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This holiday season, Chase is offering VIP lounges for United MileagePlus cardholders at two major US shopping malls, one in San Francisco, and the other in Short Hills, NJ. These lounges will be accessible to primary cardholders of any Chase United card (including the United MileagePlus Explorer Card, the United MileagePlus Club Card card, and business versions), along with up to three guests.

Each lounge will feature complimentary amenities such as cafe seating, refreshments, gift wrapping, bag and coat check, WiFi, and flat-screen TVs, plus an array of weekly events.

United Chase cardholders and up to three guests can enter the lounges.
United Chase cardholders and up to three guests can enter the lounges.

The Details:

Where: Westfield San Francisco Center (Dome Level near Bloomingdales) and the Mall at Short Hills in New Jersey (on the first floor next to Macy’s and adjacent to Guest Services).

When:  SF-November 24 to December 24, 2014, 11:00 am until mall closing; NJ-November 22 to December 24, 2014, 11:00 am until mall closing.

Who: United MileagePlus cardmembers and up to three guests per member. To enter, be prepared to present your valid Chase United credit card and a valid ID.

Relax after a hard day of shopping in the Chase Shopping Lounges for United Chase cardholders in SF and NJ. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.
Take a break from shopping at the Chase Shopping Lounges for United MileagePlus cardholders in SF and NJ. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Events at the San Francisco Lounge:

  • Football Sundays: Relax and check out live football games every Sunday (Hmm, I think I know who the target demographic is here)
  • Toys for Tots Tuesdays: Cardmembers may bring a new, unwrapped toy in its original packaging, on the following Tuesdays, December 2, December 9 and December 16 and you will receive one United ClubSM pass, or bring two toys and receive two United ClubSM passes.  Limit one United Club pass per cardmember per new, unwrapped toy in its original package with a minimum retail value of $15. You can get a maximum of two passes for two toys and guests of cardmembers are not eligible for this.
  • Chat With Football Legend Steve Young: Cardmembers can purchase a package ticket to meet Steve Young ($100 per ticket) and chat with him about his career, the football season and more while having snack and drinks and watching the game on December 11, 2014, 5-7 pm.

Events at the Short Hills Lounge:

  • Football Sundays: Relax and check out live football games every Sunday
  • Toys for Tots Tuesdays: Cardmembers may bring a new, unwrapped toy in its original packaging, on the following Tuesdays, December 2, December 9 and December 16 and you will receive one United ClubSM pass, or bring two toys and receive two United ClubSM passes.  Limit one United Club pass per cardmember per new, unwrapped toy in its original package with a minimum retail value of $15. You can get a maximum of two passes for two toys and guests of cardmembers are not eligible for this.
  • Carlo’s Bakery Fridays: Enjoy yummy baked goods from TV personality Buddy Valastro, owner of Carlo’s Bakery
  • Chat With Football Champ Victor Cruz: Cardmembers can purchase a package ticket to meet Victor Cruz ($75 per ticket) and chat football talk with before and during the Monday night game while enjoying snacks and drinks on December 8, 2014.
United℠ Explorer Card

The United Explorer card recently got some enhancements like 2 miles per dollar spent at restaurants and on hotel stays and a $100 Global Entry or TSA Pre-Check Fee credit. With the current offer you'll earn 40,000 miles after you spend $2,000 within the first 3 months and the $95 annual fee is waived for the first year.

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More Things to Know
  • 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.
  • New! Earn 2 miles per $1 spent at restaurants and on hotel stays
  • New! Up to $100 Global Entry or TSA Pre✓® Fee Credit
  • New! 25% back on United inflight purchases
  • Check your first bag for free (a savings of up to $100 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
Intro APR on Purchases
N/A
Regular APR
17.74% - 24.74% Variable
Annual Fee
$0 Intro for First Year, then $95
Balance Transfer Fee
Either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
Recommended Credit
Excellent Credit

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