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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 #900 on: December 27, 2012, 07:48:24 AM »
Guys, the trick is back!
Deposit a few miles in your United account and the 50k offer will show up.
Please post the link

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #901 on: December 27, 2012, 08:10:02 AM »
Please post the link
All you need to do is put a few points in your united account and you will see the offer show up.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #902 on: December 27, 2012, 08:20:53 AM »
All you need to do is put a few points in your united account and you will see the offer show up.
where United.com?

signed into my account with over 200k miles, no offer showed up

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #903 on: December 27, 2012, 09:55:58 AM »
where United.com?

signed into my account with over 200k miles, no offer showed up
All you need to do is put a few points in your united account and you will see the offer show up.
Open a new United account and transfer in 1K UR, you'll then see the ad for the higher bonus appear.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #904 on: December 27, 2012, 01:27:37 PM »
Open a new United account and transfer in 1K UR, you'll then see the ad for the higher bonus appear.
Thanks, is it also for the Biz card?

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« Reply #905 on: December 27, 2012, 02:51:17 PM »
Hi,

Anyone know if there are any perks if I purchase a United Airlines Ticket from TLV to Newark using a Chase United credit card? Do I get an extra luggage? (cuz they claim first piece of luggage free- is that only in the US?) Do I get access to the lounge (DAN Lounge I'm assuming??) Any info?

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Re: UNITED CHASE Credit card
« Reply #906 on: December 27, 2012, 02:51:56 PM »
nada

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Re: UNITED CHASE Credit card
« Reply #907 on: December 27, 2012, 03:38:58 PM »
Hi,

Anyone know if there are any perks if I purchase a United Airlines Ticket from TLV to Newark using a Chase United credit card? Do I get an extra luggage? (cuz they claim first piece of luggage free- is that only in the US?)?
Yes.  When flyin TLV-EWR your allowed one suitcase if no status...nothing to do with if you have United card.
Do I get access to the lounge (DAN Lounge I'm assuming??) Any info?
Nope.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #908 on: December 28, 2012, 06:36:20 AM »
I need some advice here, please.  I recently applied for two cards (using the 2BM), the UA-MP and Priority Club.  I was denied for both.

I called recon., and after reallocating some CL from another card, I got the UA card approved.

I now realized, I may have made a big mistake. I don't know what I was thinking when I applied for the UA card, for some reason I entered my MP#, I completely forgot (#blondemoment? :-[) that I had opened a UA (MP) card in Nov. of '11 and closed it in July '12!  And, (I don't know if this is a factor at all, but) I'm currently a UA - Club cardholder..

Now the question is, what are the chances of me receiving the signup bonus (which is the only reason I'm applying) even though I closed a UA card 5 months ago and I entered my MP# in the application? ? ?

If its basically no chance, then I'll just go right ahead and try'n get my PC card approved (by very possibly closing my UA card by) using this one (UA) as leverage...

(OTOH, if there's still a good chance of me getting the bonus, I'd still attempt recon. for the PC card, but not at the expense of closing this one..)

Any advice would be greatly appreciated!   TIA

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #909 on: December 28, 2012, 08:28:56 AM »
I need some advice here, please.  I recently applied for two cards (using the 2BM), the UA-MP and Priority Club.  I was denied for both.

I called recon., and after reallocating some CL from another card, I got the UA card approved.

I now realized, I may have made a big mistake. I don't know what I was thinking when I applied for the UA card, for some reason I entered my MP#, I completely forgot (#blondemoment? :-[) that I had opened a UA (MP) card in Nov. of '11 and closed it in July '12!  And, (I don't know if this is a factor at all, but) I'm currently a UA - Club cardholder..

Now the question is, what are the chances of me receiving the signup bonus (which is the only reason I'm applying) even though I closed a UA card 5 months ago and I entered my MP# in the application? ? ?

If its basically no chance, then I'll just go right ahead and try'n get my PC card approved (by very possibly closing my UA card by) using this one (UA) as leverage...

(OTOH, if there's still a good chance of me getting the bonus, I'd still attempt recon. for the PC card, but not at the expense of closing this one..)

Any advice would be greatly appreciated!   TIA

Once made the same mistake and had no luck getting the bonus. They wouldn't hear of it. But it can't hurt tryin', can it?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #910 on: December 31, 2012, 07:45:30 PM »
i just SM'd to get the $50 credit statement that wasnt included in my application and they said no problem and i already got the credit .

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #911 on: December 31, 2012, 07:53:24 PM »
i just SM'd to get the $50 credit statement that wasnt included in my application and they said no problem and i already got the credit .
i did the same and got the same result. i also asked for my spending to be lowered to $1, they said that if i dont reach the limit within 3 months i should call and they'll manually add the 50k points!!

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #912 on: December 31, 2012, 07:59:00 PM »
i did the same and got the same result. i also asked for my spending to be lowered to $1, they said that if i dont reach the limit within 3 months i should call and they'll manually add the 50k points!!

Does this work also for the business card? SM to get 1. 50,000 and 2. Just $1 spend.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #913 on: December 31, 2012, 08:51:32 PM »
Thanks, is it also for the Biz card?
i sent them a sm in regards to my new business ua card and they sent back that they will match me to 50k  :)

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #914 on: December 31, 2012, 10:53:31 PM »
i sent them a sm in regards to my new business ua card and they sent back that they will match me to 50k  :)

nice, for $1 or $1k spend?