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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 #960 on: January 10, 2013, 05:27:20 AM »
just ask MEIR613 or Meshugener. They are very knowledgeable!  ;D ;D :P :P

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #961 on: January 10, 2013, 01:37:25 PM »
Not very helpful Mimi. Anyone else care to explain  BCKSTGR
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just ask MEIR613 or Meshugener. They are very knowledgeable!  ;D ;D :P :P
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #963 on: January 10, 2013, 02:41:37 PM »
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Meethinks Mimi had too much spare time  :)

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #964 on: January 10, 2013, 04:39:11 PM »

Meethinks Mimi had too much spare time  :)
Depends on the day but a reluctant +1
But I was trying to explain why I was giving Lamdan a hard time!
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #965 on: January 10, 2013, 10:19:54 PM »
Depends on the day but a reluctant +1
But I was trying to explain why I was giving Lamdan a hard time!
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Churning United Card - How long from cancellation
« Reply #966 on: January 16, 2013, 10:31:52 AM »
Does anyone have any experience how long you need to wait between cards?  thanks.

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Re: Re: Churning United Card - How long from cancellation
« Reply #967 on: January 16, 2013, 10:35:53 AM »
Does anyone have any experience how long you need to wait between cards?  thanks.

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Re: Churning United Card - How long from cancellation
« Reply #968 on: January 16, 2013, 10:35:59 AM »
Does anyone have any experience how long you need to wait between cards?  thanks.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #969 on: January 20, 2013, 12:04:34 PM »
Does travel have to be booked on the card for free luggage or just show the card at check in?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #970 on: January 20, 2013, 01:41:37 PM »
Does travel have to be booked on the card for free luggage or just show the card at check in?
Dan and others said you can just show.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #971 on: January 20, 2013, 01:44:30 PM »
Dan and others said you can just show.
-1, YMMV.

Primary account holder doesn't need to show or book with it.
Secondary needs to show but even then may have to have booked with it as well, YMMV based on the supervisor on duty.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #972 on: January 20, 2013, 01:48:07 PM »
-1, YMMV.

Primary account holder doesn't need to show or book with it.

If its not booked with card and not linked to his MPE #, thean he have to show, no?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #973 on: January 20, 2013, 01:50:10 PM »
If its not booked with card and not linked to his MPE #, thean he have to show, no?
Correct and YMMV but he may also need to book with it. The super can look it up.
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Re: Churning United Card - How long from cancellation
« Reply #974 on: January 20, 2013, 06:24:55 PM »
Please post in existing threads! They can be found in the sticky wiki that says "START HERE"
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Dan, I too couldn't find a clear answer or a specific thread.
Perhaps there should be a thread in the START HERE designated for this question.
Anyway, what is the answer?
Also, after doing a 3bm with Chase, how long should one wait before doing another 3bm for different cards (not churning)?
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