New Limited-Time Offers For United Credit Cards

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Chase’s portfolio of United Airlines consumer credit cards all have limited-time offers. Each card’s initial bonus offer is 10,000 miles more than their previous offer making this a good time to consider them.

  • UnitedSM Explorer Card this is the main consumer card.

    Limited-time offer: Earn 60,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open. $0 intro annual fee the first year then $95.

    It comes with checked bag and boarding benefits, along with two lounge passes each year for your account anniversary. And the card offers up to $100 Global Entry, TSA Precheck® or NEXUS fee Credit.

    Cardmembers get access to extra award availability at lower mileage prices that general members don’t have. Elites with the card can receive complimentary domestic upgrades on award tickets.

  • United QuestSM Card this is the mid-tier consumer card.

    Limited-time offer: Earn 70,000 bonus miles and 500 Premier qualifying points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open.

    Each year, receive up to a $125 United® purchase credit and up to 10,000 miles in award flight credits each year plus checked bag and boarding benefits. And it helps you achieve MileagePlus elite status: earn up to 6,000 Premier qualifying points per calendar year (25 PQP for every $500 you spend on purchases).

  • United GatewaySM Card this is the basic no annual fee consumer card.

    Limited-time offer: Earn 30,000 bonus miles after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open.

  • United ClubSM Infinite Card this is the premium consumer card with a $525 annual fee.

    Limited-time offer: Earn 90,000 bonus miles after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.

    The card is the best way for most members to access United Clubs, and naturally comes with checked bag and boarding benefits as well as a 10% United Economy Saver Award discount within the continental U.S. and Canada.


    United Club Chicago O’Hare Gate C10


    United Club Washington National Airport

    The card helps you achieve MileagePlus elite status: Earn up to 10,000 Premier qualifying points per calendar year (25 PQP for every $500 you spend on purchases).

If you value United Club access, the premium card is your best bet and a 90,000 mile offer makes it compelling. Otherwise it’s a great time to consider the other cards since they too have elevated offers.

Generally 5/24 applies to these offers, so if you’ve had 5 or more new cards on your credit report in the last 24 months you’d be ineligible.

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Comments

  1. United has been dramatically increasing award prices in recent months. So if you have a particular destination in mind, make sure you check the mileage costs…

  2. The sign up offers are terrible with 300 k one way tickets for reward
    Redemptions increasing yet they are still peddling low mileage sign up offers with high spending requirements
    Hard pass

  3. I’d pass too, with the recent 30% devaluation they will need to add a zero to the previous offers not 10k to make it competitive.
    I just closed all my Chase cards when they made Experian their exclusive credit reporting agency. I just can’t take a chance with a third world company holding my data and I’m annoyed by their spamming of Chase customers. Last year they were fined 650k perhaps the next one should have another zero added to it too as 650k was not a deterrent.
    Bye bye

  4. United pesos are next to worthless now. They need to double this trash bonus just to get a free eco flight. Pass.

  5. Does the sign up bonuses include a free airplane wheel as well since United is giving those away from the air.

  6. I agree with the others. United has devalued redemption and will need to increase bonuses further to keep us on the treadmill.

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