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If you’re planning on eating out at least a few times this month, you’ll definitely want to take advantage of this promo from United’s MileagePlus Dining program. All you need to do is enroll in MileagePlus Dining (note that the offer only applies to new members), register your credit (or debit) card and dine out.

You won’t earn all 4,000 bonus miles (worth about $60 according to TPG’s latest valuations) at once, but rather you’ll earn 500 after you sign up and register your card. Then, you’ll earn 1,000 miles after making your first dining purchase of at least $25 at a participating restaurant, and then 500 additional miles for each time you dine out and spend at least $25 at participating restaurants, up to five times.

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If you want to partake in this promo, make sure you register a credit card that gives you a bonus on dining such as the Chase Sapphire Reserve (3x), Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x), American Express Premier Rewards Gold (2x) and more. Doing so will allow you to ‘double dip’ and earn even more points for your dining purchases.

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Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

With great travel benefits, 2x points on travel & dining and a 50,000 point sign up bonus, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is a great card for those looking to get into the points and miles game. Here are the top 5 reasons it should be in your wallet, or read our definitive review for more details.

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More Things to Know
  • 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®
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred named "Best Credit Card for Flexible Travel Redemption" - Kiplinger's Personal Finance, June 2018
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • 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 on Purchases
N/A
Regular APR
17.99% - 24.99% Variable
Annual Fee
$0 Intro for the 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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