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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 #465 on: October 22, 2012, 01:03:22 PM »
It may work at random, but it will guaranteed work, if you follow above mentioned 5 steps.
where else can I transfer miles to united besides UR?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #467 on: October 22, 2012, 01:37:43 PM »
It seems to work at random now no matter how many miles
Once I get that link it's only good for one application right?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #468 on: October 22, 2012, 01:40:15 PM »
Once I get that link it's only good for one application right?
it disappears once you apply.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #469 on: October 22, 2012, 01:47:50 PM »
it disappears once you apply.
Thanks I got my answer, the names and FFN are filled in when I get the app. BTW I only had 300 miles
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #470 on: October 22, 2012, 01:55:58 PM »
Thanks I got my answer, the names and FFN are filled in when I get the app. BTW I only had 300 miles
so how did you end up having the 55k app appear?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #471 on: October 22, 2012, 02:09:15 PM »
so how did you end up having the 55k app appear?
worked on wifes account, she never had a United card yet and only had 300 miles in account
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #472 on: October 22, 2012, 02:12:21 PM »
I made a new United FFN and then did the mileage plus 1,000 mile bonus and the 65k appeared for me.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #473 on: October 22, 2012, 02:28:30 PM »
I made a new United FFN and then did the mileage plus 1,000 mile bonus and the 65k appeared for me.
Whats that? toolbar? Hasn't worked for anyone here.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #475 on: October 22, 2012, 05:24:32 PM »
Whats that? toolbar? Hasn't worked for anyone here.

No I signed up for Mileage Plus Dining and spent $50 at a restaurant and got the 1,000 mile bonus.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #476 on: October 22, 2012, 06:10:09 PM »
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http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=21009.msg318776#msg318776

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silly! I saw that, I meant no one else on the forums, but I know there's always that one stupid guy like you so next time I'll be more specific!
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #477 on: October 22, 2012, 07:03:38 PM »
Hasn't worked for anyone here.
silly! I saw that, I meant no one else on the forums, but I know there's always that one stupid guy like you so next time I'll be more specific!

That does not sound like what you meant.  At all. 

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #478 on: October 23, 2012, 12:20:32 PM »
I applied for the UA card and left the FFN blank. Sure enough they found my FFN ( I realized this right away, set up a new FFN and asked Chase to place the new one on the account). I thought all was good, until  I got a letter in the mail telling me that I wont get the bonus. I SM'd and get denied multiple times. I kept SM'ing until I got a response that they must speak with me regarding some issues with my account, and that I will receive a call. I thought A/A here we come.... when I got the call, they wanted to know why I had multiple FFN and which one I want associated with my account. I explained that I have 2 accounts, 1 for business flying (as my company takes all miles earned on business paid trips) and another for personal. She then said I will not get the bonus as I had just gotten it 8 months prior. I told her that the previous bonus was for my business card, and belonged to my company, however this is the first time I am personally applying for the card. As soon as my statement closed i had 55,000 miles posted to my UA account.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #479 on: October 23, 2012, 02:52:43 PM »

Lesson learned always HUCA, and then HUCA some more until you get what you want.
alliteratively lie lie lie until you get what you want.
is there any moral justification for such blatant lying?
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