Chase United Explorer Card, New 65K Welcome Bonus with Waived Fee

Chase United Explorer Card, New 65K Welcome Bonus with Waived Fee

The Chase United Explorer Card has a new offer that will get you a total of 65,000 miles. That’s a pretty good bonus, but it also comes with a large spending requirement. Let’s see the breakdown of this offer.

Offer

  • Earn up to 65,000 bonus miles
    • Get 40,000 bonus miles after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open.
    • Plus, earn an additional 25,000 bonus miles after you spend $10,000 total on purchases in the first 6 months your account is open.
  • $0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95
  • Limited-time offer ends 5/5/2021
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Card Details

  • Earn:
    • 2X miles per $1 spent on United purchases
    • 2X miles per $1 spent at restaurants including eligible delivery services such as GrubHub, Caviar, Seamless and DoorDash
    • 2X miles per $1 spent on hotel accommodations when booked directly with the hotel
    • 1X mile per $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Each calendar year, you are eligible to receive one 10,000-mile bonus after you reach $25,000 in net purchases
  • Up to $100 Global Entry or TSA Precheck Fee Credit
  • 25% back on United Inflight Wi-Fi, food and drinks
  • Free first checked bag
  • Priority boarding
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Two one-time-use United Club passes each year

Eligibility

This product is not available to either (i) current Cardmembers of this credit card, or (ii) previous Cardmembers of this credit card who received a new Cardmember bonus for this credit card within the last 24 months.

The card also falls under the Chase 5/24 rule which means that you will not be approved if you have opened five or more personal credit cards in total (including other issuers) within the past 24 months.

Guru’s Wrap-Up

A good offer for the Chase United Explorer Card, but the spending requirement might be a bit too much for some people. You need to spend a total of $10K in order to get the whole 65,000 miles bonus, but you do get 6 months to complete that spending. This is currently the best bonus for this card.

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