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- Intro Bonus
- 40,000 miles 40,000 bonus miles after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open
- Reward Rates
- 2X Earn 2 miles per $1 spent at restaurants and on hotel stays
- 2X Earn 2 miles per $1 spent on purchases from United
- 1X 1 mile per $1 spent on all other purchases
- Balance Transfers Intro APR
- Purchases Intro APR
- Regular APR
- 16.49% to 23.49% Variable
- Annual Fee
- $0 Intro for First Year, then $95
- 40,000 bonus miles after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open
- $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $95.
- Earn 2 miles per $1 spent at restaurants and on hotel stays
- Up to $100 Global Entry or TSA PreCheck™ Fee Credit
- 25% back on United inflight purchases
- Check your first bag for free (a savings of up to $120 per roundtrip) when you use your Card to purchase your ticket
- Enjoy priority boarding privileges and visit the United Club℠ with 2 one-time passes each year for your anniversary
- Earn 2 miles per $1 spent on purchases from United, and 1 mile per $1 spent on all other purchases
4 out of 5
Our take: If you are a United Airlines loyalist, the United Explorer card is an excellent tool to get some extra miles outside of flying.