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Offer Overview for United Explorer Card Reward Your Journeys Free checked bag

United Explorer Card

Visa United Explorer Card

60,000 Bonus
Miles

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

$0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95

*

Offer Overview for United Quest Card Pursue Your Quest $125 United purchase credit

United Quest Card

Visa United Quest Card

70,000 Bonus
Miles

+500 Premier
qualifying
points
after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open**

$250 annual fee

**
Secondary offer highlights for United Explorer Card
  • Free first checked bag and priority boarding*
  • 2x miles on United purchases, dining, and hotel stays*
  • 2 United Club one-time passes per year*
Secondary offer highlights for United Quest Card
  • $125 annual United purchase credit**
  • 3x miles on United purchases, plus
    2x miles on all other travel and dining**
  • Free first and second checked bags and priority boarding**

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These card products are available to you if you do not have the same card and have not received a new Cardmember bonus for that card in the past 24 months.

Earn on all purchases

Earn on United flights

7x total on United flights 5x on fare from United as a MileagePlus member plus 2x on entire United purchase with United Explorer Card*

8x total on United flights 5x on fare from United as a MileagePlus member plus 3x on entire United purchase with United Quest Card**

Earn on other United purchases

2x on other United purchases*

3x on other United purchases**

Earn on United Hotels

4x total on hotel stays booked through United Hotels 2x from United as a MileagePlus member plus 2x with United Explorer Card*

4x total on hotel stays booked through United Hotels 2x from United as a MileagePlus member plus 2x with United Quest Card**

Earn on travel

2x on hotel stays when booked directly with the hotel*

2x on all other travel**

Earn on dining

2x on dining including eligible delivery services*

2x on dining including eligible delivery services**

Earn on all other

Section non-applicable

2x on select streaming services**

1x on all other purchases*

1x on all other purchases**

United Club access

2 United Club one-time passes per year Over a $100 value*

Section non-applicable

Credit card travel benefits

Free first checked bag Save up to $160 per roundtrip*

Free first and second checked bags Save up to $360 per roundtrip**

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

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

25% back on United inflight and Club premium drink purchases*

25% back on United inflight and Club premium drink purchases**

Section non-applicable

Section non-applicable

Travel credits

Up to $100 Global Entry, TSA PreCheck® or NEXUS fee credit*

Up to $100 Global Entry, TSA PreCheck® or NEXUS fee credit**

Section non-applicable

Up to $125 annual United purchase credit**

Section non-applicable

Up to 10,000 miles in award flight credits each year — terms apply**

MileagePlus program benefits

No blackout dates*

No blackout dates**

Earn up to 1,000 Premier qualifying points You'll earn 25 PQP for every $500 you spend on purchases with your card*

Earn up to 6,000 Premier qualifying points You'll earn 25 PQP for every $500 you spend on purchases with your card**

Section non-applicable

Section non-applicable

No foreign transaction fees†,††

Section Applicable

Section Applicable

Get a complimentary one-year DashPass membership from DoorDash*,**

Section Applicable

Section Applicable

Annual fee

United Explorer Card

$0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95

*
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United Quest Card

$250 annual fee

**

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