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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 #4965 on: March 29, 2016, 05:53:33 PM »
Yes

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4966 on: March 29, 2016, 06:34:00 PM »
I just got an offer via email:

Congratulations on recently earning miles. You can build your mileage balance even faster with the MileagePlus® Explorer Card. You'll get 50,000 bonus miles after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first three months your account is open.*

Plus, you'll enjoy special travel perks and a $0 Intro Annual Fee for the first year, then $95.†

Apply by April 28, 2016.

Earn more miles.*
 
•   50,000 bonus miles after you spend $2,000 in your first three months as a Cardmember.
 
•   5,000 bonus miles after you add an authorized user and make a purchase within three months of opening your account.
 
      This product is available to you if you do not have this card and have not received a new cardmember bonus for this card in the past 24 months.      
 
•   10,000 bonus miles every calendar year you spend at least $25,000 on your Card.
 
•   Two miles per $1 spent on tickets purchased from United and one mile per $1 spent on all other purchases.
 
•   Your miles won't expire as long as your credit card account remains open.
This is the standard offer in branch.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4967 on: March 29, 2016, 08:54:09 PM »
can I merge 2 mileageplus accounts if 1 account has middle name on it and 1 doesn't?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4968 on: April 03, 2016, 01:42:05 PM »
BUSINESS United MileagePlus explorer, is there a equivalent downgrade of the no annual fee United MileagePlus Awards card? Or no downgrade options??

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4969 on: April 05, 2016, 05:25:56 PM »
whats the chances of getting sm match 30 to 50k if i just got bonus 3 months ago

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4970 on: April 05, 2016, 06:04:05 PM »
whats the chances of getting sm match 30 to 50k if i just got bonus 3 months ago

Slim. I personally wouldn't risk it.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4971 on: April 05, 2016, 06:59:45 PM »
Unitedexplorercard.com/BMA4
Link to apply to get the 50k bonus
Apply by May 31 2016

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4972 on: April 05, 2016, 11:25:16 PM »
Unitedexplorercard.com/BMA4
Link to apply to get the 50k bonus
Apply by May 31 2016
for me its showing 30k

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4973 on: April 13, 2016, 12:07:36 PM »
New Q:
If never had a United MileagePLus Explorer Card and know I wanted to get the free bags on a United flight, and already booked tickets, one ticket through United.com and one ticket through Chase Ultimate Rewards. Is there anyway to apply for the credit card NOW and get the free bags?

By the way I do have a Sapphire and a Freedom card.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4974 on: April 16, 2016, 05:23:30 PM »
Anyone success match the offer recently? i just got approve for United personal card 30k 3 day ago.  I sm them right away, now they response not able to match me unless i can send them with a mailing offer??? is this something new? i got match to 50k offer very easy last June without any issues, what should i do now ? thanks in advance

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4975 on: April 16, 2016, 09:02:02 PM »
can I merge 2 mileageplus accounts if 1 account has middle name on it and 1 doesn't?
Yes

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4976 on: April 25, 2016, 11:31:22 AM »
I applied for the United explorer card in branch for the 50K offer, I met the spend which was $2,000 about a week before statement closing

I last applied for the UMPE in June 2013.

Per Chase, I met a $2,000 spend requirement and I should be seeing it on my next bonus , I finished the spend about a week before statement closing , does it make sense that I would only be getting the 50k on my second statement?

Anything to worry about? I did get the 5K bonus for AU


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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4977 on: April 25, 2016, 03:37:58 PM »
I applied for the United explorer card in branch for the 50K offer, I met the spend which was $2,000 about a week before statement closing

I last applied for the UMPE in June 2013.

Per Chase, I met a $2,000 spend requirement and I should be seeing it on my next bonus , I finished the spend about a week before statement closing , does it make sense that I would only be getting the 50k on my second statement?

Anything to worry about? I did get the 5K bonus for AU
Yes.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4978 on: April 25, 2016, 04:27:24 PM »

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #4979 on: April 28, 2016, 06:16:41 PM »
I just got my AF for my united card, how can I avoid my AF. Did anyone have any luck with it ?
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