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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 #300 on: August 05, 2012, 11:45:37 PM »
only if it's united CLUB card.
if it's united EXPLORER card (the one with $50 statement credit/55K miles signup bonus) you are NOT eligble to get into the lounge

So a club card AU without the club membership card can get in?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #301 on: August 06, 2012, 12:12:18 AM »
So a club card AU without the club membership card can get in?
The united club credit card does not get you in to lounges .
you are suppose to get a united club card (not cc) beside the actual cc approx. a month after you got the cc.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #302 on: August 06, 2012, 12:16:12 AM »
So a club card AU without the club membership card can get in?
in short, no. only a club card primary. ideally
you are suppose to get a united club card (not cc) beside the actual cc approx. a month after you got the cc.
without it you can show your club card credit card at the door and they'll match to a master list if you're primary

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #303 on: August 06, 2012, 12:17:35 AM »
From what I have read Dan & others say AU does not have club access unless with Primary card holder who has the club membership.
So a club card AU without the club membership card can get in?
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« Reply #304 on: August 06, 2012, 12:20:36 AM »
I was questioning what gozalim said

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #305 on: August 06, 2012, 12:20:50 AM »
ideallywithout it you can show your club card credit card at the door and they'll match to a master list if you're primary
You should get free baggage. But you won't get into the club. Of course YMMV
The card itself should give you 2 free luggage. Not sure if they will send you a club membership card but the CC won't help.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #306 on: August 06, 2012, 12:27:14 AM »
Mods, please move the last 20 posts to the club thread.

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« Reply #307 on: August 06, 2012, 12:33:29 AM »
Mods, please move the last 20 posts to the club thread.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #308 on: August 06, 2012, 12:46:44 AM »
I applied and received my second uemp card. I didn't churn the first one yet. When should i churn them and when should i send them secure message for the match?

Or will they not match it cause they already matched for the first one?

I as well received the 65 offer in the mail after i got my second card . .

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #309 on: August 06, 2012, 07:33:10 PM »
Does anyone have advice for me?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #310 on: August 06, 2012, 07:38:13 PM »
Does anyone have advice for me?
your question doesn't really make sense to me. What does it mean to churn a card? You can sm for the sign up bonus whenever you want. Did you use a different ff number when you opened the card?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #311 on: August 06, 2012, 07:45:32 PM »
Does ff mean mileage plus number?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #312 on: August 06, 2012, 08:25:24 PM »
Does ff mean mileage plus number?
frequent flyer number. So yes. Either way just sm and you'll find out.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #313 on: August 06, 2012, 09:33:26 PM »
Yes it is the same. I only saw the post of not to do that after I already got the card . .
Like you said, I'll try sm, it can't hurt.
Can i do so b4 the first statement or do i need to wait for it to first post to my mp account? and how long would that take?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #314 on: August 06, 2012, 09:49:39 PM »
Anybody matched successfully recently?
I SM'd them motzei shabbas for a match and didn't hear anything yet
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