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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 #825 on: December 11, 2012, 12:09:36 PM »
Which point are you -100?
I removed my previous post, I was on WAP so wasn't in the mood of explaining everythin.

Technically you are right. However once i or Red got a SM stating that we won't  be getting points due to previously getting the bonus we are in the same boat IMO. Which is why I sort of -1'd,
You had an automatic override, and Red has a manual SM    :P


they can obviously override the automatic crediting of points.
Everything is possible, but its not that simple. See Chase' responses for double dips, they could've just add the points manually and override automatic point credit.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #826 on: December 11, 2012, 04:20:52 PM »
Quote from: SM
Dear Red,

We?re writing in response to your recent question about
your United MileagePlus® credit card account.

We reviewed your account and see you recently opened a new
United MileagePlus credit card account, which offers bonus
miles after your first purchase using the new card.
Unfortunately, you will not be able to receive the bonus
miles since you received a similar offer in the past. Here
is additional information to help explain the enrollment
bonus:

?The terms and conditions associated with the credit card
indicate that the one-time offer is only for first-time
United MileagePlus cardmembers with a new account.
?Since you received 50,000 in **** 2012 on your
previous account ending in ****, you are not considered a
first time cardmember.
?Based on this information, this new account is not able
to receive the enrollment bonus miles.

Thank you for being our customer. We appreciate your
business.

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

Thank you,
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #827 on: December 11, 2012, 11:42:27 PM »
Is there any differance in benefits between the Onepass Plus and mileage plus explorer card? visa or mastercard?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #828 on: December 12, 2012, 03:45:03 AM »
Is there any differance in benefits between the Onepass Plus and mileage plus explorer card? visa or mastercard?

Yes. The CO one pass plus has been discontinued. It is replaced by the UA MPE

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #829 on: December 12, 2012, 06:13:03 AM »
Yes. The CO one pass plus has been discontinued. It is replaced by the UA MPE
I hve both..is there any difference?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #830 on: December 12, 2012, 08:13:32 AM »
I hve both..is there any difference?

Your mileage accounts merged ?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #831 on: December 14, 2012, 01:48:50 PM »
We?re writing in response to your recent question about
 your United MileagePlus® credit card account.

 We reviewed your account and see you recently opened a new
 United MileagePlus credit card account, which offers bonus
 miles after your first purchase using the new card.
 Unfortunately, you will not be able to receive the bonus
 miles since you received a similar offer in the past. Here
 is additional information to help explain the enrollment
 bonus:

 ?The terms and conditions associated with the credit card
 indicate that the one-time offer is only for first-time
 United MileagePlus cardmembers with a new account.
 ?Since you received 55,000 bonus miles on September 08,
 2012 on your previous account ending in 7401, you are not
 considered a first time cardmember.
 ?Based on this information, this new account is not able
 to receive the enrollment bonus miles.

 Thank you for being our customer. We appreciate your
 business.

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

 Thank you,
ANY IDEAS WHAT I CAN RESPOND TO GET IT AGAIN??

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #832 on: December 14, 2012, 01:52:03 PM »
Did you use a new UA account for this card?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #833 on: December 14, 2012, 02:00:37 PM »
Did you use a new UA account for this card?

It seems UA is picking up. Anyone recently get a second bonus with a new UA FFN?


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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #834 on: December 14, 2012, 02:01:21 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 #835 on: December 14, 2012, 02:05:23 PM »
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Oh I forgot you just did it. But wasn't that biz so it wouldn't count or you know other people that just did.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #836 on: December 14, 2012, 02:09:02 PM »
Just got matched to 55k and 50$ credit. Thnx Dan!
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #837 on: December 14, 2012, 02:09:41 PM »
Just got matched to 55k and 50$ credit. Thnx Dan!

First time?


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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #838 on: December 14, 2012, 03:09:30 PM »
First time?


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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #839 on: December 14, 2012, 03:33:14 PM »
First time?


yes. Nothing earth shattering,i know
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