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Heads Up: New United Explorer Card Benefit - No Foreign Transaction Fees

Heads Up: New United Explorer Card Benefit - No Foreign Transaction Fees

Old May 22, 13, 7:13 am
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Heads Up: New United Explorer Card Benefit - No Foreign Transaction Fees

Hi everyone,

Just wanted to give you a heads up on a new benefit we're about to announce for the Chase MileagePlus Explorer Credit Card no foreign transaction fees. This already exists for the MileagePlus Club card, and will soon be extended to all current and new Explorer accounts. Look for this to start up for all purchases made on or after June 1st.

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Old May 22, 13, 7:25 am
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Originally Posted by UA Insider View Post
Hi everyone,

Just wanted to give you a heads up on a new benefit we're about to announce for the Chase MileagePlus Explorer Credit Card no foreign transaction fees. This already exists for the MileagePlus Club card, and will soon be extended to all current and new Explorer accounts. Look for this to start up for all purchases made on or after June 1st.

Aaron Goldberg
Sr. Manager - Customer Experience Planning
United Airlines
that is nice. are both personal and business cards no foreign exchange fee?
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Old May 22, 13, 7:36 am
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How about the Mileage Plus Select card?

Also, to best assist the international traveler, why not offer chip and PIN?
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Old May 22, 13, 7:55 am
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This is a change we like. But as suggested above, how about the Mileage Plus Select card. When traveling out of the country (which is often), I always use my Priority Club Visa. Recently, in Israel, I accidentally used my Mileage Plus Select card. The charge was $97.98. The international transaction fee added an additional $2.93.
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Old May 22, 13, 7:58 am
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Originally Posted by ric_wx View Post
How about the Mileage Plus Select card?

Also, to best assist the international traveler, why not offer chip and PIN?
+1
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Old May 22, 13, 8:34 am
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Originally Posted by mgmsteven View Post
This is a change we like. But as suggested above, how about the Mileage Plus Select card. When traveling out of the country (which is often), I always use my Priority Club Visa. Recently, in Israel, I accidentally used my Mileage Plus Select card. The charge was $97.98. The international transaction fee added an additional $2.93.
I'd love it for my old Platinum card too - but since these are legacy cards not currently offered, I doubt we'll see them with add'l benefits retroactively.
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Old May 22, 13, 8:58 am
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Fantastic !

My MP Explorer card JUST became my card of choice when I travel.

Thanks.
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Old May 22, 13, 9:04 am
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Sweet. Thank you chase. Definitely very useful.
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Old May 22, 13, 9:29 am
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Originally Posted by clublounger View Post
Fantastic !

My MP Explorer card JUST became my card of choice when I travel.

Thanks.
Same here! Definitely excited to earn more miles overseas as well. ^
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Old May 22, 13, 10:16 am
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That is the first actual improvement that I've seen in any of United's products in a long time.

What's the catch? Higher annual fee?

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Old May 22, 13, 10:20 am
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What?! I didn't notice with all the Explorer ads around here touting the same.
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Old May 22, 13, 10:23 am
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Originally Posted by ric_wx View Post
How about the Mileage Plus Select card?

Also, to best assist the international traveler, why not offer chip and PIN?
I Chase rep I spoke with last week said the the card was "the last of the affinity cards without the option" and is "all set to go but that they're waiting on UA to approve the design." I wonder if he knew what he was talking about.
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Old May 22, 13, 10:29 am
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Excellent, I just got the email. This is just in time for my next TATL trip on the 8th. Thanks a lot, now just get the Chip an PIN added and I can ditch my Travelex prepaid card.
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Old May 22, 13, 10:30 am
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Originally Posted by clublounger View Post
Fantastic !

My MP Explorer card JUST became my card of choice when I travel.

Thanks.
+1. I had previously never used the card overseas because it was not competitive with Capital One's zero fee. Now I will.

Thanks United and Chase for a new, real, tangible benefit.
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Old May 22, 13, 11:05 am
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Finally, a change I actually like...
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