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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 #4140 on: March 01, 2015, 05:20:10 PM »
Whats the success rate on getting matched to the 50k offer, higher or lower than denial? Is it worth getting the card now, or better off waiting for an offer?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4142 on: March 02, 2015, 09:27:38 AM »
what info do i need to change when making a new FFN?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4143 on: March 02, 2015, 09:59:47 AM »
are there any 50k personal links?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4144 on: March 02, 2015, 11:13:12 AM »
i made a new ffn and got a offer for 50k +5k for additional user around a moth later (after i already got matched to that offer)

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4145 on: March 02, 2015, 02:01:43 PM »
There's a stand in the United terminal in Newark with a 50k offer for sign up on sight

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4146 on: March 02, 2015, 02:04:35 PM »

There's a stand in the United terminal in Newark with a 50k offer for sign up on sight
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4149 on: March 02, 2015, 02:10:38 PM »
are there any 50k personal links?
If you just made a new FF account try this link unitedexplorercard.com/77
I just found a new supply of forks!

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4150 on: March 02, 2015, 02:16:04 PM »


I wonder how I can get in on, "Cardmembers were compensated for their participation"? (in the photo above)

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4151 on: March 02, 2015, 02:18:25 PM »

If you just made a new FF account try this link unitedexplorercard.com/77
Didn't work for me. Goes to the 30k offer.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4153 on: March 02, 2015, 04:03:04 PM »
Yes I used FFN's. So I can call and have them expedited?

When having multiple FFN accounts, do you use the same email address? How do you merge all of the reward points together?

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« Reply #4154 on: March 02, 2015, 04:04:24 PM »
When having multiple FFN accounts, do you use the same email address? How do you merge all of the reward points together?
Different emails. They can be merged online or over the phone.