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United MileagePlus® Explorer Card


Card Score
81   Good


On Chase's secure website



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An average miles card for loyal United fans
Intro APR Regular APR Annual Fee Credit Needed

N/A

16.74% - 23.74% (Variable)

$95

690 to 850

Pros
  • $0 foreign transaction fee
  • Decent miles if you're loyal to United
  • Good sign-up and annual bonuses
Cons
  • Cannot use with other airlines
  • Not so great hotel rewards
Score
81
Terms and Conditions
73
CFPB Complaints
88
Problem Resolution
80
Billing and Payment
80
Customer Service
79
Rewards Quality
80
Expert Ranking
80
Card Details
  • Special offer: 50,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open
  • Check your first bag for free (a savings of up to $100 per roundtrip) when you use your Card to purchase your ticket
  • Enjoy priority boarding privileges and visit the United Club with 2 one-time passes each year for your anniversary
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Earn 2 miles per $1 spent on tickets purchased from United, and 1 mile per $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Your miles don t expire as long as your credit card account is open, with no limit to the number of miles you can earn
  • Use your miles for any seat, any time, on any United-operated flight at the Mileage
  • Plus Standard Award level
  • $95 annual fee
Categories
Miles Travel

Our take

An average miles card for loyal United fans

Pros

  • $0 foreign transaction fee
  • Decent miles if you're loyal to United
  • Good sign-up and annual bonuses

Cons

  • Cannot use with other airlines
  • Not so great hotel rewards
Score
81
Terms and Conditions
73
CFPB Complaints
88
Problem Resolution
80
Billing and Payment
80
Customer Service
79
Rewards Quality
80
Expert Ranking
80

Card Details

  • Special offer: 50,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open
  • Check your first bag for free (a savings of up to $100 per roundtrip) when you use your Card to purchase your ticket
  • Enjoy priority boarding privileges and visit the United Club with 2 one-time passes each year for your anniversary
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Earn 2 miles per $1 spent on tickets purchased from United, and 1 mile per $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Your miles don t expire as long as your credit card account is open, with no limit to the number of miles you can earn
  • Use your miles for any seat, any time, on any United-operated flight at the Mileage
  • Plus Standard Award level
  • $95 annual fee
Categories
Miles Travel



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