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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 #840 on: December 14, 2012, 03:44:58 PM »
yes. Nothing earth shattering,i know

Just trying to figure out if ua is still churnable


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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #841 on: December 15, 2012, 11:35:19 AM »
Just trying to figure out if ua is still churnable

If done right !

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Re: Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #842 on: December 15, 2012, 09:12:07 PM »
Did you use a new UA account for this card?
I didn't put any ua into my forum

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Re: Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #843 on: December 15, 2012, 09:27:41 PM »
If done right !
well what do you mean by that where did I go wrong?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #844 on: December 15, 2012, 10:57:37 PM »
Sorry, you should've create a new UA account first and enter the new account # on the app.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #845 on: December 16, 2012, 12:16:06 AM »
Anyone recently get a second bonus with a new UA FFN?
55.000 just posted to my account

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Re: Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #846 on: December 16, 2012, 04:24:45 AM »
well what do you mean by that where did I go wrong?


You did not put the new FF # in your forum   Form

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Re: Re: Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #847 on: December 16, 2012, 10:22:56 AM »

You did not put the new FF # in your forum   Form
I left it blank was that my mistake?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #848 on: December 16, 2012, 10:31:31 AM »
Yes.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #849 on: December 17, 2012, 09:18:22 AM »
Absolutely.
More Saver coach and more Standard coach/business/first availability for cardholders.

Can I move miles to old account and relink MileagePlus Explorer Card to old account or better moving all miles to new account where MileagePlus Explorer Card linked?  Thanks

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« Reply #850 on: December 17, 2012, 09:26:55 AM »
Can I move miles to old account and relink MileagePlus Explorer Card to old account or better moving all miles to new account where MileagePlus Explorer Card linked?  Thanks
Yes. Account merging can be done online.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #851 on: December 17, 2012, 09:37:01 AM »
Yes. Account merging can be done online.

Thanks. When I merge, it's asking me which number I want to keep (old one or new one that has MileagePlus Explorer Card linked to it). Does it make a difference which one?

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« Reply #852 on: December 17, 2012, 11:34:42 AM »
Nope.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #853 on: December 17, 2012, 11:37:33 AM »
Yes. Account merging can be done online.

   Is Merge to new account with card linked to it an option ? For better award availabilty  if old
account no longer has a linked card ?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #854 on: December 17, 2012, 11:44:46 AM »
   Is Merge to new account with card linked to it an option ? For better award availabilty  if old
account no longer has a linked card ?
Thanks
No diff, the new account will have a card attached to it.
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