Offer Dropped To 50K for Chase United Explorer Card

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70K Welcome Bonus for Chase United Explorer Card

50K Welcome Offer for Chase United Explorer Card

Chase has reduced the offer for the United Explorer credit card to 50,000 miles. You need to spend a total of $3,000 within three months to earn the welcome offer, but the card has a negative cost during the first year. Let’s look at the details.

Updated 1/30/22

The Offer

  • Earn 50,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open.
  • $0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95.
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Card Details

  • Each year, earn up to 1,000 Premier Qualifying Points (PQPs) to help with progress toward United status — 500 PQP for each $12,000 spent on the card annually, maximum of 1,000 PQPs
  • Earn two miles for each $1 spent on tickets purchased from United
  • Earn two miles for each $1 spent on dining (including delivery services) and hotel stays
  • Earn one mile for each $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Up to $100 Global Entry or TSA Precheck Fee Credit
  • 25% back on United Inflight Wi-Fi, food and drinks
  • Free first checked bag when you use the card to purchase a United flight ticket
  • Priority boarding
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Two one-time-use United Club passes each year
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Conclusion

This is the standard welcome offer from this card, but the earning rate has improved recently. Plus, the card has no fee during the first year. Between that and the perks available, this is a positive net value during the first 12 months.

Keep in mind that the Chase 5/24 rule does apply here, so not many people will be eligible to apply. But if you are under 5 cards in the last 24 months, then it could be a good opportunity to earn United MileagePlus miles plus gain access to some perks while flying United.

DDGhttp://dannydealguru.com
Based in NYC. Points/miles enthusiast for years and actively writing about it for the last 6+ years at Danny the Deal Guru. I'm always looking out for deals. Making a few bucks is always nice, but the traveling is by far the best part of this business.

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  1. Considering how deeply devalued MileagePlus miles have been in the past year (20-30%) this offer is basically the same as the older offers when the miles were worth something.

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