United MileagePlus® Explorer Card

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"The United MileagePlus® Explorer Card provides a nice signup bonus and a variety of benefits targeted at United travelers."


  • Earn 40,000 bonus miles after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.
  • The primary cardmember and one companion traveling on the same reservation each receive their first standard checked bag free — on United-operated flights when purchasing tickets with their United MileagePlus Explorer card.
  • Earn two miles for each $1 spent on tickets purchased from United and 1 mile per $1 on all other purchases.
  • Plus, earn 10,000 bonus miles every calendar year you spend at least $25,000 in net purchases on your card.
  • Trip Cancellation/Trip Interruption Insurance. If your trip is canceled or cut short by sickness, severe weather and other covered situations, you can be reimbursed up to $10,000 per trip for your pre-paid, non-refundable travel expenses, including passenger fares, tours, and hotels.
  • Lost Luggage Reimbursement. If you or your immediate family members' checked or carry-on bags are damaged or lost by the carrier, you're covered up to $3,000 per passenger.
  • 2 United Club passes each year for your travel.

Best Features

  • A great card for those who want specific travel rewards.
  • Signup bonus.
  • No foreign transaction fee.

Card Details

  • Network: Visa
  • Credit Level: Excellent
  • Annual Fee: $95
  • Fee Waived 1st Year: No
  • Signup Bonus: $500
  • Ongoing APR: 16.99% to 23.99%
  • Balance Transfer Promo Term: none
  • Balance Transfer Fee: 5%
  • Purchase Promo Term: none
  • Standard Rewards Rate: 1%
  • Foreign Transaction Fee: 0%