The United MileagePlus Explorer Card
The MileagePlus Explorer Card makes your miles even more valuable by offering you flexible award options. Earn miles faster in the air and on the ground and take advantage of new ways to use your miles — including flights, hotels, car rentals and more.
Double Award Miles (Consumer Card)
Earn 2 miles per $1 spent on airline tickets purchased from United. Earn 1 mile per $1 spent on all other purchases.
Double Award Miles (Business Card)
Earn 2 miles per $1 spent on airline tickets purchased from United, and on eligible restaurant, gas station and office supply store purchases. Earn 1 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 on your Card.
Complimentary Upgrades on Award Tickets for Premier Members
The primary Cardmember who is also a MileagePlus Premier member traveling on a domestic MileagePlus award ticket will be eligible for Complimentary Premier Upgrades on eligible United-operated flights (when available). Visit united.com/awardupgrade Opens third party site disclosure in a new window for complete details.
Any Seat, Any Time, with Your Miles
The primary Cardmember can use miles to book any available seat, any time, on any United-operated flight when redeeming miles at the MileagePlus Standard Award level. No Limitations, no restrictions and no blackout dates on available seats if you provide your MileagePlus number before starting the booking process. For more information, please visit united.com/awards Opens third party site disclosure in a new window
Miles Don't Expire
Your miles don't expire as long as you are a Cardmember; you keep them until you are ready to use them and there is no limit to how many miles you can earn.
Award Travel on Star AllianceTM
Use your miles to connect with more of the world. You can earn and use MileagePlus miles on United and on any of the other member airlines in the Star Alliance network. With over 21,000 daily departures serving more than 1,250 worldwide destinations, your award travel opportunities are virtually endless.
Car and Hotel Awards
Your MileagePlus miles now take you even further. You can use your miles for car rentals as well as hotel stays at thousands of properties nationwide and around the world. Visit hotelandcarawards.mileageplus.com Opens third party site disclosure in a new window to explore the exciting award options available to you.
Enjoy guilt-free shopping when you use your miles for electronics, home goods, accessories, jewelry and other merchandise from your favorite brands. Visit merchandiseawards.mileageplus.com Opens third party site disclosure in a new window to browse award options.