Don’t miss out on 100k miles with the United Explorer Business card

Oct 8, 2019

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Official application link: Don’t miss out on up to 100k miles with the United Explorer Business Card 

For business owners who frequently fly United, the United Explorer Business Card is a nice option for racking up United miles and enjoying some perks when flying with the airline. If you don’t already have the card in your wallet, now is also a great time to hit the apply button while you can earn up to 100,000 bonus miles — 50,000 miles after spending $5,000 in the first three months, plus another 50,000 miles after spending a total of $25,000 in the first six months.

According to TPG valuations, this bonus is worth up to $1,300 in redemption value. Even if you only hit the first half of the bonus, that’s a solid $650. Spending $5,000 in the first three months may be a bit high for a consumer card, but most small businesses can hit that threshold easily. Even the $25,000 in the first six months isn’t an astronomical spending requirement for a small business that frequently spends on travel.

This bonus gives you access to some great redemption options. Though United has already begun implementing dynamic pricing for post-Nov. 15 flights, you can still find sweet spots when redeeming on United metal and through Star Alliance partners.

The United Explorer Business earns 2x miles on United purchases, restaurants, gas stations and office supply stores and 1 mile per dollar on everything else. It has a $95 annual fee and no foreign transaction fees. Plus, you’ll receive some notable perks: 

  • Get a first bag checked for free on United flights (for you and one companion) when you pay with this credit card
  • You and one companion on the same reservation get priority boarding on United flights
  • Get two one-time United Club passes each card membership year
  • Enjoy increased United award availability
  • Get a Premier Qualifying Dollars waiver for elite status (up to the United Premier Platinum tier) when you spend at least $25,000 on the card in a calendar year

Related: For more info on the United Explorer Business Card, check out our full card review.

If you’re interested in adding 100,000 miles to your MileagePlus account, make sure you apply for the United Explorer Business Card before this bonus says goodbye.

Official application link: Don’t miss out on up to 100k miles with the United Explorer Business Card 

United℠ Explorer Business Card
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More Things to Know
  • Earn up to 100,000 after qualifying purchases.
  • Earn 50,000 bonus miles after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open
  • Plus, 50,000 bonus miles after you spend $25,000 total on purchases in the first 6 months your account is open
  • Earn 2 miles per $1 at restaurants, gas stations and office supply stores.
  • Earn 2 miles per $1 spent on United purchases. And 1 mile per $1 spent on all other purchases.
  • Free checked bag - save up to $120 per roundtrip (terms apply)
  • Two one-time United Club℠ passes each year — Over $100 in value per year
  • Employee cards at no additional cost - miles earned from their purchases accrue in your account. Plus, you can set individual spending limits for each card.
Intro APR on Purchases
N/A
Regular APR
17.74%-24.74% Variable
Annual Fee
$95
Balance Transfer Fee
Either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
Recommended Credit
Excellent/Good

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