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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 #196 on: July 08, 2012, 02:27:03 AM »
NY/NJ is a big place, http://www.myzmanim.com/search.aspx

Yes I know that. He didn't name any specific place so I listed a place in nj/ny.

@lamdan, the times I posted  are for Lakewood,  NJ.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #197 on: July 08, 2012, 02:29:55 AM »
Yes I know that. He didn't name any specific place so I listed a place in nj/ny.

@lamdan, the times I posted  are for Lakewood,  NJ.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #198 on: July 08, 2012, 03:43:04 AM »
the promo is still working i think for the 55K, i got my card around 2 weeks ago and spent the 1 dollar and then sm'd them and they gave me the 50k and not only that they asked me if id like to add on another authorized user for 5K...and now my account says 55K on it!
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« Reply #199 on: July 08, 2012, 03:46:29 AM »
the promo is still working i think for the 55K, i got my card around 2 weeks ago and spent the 1 dollar and then sm'd them and they gave me the 50k and not only that they asked me if id like to add on another authorized user for 5K...and now my account says 55K on it!
Again, all of the dates that we are referring to are "Apply by" dates...
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #200 on: July 08, 2012, 03:49:38 AM »
sp whats the final call then, if i sign my wife up today would she get the 50k promo?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #201 on: July 08, 2012, 03:59:47 AM »
sp whats the final call then, if i sign my wife up today would she get the 50k promo?

Take a screenshot https://www.theexplorercard.com/MPConsumer65k50AFWIC.aspx

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« Reply #202 on: July 08, 2012, 04:04:23 AM »
sp whats the final call then, if i sign my wife up today would she get the 50k promo?
Assuming Chase matching works the same as AmEx matching, I would think not. The promo required sign up by 7/6.
Take a screenshot https://www.theexplorercard.com/MPConsumer65k50AFWIC.aspx
That link (at least for me) redirects to https://www.theexplorercard.com/MPYoureIn40kAFW.aspx
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #203 on: July 08, 2012, 04:06:08 AM »
.That link (at least for me) redirects to https://www.theexplorercard.com/MPYoureIn40kAFW.aspx

Sign in to your FF account (may need to have something in it) browse incognito and you should be able to see it.

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« Reply #204 on: July 08, 2012, 04:13:10 AM »
Sign in to your FF account (may need to have something in it) browse incognito and you should be able to see it.
Nice. When I go through the email solicitation it shows 65k, even though the email clearly states "Apply by 7/6", interesting...
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« Reply #205 on: July 08, 2012, 05:05:54 AM »
Sign in to your FF account (may need to have something in it) browse incognito and you should be able to see it.

whats an ff account and i still get the 40k sign up bonus page
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #206 on: July 08, 2012, 05:06:58 AM »
whats an ff account and i still get the 40k sign up bonus page
frequent flier account.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #207 on: July 08, 2012, 05:08:37 AM »
yeah...sorry just did it and it works thanks a million! :-) i will sign my wife up this minute
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #208 on: July 08, 2012, 05:09:21 AM »
is it worth it over the sapphire preferred (guess ill do 2bm)
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #209 on: July 08, 2012, 10:19:06 AM »
(guess ill do 2bm)
With no minimum spend on united for sure worth it to do 2bm and get both