 on: February 14, 2015, 01:44:04 PM »
is the info in the wiki up to date?
how long would i have to wait in between united cards in order to get the bonus again?

Old FFN - 24 months
New FFN - No time limit

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4053 on: February 14, 2015, 03:45:08 PM »
Old FFN - 24 months
New FFN - No time limit
they are still giving the extra 20k by sm?
also the 5k for au and $50?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4054 on: February 14, 2015, 04:03:39 PM »
they are still giving the extra 20k by sm?
also the 5k for au and $50?
50k by SM is YMMV (I am trying to get matched currently and it's a bit tough, although at the end I'll probably get it.)

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4055 on: February 14, 2015, 04:23:46 PM »
50k by SM is YMMV (I am trying to get matched currently and it's a bit tough, although at the end I'll probably get it.)
5k for au? & $50?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4056 on: February 14, 2015, 04:39:39 PM »
5k for au? & $50?
5k for au you'll get, $50 only if you apply through the link on ua.com and 20k is really hard but doable through sm.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4057 on: February 14, 2015, 04:52:04 PM »
is it better to say u saw an in branch offer but then applied online and show them the pic of 50k in branch offer (down thread)? or as per the wiki says say that your friend received the offer

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4058 on: February 14, 2015, 05:04:08 PM »
is it better to say u saw an in branch offer but then applied online and show them the pic of 50k in branch offer (down thread)? or as per the wiki says say that your friend received the offer
The meaning behind YMMV is that there is no "silver bullet" to getting the 50k.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4059 on: February 14, 2015, 11:07:07 PM »
just FYI ua.com dosnt have the 50K offer ;))

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4060 on: February 15, 2015, 12:09:25 AM »
just FYI ua.com dosnt have the 50K offer ;))
-1 yes it does applied for one yesterday. Appears to be targeted though.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4061 on: February 15, 2015, 11:29:44 AM »
I am willing to give $1000 to whoever post a screen shot from UA.com with a 50K offer for the UMPE card ;))
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4062 on: February 15, 2015, 01:29:49 PM »
I am willing to give $1000 to whoever post a screen shot from UA.com with a 50K offer for the UMPE card ;))

You owe $1000 to Marco Polo

http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=266.msg1061541#msg1061541

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4064 on: February 15, 2015, 01:47:15 PM »
read marco polo post & tell me if it says that he "sew" it on UA.com
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