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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 #1305 on: April 03, 2013, 12:56:59 PM »
is the best link on this card only 35k?

Yes. You'll get matched later if you ask for it.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1306 on: April 03, 2013, 12:57:37 PM »
sweet :) to the 50k?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1307 on: April 03, 2013, 01:00:11 PM »
It's not about the quantity of your posts.  It's about the quality.

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1308 on: April 03, 2013, 01:03:46 PM »
A friend of mine signed up to the United mileage plus world card will he still be able to get the 55k by sending them a sm message?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1310 on: April 03, 2013, 10:48:44 PM »
I have previously gotten this bonus. If I make another ff number BUT I still have and am keeping the club card that has my first number, will that prevent me from getting the bonus or its unrelated?

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« Reply #1311 on: April 03, 2013, 10:49:15 PM »
I have previously gotten this bonus. If I make another ff number BUT I still have and am keeping the club card that has my first number, will that prevent me from getting the bonus or its unrelated?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1312 on: April 03, 2013, 11:09:31 PM »
I have previously gotten this bonus. If I make another ff number BUT I still have and am keeping the club card that has my first number, will that prevent me from getting the bonus or its unrelated?
It shouldn't be a problem.
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1313 on: April 04, 2013, 08:55:13 AM »
 Thanks for the help.
my kids got targeted snail mail applications with the 50k plus 5.(too bad cant sign them up!) I see that when I enter the number online their name comes up on the app, but I can change it to mine. What do you guys think -  Better to do that  or apply for 30k and sm?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1314 on: April 04, 2013, 09:32:11 AM »
apply for 30k and sm!
55K miles +50$ credit statement

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1315 on: April 05, 2013, 12:36:13 AM »
Thanks for the help.
my kids got targeted snail mail applications with the 50k plus 5.(too bad cant sign them up!) I see that when I enter the number online their name comes up on the app, but I can change it to mine. What do you guys think -  Better to do that  or apply for 30k and sm?
Change name. It works!
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1316 on: April 05, 2013, 02:05:21 AM »
Thanks for the help.
my kids got targeted snail mail applications with the 50k plus 5.(too bad cant sign them up!) I see that when I enter the number online their name comes up on the app, but I can change it to mine. What do you guys think -  Better to do that  or apply for 30k and sm?
I used the same targeted app more than 10 times and it went thru and I received the points.
Use it as many times as you want till it expires  ;) ;D ;D
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1317 on: April 07, 2013, 02:06:19 PM »
i did a 2bm united + sapphire , how much time do i have tp meet the spending requirements?

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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1318 on: April 07, 2013, 02:07:32 PM »
i did a 2bm united + sapphire , how much time do i have tp meet the spending requirements?
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Re: United MileagePlus Explorer Card
« Reply #1319 on: April 07, 2013, 02:09:29 PM »
i did a 2bm united + sapphire , how much time do i have tp meet the spending requirements?

3 Months. You can check the comparison chart next time.

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