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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 #4170 on: March 10, 2015, 01:50:36 PM »
I also got offer for 1st yr free on the club card! Anyone else get that offer?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4171 on: March 10, 2015, 02:07:42 PM »
I also got offer for 1st yr free on the club card! Anyone else get that offer?
Link?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4172 on: March 10, 2015, 02:10:35 PM »
may be targeted. I see 50+5

https://www.theexplorercard.com/50kAFW
I logged into my account through this link. It popped up into my account.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4173 on: March 10, 2015, 02:23:17 PM »
I logged into my account through this link. It popped up into my account.
I'm seeing a $395 AF

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4174 on: March 10, 2015, 02:34:27 PM »
I'm seeing a $395 AF
I saw $0 AF maybe targeted.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4175 on: March 10, 2015, 02:36:00 PM »
I saw $0 AF maybe targeted.
$0 by me too

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4176 on: March 10, 2015, 02:37:32 PM »
Situation- I had logged in to my account. I had targeted offer of 50K miles + $50, when you try to go and buy a ticket, that comes up. I clicked on it. Changed my FFN#, (Right click, Inspect Element and change). Yes- you can change FFN# on targeted offer.As I had taken miles on this FFN# few years back already. this is also my FFN#, which is primary number, where I merge all my United cards points with duplicate accounts with different FFN#.

Now card arrived, but it had same FFN# written on back, which is associated with account. not new one created? what can I expect? will I get 50K miles or will be turned down. I had taken miles on this account few years back. but within last few years, I may have taken United bonus miles a zillion times with different FFN# and merged those accounts in to this account?

Shall I expect bonus miles? Any reason I should call and inquire or sit tight and see what happens? Any experiences on this will be appreciated.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4177 on: March 10, 2015, 03:00:15 PM »
Since it was linked to my mileage account, i assumed i could get it. Now Chase is saying that i cant have two of the same product. Is this HUCA-able?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4178 on: March 10, 2015, 03:28:14 PM »
Situation- I had logged in to my account. I had targeted offer of 50K miles + $50, when you try to go and buy a ticket, that comes up. I clicked on it. Changed my FFN#, (Right click, Inspect Element and change). Yes- you can change FFN# on targeted offer.As I had taken miles on this FFN# few years back already. this is also my FFN#, which is primary number, where I merge all my United cards points with duplicate accounts with different FFN#.

Now card arrived, but it had same FFN# written on back, which is associated with account. not new one created? what can I expect? will I get 50K miles or will be turned down. I had taken miles on this account few years back. but within last few years, I may have taken United bonus miles a zillion times with different FFN# and merged those accounts in to this account?

Shall I expect bonus miles? Any reason I should call and inquire or sit tight and see what happens? Any experiences on this will be appreciated.
also you can try to call and change the FF YMMV

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4179 on: March 10, 2015, 03:40:06 PM »
I also got offer for 1st yr free on the club card! Anyone else get that offer?
In the bank its always 1st year free

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4180 on: March 10, 2015, 03:45:46 PM »
Since it was linked to my mileage account, i assumed i could get it. Now Chase is saying that i cant have two of the same product. Is this HUCA-able?
No its not HUCA-able you cant have 2 of the same product by Chase only maby the Freedom by dowmgrading or a Biz card

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4181 on: March 10, 2015, 03:48:26 PM »
No its not HUCA-able you cant have 2 of the same product by Chase
You technically can, but it's extremely hard to get them to approve it.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4182 on: March 10, 2015, 03:52:04 PM »
If you think nobody cares about you... just forget to pay your credit card bill

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4183 on: March 10, 2015, 04:07:12 PM »
$0 by me too
You used the link posted then put in your MileagePlus information and clicked on the Club card?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4184 on: March 10, 2015, 04:10:43 PM »
You used the link posted then put in your MileagePlus information and clicked on the Club card?
yep and it shows $0 for first year and then $95 with a 50k sign up bonus
If you think nobody cares about you... just forget to pay your credit card bill