Explorer Card 50,000 Bonus Miles

Get 50,000 Bonus Miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open*

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$0 Intro Annual Fee for the first year, then $95

Earn miles. Get away sooner.

Free first checked bag - save up to $100 per roundtrip

The primary Cardmember and one companion traveling on the same reservation will each receive their first standard checked bag free ($25 value, each way, per person) on United-operated flights when the primary Cardmember includes their United MileagePlus® number in their reservation and purchases their tickets from United with their Card. For complete details, please visit united.com/chasebag .

Priority boarding

The primary Cardmember and companions on the same reservation will be invited to board United-operated flights prior to general boarding.

2 United ClubSM one-time passes each anniversary – over a $100 value

Take some time to relax before your flight with two United Club one-time passes, which will be deposited into your MileagePlus account each year for your Cardmember anniversary. Enjoy complimentary beverages, snacks, and amenities like workspaces, free Wi-Fi and more.

No foreign transaction fees

Purchases made with your Explorer Card outside the U.S. will not be subject to foreign transaction fees.

50,000 bonus miles

Get 50,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open. This product is available to you if you do not have this Card and have not received a new Cardmember bonus for this Card in the past 24 months.

5,000 bonus miles

Earn 5,000 bonus miles after you add the first authorized user to your account and make a purchase with your Card during the first 3 months as a Cardmember.

Earn unlimited miles that don't expire

Miles don't expire as long as your credit card account remains open. Plus, there is no limit to the number of miles you can earn.

Earn 2 miles per $1 spent

Earn 2 miles per $1 spent on tickets purchased from United.

Earn 1 mile per $1 spent

Earn 1 mile per $1 spent on all other purchases.

Use miles for award travel on United

Choose the award type that suits your needs. One-way Saver Award travel starts as low as 12,500 miles within the continental U.S. and Canada. As the primary Cardmember, you will also enjoy expanded award availability when you use miles to book any United-operated flight, any time, at the applicable Everyday Award level – with no restrictions or blackout dates. For more information, please visit united.com/awards .

More ways to use miles

You can use miles to book award travel on Star Alliance and other partner airlines. Or use them to enhance your travel with upgrades, inflight Wi-Fi, hotel stays and car rentals. Miles can also be used for merchandise, gift cards and once-in-a-lifetime events. To learn more, please visit united.com/usemiles .

Premier upgrades on award tickets

The primary Cardmember who is also a MileagePlus Premier® member and traveling on an award ticket can take advantage of Complimentary Premier Upgrades on United-operated flights (when available).

Trip Cancellation / Trip Interruption Insurance

If your trip is cancelled 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.**

Baggage Delay Insurance

Reimburses you for essential purchases like toiletries and clothing for baggage delays over 6 hours by passenger carrier up to $100 a day for 3 days.**

Lost Luggage Reimbursement

If you or an immediate family member check or carry on luggage that is damaged or lost by the carrier, you're covered up to $3,000 per passenger.**

Trip Delay Reimbursement

If your common carrier travel is delayed more than 12 hours or requires an overnight stay, you and your family are covered for unreimbursed expenses, such as meals and lodging, up to $500 per ticket.**

Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver

Decline the rental company's collision insurance and charge the entire rental cost to your Card. Coverage is primary and provides reimbursement up to the actual cash value of the vehicle for theft and collision damage for most rental cars in the U.S. and abroad.**

Purchase Protection

Covers your new purchases for 120 days against damage or theft up to $10,000 per claim and $50,000 per year.**

Price Protection

If a Card purchase you made in the U.S. is advertised for less in print or online within 90 days, you can be reimbursed the difference up to $500 per item and $2,500 per year.**

Return Protection

You can be reimbursed for eligible items that the store won't take back within 90 days of purchase, up to $500 per item, $1,000 per year.**

Extended Warranty Protection

Extends the time period of the U.S. manufacturer's warranty by an additional year, on eligible warranties of three years or less.**

The Luxury Hotel & Resort Collection*

This exceptional group of over 900 properties includes many of the world's most exquisite hotels, resorts, lodges and spas, each of which extend you complimentary Cardmember Benefits with every stay. Make a reservation through the program using your Chase Card to receive the following benefits including:

  • Daily breakfast for two
  • A special benefit unique to each property, such as a dining or spa credit
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • A room upgrade, if available
  • Early check-in and late checkout, if available

Please visit LHRCollection.com for more information.

Exclusive events with Inside Access

Pursue more of your passions. As a Cardmember you will be delighted with opportunities to purchase private, curated once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Sample select wines and satisfy your palate with culinary events at some of the world's best restaurants, meet a sporting legend or make memories with your family. You'll revel in the chance to explore pleasures old and new with experiential events offered exclusively for Cardmembers. Please visit InsideAccess.com to learn more.

United MileagePlus events

United MileagePlus® Visa Signature® Cardmembers may also enjoy exclusive MileagePlus events hosted in major cities throughout the United States. As a Cardmember, you can use your award miles for exclusive experiences such as private winemaker dinners and VIP access to live theater and museum events.

Visa Concierge Service*

Get complimentary Visa Signature® Concierge Service 24 hours a day. Find tickets to the top sports and entertainment events, make dinner reservations and even get help sending the perfect gift.