Tag Archive: United Airlines (UA)

United℠ Explorer Card Review (2021.7 Update: 70k Offer)

United℠ Explorer Card (Chase UA Explorer) Review 2021.7 Update: The 70k offer is back~ 2021.2 Update2: The new offer is 40k+25k. Ends on 2021.5.5. It’s not as good as the previous 70k offer. 2021.2 Update: The 70k offer is back~ Application Link Chase UA Explorer Benefits 70k offer: earn 60,000 United miles after spending $3,000 in the first 3 months;…
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United℠ Business Card Review (2021.7 Update: 150k Offer)

United℠ Business Card Review 2021.7 Update: The new offer is 150k! However, note that the spending requirement is huge. 2021.2 Update: The 75k offer is back. Offer ends on 2021.5.5. 2020.12 Update: The current offer is only 60k. Application Link Chase UA Business Benefits 150k offer: earn 75,000 bonus miles after you spend $5,000 within the first 3 months of…
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United Gateway℠ Card Review (2021.7 Update: 30k Offer)

United Gateway℠ Card Review 2021.3 Update: The new offer is 30k. 2021.2 Update: The new offer is 20k. Application Link Chase UA Gateway Benefits 30k offer: earn 30,000 United miles after spending $1,000 in 3 months. This is the best offer in recent history. Earn 2 miles per $1 spent on United Airlines purchases, at gas stations and on local transit…
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United℠ Club Business Card Card Review (2021.7 Update: 75k Offer)

United℠ Club Business Card Review 2021.7 Update: The new offer is 75k. 2020.9 Update: The offer is only 50k. Application Link Chase UA Club Business Benefits 75k offer: earn 75,000 UA Miles after spending $5,000 in the first 3 months. The recent best offer is 100k. We value UA mile at 1.4 cents (Airline Miles Value). So the 100k highest…
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United℠ Quest Card Review (2021.4 Update: 80k+20k Offer)

United℠ Quest Card (Chase UA Quest) Review 2021.4 Update: This is a newly launched credit card. It’s welcome offer is 80k+20k (the latter 20k has a rather high spending requirement). Application Link Chase UA Quest Benefits 80k+20k offer: earn 80,000 United miles after spending $5,000 in 3 months, and earn additional 20,000 United miles after spending $10,000 in total in…
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United℠ Club Infinite Card Review (2021.2 Update: 75k Offer)

United℠ Club Infinite Card (Chase UA Club) Review 2021.2 Update: There’s a 75k offer now. Offer ends on 2021.5.5. 2020.10 Update: The 100k offer is expired. There is no welcome offer for now, but the first year annual fee is waived now. 2020.8 Update: The 100k offer ($5,000 spending in 3 months) is back~ 2020.3 Update: This card now becomes…
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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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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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