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Earn 55,000 United Miles & $50 with New Card Offers

45 United Miles Per Dollar
Written by Charlie

These new, public offers can help you earn 55,000 United miles and a $50 statement credit for these United Airlines cards! Check them out & see if they are for you!

The United 55,000 mile offers have been around on and off (mostly on) for some time as targeted offers. However, this morning, these offers are now open to the public. If you are in the market for United miles, these cards may be for you.

Earn Up to 55,000 United Miles with 2 New Card Offers

Here are the details for both of these United Airlines cards:

United MileagePlus Explorer Card

55,000 unite miles

Link: United Explorer Card with 55,000 Miles and $50 Credit

As usual, you cannot get this card if you have this card now and/or have receive the bonus in the last 24 months.

United Business Card

Link: United Business Card with 50,000 Miles

As with the personal card, you cannot receive this bonus if you have the card now and/or have received the bonus in the last 24 months.

The Offer’s Strong Points

The annual fee ($95) is waived for the first year, which is always a good thing. You get $50 back on your statement (that is a free $50 which is always good!). And the 55,000 miles you will accrue with this offer are just about enough for a one-way business class ticket to Europe aboard United or a round-trip ticket to Europe or enough for two round-trip tickets in the US. No matter how you slice it, there is a lot of value here!

But, things have changed with Chase over the last year and you need to decide if these miles are worth it to you right now. Because of Chase’s 5/24 rule, getting additional cards might put you over (if you are not already!) that line and make you ineligible for cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred (50,000 points), the Chase Sapphire Reserve (100,000 points in-branch), or the Chase Ink Business Preferred (80,000 points). Those are all stronger cards than these cards with the ongoing benefits they provide.
But, if you fly United, the savings on bags and the club passes could be a nice boost. Also, take note that the spending requirement has boosted a bit also so that you have to spend $3,000 in 3 months instead of the former $2,000 in 3 months (remember the days of $1,000?).
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About the author


Charlie has been an avid traveler and runner for many years. He has run in marathons around the world for less than it would cost to travel to the next town - all as a result of collecting and using miles and points. Over the years, he has flown hundreds of thousands of miles and collected millions of miles and points.
Now he uses this experience and knowledge to help others through Running with Miles.

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