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United℠ Explorer Card
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United℠ Explorer Card

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Intro Bonus
Up to 70,000 miles60k bonus miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open. Plus, an additional 10k bonus miles after you spend $6,000 in the first 6 months.
Reward Rates
2XEarn 2 miles per $1 spent at restaurants and on hotel stays
2XEarn 2 miles per $1 spent on purchases from United
2XEarn 2 miles per $1 spent at restaurants and eligible delivery services including GrubHub, Caviar, Seamless and DoorDash
1X1 mile per $1 spent on all other purchases
Balance Transfers Intro APR
N/A
Purchases Intro APR
N/A
Regular APR
16.49% to 23.49% Variable
Annual Fee
$0 Intro for First Year, then $95

Highlights

  • 60k bonus miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open. Plus, an additional 10k bonus miles after you spend $6,000 in the first 6 months.
  • $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $95
  • Earn 2 miles per $1 spent at restaurants, on hotel stays, and on United purchases
  • 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 $140 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 at restaurants and eligible delivery services including GrubHub, Caviar, Seamless and DoorDash

Features

  • Airline
    Airline
  • Airport Lounge Access
    Airport Lounge Access
  • Auto Rental Insurance
    Auto Rental Insurance
  • Concierge Service
    Concierge Service
  • EMV
    EMV
  • Excellent Credit
    Excellent Credit
  • Extended Warranty Program
    Extended Warranty Program
  • Free Checked Baggage
    Free Checked Baggage
  • Lost Luggage Reimbursement
    Lost Luggage Reimbursement
  • Mobile Pay Ready
    Mobile Pay Ready
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees
    No Foreign Transaction Fees
  • Popular
    Popular
  • Primary Auto Rental Insurance
    Primary Auto Rental Insurance
  • Priority Boarding
    Priority Boarding
  • Purchase Protection
    Purchase Protection
  • Rewards
    Rewards
  • Roadside Assistance
    Roadside Assistance
  • Travel
    Travel
  • Travel Accident Insurance
    Travel Accident Insurance
  • Travel Assistance
    Travel Assistance
  • Unsecured credit card
    Unsecured credit card
  • Visa Signature®
    Visa Signature®
  • Zero Fraud Liability
    Zero Fraud Liability

Staff Review

 

Editor's Rating:

4-star review

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.

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