Tag Archive: United Airlines (UA)

Chase United TravelBank Credit Card Review (Discontinued) (2020.9 Update: Will Become Chase United Gateway)

The United TravelBank Card Review 2020.9 Update: This card will become a card called Chase United Getaway on 9/21. The main difference is, you earn TravelBank Cash with the previous card, and you will earn United miles with the new card. HT: DoC. 2020.5 Update: This card is removed from both Chase and United, and all existing application links seem…
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United℠ Explorer Card Review (2020.8 Update: 60k Offer)

United℠ Explorer Card (Chase UA Explorer) Review 2020.8 Update: The 60k offer ($3,000 spending in 3 months) is back~ 2020.5 Update: The offer is lowered to 40k now. 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…
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United℠ Club Infinite Card Review (2020.8 Update: 100k Offer)

United℠ Club Infinite Card (Chase UA Club) Review 2020.8 Update: The 100k offer ($5,000 spending in 3 months) is back~ 2020.5 Update: The 100k offer is expired. There is no welcome offer for now, but the first year annual fee is waived now. 2020.3 Update: This card now becomes a Visa Infinite card, and the new offer is 100k. There…
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United℠ Business Card Review (2020.5 Update: 60k Offer)

United℠ Business Card Review 2020.5 Update: The current offer is only 60k. 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…
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United℠ Club Business Card Card Review (2020.9 Update: 50k Offer)

United℠ Club Business Card Review 2020.9 Update: This card is taking applications again. The offer is only 50k. 2020.5 Update: It seems there is no active application link any more. If you find one, please let us know in comments! Application Link Chase UA Club Business Benefits 50k offer: earn 50,000 UA Miles after spending $3,000 in the first 3…
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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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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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