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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 #750 on: November 20, 2012, 09:22:03 PM »
I applied though the premier link a month ago. That showed the 55k
Yup, you can also match from the 30K link to the 55K+$50.
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 #751 on: November 20, 2012, 09:26:38 PM »
Yup, you can also match from the 30K link to the 55K+$50.

Didn't know. Sorry

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #752 on: November 20, 2012, 09:57:36 PM »
Just successfully matched the $50 credit. ;D
Can u send me or post what u wrote to request that? I'd like to try as well. I got 55k from a targeted email.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #753 on: November 21, 2012, 07:31:37 AM »
Can u send me or post what u wrote to request that? I'd like to try as well. I got 55k from a targeted email.
Dear a european,

Thank you for contacting Chase about your United
MileagePlus® credit card account.

We reviewed the application you submitted in November,
2012 and have confirmed that the up to 65,000 bonus miles
promotion was offered along with the first year annual fee
waiver. Each year thereafter, your card annual fee will be
$95.00.

Here?s how you earn up to 65,000 bonus miles:

You will receive 50,000 bonus miles after you have met
$1000.00 in new purchases within the first three months of
the opening of your account. You will see these bonus
miles post to your account six to eight weeks from the
date the minimum spend was met.

You will earn 5,000 bonus miles by adding an authorized
user and making your first purchase in the first three
months of opening of your account.

You also can earn 10,000 bonus miles when you spend
$25,000 or more on your card each calendar year.

If you are unable to exceed the $1000.00 threshold by
02/23/13 please contact us at that time and we would be
happy to add the 50,000 miles.

We will be more than happy to apply the $50.00 statement
to your account after you have made your first purchase.
Please contact us at that time and either my colleagues or
myself will make the necessary adjustments.

If you have any further questions, please reply using the
Secure Message Center.

Thank you,

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1-800-436-7927

Account is owned by Chase Bank USA, N.A. and may be
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After i applied for this credit card i saw a offer of 50$
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could you please mach the offer ?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #754 on: November 23, 2012, 12:59:12 PM »
This is still alive. Here are the steps.
1. Open a new mileage plus account.
2. Transfer 1000 miles from UR account.
3. Login to your new mileage plus account.
4. You may not see 65k link. You may still see only 30k link.
5. You press following link now, while you are logged in to your new account.
http://www.unitedexplorercard.com/premier

I did it. It opened new browser with all familiar 65k link. It worked for me. If you do steps not mentioned above, it may not open the same link.

Good luck !!!

Is this method still working to get the 65k link?
i followed all the steps and it says the offer is expired.. tried with IE, Chrome and Firefox

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« Reply #755 on: November 23, 2012, 01:05:10 PM »
Is this method still working to get the 65k link?
i followed all the steps and it says the offer is expired.. tried with IE, Chrome and Firefox
Matching to 55K+$50 for spending $1,000 and adding an AU is still alive and well with my link:
http://www.dansdeals.com/go/unitedexplorer

65K is a misnomer, it's including the 10K you get if you spend $25,000.
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 #756 on: November 23, 2012, 01:07:00 PM »
Is this method still working to get the 65k link?
i followed all the steps and it says the offer is expired.. tried with IE, Chrome and Firefox
Ive heard reports that its dead

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« Reply #757 on: November 23, 2012, 01:08:39 PM »
Ive heard reports that its dead
Matching still works as of yesterday.
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 #758 on: November 23, 2012, 02:32:30 PM »
Matching still works as of yesterday.
that wasn't what the poster had asked ,but it's a great idea nonetheless.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #759 on: November 23, 2012, 05:44:16 PM »
Matching still works as of yesterday.

Best way to match ? Phone or SM ?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #761 on: November 24, 2012, 06:39:43 PM »
Best way to match ? Phone or SM ?
IME SM
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« Reply #763 on: November 25, 2012, 06:41:59 AM »
Best way to match ? Phone or SM ?
But don't be nasty.  When u ask for it say im with u for a while and so on. I found when i just said give me the points they were equally as nasty back
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« Reply #764 on: November 26, 2012, 07:07:28 PM »
Can u have two united cards at the same time ?

If yes , what do u tell recon when they ask why u need two ?