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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 #1170 on: March 03, 2013, 04:00:27 PM »
Doesn't exist. They will match it for you with a simple SM.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1171 on: March 03, 2013, 04:15:25 PM »
It's not about the quantity of your posts.  It's about the quality.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1173 on: March 03, 2013, 04:20:41 PM »
Link exists?
Either 50k or 30k +$50.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1175 on: March 03, 2013, 04:27:49 PM »
Link?
http://www.dansdeals.com/go/unitedexplorer/

Your anyway going to match either one!! You want the 55k and the $50

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1176 on: March 03, 2013, 04:30:15 PM »
http://www.dansdeals.com/go/unitedexplorer/

Your anyway going to match either one!! You want the 55k and the $50
I do both in one. You need to deposit points into an account then search flights.
It used to work every time now only sometimes
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1177 on: March 03, 2013, 04:40:32 PM »
I do both in one. You need to deposit points into an account then search flights.
It used to work every time now only sometimes

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1178 on: March 03, 2013, 05:48:59 PM »
The 55k offer was in my United Mileage account a few weeks ago. Now it's down to 30k :(

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1179 on: March 03, 2013, 05:50:36 PM »
The 55k offer was in my United Mileage account a few weeks ago. Now it's down to 30k :(

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Use Dan's link and get matched after the points post.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1180 on: March 03, 2013, 05:54:14 PM »
Even if it's not the cardholders first time?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1181 on: March 03, 2013, 05:56:59 PM »
Even if it's not the cardholders first time?

Use a new FFN. Shouldn't be a problem. As always YMMV.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1182 on: March 03, 2013, 06:07:03 PM »
+1

Use Dan's link and get matched after the points post.

Or even before they post if it's your first time.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1183 on: March 04, 2013, 09:54:06 AM »
I did it with a non functioning UA Club card about a month ago. Worked like a charm... ;)

Anyone with experience getting baggage fees waived with a regular United Mileage Plus card (i.e., NOT the Club Card)?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1184 on: March 04, 2013, 11:23:51 AM »
when do the club passes get mailed out?

I just cancelled my card a few days after getting the annual fee will I still get them?