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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 #765 on: November 26, 2012, 07:15:22 PM »
Can u have two united cards at the same time ?

If yes , what do u tell recon when they ask why u need two ?

to help track spending

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« Reply #766 on: November 26, 2012, 07:20:53 PM »
to help track spending

Are you saying you can have two or just offering a possible response if asked why ?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #767 on: November 26, 2012, 07:23:29 PM »
Are you saying you can have two or just offering a possible response if asked why ?

people have reported that they have 2.

Thats a reason to tell them why you need 2

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« Reply #768 on: November 26, 2012, 07:24:06 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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« Reply #769 on: November 26, 2012, 07:26:54 PM »
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http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/26128

I read the post. I am asking about two explorer cards at the same time. What were u implying with the link ?

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« Reply #770 on: November 26, 2012, 11:29:00 PM »
I read the post. I am asking about two explorer cards at the same time.
I have 2.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #772 on: November 27, 2012, 01:57:52 PM »
MC and VISA
or 2 VISA?
I said earlier in the thread MC and Visa but that had nothing to do with what I told them...
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« Reply #773 on: November 27, 2012, 03:00:59 PM »
I said earlier in the thread MC and Visa but that had nothing to do with what I told them...
Can u have two united cards at the same time ?

If yes , what do u tell recon when they ask why u need two ?
yes I have 1 explorer and 1 non explorer both visa.
Didn't have to give them any reason why I want both.
No chidush I am Just saying a fact.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #774 on: November 27, 2012, 03:04:20 PM »
This has been answered 100 times.
Sam's Club/Dollar Store.
HSA spend/All other spend.
Etc, etc.
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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« Reply #775 on: November 27, 2012, 03:04:56 PM »
yes I have 1 explorer and 1 non explorer both visa.
Didn't have to give them any reason why I want both.
No chidush I am Just saying a fact.
He's talking about 2 explorer I believe.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #776 on: December 04, 2012, 12:01:12 PM »
Sorry for sounding like a rookie but how do you transfer mileage plus explorer miles from your credit card to your united account??
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Re: Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #777 on: December 04, 2012, 12:09:59 PM »
Sorry for sounding like a rookie but how do you transfer mileage plus explorer miles from your credit card to your united account??

They automatically get credited to your mileage plus account.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #778 on: December 04, 2012, 01:56:32 PM »
Got new MileagePlus Explorer Card with new FF#. Any reason why I should merge my miles from old FF# to this one (like do I get more award saver availability with card)? Or just move new miles to old account? Thanks

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #779 on: December 04, 2012, 02:51:44 PM »
When churning this card, can I use a UA account # that has a small amount of miles in it but never received a signup bonus? Or does it have to be a brand new #. 
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