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United MileagePlus® Explorer Card


Credit Needed
Excellent Credit
  • Start with 30,000 bonus miles after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening
  • Check your first bag for free - save up to $100 per roundtrip
  • Enjoy priority boarding privileges and visit the United Club with two one-time-use passes every year
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Earn double miles on tickets purchased from United, and 1 mile per $1 on all other purchases
  • Your miles don't expire as long as your credit card account is open, with no limit to the number of miles you can earn
  • Use your miles for any seat, any time, on any United flight
  • $0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95

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    Annual Fee
    $0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95
    Credit Needed
    Excellent Credit

United MileagePlus® Explorer Card - Staff Review


Editor's Rating:

4.2-star review

4.4 out of 5

Our take: If you are a United Airlines loyalist, the United MileagePlus Explorer card is an excellent tool to get some extra miles outside of flying.

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All reviews are prepared by staff. Opinions expressed therein are solely those of the reviewer. The information, including card rates and fees, presented in the review is accurate as of the date of the review.