United MileagePlus Explorer: 65,000 Bonus Miles
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United MileagePlus Explorer: 65,000 Bonus Miles

 

Logging into my United MileagePlus account today to again check Aer Lingus Business Class availability (see Maximizing British Airways Avios-Aer Lingus Business Class Available) , I noticed that the United MileagePlus Explorer offer is now 65,000 bonus miles, up 5000 bonus miles from the previous 60,000 bonus miles offer (see Get 60,000 Miles with the United MileagePlus Explorer Card)

The additional 5000 bonus miles is from adding an authorized user to your account after first use and within the first 2 months of having the United MileagePlus Explorer card. 

If you applied for the United MileagePlus Explorer card within the past 90 days, you can send Chase a Secure Message and request to be matched to the current offer, so that if you add an authorized user you will also receive the 5000 bonus miles.

You might be thinking: if I add my spouse or partner, will that prevent them from getting a bonus if he or she later applies for this same card? The answer is no; being an authorized user on your card does not prevent them from getting the bonus if they later apply for the card themselves.

I do not receive an affiliate referral for this application, but to my knowledge this is the current best available offer for the United MileagePlus Explorer card, and I've updated our Best Travel Credit Cards page accordingly. To see this offer, login to United.com using your MileagePlus number. Here's where to see it:

United MileagePlus Explorer: 65,000 Bonus Miles

 

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User_avatar_default Jessica H. commented 07 May 2012
Hilary, Can you confirm whether the crazy United miles routing still exists, where we can travel to 2 continents? I made several calls over the last few days, and was either outright denied or was told that their system kept pricing it as around the world.
Avatar_60_hilary Hilary Stockton commented 07 May 2012
Jessica, yes, you can exceed the published MPM by 15% for United; do check using ExpertFlyer that there is a published fare, and that you're not exceeding it by more than 15%. See http://travelsort.com/blog/how-to-book-a-crazy-award-routing An itinerary such as HKG-FRA-LAX would be valid, so if you've confirmed a fare exists and you're not exceeding the MPM by more than 15% you may just need to keep trying other agents.
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