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United Mileageplus Credit Card- 30,000 Miles, Waived Fee, Upgrade Certificate, and More

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The credit card offers this year have been pretty fantastic – lots of waived first year fees and bonus miles. While 30,000 miles is just slightly above average, United just upped the ante and is not only waiving the first year fee ($60), but is also throwing in an upgrade certificate, a $50 statement credit, and a $25 travel voucher. Application link. I think this is a great deal, especially since United and Continental mileage balances will combine at some point within the next year or so. Coupled with the 50,000 mile, fee waived Continental card and you are looking at enough miles for two coach tickets from North America to Hawaii.

Details:

  • 30,000 miles is more than enough for a round-trip saver award ticket to anywhere in the continental United States.
  • To start receive 25,000 bonus miles after your very first purchase.
    Receive an additional 5,000 bonus miles by adding an authorized user to your account.
  • New: Get a $50 statement credit after your very first purchase.
  • Pay No Annual Fee the first year. That’s a savings of $60.
  • Earn 1 mile for every $1 in purchases charged on your United Mileage Plus card.
  • There is no limit to the miles you can earn.
  • Receive a one-way upgrade certificate and a $25 travel certificate after your first purchase*

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  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Named a 'Best Credit Card' for Travel Rewards by MONEY Magazine
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards
Intro APR Regular APR Annual Fee Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Rating
N/A 16.24%-23.24% Variable Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95 0% Excellent Credit