Tag Archive: United Airlines (UA)

United℠ Explorer Card Review (2020.1 Update: 60k Offer with $3k Spending Requirement)

United℠ Explorer Card (Chase UA Explorer) Review 2020.1 Update: 65k offer has expired. Starting today, the card is offering a 60k miles offer with $3000 spending requirement in the first 3 months. The requirement is much smaller than the previous one which was $10k in total. This 60k offer ends at 04/02/20. 2019.11 Update: The card is now offering a 65k…
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United℠ Club Card Review (2020.1 Update: 75k Offer!)



United℠ Club Card (Chase UA Club) Review 2020.1 Update: Now there’s a 75k public offer! 2017.10 Update: Now there’s a 50k public offer! HT: reddit. Application Link Chase UA Club Benefits 75k offer: earn 75,000 UA Miles after spending $3,000 in the first 3 months. This is the recent best offer. We value UA mile at 1.4 cents (Airline Miles Value)….
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United℠ Business Card Review (2019.8 Update: 100k Offer)

United℠ Business Card Review 2020.1 Update: This card is revamped today. The new sign-up bonus is 100k, and the changes are: The annual fee is increased from $95 to $99. You can now earn 2x UA miles on local transit and commuting. Get 5,000 bonus miles each card anniversary when you have both the this card and a personal United…
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United℠ Club Business Card Card Review (2020.1 Update: 100k Offer!)

United℠ Club Business Card Review 2020.1 Update: The new offer is 100k. 2019.6 Update: The new offer is 50k. Application Link Chase UA Club Business Benefits 100k offer: earn 100,000 UA Miles after spending $10,000 in the first 3 months. We value UA mile at 1.4 cents (Airline Miles Value). So the 100k highest sign-up bonus is worth about $1,400. See…
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Let’s face it: Airlines don’t want your loyalty anymore

Today it was announced that American Airlines is going to raise the revenue requirements for Executive Platinum. At American, it used to be the case that you need to spend $12,000 Elite Qualifying Dollars (EQD) to earn the Executive Platinum status. Now the EQD threshold has increased to $15,000, representing a 25% hike. This move actually mirrored what United has done…
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How to Retroactively Request Airline Mileage Credit

This is an introduction to how to retroactively request mileage credit on the major U.S. airlines. There are a variety of reasons one might want to retroactively request mileage credit. For instance: The miles from a flight you took do not appear in your frequent flyer account after a certain period of time (varies by airline, as described below). You…
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Transfer Hotel Points to UA and Get a 30% Bonus! Possible to Transfer SPG to UA at a 1:2.1 Ratio~

This post is a collection of hotel points -> UA miles promotions. Similar hotel points -> AA miles promotions are collected here. 2017.10.12: 30% Bonus Miles There is a limited time promotion for UA that through November 30, you will earn a 30% mileage bonus (up to 25000 bonus award miles) when you transfer hotel points to UA. The official…
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Chase United TravelBank Credit Card Review (2017.9 Update: Already Alive!)

The United TravelBank Card Review Application Link Chase United TravelBank Benefits $150 offer: earn $150 TravelBank Cash after spending $1000 in the first 3 months. Earn 2% in TravelBank cash per $1 spent on airline tickets purchased from United, and earn 1.5% in TravelBank cash per $1 spent on all other purchases. How to use TravelBank Cash: $1 in TravelBank cash…
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A Quick Guide to MileagePlus X (MPX) (and why I still use em)

Introduction MileagePlus X (MPX) is an app that allows you to earn extra United Airlines miles for shopping with one of their listed partners. The app’s been out for a while but it doesn’t get much discussion. No surprises there, since it doesn’t look like United cares too much about this app either. The UI for iOS devices are still…
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A Beginner’s Guide to United Airlines (UA) MileagePlus Miles

1. Introduction United Airlines is one of the three legacy carriers in the U.S. alongside American Airlines and Delta. Their miles are some of the best when it comes to redeeming for international travel. Here are a few reasons why I like them a lot: United miles are relatively easy to earn They have a big network of partner airlines to…
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