Tag Archive: United Airlines (UA)

Chase UA Club Business Credit Card Review (2019.6 Update: 50k Offer!)

Chase United MileagePlus Club Business Card Review 2019.6 Update: The new offer is 50k. Application Link Chase UA Club Business Benefits 50k offer: earn 50,000 UA Miles after spending $3000 in the first 3 months. We value UA mile at 1.4 cents (Airline Miles Value). So the 50k highest sign-up bonus is worth about $700. See A Beginner’s Guide to UA Miles to…
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Chase UA Explorer Credit Card Review (2019.4 Update: 40k+20k Offer)

Chase United MileagePlus Explorer Card (Chase UA Explorer) Review 2019.4 Update: The new offer is 40k+20k. The latter 20k requires a lot of spending, so I think this is not a very good offer. Application Link Chase UA Explorer 40k+20k Public Offer Chase UA Explorer 50k+$100 Targeted Offer Benefits 40k+20k offer: earn 40,000 United miles after spending $2,000 in 3…
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Chase UA Explorer Business Credit Card Review (2019.3 Update: 75k Offer Is Expired)

Chase United MileagePlus Explorer Business Card Review 2019.3 Update: The 75k offer is expired. Only 50k now. 2019.1 Update: The new offer is 75k! Application Link Chase UA Explorer Business Benefits 50k offer: get 50,000 United miles after $3,000 spending in 3 months. The recent best offer is 75k. We value UA miles at 1.4 cents (Airline Miles Value). So the…
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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 UA Club Credit Card Review (2017.10 Update: 50k Offer!)

Chase United MileagePlus Club Card (Chase UA Club) Review 2017.10 Update: Now there’s a 50k public offer! HT: reddit. Note that the first year annual fee is NOT waived. Considering this card falls under 5/24, and comparing with other 5/24 cards this card is not so good, so I don’t recommend it even if it has 50k offer. If you are interested…
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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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