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United℠ Explorer Card

Rates and Fees
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Bonus Points
Estimated Value
Recommended Credit
670 - 850
Annual Fee
$0 for first year, then $95
Current Offer

Earn 60,000 bonus miles after spending $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open.


The United℠ Explorer Card is a solid travel credit card designed for frequent United Airlines travelers. This card offers a plethora of travel perks and rewards for its users. Cardholders can earn United MileagePlus miles on every purchase, which can be redeemed for flights, hotel stays, car rentals, and more within the United Airlines network and its Star Alliance partners. Plus, the card often provides a generous sign-up bonus, helping new cardholders kickstart their journey toward valuable travel rewards. Whether you're a frequent flyer or an occasional traveler, this card is an excellent choice for maximizing your United Airlines experience and reaping the benefits of your loyalty.

  • 2X per $1 on purchases from United, including tickets, inflight food, beverages, WiFi, and other United charges
  • 2X per $1 on dining (including eligible delivery services) and hotel stays booked directly with the hotel
  • 1X per $1 on all other purchases

👍 Pros

  • MileagePlus Earning
  • Global acceptance
  • No foreign transaction fees

👎 Cons

  • Earning caps
  • Limited airline choice

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