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United MileagePlus Explorer Guide to Benefits

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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: Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #495 on: October 24, 2012, 10:25:01 PM »
Could I get this card if I have already the mileage plus NON explorer card?
I wud say yes.
but may I ask, what exactly made you get the NON explorer card ?
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Re: Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #496 on: October 24, 2012, 10:28:47 PM »
I wud say yes.
but may I ask, what exactly made you get the NON explorer card ?
Downgrade it from the continental / united explorer.
It's my first cc so I can't close it.

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Re: Re: Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #497 on: October 24, 2012, 10:35:09 PM »
Downgrade it from the continental / united explorer.
It's my first cc so I can't close it.
oh I see. although I'm not getting ur prob with closing your first CC, as closed cards still count towards age....
but you should be good to go anyways.
of course if you open a new MP FFN
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Re: Re: Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #498 on: October 24, 2012, 10:38:26 PM »
oh I see. although I'm not getting ur prob with closing your first CC, as closed cards still count towards age....
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #499 on: October 24, 2012, 11:24:22 PM »
Got a notice today in the mail offering 50% more miles if I spend more than $1,000. Anyone else get this mailing?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #500 on: October 24, 2012, 11:52:34 PM »
ive been getting tons of txts lately,  actually quiet funny was in macys earlier tonight as the lady asked how im going to pay i got a txt and it said from explorer everydollar i spen its 2 points...lol  litt as i was about to give her my macys card lol (with the 20$ off 50$ spent)
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #501 on: October 25, 2012, 08:09:14 PM »
signed up 2 months ago for 65k mileage plus explorer card apllied vand recieved just got the offer in the mail again is there a chance i can recieve the offer again?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #502 on: October 25, 2012, 08:13:49 PM »
signed up 2 months ago for 65k mileage plus explorer card apllied vand recieved just got the offer in the mail again is there a chance i can recieve the offer again?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #503 on: October 25, 2012, 08:17:06 PM »
how do i do that?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #504 on: October 25, 2012, 08:18:14 PM »
how do i do that?

go to united and create a new profile

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #505 on: October 25, 2012, 08:22:06 PM »
k thanx go to united and create new profile withall my old info or gotta change something?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #506 on: October 25, 2012, 08:25:56 PM »
k thanx go to united and create new profile withall my old info or gotta change something?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #507 on: October 25, 2012, 08:28:45 PM »
thanx if they sent me the offer is that a good sign that i will get it or it means nothing?

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Re: Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #508 on: October 25, 2012, 08:57:14 PM »
thanx if they sent me the offer is that a good sign that i will get it or it means nothing?
doesn't really mean much.
but you should have no problem getting it with a new ffn
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #509 on: October 25, 2012, 09:52:44 PM »
anyone got 50,000 recently?