The United Explorer Card 70k miles offer is an old deal that wasn’t even available to everyone. Some people have said they received a special offer for 70k United Explorer miles, but all of these reports are from 2017. At that time, the United Explorer Card’s standard signup offer was 50k bonus miles. And the card was actually called the United MileagePlus Explorer card.
The card has since been rebranded as the United Explorer Card. And it currently offers an initial bonus of 40k miles plus a $100 statement credit.
Here’s what replaced the United Explorer Card 70k offer:
40k bonus miles when you spend $2,000 in the first 3 months.
$100 statement credit for making your first purchase.
Free checked bag on United flights for you and 1 guest.
2 United Club lounge passes ($100+ value) when you open the card and on every account anniversary.
25% statement credit on United in-flight food, beverage and Wi-Fi purchases.
2 miles per $1 spent at restaurants and on hotel purchases (1 per $1 on everything else).
Priority boarding on United flights.
So you won’t get 70k bonus miles with the United Explorer card. But the combination of a 40k mile bonus and the other benefits still makes it a good travel card worth considering.
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