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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 #600 on: November 01, 2012, 08:11:39 PM »
True, but don't post that matching is dead when there have been no reports of that.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #601 on: November 01, 2012, 08:14:53 PM »
True, but don't post that matching is dead when there have been no reports of that.
I posted its dead? Link?
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« Reply #602 on: November 01, 2012, 08:25:25 PM »
although many people did not have success.
I haven't seen any such reports. CMIIW.
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« Reply #603 on: November 01, 2012, 08:30:06 PM »
I haven't seen any such reports. CMIIW.
That was in regards to SP trying to match to $2,000 spend. I cant search right now.
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« Reply #604 on: November 01, 2012, 08:32:41 PM »
That was in regards to SP trying to match to $2,000 spend. I cant search right now.
People were shot down for trying to doubled-dip, but it's still matchable.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #605 on: November 01, 2012, 08:50:32 PM »
"People were shot down for tryin  to doubled-dip, "

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« Reply #606 on: November 01, 2012, 08:52:54 PM »
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #607 on: November 01, 2012, 09:19:43 PM »
Shut down??
since when is the term "shut down"
used for an unsuccessful match
attempt?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #608 on: November 01, 2012, 10:33:18 PM »
Who said shut down?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #609 on: November 01, 2012, 10:34:55 PM »
Shot down. Much worse.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #610 on: November 01, 2012, 10:35:52 PM »
Shot down. Much worse.
You're strange.

At any rate I just got this now for a friend on a new CSP card.  Took 30 minutes for this response:

"Thank you for contacting us regarding the bonus offer on
your Chase Sapphire Preferred card.

With the continual changes and promotional offers for many
credit card products we at Chase will always consider
allowing the newest promotion to be applied to any
qualified accounts that were opened within the previous 90
days of the offer. I am pleased to inform you that you
will receive a total of 40,000 bonus points on completing
purchases worth $2,000.00 within 90 days from the account
open date. These points will reflect within 1 to 2 billing
cycles from the date you complete your purchases worth
$2,000.00."
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #611 on: November 01, 2012, 10:42:17 PM »
Wow!
You have lucky friends...







"you're strange"
Is this a compliment or the opposite?
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Re: Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #612 on: November 01, 2012, 10:59:07 PM »
You're strange.

At any rate I just got this now for a friend on a new CSP card.  Took 30 minutes for this response:

"Thank you for contacting us regarding the bonus offer on
your Chase Sapphire Preferred card.

With the continual changes and promotional offers for many
credit card products we at Chase will always consider
allowing the newest promotion to be applied to any
qualified accounts that were opened within the previous 90
days of the offer. I am pleased to inform you that you
will receive a total of 40,000 bonus points on completing
purchases worth $2,000.00 within 90 days from the account
open date. These points will reflect within 1 to 2 billing
cycles from the date you complete your purchases worth
$2,000.00."
werent you afraid he is is gonna be shot down ? ;)
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #613 on: November 01, 2012, 11:00:53 PM »
Is getting shot down when asking for something really new to your vocab?
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Re: Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #614 on: November 01, 2012, 11:03:45 PM »
Is getting shot down when asking for something really new to your vocab?
not at all but I would say that term is used mainly in reference to A/A
its a bit shocking to see that when talking about not honored matches
I'm just say'inę«